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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Christmas in July

 Lizzie Kate Summer Smalls
Bees and berries added.
I used random pieces of linen
that were given to me.  I do
not know the size or color.
I added mill hill beads to the
berries and changed the color.
On the Bees i changed the color
of the bees to yellow instead
of gold.


 His Gift by My Big Toe Designs
JCS ornament issue 2012, Page 80
Done on 28CT Picture this Plus
Alchemy
PTP is having christmas in 
July sale today, 25 percent off
all linen.  ONE DAY ONLY.
The silk threads in this piece
gorgeous.  added crystals in
the cross.  Sparkle and shine.
 This was a Freebie I received in 
the mail from a cross stitch order
This will be for my daugher for
christmas.  She has been to Paris
a couple of times.  This was
also done on Alchemy by PTP
 This pattern is from
Cross stitch mini Motifs Nature
by Susan Bates Book
Page 59.  I put together this 
design and made the cushion 
for a stitching sister. I
purchased a needlecase to
match.  She loves these tiny
treasures.  The cording
i made to match the bee
color.



 This was a thrift store find.
One Dollar( 1.00)
I just washed it and will figure
out how to finish it.  How
amazing is that.
 I feed my birds Black sunflower oil
seeds.  Look what grew under the
two bird feeders.  How amazing is
this.  I love Sunflowers and just
a gorgeous gift from the birds
thanking me for feeding them
all year.  God is good.


This is one day from the garden
The eggplant is the best i have ever
eaten in my life.  My sister gets
a bag or two a week of produce from
me.  Ahhh, yes.  Life is good.

I cannot believe we are heading into
August in a couple of days.  I hope
everyone is having an amazing summer.
Stop and take time to look at the beauty
around you.  It might be hot, but
all kinds of flowers, birds, gardens
and much more to notice.

Happy stitching everyone.

13 comments:

Vickie said...

I enjoyed your post so much today Cindy. Your little finishes are such beauties. All so well done.

Robin in Virginia said...

Cindy, your finishes are all beautiful. I really like your color changes along with the Alchemy fabric you used. Your gift for a friend is super. Wow, what glorious sunflowers you have been gifted by the birds. Enjoy the rest of your week!

Mary said...

Cindy, Such happy Summer finishes, and that 1$ thrift store find is great, love the sentiment too. The Eiffel tower is sweet, how nice that your daughter has been able to go several times ,a perfect gift for her. The sunflowers are gorgeous, both you and the birds will enjoy them. Enjoy the rest of your summer, Mary

Marilyn said...

All such cute finishes.
The thrift store find is truly a treasure.
LOVE the Sunflowers, they are my favorite.
Your garden is doing well!
Marilyn

Brigitte said...

Such beautiful finishes again. And all so beautifully stitched and embellished.
Great produce from your garden.

butterfly said...


What lovely summer stitching , and what treats from your garden.

Christina said...

Gorgeous stitching, so beautifully finished. I'm loving seeing all of the bee stitching around Blogland at the moment. 🐝

Andrea said...

Beautiful finishes. Your thift shop find has a great saying ... bargain!

Karen said...

Beautiful summer stitching, Cindy.

Carol said...

So many beautiful summer finishes, Cindy! And I love your rescue from the thrift shop, too--what a great deal :)

Sunflowers always make me smile. Ours haven't bloomed yet, but they're almost ready! Your garden is producing so many beautiful veggies--I'm sure your sister and her family are thrilled when you arrive with a new bag full!

Enjoy these last few days of July--this year sure is flying by!

Penny said...

So many lovely summery finishes, Cindy! And what a great sentiment on your thrift store find. Your garden is just spectacular! I've enjoyed seeing your garden updates on your flosstube videos. You sure have a green thumb. : )

phann son said...

Gorgeous stitching, so beautifully finished. I'm loving seeing all of the bee stitching around Blogland at the moment. 🐝


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Justine said...

What a lovely summery post! I love sunflowers and your beautiful ornaments are just so sweet.