The Diet Sampler

This particular sampler I stitched when I was doing my A-levels. I was on (yet another) diet at the time and I used as a way of distracting myself from food. It did kind of work. When I finished it just before I went to university, I was the lowest I'd been in a while, and had lost two stone.

The pattern was from the Future Publishing magazine, Cross Stitcher, in an alphabet supplement.  (Future do some really good cross stitch titles). As I can't remember what it was called, I refer to it as The Diet Sampler.  Its stitched almost entirely in whole stitches, with only a few areas having even back stitch. 

 It was one of my quicker pieces, taking only a few months to complete.


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