Cross Stitch Sunglasses Case

cross stitch sunglasses case

It’s SUNNY! No, wait. It’s raining again. Maybe let’s just put sunglasses on and pretend it’s summer shall we? Last week I finally finished my cross stitch sunglasses case. I started it just at the start of the summer (ahem…last year), so it’s been on my complete-when-sunny pile. There’s not much else on the pile to be honest. I’ve never done cross stitching before so this was a trial and error, but I think it worked out quite nicely.

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Giant Cross Stitch Sign

giant cross stitch hello

I’m Laura and I’m a cross-stitchaholic. It’s out there now and I’m not afraid to say it. I got the habit after my cross stitch chair and now I’m up for stitching anything that moves. (Watch out, Little Buttons…)

For this project you will need:

  • Pegboard
  • Wool in 6 colours
  • Masking tape
  • Light coloured paint

I wanted to make something bright and colourful for my hallway, with a nice simple greeting – so I went for ‘Hello!’ – but this project would work equally well spelling out a baby’s name for a nursery.

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Tetris Cross Stitch Chair

DIY Tetris chair

I’ve been on the lookout for a cross stitch project for a while. While I was browsing in a second-hand furniture shop recently, I came across a mountain of chairs. Poking out the top was one that immediately caught my eye – a battered old wicker-backed chair badly in need of some TLC and wool! I knew I had found my blank canvas – now I just needed a design. I wanted my chair to have a modern twist, and a friend pointed out that Tetris is back!

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