A little something to remind me of when my two lovely darlings came to live with me.
Doing it with two curious kittens around was…. interesting! It’s plain cross stitch, apart from the border, using up scraps of embroidery floss from my horde. I wanted really muted, soft colours to evoke an old fashioned sampler kind of look. The quote is from Freud.
I was using up scraps of canvas too. I do have a smaller hoop I could have used, but this is a postcard sized piece as is, I really wanted to do it without having to worry about shifting it around and creasing. So, I stitched it down onto a piece of white felt and framed it, then worked the border through both fabrics. Then I carefully cut the felt away along the inner line of the border and worked the body just through the canvas.
I may have crocheted her a little pressie too, because clearly the hundred odd cat toys littered around my home aren’t already enough for her…