Saturday, March 22, 2008

Greek Island Mini by Michael Powell

Whoo-hoo! I have my fourth finish for 2008. I took a series of photos as I completed each step, so here you go.

With all the cross stitching completed:

With all the stitching done except the backstitch:

And here it is all finished:

Greek Island Mini
Michael Powell
(from World of Cross Stitching magazine)

Stitched on 32-count Blue Dynasty Belfast linen from Silkweaver
Stitched with DMC
Started 8 February, 2008
Finished 22 March, 2008


Sisu said...

WOW! What a difference backstitching can make! It is adorable, congrats on another finish!

Karen said...

WooHoo! I love that!! Well done!!!

Anonymous said...

Lovely Kerry. Well done. Just love Michael Powell. Now if only I can persuade him to let me modelstitch for him;))

kay said...

Whoops came up as anonymouse. Should have been signed


Anne said...

Woo hoo! Looks lovely, that backstitching sure did help alot :)


fudgey said...

Kerry, what a wonderful finish..
you really sprinted at the end,
and i am stunned by how much impact the black backsttich has onthe finished image, it looks brilliant..
nice fab too.. ;)

Anonymous said...

Its really lovely after all that backstitching. Congrats on your finish.

Robyn in Oz said...

Backstitching is what makes a Michael Powell! (Much as I dislike backstiching).