Thursday, May 20, 2021

Stitch Maynia 2021 Start #20

I'm impressed I've kept up so far, and now it seems like there's no reason I can't make it the whole 31 days. I think I did more days in a row back with the Crazy January/February challenges (2015/2016), so this wouldn't be a record for me. It is a lot more posts than I've made in a long time though!

I chose another ornament today, and another Kincavel Krosses pattern. She has a lot of fun seasonal designs, and most of them are free, although a few are for sale now too. 

Here's my start:
Noel Tree by Kincavel Krosses
stitched 1 over 1 on 18ct Nimbus Aida by Chromatic Alchemy
stitched with scrap threads, unknown if DMC

This is another easy one, lots of backstitch of course, and a chance to add beads. I might do that or might just do French knots. Beads are fun and sparkly and I definitely have a few left over from Mill Hill kits and Nora Corbett letters, so we'll see when I get to that point. This isn't a big project, but adding the bead component means I probably won't get back to this one for a while. 

I'll slightly modify the design to add the umlaut above the E in Noel to make it more French. I can't remember if it's called an umlaut in French, but it's the 2 dots above the E. :)

I hope you're all staying well. I feel like it's building up to be a doozy of a full moon next week, or I'm just not doing that well because of the constant sinus/allergy issues. We'll see how the rest of the week goes. I'll enjoy the 25-30C weather for now since it's not humid. 

Happy Stitching!



  1. Hi Tiff: Nice design, thank-you for the link.
    I am looking forward to seeing this one finished.


  2. That's a pretty design. You're doing great with the starts and the blog posts too!
    I don't think it's called an umlaut, that is such a Germanic word LOL

    1. Probably not, but that's all I could think of off the top of my head. DH wasn't here to ask. ;)

  3. Nice start! I just looked it up and it's called a trema in French.

    1. Ah, thank you! That sounds much more like French.

  4. Another really cute start, and great job keeping up with Maynia for so long now!


Thanks for any comments!

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