It is amazing what one can discover when excavating in the garage. Or rather, in the bins and boxes which formed the household goods shipment which left Heidelberg in Aug 2014 and arrived here in Sept. I haven’t really had an excuse for not looking before, and actually should have done so when I arrived. I knew I had cross-stitch supplies in there somewhere. Most of my various fiber bins didn’t go to the storage unit when we had the garage renovated since they were fairly safe inside Rubbermaid containers.
I even knew the size and shape of the particular clear plastic container which turned out to have an amazing array of linens just waiting to be stitched. It also had a Mrs Tiggywinkle cross stitch pattern book and several kits.
And, of course floss of which there are several brands, a rainbow of color and a challenge of storage options.
which might work for a project in which you don’t want to cut anything ahead of time and have a limited number of colors involved.
That for a specific project.
And then there is the reserve stock which seemed to contain a lot more colors than what I remember ever purchasing. Including those which I have picked up in the last week or so looking ahead to the project after the present.
and to take a break –