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Friday, February 9, 2018

Happy Valentines Day - Lots to share

 My new Valentines Display
This display was made 
In 2 days.  All three stitched pieces
Are freebies from from 
Hands on Designs 
You can find them on her blog.

 Be Mine

 This blue bird was stitched from the
JCS ornament issue 2006
 By JBW Designs
This was a gift for someone who lost
A family member
 From the JCS 2011 issue
Snow Happy.  By Glory  bee
Done on a 32 ct
I changed the arm and made the nose orange
 A red cottage
By plum street samplers
I changed the design to fit the size
Of a pillow.  The house color was changed to
Gentle arts cranberry.  The called for 
Color GAST mulberry was rust colored
Not red.  So I switched it out.
 Sunshine on a stem. By hands on designs
I switched the blue to dmc 931 and picked
A red for sunshine.   Finished in brighter
 This piece was stitched by my
Stitching friend Peggy who passed away.
I do not know the pattern or linen.
I found this in a box and finished it
To a pillow.  Very pretty colors.

 One of the stitching displays
 Snoopy by leisure arts
Done on 28Ct bridesmaids

 The matching pieces, I just used fabric
In a 3in hoop.  Adds a nice touch to the display
 Prairie schooler
Farm fresh book 108
Done on 28 ct lambswool
I added a wool heart on the back.
Instructions for completing an oval 
Or round piece is here.

 For the bird lovers
I purchased a new camera.
Isn't he a handsome cardinal.
From the left: female cardinal, in the middle - red finch,
On the right house finch.

My new garden boots.  A display
I had my brother in law build for me.
There are hooks to hang ornaments.  I can 
Display pillows.  I can also put the display
In different areas of the house.

Happy Valentines day to everyone.
Happy stitching


gracie said...

Lots to look at ...great photos and projects.

Robin in Virginia said...

What a wonderful post to read and see, Cindy! All your finishes are fabulous and it would be hard to pick a favorite. I really like the display 'box' that your BIL made for you. I know you will enjoy filling with stitching. Your Valentine bowl and displays are super. Love your bird pictures! Enjoy your weekend!

Vickie said...

Such sweet finishes Cindy. Peggy's stitching is wonderful. Your new boots are great! Your BIL did a swell job. Have fun filling your new display. I always do. :)

Karen said...

So many great finishes, Cindy. Love your Valentine display.

kelly tadlock said...

Love the boots and the beautiful red shelves! I also like the color cahanges you made in your crosstitch pieces!

MartinaM said...

So many nice motivs, and great finishes.
Thank you for the link,
Greetings, Martina

Kay said...

You have been busy. Thank you for the link to the valentine's patterns, I will look them up later. x

Marilyn said...

All cute finishes.
Love the birds, we have a lot of Chickadees here, so cute.
They grab a seed, go in the tree, grab a seed, go in the tree.
Repeat, repeat, repeat. lol

RJ said...

So many beautiful stitches to admire Cindy. I do love your bowl of Valentine stitches...perfect for the upcoming days. RJ@stitchingfriendsforever

Andrea said...

What a lovely post, so productive. Love all of your finishes. Wonderful displays of goodness too.
Love the new boots!
Thanks again for my gifts.
Have a good week.

Julies Knit Stitch Corner said...

What a lovely collection and all nicely finished, I love the snoopy design. The box frame with hooks is ideal to display your stitching.
best wishes

Justine said...

What beautiful ornaments Cindy. I love your Valentine's display and can't believe how quickly you put it all together! How lovely that you're enjoying your friend Peggy's stitching too, you really honoured her with your special finish of her lovely stitched bird.

Carol said...

So many beautiful Valentine's Day finishes, Cindy! Good for you! I think this is the first year in a long time that I don't have a single Valentine's Day finish... Oh well!

I'm sure you'll enjoy using the display shelves that your brother-in-law made for you--how nice of him :)

Hope things are warming up in Tennessee and you're getting time to putter around getting your garden ready for planting! Enjoy your Valentine's Day tomorrow ♥♥♥

Penny said...

I always love to see your finishes! You do such a lovely job! And I love your Valentine's displays! Thank you for sharing the photos of your bird visitors - I recognize all of them - of course, I love the cardinals, and the chickadees are another favorite. : ) I look forward to seeing how you use the display your brother-in-law made for you.

Brigitte said...

So very pretty, all the stitched pieces that you have on display. I recognize several of them as I once stitched them as well.