Shopping In The Dark : Dark Crosses

I haven't spent much time on Etsy this year, but one of the discoveries I (thankfully) made on one of my brief visits was Dark Crosses, a store providing 'Counted cross-stitch charts with a darker twist.' Based in York, England Dark Crosses is run by Jacob de Graaf, a Netherlands native who moved to York… Continue reading Shopping In The Dark : Dark Crosses

Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

As I mentioned in my last post, I was going to start a little project this week where I stitched one Swedish word a day. And today, to my own shock and disbelief, I actually managed to start it. Before I got stitching today though, I headed out into the cold with a goal -… Continue reading Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

Stitching In The Dark : The Beginning

Some of my earliest memories are of sitting in my Nanna's living room during dark winter nights. It was always warm, with thick curtains keeping the cold at bay, and a gas fire quietly breathing out hot air. I don't remember it ever being cold during winter. I can remember¬† watching National Geographic documentaries about… Continue reading Stitching In The Dark : The Beginning