|Split stitch for the name on the lorry, colonial knots for the tree tops, back stitch for everything else.|
I embroidered this square in May 2014 (when I said I'd been rubbish at blogging about this project I really meant it!) and thought it was finished, but once all the blocks had been embroidered I went back over them all and this one stood out as needing more work. This is how it now looks after some more back stitch:
Much better, I hope you'll agree!
|Satin stitch (outlined with back stitch) for the chimneys, cross stitch (dark red) over back stitch (mid grey) for the beam between ground and first floor, colonial knots for the door handles, back stitch for everything else.|
Spot the embroidery!
|Back stitch for everything and then cross stitch over the top of the back stitch on the pole.|
I think this one is easier to spot!
|As block 15.|
It won't be obvious to you, but I had to stop typing (I've scheduled this post for tomorrow morning. Which, now you're reading it, is this morning. Or yesterday. Or whenever. Not important!) to attend to a situation:
|It's been 63 minutes since I had my treat (tablet; shhhhhhh, don't tell him!) which means my tea is three minutes late. Now do as my bowl commands and feed me.|
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