Expat Magazine

Needlework Days: April 2012

By Feistytapas @feistytapas
With the house move you probably thought I had forgotten about Needlework Days, well you were right. In between one thing and the other it did but I had taken a photo before my cross-stitch was all boxed away.
This is a project I started probably during my pregnancy, although I have the feeling it may have been earlier. It's being stitched on a towel that I can then use as a tea towel or as a face towel. My mother is a great believer in keeping a separate towel just for drying your face during the daily beauty routine, this has been passed on to me.

Needlework Days: April 2012

Orla Kiely-inspired cross stitch

I love Orla Kiely's designs, I came across someone's cross-stitch project online a few years back and with a bit of zooming managed to work out the template. After putting it down for so long, I have learnt a lesson: whenever I use my own imagination for thread colours I must write the brand and numbers somewhere as I can't for the life of me work out which ones of my hundreds of threads I used when I started stitching this.
There you go, hope you like it! Now make sure you come on over to show me your needlework projects. 
Needlework Days

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Opera Review: Going For the Throat

    Opera Review: Going Throat

    Stuart Skelton debuts in Otello. by Paul J. Pelkonen There's been a nasty cold rampaging around New York this month. It struck down your faithful correspondent... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Superconductor
    CULTURE, THEATRE & OPERA
  • Celebrating Sisters with Sisters Wine

    Celebrating Sisters with Wine

    Tis the season for celebration and being with friends and family. To celebrate each other, our relationships and look to a new year.Sisters come in all forms. Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Hvwinegoddess
    DRINK, FOOD & DRINK
  • From Phantom Limbs to Charlie Chaplin: Marianne Simmel Papers Open for Research

    From Phantom Limbs Charlie Chaplin: Marianne Simmel Papers Open Research

    contributed by Allan Christopher, Amanda Leach, Sarah Riddle, M. Rose Stull (students in the Museums Archives Certificate Program). Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Chp
    HEALTH, HISTORY, PSYCHOLOGY
  • Above the Clouds: Two Sunsets

    Above Clouds: Sunsets

    An amazing sunset taken some 35,000 feet above the earth Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Travellingartist
    TRAVEL
  • December 19th - Freebies!

    December 19th Freebies!

    December 19th is... Believe It or Not Day (1918), National Oatmeal Muffin Day, Can't Get Up Day (1985), Space Milestone: First Radio Broadcast from Space (1958)... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt
    FAMILY, FINANCE, SHOPPING
  • From the Rock to the Sandbar

    From Rock Sandbar

    Early morning here as I write this. I'm sipping coffee before getting ready for work, and watching a fox snoop around the property. Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Seliharris
    SOCIETY
  • Diet Doctor Podcast #9 — Dr. Ron Krauss

    And he's the director of atherosclerosis research at the Children's Hospital Oakland research Institute, he's a professor of medicine at UCSF, professor of... Read more

    The 18 December 2018 by   Dietdoctor
    DIET & WEIGHT, HEALTH, HEALTHY LIVING, MEDICINE