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Showing posts from February 17, 2013

Tick Tock Knot

Do you remember this clock? I did a tutorial for it many moons ago. I've been thinking for a while it was due for an upgrade. I have also been thinking about colour with plain grey.
Source: via Alex on Pinterest
The result of all these and other thoughts is now becoming reality...
The colours are a little zingy in the photo but you get the idea. I've always adored the variegated DMC/anchor threads and can remember being given the occasional one as a present when I was a little mite. I now have quite a collection and while it's always tempting to leave them pristine it's always better to use them.The felt tip vanishes with water and is something I use on so many projects just because it's so darn useful. So once I've finished my rainbow circle of french knots all that will be left is the grey linen with the numbers in relief.

Incidentally, if you like embroidery thread, and who doesn't, you may be interested in the Embroidery …