The summer holidays are in full swing now, and it's been a busy couple of weeks with not much time for crafting. We've been away for over a week and so I'm running a bit behind on my Sky Blanket - I need to make sure that I don't let it slip because the longer I leave it the harder it will be to catch up!
I do have a new cross stitch project in mind though, and as it's been a while since I've done any cross stitch I thought I'd share the two samplers that I have completed and which I'm very proud of. I'm a slow stitcher as I'm more about the process rather than the product - I like having a large piece to work on which will take me a long time rather than filling up my house with lots of tiny ones!
This first sampler was finished soon after I married, so was worked on during those carefree and childfree days when we were lucky enough to be doing a lot of travelling, probably why the inscription jumped out at me. It is worked on linen rather than the aida that I'd used before, which I was a bit daunted by at first but was really pleased with how it turned out.
This second sampler was definitely a long term project, in fact I think it took me about 7 years to complete, on and off! It is very large and there is a lot of stitching in there but I loved doing it. It's called Three Things by Moira Blackburn, and I'd love to complete another of her samplers one day.
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