The cross-stitcher’s club website appears to have been down for several days. Here is a link to the French club: http://club-point-de-croix.com/club/
I took one of my favorite photos of my grandson, Peter James, and uploaded it to Pixel Hobby. The original pallette called for 100 colors, but I reduced it to 52. Will I ever stitch this or make a mosaic? I don’t know, but the software sure is cool and it’s FREE! Get it at www.pixelhobby-usa.com.
I changed the reds in this pattern to DMC 312 and 814. I wanted the cardinal to be a vivid crayon red like he is in real life! The pattern is, “Four Birds,” from the Cross-stitcher’s Club.
I always wanted to stitch the church covered in snow that said, “Silent Night,” from Stoney Creek. When I first saw it, I was teaching and had a little one to boot. I knew I’d never finish it, so I didn’t bother buying the pattern or the materials. (My mom also assured me I’d go blind stitching on black!) Now that I’m retired, and despite the fact that now I watch my little one’s little one, I’m back into cross-stitching. I decided to see if I could find that old pattern, and I did, on eBay! I just paid for it! It’s in Washington State, so it should be here in a week or so! ‘Gotta get busy on my gazebo in the snow so I can start that one when it gets here!