The image I'm starting with is this one:
Surprisingly, this looks pretty awesome when run through a pattern maker: (10 colours, 150x120 st)
My other project is less difficult: I found this awesome pattern in an etsy store for a image which says "Tardis, sweet tardis" It's going to be perfect for a Dr Who obsessed friend's 21st which is coming up. I like the idea of reappropriating the trite phrase as well.
Because I stumbled across an awesome border pattern by Rayna of Radical Cross stitch this week, I've decided to use that as the border instead. The free pattern is on the Radical Cross Stitch facebook site. I've been playing around with the demo version of WinStitch pattern maker, and this is what I've smushed together:
So that's what I've been up to, that and exams, which explains my quiet presence on the internet this week.