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.