I had a go at using linen a couple of days ago. A lady gave me a cross stitch kit that uses linen and I love it! In fact I briefly considered restarting The Lights of Home on linen but I have done too much to do that. But after this I will be using linen from now on for sure!
I bought a wrought iron easel off ebay last week as I thought the finished work was too heavy for my plaster walls so here it is... 'The Waiting' in pride of place in my loungeroom (I didn't use the flash this time):