easy as 123
simple as do re mi
… yeah, right.
Counted cross stitch has always been my crafty achilles heel, and I suspect will only be remedied by buying one of those bizarre looking magnifying head-gear thingies.
Excerpts from a lovely french embroidery book… a $2 bargain.
Aren't those medallions pretty?
Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, or DMC. Anyone who has ever done any hand stitching will recognize that abbreviation. Curiously, the book isn't dated, but simply says 11th edition.
Love the title page.
And, more alphabet goodness, here.