Thursday, 31 October 1996

Hallowe'en ABC

SpookyABC.jpg Spooky ABC

The ABC and border came from a book by Better Homes and Gardens called "Cross Stitcher's Big Book of Alphabets and Borders".  And yes, it does exactly what it says on the tin!!  I have used this book alot.
I centralised the alphabet and changed the shape behind the L to another skull rather than a beige paper bag with a white thing sticking out the top.  The finished framed piece now lives in the Large Boy's room.

Stitched on 14count black aida using recommended DMC.

Blackwork in Purple Sampler 1

DSC02062ABCSampler.jpg ABC Sampler

From Needlework magazine October 1996
Stitched on 14 count aida using DMC 3041

First in a set of Three

Thursday, 10 October 1996

Nana and Grandad 60th Wedding Anniversary Sampler


From Cross Stitcher Magazine April 1995
Stitched for my Grandparents' 60th Anniversary
I changed the ribbon colour to green to match their lounge.
I inherited this one back when they passed away.