Finished Garden Path Sampler

I finished up the garden path sampler for the &Stitches June sampler-along! Once I ripped out the excruciatingly bad backstitch trellis and went with something else, everything started going pretty quickly. Clockwise from the red section at the bottom: Red: fern stitch Orange: tulip stitch Pink: woven cross stitch Purple: wave filling stitch Blue: wheatear…

Just Doodling

I finished stuffing and sewing the stuffing opening closed on the doodle stitch owl at my knitting group yesterday — yay! I decided to go with some berry-ish clusters of French knots in the embroidered motif instead of little satin stitch circles. I completely chickened out of trying the tiny circles in satin stitch, but…