"This treasure of cross stitch is a symphony of fuchsia, teal and lime.
The pose is one of elegance and quiet contemplation.
The simple flowing satin shows a subtle sheen and give this piece and Art Nouveau feel."
I started Charlie in September when I was looking for something bright and colourful to work on. I never actually thought I would stitch this pattern and had her as a part of my overall collection, but the day I was flipping through my book she just cried out to be stitched. So I decided to give it a go. It was a very enjoyable pattern to work with - deceivingly big. No Kreinik or metallics in her. I made a few changes (of course) I did an open eye and I used some beads from BeadFX to embellish her hair.
|Charlotte by Mirabilia stitched on 32 count murano Sunlit Pool by Crafty Kitten. The lighting in this photo suggests a greyish tone - however, the fabric is mostly greens, yellows and a soft bit of blue.|
|Stitched with an open eye and changed her hair treasures to beads I had purchased at BeadFX. This picture if more representative of the fabric colour.|
|Love the perspective in this shot|
|Another view of her face and beads.|
|A good representation of the colours|
Now that 2014 is here I have decided to start a smaller pattern. I am doing Fairy Autumn Glow by Nora Corbett. I am also awaiting some fabric and fibers to do the Frosty Forest series by County Cottage Needleworks.
Best of love and wishes for 2014, Jocelyn