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Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Teaching the Art of Cross Stitch

I LOVE introducing people to the art of Cross Stitch. 

Sarah (my youngest son Jordyn's girlfriend) LOVES the video game Legend of Zelda - Ocarina of Time.  I found a free chart on line of the 3 Spiritual Stones (part of a huge design).  I asked if she wanted to try cross stitching it or if she wanted me to do it for her.  She decided to try stitching it herself.  She is stitching the 3 small parts first to practice before stitching the large project.  

Here are the 3 projects so far.  She completed the Goron's Ruby in 1 1/2 days (first time ever stitching).  She surprised me by backstitching (with no lessons).  I am very proud of her.

Second one took a week.

Third one also about a week and counting ... She would stitch more but is job searching.


Tonight she asked me to help her design a smaller Zelda project for her sister's birthday January 20th. I think she is "hooked" on cross stitch... She also knits and crochets.  I told my son, she is definitely a "keeper"!!



3 comments:

  1. Ooo the triforce perhaps? I stitched these three with a different pattern using all dmc light effects. Total nightmare lol. They're in October of 2014 on my blog if she wants to see lol. She did great!

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  2. It is so great to be able to share love of a hobby with someone.

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  3. That's great 😀 I got the kids stitching but at the moment I can't get out new threads too big a mess in my craft area.

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