Cross-stitching a flag: updated 15.04.2012

I wanted to do another little cross stitch project, and with the Jubilee coming up, I was feeling extra British…

So I drew out the Union Jack flag on some squared paper…

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Cut a piece of 22 count fabric… edged and with the centre lines sewn on…

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I first started with one quadrant, and the red thread…

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….then the blue….

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…and then I filled in the white (and treated myself to an embroidery hoop to make sure it’s nice and taut!)..

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Cute yeah?…. Now for the rest of it!

update 15.04.2012: I finished the stitching!

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