This morning I have finished the embroidery on the Thimble purse that I started back in November. I am so totally over the moon with it. My first cross stitch on 40 count linen using one strand of Gentle Arts threads. The pattern was wonderful to work, the threads were a dream to use and the linen just feels divine! I am actually almost sad that it is over.
Just to give you an idea of scale here it is next to a ten pence piece!
Now for the tough bit where I actually have to cut it out and make it into the tiny purse that is on the front cover of the pattern. This is such a gorgeous project to work on it makes me want to rush out and get the next pattern and make another one - but I guess there is a limit to how many thimble holders you can justify and I have already set my heart on making the beautiful thimble holder in this months issue of Inspirations magazine by Carolyn Pearce.