Then I added a few more stitches.
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I was planning to cut this up to make a mini padfolio cover, but I've decided to keep it until I find something else I can use it on without losing too much becuase I like it now!
gave Smockery a mention. Thank you Elizabeth. If you like counted thread work, you'll love Quieter Moments, but I warn you, get yourself a drink or a cup of coffee and make sure you are sitting comfortably first, because you will be there for quite a while. Elizabeth is a mistress of stitch variations and her blog is thoughtfully arranged so that the 'TASTers' among us can go there and find exactly the stitch we want to review.
What is TAST. It's the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge run by Sharon B on her blog
Take a look at the
you'll find a variety of stitch techniques and styles and some amazing pieces of art!
and there is a Take a Stitch Tuesday webring, listing participants blogs. Click on the logo in the Sidebar on the right.