Friday, February 4, 2011

"Love Me" Prim Cross Stitch

Using what I have on hand and Primitive Betty's free pattern, I finished the little Valentine above. In my attic I found some old 14 count cross stitch fabric that had some natural age and stains. The floss is DMC 814 Dark Garnet and the backing is a fabric scrap from a quilting project. PS note the little heart by the jar Betty included with my rug order! How sweet!

This was a really rewarding project, stitches up quickly.

It's interesting how more of a border creates such a different look. Not quite as prim but it still works. As a matter of preference I always sign and date everything I make, if you look closely you can see the 2011 and my initials at the bottom.
Thanks Betty, this was great. A bonus is that this project did not cost a dime and helped me put some of my supplies to good use.
Have a great weekend!


  1. Oh Sandy! This is just beautiful. You have it displayed so sweetly too! Don't you just love it when you can make something from supplies on hand... no extra spending! :)


  2. Beautiful! You've been very busy!