Remember those landmarks that you voted on a week or so ago? (You did vote, right?) Well, I got to making the patterns. Yay! When I actually started drawing them up, I realized that they would have to be a little larger than I first imagined. Landmarks and architecture require at least some detail, which is difficult to stitch too small. So it turned out that seven landmarks would fit nicely on a page.
The top seven that were voted on (in order) were: Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, Statue of Liberty, Great Pyramids, Golden Gate Bridge, Taj Mahal, Great Wall of China. But I looked at all of these and...I made an artistic decision. I nixed the Great Wall, and jumped to number eight: the Sydney Opera House.
This weekend I'll start stitching. If you look closely at the picture, you might notice something extra. This is what makes this pattern unique. Just for fun, I'll send this embroidery pattern (as soon as it is finalized) to the first person to guess what makes this new set extra special. (I'll give you a hint...Last month I posted some favorite finds that inspired this pattern!)
Eek! This is going to be a fun one!