TEAM GB AT RIO 2016!

August 26, 2016

I always remembered that chap, Tom Katsumi who live cross stitched the election results in 2015 (here's the full story) and loved following it at the time. So, when I started to get excited about the Olympics this year, I thought I'd begin a fun little project live cross stitching the Team GB medals as they rolled in!

Little did I know, there would be so many and such a flurry on some days! I knew of the most famous Team GB members beforehand but it was great to follow some of the lesser known talents and hand stitch every little 'medal' which represented so much dedictaiton and hard work.

I'm now inspired to get cycling, rowing and trampolining (when the time allows!) A massive well done to the whole team on such a huge achievement with a whopping 67 medals in total (27 gold, 23 silver and 17 bronze).

Bring on Tokyo 2020! If you'd like to see the whole progression, please follow us on Instagram here.

 



Leave a comment


Also in BLOG & NEWS

Your Own Cross Stitch Pattern Maker
Your Own Cross Stitch Pattern Maker

July 09, 2019 5 Comments

Cross stitch is both super-satisfying and quite addictive and if you’ve been doing it for a while, there naturally comes a point where you’ll start to think up your own patterns and designs.

Continue Reading

A Baby Cross Stitch Kit to Personalise Your Modern, Handmade Nursery
A Baby Cross Stitch Kit to Personalise Your Modern, Handmade Nursery

July 02, 2019

When you’re expecting a new arrival, you naturally want to make the space they’ll call home as beautiful, welcoming and personal as possible.

Continue Reading

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JUNE 2019
CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JUNE 2019

July 01, 2019

Jennifer says: I started stitching in the 1980s at approximately 10 years of age. My grandmother and my dad were stitchers back then and I learned from them. My dad made macrame in the 70s, cross stitch in the 80s and has been making stained glass ever since!

Continue Reading