Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Cross stitch livestock

I've been using the ALBC Historic Rare Breed Animals cross stitch patterns. I stitched the Dominique hen and rooster on the front of a denim jacket, and the Light Brahmas on the back.

For a friend's Christmas present, I stitched the Mammoth Jackstock on a pillowcase. There aren't many people who would appreciate a donkey, but I knew she would. She has a donkey who looks a lot like this one.

Because pillow cases come in pairs, I stitched the American Bronze Turkey on the second one. She and her husband can take turns.

I use waste canvas to make it possible to stitch any design on to any fabric. 

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