Kit by National Art Gallery/DMC.
I’m trying to switch to more reusable stuff and there’s nothing better than a bad cold to make you think about getting rid of those paper tissues. I’d had a packet of Sublime Stitching embroiderable handkerchiefs in my stash forever, so now was the time. All the motifs I used were also from Sublime Stitching….
My creative mojo isn’t particularly strong at the moment, so that’s the perfect time for a Dropcloth sampler to come to the rescue (I have several stored away as genuine emergency crafting measures).
I’ve been very slowly working on a new design since January. It’s massive, it took months (with a lot of off and on again) just to design the thing. It will take even longer to stitch…..
I think you can probably tell what’s in this famous painting now, but as there’s lots of paintings with this thing in, can you tell which one it is?
I’ve finally finished a scarf that I’ve been working on, on and off, since January. It had initially been planned as a Christmas present and it probably still will be, although I’m not sure that the recipient is particularly a scarf person but it’s the thought that counts. It’s my own ‘design’. The wool, which…
I think I started this back in February, it took ages but totally worth it. This is the Marbled pattern by Lark Rising. It was a little difficult to fit in the hoop properly, all that satin stitching made the fabric quite bulky and stiff.
After a trip to the National Gallery this week, I thought I’d start a cross stitch of one of my favourite paintings there. Any guesses what it is?
Pattern by Samantha Purdy.