Completed! Sherlock Cross Stitch

I finally finished the Sherlock cross stitch using the Wee Little Stitches pattern. This is actually the first time I've ever done a project from someone else's pattern. I started the Quilty Stitchalong but haven't finished it. It was interesting working from someone else's pattern, this was also the first time I've ever done back stitching. I was so ready to be done with the project that I wanted to skip it, but I'll admit that it does add a nice finished quality. This took a lot longer than I expected, but I'm really pleased with the outcome. Now to get this ... Read More

Some Sherlock Cross Stitching and an ORT Update

I am working on the Wee Little Stitches Sherlock pattern. An Instagram friend is making me an amazing needle book and I am making this cross stitch for her in exchange. I've never done any of the Wee Little Stitches patterns before but it's really well done. I've been slowly filling my ORT jar. There's a lot of rainbow colored bits from the French knot color wheel and quite a bit from the doodle stitch along. You can read more about the ORT jar and the TUSAL here. ... Read More