Square 002 is done! What have I learned? I do not like stitching with off-white thread on flax-colored linen! But, I think the end result is worth it:
- Fabric: 28 count linen in Flax
- Threads: Snow Drift for the square’s interior, DMC 3033 Perle 8 thread for the outline
- Chart: Square 3B on first page of Red Threads by Rosewood Manor
Snow Drift has quite a bit of mohair in it, making it a stiffer thread than I’m used to – I like the result!
After the off-white on flax action, however, I decided I deserved a treat, so I skipped ahead to a February Sampler Exclusive thread for block 003. Here’s a Sneak Peek:
Don’t forget to check out the whole project at the 2011 Handspun Thread Sampler Project page!