Thursday, June 30, 2016

2016 Finishes (where I have remembered to take photos)


The Details
Pattern: From The World of Cross Stitching "Pretty Springtime Cards" Chartbook
Thread: Provided in kit
Fabric: Provided in kit
Finish: Card, card provided in kit

Added to my "when needed" card box


The Details
Yarn: Stylecraft Special DK - Greengage
Hook: 4.5mm

Present for H's baby



The Details
Yarn: Stylecraft Special DK - Citron, Walnut, Aster, Storm Blue
Hook: 3.25mm

Present for H's baby


The Details
Pattern: Ashmead Designs - Holly Black
Materials: Provided in kit

June 2016 Current WIPs? A full-sized neat ripple blanket and Three Wise Men in Xstitch

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Cross Stitching: A wedding present




Bad phone photo taken a second before it was wrapped because I realised I hadn't taken any!

The Details
Pattern: French Country - Wedding Bells, JBW Designs
Thread: DMC 550
Fabric: 28 Count Permin Linen - Natural
Finish: Framed by me, no mount. Frame from TK Maxx

Stitched October-November 2015. Wedding present for Matt and Hayley

Monday, January 18, 2016

Craft: Christmas Ornaments 2015





Various Christmas decorations added to our collection in November 2015. Details of kits/tutorials: Fabric pine cone, Felt nativity, Felt deer and fox

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Cross Stitch: 2015 Christmas Ornament




The Details
Pattern: Let Us Adore Him, Country Cottage Needleworks
Thread: DMC and Weeks Dye Works as charted
Fabric: 32 ct Permin Lambswool Linen
Finish: Pillow Ornament. Finishing by me, inspiration from The Twisted Stitcher

Stitched December 2015. Finished Jan 2016. 

Sunday, January 10, 2016