One stitching project I did a couple of years ago – Shimmering Mermaid, Mirabilia Designs – launched me straight into a love of using beads in my stitching . This one had more beads in it than crosses, I think ;). I so loved stitching this one that I completed it in record time. The mettalic threads were a bit of a challenge, but thanks to Thread Heaven, my sanity was preserved. The photos do not to it justice. My LNS borrowed it to display with other stitched Mirabilia Designs at a craft show. Well, here it is….