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Fred is finally all stitched up

So now there’s just all the back stitching to do! Ahh well, that can wait for another day…

Here he is in all his bookish heaven

Books all stitched up nicely :)

Books all stitched up nicely 🙂

I’m not looking forward to all that backstitch, I can tell you! Ahh well, I’ll probably spread it out over all the weekends from here until Christmas!

I’ve also started doing some paper embroidery. I saw this first on One Sheepish Girl, and I really like the idea 🙂 Rather than just do some random pages in a notebook however, I decided to completely fill a notebook with lovely doodles of the thread variety. Here’s my first page

I think it's pretty sweet :)

I think it’s pretty sweet 🙂

Does anyone have any kind of idea about what to put in the bottom right corner? Now that I’m looking at this as a picture rather than in person, I’m thinking maybe another bunch of flowers like in the top left. What do you people think?

Well, that’s all from me, I’m off to do some more work on Alex, my crochet teddy bear 🙂

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