Linen and Threads SAL 2018

November's Linen and Threads SAL section was pretty intriguing due to the intricacy of the intersecting motifs in the design. I love how it turned out! I enjoyed the time I spent picking my colors. The little bit of blue that I used does not really stand out. I didn't think it would blend in … Continue reading Linen and Threads SAL 2018

Coffee table runner

I think this runner is the first ever cross-stitch project in my life that I diligently stuck with until I finished it. 🙂 It now adorns our coffee table. Like I mentioned earlier, the different styles of the motifs and their connectors do work well together. I made a whole lot of mistakes along the … Continue reading Coffee table runner

Runner progress

Still cross-stitching, no knitting. I'm making good progress on the coffee table runner. This is how a single motif looks, and I'll have three of them across the runner. I came up with this pattern inspired by a Pinterest pin for biscornu (which, since a long time, leads to a site under maintenance though) and … Continue reading Runner progress

Runner… finally in progress

More than eight months ago, I'd started working on a coffee table runner, wanting to make cross-stitch motifs on it. I'd made an edging on some aida cloth of suitable size, and actually came up with a pattern after some pinning bouts on Pinterest caused flashes of inspiration, and then... Nothing. I stuffed the cloth … Continue reading Runner… finally in progress

Tote bag motif

I crocheted this circular motif for a joint project -- a tote bag that my sister and I decided to make. Though I say it's a joint project, the sewing of the piece, which is the more tedious work, is handled by my sister. (She sews really well.) I was watching a movie while I … Continue reading Tote bag motif