I made a lightning bolt patch for Lockedinthepark (who was my partner in the opposite direction for the Tiny Things Swap). I didn't get the greatest picture since I was in a mad dash to get it to her at least close to the deadline.
On this one I used some sturdy fabric from an old pair of pants and stitched the outline in a coral color. Then I filled it with little dashes of color, including neon yellow and gold (hard to see in the picture). The finishing touch was a tiny L for Lockedinthepark and Leslie.
Now that I've finished with stitch a longs, holiday cards, and swaps for the time being, I am finally working on some ideas I've had on my mind for a while. I just started a Game of Thrones themed embroidery, which I wrote about wanting to do in this post. I was re-inspired by Cherry and Cinnamon's post on Michele Carragher, who does embroidery on the costumes for the Game of Thrones TV show. Here's a peek: