The first was the lower case alphabet done in cross stitch.
The next is the vine with the flowers.
The green vine is all in cross stitch. The flower petals are made up of 12 very tiny satin stitches (over 2) in a very pale orchid color. The center of the flower is done with a Smyrna stitch (over 2) in ivory.
The flowers are very pale and delicate and somewhat hard to see in the photograph.
Tonight I will start on the upper case alphabet.
I am making very slow progress on the rug. I have finally gotten my hands on some more camel colored wool, so I am able to go forward. Still working on row 54. I will post a picture when I have completed the row.
Thanks for all your comments. I so look forward to reading them! I also love reading your blogs!