Sunday, February 27, 2011

Sweet Crossstitch

In my new found love of needled crafts, I have stumbled upon crossstitch. Lovely, humble, folksy crossstitch! But they've come a long way since "Home Sweet Home" (although those possess a certain simple elegance of their own).  Nowadays you can buy all sorts of phrases stitched neatly on pillows and frames. I ran across "The Dude abides", "Looks like you've got  a case of the Mondays" and "I ♥ porn".

Those kitchy phrases are good for a laugh or two, but I am much more fond of crossstitched images-especially pretty, clear animal friends. Charming and sweet, like these:

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