Monday, 1 September 2014

Cross stitch bookmarks

The other day when I showed one of my crafty friends what I'm stitching these days...she asked how am I'm gonna finish it. I said i will get it framed and hang on the wall. She asked how about making pieces which are more practical(can be used in daily life).

Inspired by her advice and my wonderful FB group, I thought of trying my hands at making bookmarks.

I loved stitching these simple quick part being I could use threads given by my mom when she stopped cross stitching.

I had a hard time finishing these as I am bad at sewing :(
Lesson learnt: learn sewing

Finished piece details:

Started on : 12-Aug -2014
Finished on: 20-Aug -2014
Stitched on:14 count white Aida
Floss used :Dolly,Rangoli
Pattern details: Freebie from Whispered by the winds
Number of colors: 3
Stitch count:18W*97H,15W*71H
Type of stitches: Full cross stitch
Number of strands used :2 for Full cross stitches

 I also used highlighting for the first time to keep track of what I have stitched.

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