Over to You Small kit, big love H i! These are cards and tags I’ve completed using my back issues library to use in the coming months. Hopefully the recipients will enjoy their individually chosen designs. Having undergone three episodes of neurosurgery over the past two years, small stitching projects from your exclusive kits have helped me greatly during hospital stays and through a long recovery. All you need in one little packet! I’ve now moved on to a more challenging project of 36 colourful modern cat designs on French canvas for a cushion for myself. No doubt this’ll be delayed when another kit arrives! Small kit, big love Stitching mini kits helped Wendy during recovery In demand Wendy Bennett, Colchester T hought I’d send you a photo of the cross stitch I completed for my son’s 30th birthday. I was pleased with the end result. I also completed this for a friend’s wedding last year and my daughter has asked me to do it again for her friend’s wedding this year. Sue: It warms our heart that our coverkit gifts helped through your recovery. We think you’ll enjoy stitching this issue’s hygge Design Library – it’s full of cosy motifs that make great cards. Puppy love Ute couldn’t resist stitching this sweet Westie design for her friend Melanie Cordes, East Chesham Emily: It’s beautiful – I can see why you and your stitching are in hot demand! Puppy love Feeling the blues Clever Sue swapped out plum shades for blue FEELING THE BLUES H ello to The World of Cross Stitching I ’ve finally completed my 2019 cross stitch/quilting project. It’s made up of a photo panel and six of my favourite winter landscape pictures which I chose from my vast library of charts. I used two Maria Diaz pictures (shown here) and changed her original colours of plum shades to blues to fit my colour scheme. Each picture took two months to cross stitch. I really enjoyed making this quilt and everyone loves it. My 2020 project is well under way – Paris landmarks! team. When I saw the picture of the ‘Adorable Dog’ in your Christmas 2019 magazine (288), I knew I had to stitch it. A friend of mine was turning 60 and I just wanted to make something special. They have a Westie named Kenzo and sometimes I think he is their child. I had to get the exact fabric and so bought it in the UK and got to work. Sadly, I couldn’t get the exact same frame, but I think this one looks good too. I hope he likes it. Here’s the picture I made and a photo of the real Kenzo! Sue Randall, Southampton, UK Hannah: These cool tones are stunning. Can’t wait to see how your 2020 project is coming along – keep us updated! In demand Melanie is very proud of her latest stitches, and rightly so! Each month we randomly select three subscribers to win a prize as a thank you Su Stars To subscribe turn to This month’s winners are: page 44 Ute Neuenfeldt, Germany ` Ysabelle Bradshaw, Ramsgate ` Claire Burt, Lincoln ` Victoria Griffiths, Wrexham Tina: People really do love their pets, so Kenzo’s ‘parents’ are going to be over the moon to receive this from you. The frame looks fab and I really love the red mounting you used as it picks out the subtle red in the design, matching perfectly! Prizes every month! This issue’s Subs Stars will each receive this striking ‘Legadema Cross Stitch Kit’, worth an amazing £57. To be in with a chance of winning next month, all you have to do is subscribe! WRITE TO US AT: Letters, The World of Cross Stitching, Immediate Media Co, Eagle House, Colston Ave, Bristol BS1 4ST www.gathered.how/woxs 18 The World of Cross Stitching
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