Their wedding was beautiful - such love and celebration. They're both committed Christians which gave the whole ceremony a loving feel - lots of thanksgiving and worship intermingled throughout.
As a wedding gift, I cross-stitched "Tandem Wedding", a pattern from an old issue of the World of Cross Stitch magazine. It's one I've stitched before when another friend got married in 2010. This time I changed the colours to suit their wedding theme - rather than strong pinks and blues throughout, I changed them to soft greens and peach. I also changed the colour of the groom's hair to match.
|Tandem Wedding, stitched in 2015|
The first time I stitched this pattern, I changed the colour of the hearts to match that friend's theme, and used metallic threads to add some extra sparkle.
|Stitched in 2010|
Otherwise it'll just have to be the still version
The only other time I have stitched a wedding present for a friend (not too many of my close friends have gotten married (or I just haven't been invited)) was in 2011 when another close Theatre friend got married. I'd loved this pattern for years, so was very excited to finally have a reason to stitch it. The classic style of this really suited my friend and her husband and was the perfect pattern.
|To Have and To Hold - Verachtert|
Stitched in 2011