Alphabet SAL

This weekend Karen and I started our Carriage House Samplings alphabet SAL. We've been planning this for a few months but other stitching and waiting for threads and fabric meant it's been a while getting to this point!

I absolutely love the start I made (even if I say so myself!) I'm stitching over one on Merino lugana from Countrystitch and this is so tiny and cute. She isn't quite finished - I thought I'd got all the threads for the first few charts at least but I missed the colour for her face off the list - so that's on order now. I didn't backstitch her wings either - I thought it might overpower her as she's so small.

Edited to add: Each block's going to be 4.5 x 3.1 cm (1.75 x 1.25 in) - that's the same height as my size 28 needle!


  1. looks wonderful nicki, so small and neat...
    the merino looks lovely it would appear to be another good sampler colour
    what is the actyual size of the A block it looks itty bitty

  2. Wow that's beautiful Nicki and so well stitched! Can't wait to see your progress.

  3. Anonymous11:16 pm

    That looks lovely...I look forward to seeing the whole alphabet...very sweet.

  4. My goodness, Nicki! So cute, soooo little. I think stitching it over one makes it even more adorable, if that's even possible, lol!!


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