Friday, 29 October 2010
I had planned to come back earlier this week, but life got busy and the days were gone before I noticed. I started to stitch a few weeks ago, and worked on a little project that I can't show you right now because it will be a gift to someone who might read this blog.
I then found this little pattern somewhere on the internet -- but I can't remember where exactly -- and decided to stitch it just for fun, and because I love roosters. It was the first time that I tried monochromatic cross-stitching and I enjoyed it a lot, plus I like the dramatic effect.
That got me looking over blackwork and I got fascinated with all the intricate designs like this one, or this one. Now I really want to try some more black stitching and see where it will get me.
As for the rooster, I have yet to decide what to make of it. Any suggestions?
Enjoy your weekend! I have a special crafting day scheduled with my big sister on Sunday, can't wait!