As soon as I saw that first sentence I thought Alice Cooper! Actually my first thought was "no it's not, in England we don't break up until the third week in July" but then I thought Alice Cooper! I found a great monochrome design of his face but it was for beading and didn't translate directly to stitching. I'd have to rechart it to get the dimensions right, he came out very long and thin so I abandoned that idea. I did consider buying this one from PixelPower but I'd left it rather late in the month.
So what did I stitch this month that could possibly fit into the theme?
These lovely Summery Joan Elliot butterflies:
These were stitched as the centre part of the new JE Faces SAL on FB
Fabric is Snapdragon by Crafty Kitten
The rest of my stitching consisted of an Autumn Fairy, some Hallowe'en Countdown pieces, three different Winter projects and the Bride of Frankenstein's Monster.
(Two Winter projects do feature B5200 which is Bright White...)
Today, however, I did start a piece that will come in for the end of term in July but I've started it in June so it totally counts. Each year I have stitched an end of year sampler for the Large Boy's teacher. I always try to get something suitable for the person, something they like or a topic they have covered that year. This year was tricky, she is new to the school and is a brilliant teacher. We've got on really well and have chatted about books alot. She recognised the influence of Terry Pratchett in the last piece of written work the Large Boy did so I decided on a Fantasy Book theme for her: