Thursday, September 20, 2018

Winter is Coming!

Well.... not so much in Phoenix really, but we seem to have gotten away from 100+ temps now so I guess technically, winter is coming.

I finished up this cute wood pallet easel using Country Cottage Needlework's Seasonal Celebrations: Winter. I chose to only stitch the top (the bottom has winter-themed words) so that it would fit perfectly on this easel. As you can see I changed nearly every color because I wanted a little more oomph!


Pattern: Seasonal Celebrations: Winter
Designer: Country Cottage Needleworks
Fabric: 28 ct tea-dyed evenweave monaco
Colors: DMC white, 498, 597, 598, 580, 433, 435, 3031

Seasonal Celebrations - Winter - Cross Stitch Pattern

Then I finished up some more of Robin's ornaments. Robin had been kind enough to trust me with her stitching and I swear the more stitching she sends, the harder it is to send it back to her. This batch is one of my favorites. I want a tree full of these!

I love how different each one is. And I love how she switches up her fabrics and colors. She is a perfect stitcher.


Pattern: Home Again
Designer: Stone Street Stitchworks
Fabric: 32 ct flax linen
Colors: DMC 930, 3371, 3777


Pattern: Peace
Designer: Heart in Hand
Fabric: 28 ct. vintage country mocha linen
Colors: DMC white, 320, 610, 931, 3822


Pattern: Quaker Medallion
Designer: Sandra Longan
Fabric: 32 ct flax linen
Colors: Gloriana silk in Holiday Blue


Pattern: Jingle Jingle (Tiny Tidings XIX)
Designer: Lizzie Kate
Fabric: 32 ct dirty linen
Colors: DMC 221, 580, 597, 935, 987, 3712, 3865


Pattern: Merry (Tiny Tidings IX)
Designer: Lizzie Kate
Fabric: 32 ct dirty linen
Colors: DMC 304, 367, 500

Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

Robin in Virginia said...

I love the oomph that you gave the winter piece. Well done, Alissa! And I can't thank you enough for your finishing magic. Enjoy your weekend!

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