This was the first piece I ever stitched with Hand-Dyed Fibers (HDF), and the beginning of my silk addiction. It was also the first piece I finished when I resumed cross-stitching after a hiatus of 10 years.
Pattern: Carribik Heart (aka Herz von Inge)
Designer: Inge Galepp
Fabric: 28ct Tan & Gold from Stitches & Stones
Floss: HDF – Winterberry 1427, green and yellow mystery colors from grab bags
Started: August 30, 2009
Finished: December 19, 2009
This pattern was stitched with the designer’s permission in the Sticklounge yahoo group (it was known as the Marquoir group when I joined and stitched this design).