The World of Cross Stitching

Come fly with me

Take to the skies with a pair of majestic Canada geese and go on an epic journey in stitches


ith the colder months upon them, these sublime birds are heading south for their annual migration to enjoy warmer regions. Canada geese are well known for their distinctiv­e markings and can be seen flying in V-shape formations. They’re certainly a sight to behold in their vast numbers, primarily seen in skies across North America. This duo look like they’re just starting out on the journey, and they’re inviting you along for the ride as you stitch them in all their wonder.

Amanda Butler has used 27 shades – and some blending – in cross stitch, half stitch and backstitch to recreate the delicate plumage of the striking creatures, as well as the

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