Thursday, September 24, 2015

Cross Stitching: A couple of smalls

Keeping myself busy between larger projects. . .

The Details
Pattern/Thread/Fabric: Free kit from The World of Cross Stitching Magazine
Finish: Card, using supplies in kit. 

Stitched August 2015
No destination yet - goes into my stock of cards!

The Details
Pattern/Thread/Fabric: Free kit in Goody Bag picked up at the NEC sewing/stitching show (originally Cross Stitch Card Shop I think)

Stitched July 2015
No destination yet - goes into my stock of smalls for cards etc.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Cross Stitch/Sewing: Christmas Holly Cushion

The Details
Pattern: Holly-Word Art, from The World of Cross Stitching Magazine (Issue 223)
Thread: DMC as charted.
Fabric: 14 count oatmeal aida
Finish: Envelope cushion, fabric is Poinsettia & Holly by Martha Negley for Rowan.

Stitched July 2015. I'm keeping this one! 

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Cross Stitch: Winnie the Pooh

The Details
Thread: DMC - as charted where available, and substituted by me instead of charted Designer Stitches thread
Fabric: 14 count white aida
Finish: Framed, no mount. Custom frame from Picture Frame Express, framed by me

Stitched June-July 2015. Gift for Tom&Emily (new baby! with a Pooh-themed nursery)

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Cross Stitch: Bienvenue a la maison

My latest finish (rubbish photos):

The Details
Pattern:  Bienvenue a la maison, from this book. Slight changes charted by me.
Thread: DMC as charted
Fabric: 28 Count Permin Linen - Natural

Stitched February-June 2015. Gift for S&R's wedding.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Cross Stitch: Mothers day card

The Details
Pattern: Free kit from World of Cross Stitching magazine. Lettering charted by me.
Thread and fabric as supplied in kit.
Card finish.
Card blank from Hobbycraft, ribbon repurposed from magazine kit.

Stitced and finished February 2015