Mel Pod's Profile
I remember my mother teaching me to cross stitch when I was around 10 and bored, living in small town Iowa. I stitched a cute little teddy bear that held a hearth and was so proud of it. I remember being grateful that she had taught me a simple skill that I could use to create such cool things and put them in cheap plastic frames to hang on my wall. We worked on a few larger projects together but I soon became a teen that was more interested in boys and loud music and forgot about cross stitching.
It wasn't until a couple of years ago, when a friend showed me a Nintendo-themed project she created, that I fell back in love with the art. I searched for fun patterns on the internet that fit my style but had a hard time finding the perfect piece to make. At that point I did some research and some toying around and figured out how to make my own patterns. The DIY punk in me was happy with the outcome,…
- Born on July 16
- Joined February 3, 2011