Saturday, December 3, 2011

True Love Blackwork

True Love Blackwork (Design by Elizabeth Almond). This is the piece I put up for a charity auction to help a little girl in our neighborhood get much needed physical therapy. Cross stitch, blackwork (or redwork, whichever you want to say), and beading, done on white 28-count evenweave.  Here is a better depiction of the actual colors (taken in the sunlight):

State Fair Spoils

Entered a few stitches in the State Fair this year.  Competition there is much tougher than the county level.  But still not too bad: