However, I forgot to take photos in daytime so you'll have to wait for the pictures. Photographing black at night is a way to frustration.
Also, since I picked up some kind of nasty trojan virus I have spent a rather large chunk of today starting and restarting my machine. And removing things, and installing (more) anti virus stuff and so on. I've got quite a lot of embroidery done as a result.
Some starting photos:
Now, of course this is my first attempt of embroidery on anything other than a toy. I'm armed primarily with the Instructibles Embroidery 101 and a copy of Embroidery from my local library. I'm ahppy with how it is turning out so far though.
This is where I am at now: just the raven left. (Which means his eyes, and filling him in with black thread.)
Things I have learned.
- Satin stitch looks beautiful but.. takes forever to do.
- Yes, you really can tell the difference if your needle goes on one side of a single thread of the fabric or the other.
- Embroidery is apparently yet another one of those geeky crafts that I find inexplicably satisfying.