As I was perusing my various social media feeds last week, I saw this post about a cross-stitch project to show support for Syrian refugees who are learning to embroider. According to Concern Worldwide, the sponsor of the project, learning to embroider and, “Selling what they make gives these women a vital income, and the sessions themselves bring warmth, hope and friendship.”
I am not much of a cross-stitcher. I don’t like having to move back and forth from my work to a pattern all of the time. This is a very small piece, so I thought I might give cross-stitch another try.
Here’s my piece for the Stitch for Syria campaign: