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06 November 2012

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daisie

Beautiful! My hubby was much the same with varifocals and eventually bit the bullet last year and it seems to have revolutionised his life!! Happy hunting, hope they soon reappear :)

xxx

rusty duck

Oooh, I feel for you. Reading glasses for the last year too. And why are they never where I left them? How do they have the power to walk off and hide, all by themselves? Why do I always end up having to borrow Other Half's to read the instructions on the Beef Stroganoff?

Hello, I just found your site from Simone's link (Linden Grove).

Your stitching is beautiful and I'm intrigued by the challenge to come.

Jessica

Dottycookie

I need glasses for close work now. I suppose I shall have to swallow my pride and go in to get some. Bah.

Anyway, as a result I can't see anything wrong with your stitching. So there!

Simone

I like the idea of cross-stitch in a single colour too as long as the project wasn't too big, otherwise I would lose my place! With regards to making the stitching easier to see; maybe you could get a large magnifier to place over the stitching perhaps?

Paola

The only thing I can do as a craft: cross stitch.
It's really interesting the single colour on coloured Aida, never seen before.

Dragonfly

Another naughty link to add to my never-ending list! I just love them all.
My eyes are terrible now and I blame my blasted iPhone! I'm not ready for bifocals yet so I am often found with my reading glasses perched on the end of my nose while I'm peering over the top like a school ma'am!

Jane

I'm the same (why does age dictate when you get bificals/varifocals? It didn't stop me needing glasses at age 11!) but couldn't see the point of actually getting reading glasses as once I take my normal glasses off I can see - they're currently perched on top of my head as I type (though I often leave them around the house and then can't see well enough to find them again)
I love "The Guardian" - there's something lovely about single colour cross stitch.

pinkgreen

Well I couldn't spot any errors! He's gorgeous, and I'm looking forward to seeing him in situ when you start your Christmas decorating. X

Hannah

Very pretty! I love the colours too.Errors just add your own personal touch!

Nina - Tabiboo

That's what hubby's are for (some of the time) - it does look lovely though and I can't see the errors...even with my glasses on.

Nina x

Alice C

Ahem.
I can recommend a verrry nice lady to make you a customised necklace for your specs.
When you find them.

Amanda

I love cross stitch, but have never tried one in just one colour. It looks great!

mooncalf

Lovely! If you love one-colour cross stitch you should get A Rainbow of Stitches. Oh, and check out What Delilah Does.

Annie @ knitsofacto

Ooh, I do like that, and if you hadn't mentioned any mistakes I doubt I'd have spotted them. I am embroidering just now, reading glasses firmly in place. The only pair I need but I fear bi-focals won't be so very far away!

Gina

I constantly have reading glasses on the end of my nose. I can't see a thing close up otherwise. The last time I attempted cross stitch I found it impossible even with my glasses on. I certainly can't see the errors in your striking design.

Maureen

I've got specs ( that cost me NZ$1200) that do the works: light-weight, varifocal and reactolight but I ALWAYS have to take them off to do close work.

As for the 'errors'? My Da always told me a little imperfection was pleasing to the eye..

Lesley

It was trying (and failing) to thread a needle that finally convinced me to get reading glasses and now I wouldn't be without them....when I can find them!

I love your cross-stitch - using the coloured Aida and single colour stitching brings it bang up to date :o)

xx

Helen

Beautiful stitching, and I can't see any errors!

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