Saturday, February 28, 2009

Week Nine: Snowmen

It's hard to believe that the first two months of my "Ornament a Week" challenge are over! For this week's creation I made another (yes, another!) snowman from the October 2006 issue of Just Cross Stitch magazine. This one is appropriately titled "Snowmen" and was designed by Valerie Danish of Val's Stuff. I stitched it on a 25 count natural linen using both Weeks Dye Works and DMC threads. As I was stitching I kept wondering why the design was turning out larger than the finished size stated in the instructions. Well, upon reading a bit more closely, I discovered I was supposed to be stitching the snowman over one thread and I was doing my usual "over two." Moral of the story--thoroughly read the instructions beforehand! He turned out very cute, though, if a bit large...

1 comment:

boysmum2 said...

Please bare with me, but when I find a new blog I love, I always go back to the beginning and read the whole thing.
This snowman is cute and I think he looks great on 2 threads.