Saturday, 25 July 2015

25. Knotted Tree NeedleArt A Little Hallowe'en House

Stitched on 32 count Dark Reed Green linen
DMC conversion with two purples blended for the house.
I also stitched the border over 4 and changed the corners to 12-legged eyelets.

Monday, 20 July 2015

24. Joan Elliott Hope

Stitched on 28 count Robin's Egg Opalescent evenweave by Silkweavers

One of a series of four words from Joan Elliott's book Bewitching Cross Stitch.

This is intended as a gift for my younger son's Nursery/Reception teacher.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

23. Satsuma Street Pretty Mini London

Stitched on 28 count black evenweave.
The first of three designs in Cross Stitch Crazy magazine issue 202.

Based on these real life landmarks:
The Gherkin
The London Eye
A London Bus
The Houses of Parliament Clock Tower (Big Ben is the bell, not the clock!)
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral
Some Trees.

Mounted for my scrapbook.