Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Another but quite different angel

If I had to choose an angel chart that was diametrically opposed to the folk art angel I stitched for Twig's round robin, it would have to be this slender, sophisticated and vaguely Art-Deco style Winter Angel I am stitching for Deb's round robin. The photo on the left is the stitched model photo on page 30, Cross Stitch Myth & Magic and the one on the right is my progress on the piece thus far. This is the very first chart I have stitched from this hardcover volume I have had for decades. In fact, I had forgotten all about it till I was casting about for a design for this round robin and noticed the volume sandwiched between Celtic Cross Stitch Designs and Cross Stitch Designs From India on the shelf in my stitching center [aka, the boys' old dresser and hutch combo]. I am enjoying it and may have to stitch it up again for myself sometime. Having noticed my collection of hardcover cross-stitch books again, I am going to have to make some time to browse through these forgotten treasures ... there are so many interesting charts in these volumes.
Nonetheless, I am anxious to finish it and get back to my Autumn Faerie.

1 comment:

Blu said...

What a pretty design! It looks very detailed for one rather small.