Hobbes again

This embroidery of Calvin and Hobbes normally hangs in my workroom but is currently safely stored elsewhere whilst we wait for water-damaged walls to be repaired. This piece, done in 2000, took considerably longer to complete than the little blue one but was just as much fun to do. I don’t covet many things but I do covet a Hobbes of my own. If only!

Approximately 8.5″ x4″, single thread, mainly satin stitch on closely woven cotton (not calico for a change!).

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Hobbes

Hobbes is my all-time favourite cartoon animal. He and Calvin were yesterday’s stitchy piece with thanks to Bill Watterson for giving me such a fab creature to stitch. Approximately 4″ x 3″ on the usual bog standard calico using no.16 Finca crochet perle cotton and no, I don’t know what I’ll do with this piece either!

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