Cross Stitchers are a different brand
The things we hope for, the things we need
We wish for floss to finish that row
We sometimes wish our guests would go.
We wait all day for that time to be
That special time – that time for ME
Each needle is threaded, the colours arrayed
Scissors and chart have been carefully laid.
Now, we relax, this is our pleasure
Stitching this piece of soon-to-be treasure.
We always ignore that mental warning
Stitching all night makes rough in the morning
But time’s unimportant, we don’t heed clocks
We just need floss and a sewing box.
Our project awaits us, now we proceed
This must be heaven
What more could we need!
– From Cross Stitch & Country Crafts (1991)