As you will all remember I set myself a challenge this year to pick up cross stitch again. I used to always have something on the hoop but that seems to have dropped off in recent years. This is mainly due to time but I decided that my Sundays would become Cross Stitch Sunday and so began my return to stitching.
I started The Dark Sorceress around Christmas and have been stitching away most Sundays and any other free moments where I could. I finally put the last stitch in yesterday and now she has been washed and pressed and is ready to go for framing. But now here is my dilemma. This chart is part of Magical Cross Stitch and there are two other cross stitches The Earth Goddess & The Fairy Queen. My intention is to stitch these two as well but it will take me sometime to finish all three, especially as I ordered the evenweave fabric to start the next one only to realise yesterday that I ordered the wrong colour. We have framers in our village and I know they will do a fantastic job but my dilemma is do I get The Dark Sorceress framed now or do I wait until all three have been completed. I did even toy with the idea of having them framed as a triptych but now I have seen how big she is I don't think that would work in terms of wall space in a very small cottage.
Meanwhile I decided I would start another project whilst I am deciding what to do and whilst trying to track down a piece of eveweave in the right size and colour.
This is what my latest project will eventually look like (the blue cushion) I may even give the throw ago afterwards as it's such an easy pattern. I like the white cushion too so maybe I will give that one ago as well. Decisions, decisions.
Here in the UK it's a bank holiday weekend (no work today) unfortunately the weather has not been very kind, blowing a hooley and raining.
I hope it's been a little kinder wherever you are.