Saturday, July 5, 2008

WIP - Christmas Holly

I just started this piece about a month ago. It's from the U.K. magazine, The World of Cross Stitching, Issue 130. As you can see, it's a series of "Christmas Floral" however, I'm only drawn to the holly, so that's the only one I'll do.

I've never used metallic threads before, and these designs use a silver thread. I'm curious to see how it works out. Here's a quick photo of the pattern.
I've only started, so there's not much to look at right now. I think the silver will look really great against the navy blue fabric.
And here's the back...

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