I didn’t do much stitching during the Olympics – too much to watch. You can’t listen to the Olympics and just glance up from time to time. Now I’m playing catch-up.
I’ve finished the cab of the locomotive over the weekend. Red Neon Rays in Brick stitch really makes it shine! I outlined the windows with gold Neon Rays and black Fyre Werks. The windows were stitched in Gobelin with the light blue Water & Ice. I love how it looks!
I want to do the bell next and then the red and gold area below the cab, which will be done in Kreinik braid like the light box at the front of the engine. Here’s the whole piece so far:
I only work on this piece over the weekends, so it will be a couple weeks until you see him again. This design is painted by Anne Cram and she has 3 other antique trains besides this one.