Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Who's a pretty ghoul then?

Just having a bit of fun in anticipation of Halloween!

The season is changing. The leaves are beginning to turn, berries are ripening in the hedgerows, it's cooler and it's getting dark earlier. Thoughts turn to the autumn and winter festivals that cheer us up in those darker months. Well, mine do anyway, and I made this:

Here's a close-up of the stitches:

(click on photo for bigger image)

Cretan and herringbone. And I'm still fixed on that trellis stitch from an earlier "Stitch Explorer".

I've been taking part in Sharon B's Stitch Explorer Challenge. Find out all about it here. This month's stitch or technique is pattern darning.


sharonb said...

As usual I love your interpretations of stitches but I wanted to say that this face provokes a strong reaction!

Conni said...

Great doll!!!

Jackie said...

This is a very characterful little ghoul. The body shape looks as though it could lend itself to a whole host of non ghouls too.