The design is by Rozen Lucas for DMC. Stitched with Anchor threads on a scrap of cream 25 ct evenweave (cotton?), two over two.

I loved this one the minute I saw it. Back then, I didn’t do much cross stitch, I was more like a patchwork addict. What’s more, I couldn’t locally buy the DMC threads needed. Nowadays thread conversion is easy thanks to the internet. I kept the torn out pages in my project folder all those years.

Recently, I put this project on my to do list for October but after preparing the fabric and collecting the threads a mysterious power (the one all crafters know) forced me to start it on the spot. That was a quick one, only six days of stitching. Not whole days, mind you, only the odd hour in-between other things. I seem to get a certain routine cross stitching. 😉

I think it deserves a nice little frame.


An ancient chart has emerged

n_00New colours!

After finishing DWXS3 I treated myself to a small new cross stitch project a couple of days ago. It’s a chart that has been in my project folder for ages. A couple of torn out pages from a German craft magazine, I’ve forgotten which one.

Here’s a first glimpse – can you guess what it’s going to be? There’s a clue in the post title. 🙂