So I'm a really competent knitter, a pretty competent spinner, and a fairly competent sewer ... but one thing I haven't done much is embroidery. I've done a handful of small projects but never a big one ... and recently, while immersing myself in Seasons 1 & 2 of Downton Abbey, I felt the inexplicable urge to take on a big embroidery project. (It must have been Levinia sitting and stitching away ...)
When I came across the Daisy Chain Alphabet Sampler, created by the amazing Posie gets Cozy.
I've already learned tons through this project, like how to organize my floss :
How to make perfect little French knots :
How to improve my satin stitch :
How to make cute little daisy stitches with a tiny straight stitch in the middle for accent :
Though I have a number of other projects that have deadlines, I can't help but to find a few minutes in the day to finish just one more letter ... it's been a lot of fun so far! Can't wait to finish ...