Sunday, July 12, 2009

Raining Again!

It is pouring with rain in Cape Town at the moment - perfect winter (and stitching) weather. I thought I would introduce another of my WIPs today.

This is Olde World Map from the Janlynn Platinum Collection. I received the kit as a birthday present a few years ago.

I substituted the Aida included in the kit with evenweave - 28ct Jubilee in antique white. I love 100% cotton evenweaves! This one has a lot of stitching on it and also some quarter stitches, not to mention that big border. I will definitely not be able to stitch it all in one go, even though it is one of my favourite projects - the progress is just too slow.
Here is a close up of the ship at the bottom of the design - you will notice that this design is going to require a lot of backstitching - and I really don't like backstitching! I'm not even going to mention all the finished projects I have that only require backstitching :)

I will try to add some photos of Mary Wigham later in the week. Have a great week!