Last time, I started a cross stitch project and this time, I'll show you the final product and the intermediate stages. Hooray for regular posting again!
When we stopped last time, I had just done the first night's stitching. The next night, I had a bit of time to do some more and got the text almost finished.
Silly me, I didn't get a photo of just the finished text, but that's OK. I had to wait a few days to get some time to work on the rest, but I did eventually get the leaves in. (In this pic, almost there!)
Then came the flowers in two shades of purple. I think I did, in the end, pick well for the colors.
The last part was the vines and they always make the back look terrible on mine. My mother always checks the back to see how neat I've been and laughs at me (kindly, of course)!
So the final product:
A closer shot of one of those lovely borders. I wish I could remember which book I got these from! (If anyone knows them, please let me know, I would love to post the reference and be able to find similar ones in future.)
Isn't that lovely? Now I just need to get a frame for it and stretch it. No idea when I'll have time for that, but I'm planning a little embroidery gallery for my house, so I'll have to do it eventually. I'm in the process of re-doing everything in my house and I think that will be a nice addition.
Till next time,
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I think that's book one.