Cross stitch photos part 1

Blackbird Designs - I love the style of these designers!

Autumn Song
Stitched on 32 Light Sand linen and mounted on a photo album as a gift for dear Barbara.


Bluebird's Message
Made into a bag!



Quaker Garden



Secret Garden
Stitched on 32ct Light Sand Wichelt linen with a Needle Necessities thread I had in my stash. I used a strong pre-made red cardboard box for the box part and lined it with red printed cotton fabric.


Strawberry Garden
Stitched on 32ct Toitoi linen from Countrystitch with all recommended threads except DMC 310, which I substituted for the Weeks Dye Works Mascara suggested for the pot.


Their Song 
Stitched on 30ct R&R Apple Brown Bindy with the recommended threads.



Where My Heart Blooms 
Stitched on 30ct Korty's Special Blend with the recommended GAST and WDW.


Moon Garden by Blackbird Designs
Stitched on 30ct 18th Century Rook by R&R Reproductions with recommended GAST threads


Chatelaine Designs - designed by Martina Weber

Alpine Seasons Garden
Stitched on 32ct Pirongia Mist from Countrystitch using recommended variegated silks and subbing DMC for NPI






Celtic Quilt
Stitched on 32ct Shortbread linen from Countrystitch





 Winter's Eve
Stitched on recommended linen with recommended threads


 Tiny Rose Mandala Garden


Mini Mystery G


Quaker Diamonds by Rosewood Manor
Stitched on 40ct Mello from Picture This Plus using one strand of Valdani thread




Blackstone Fantasy Garden by Ink CirclesFabric: 32 ct Golden Promise linen from Silkweaver


Green Tree by Carriage House SamplingsFabric: 36ct Haystack from Countrystitch. Threads: DMC


Celtic Spring by Lavender and Lace


Midsummer Night's Fairy by MirabiliaStitched on 32ct Pink Magnolia (Kiwi Sparkles) from Countrystitch. Finished September 2004


Petal Fairy by Mirabilia
Stitched on 32ct natural linen with DMC. Finished August 2006


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