An account of the craftwork I get up to, tatting, spinning, knitting, sewing, whatever
Monday, May 29, 2017
A Special Request
When my children were small, I made each of them a place mat, decorated with cross stitch. Yesterday Penny showed hers to her daughters and Annika promptly asked if she could have one. I said I'd see what I could do. This morning I dug around in my craft supplies and, amazingly, came up with the original pattern I used for Penny's one, thirty years ago! That's the little girl on the bottom left of the page, so I'm going to do the bottom right one for Annika. I have some cross stitch alphabets but had a look on-line because I wanted one with a modern lower-case a. It's surprising how many have this 'a'. I settled on one from better-cross-stitch-patterns.com I've collected all the materials I need and written out the lettering on graph paper. Now to begin....