I did these for a Halloween swap. My partner received her package today so I think it's safe to post.
First up is my first attempt at crayon tinting and my first embroidery piece in 30 years. I kind of gave up on embroidery once I discovered cross stitching. Anyway, here it is. I made a photo album cover. The letters are some plastic ones I found at Michael's, the spider is done with acrylic paint.
And here is a trivet. The skull is cross stitched with a simple spider patterned cloth background:
If only my photography skills matched my needlework skills.
Whatcha all think?