There's a lovely mermaid pattern by Aimee Ray that I just discovered.
Aimee Ray is an absolutely brill designer, as you can see here:
I stick to my purple mermaids. but pink is wonderful! I may try doodlestitching some more in the future. This is a wonderful inspiration!
Definitely going to give crayon tinting a go! She mentioned it in her doodle stitching book, but I had never tried it before. Looks like there's a time for every one to try it!
For any one in the Austin, TX, area I found a neat little web site that looks like its hosted its fair share of neat classes & stitch & bitches.
If you don't live in Austin, TX, but know someone who does, there's even a gift certificate option:
Catching up with Abi Skinner
2 days ago