Apart from the sampler that I have been working on for the last 3 or 4 years (sad, I know), this is the first cross stitching project I have tackled in a while. The last issue of CrossStitcher came with a free chart for a Keep Calm And Cross Stitch design.
I altered it slightly to make this:
It was a birthday present for Marco's aunt, who is the best quilt maker! I hope she really likes it! I chose a piece of vintage fabric as a background and used waste canvas to help with the count. The floss is Anchor thread No. 1098 in a bright orangey red. Because of the waste canvas, the stitching was not as neat as I would hope for.
Here are a few more detailed shots: