Wednesday 27 August 2014

Elmer Cross Stitch

So tonight's #WIPWednesday is actually a finished piece because it didn't take me very long.  I can't say tooo much about it in case the recipient reads my blog (I don't *think* they do but you never know).

This, to anyone who hasn't met him before, is Elmer.  He's a favourite in children's literature.  I simply LOVE his bright colours for baby cards/ pictures and it doesn't matter if you don't use the correct shades so fantastic to use up stash.

He is most definitely one of those stitches where you HAVE to put the backstitch in to make him come alive and even that was quick and easy to do.

Here he is without ................

And with ................

I'll post again when he's all made up.


  1. Love this - we love Elmer too! Is it simple to make?

    1. it's soo easy and stitches soo quickly as most is just 5x5 squares.