Finally, my daffodil garland is ready. The season for these flowers is already ending, although they are still blooming in my small garden. It was my yellow daffodils with a dark yellow centre that was my inspiration for making this garland. I love these flowers for their fragility, delicacy, smell and for the fact that they are a symbol of spring, just like tulips, of course. But crochet tulips and connecting them into a garland is quite difficult, although I can’t stop thinking about it and quite possibly I’ll figure out how to do it better. But while I’m working the details out, the daffodils are taking over.
And this is how the garland looks hanging on the wall.
The first 5 stars review on our Flower Garland at a new Etsy shop CrochetCabinetCrafts from Paris, France. Thank you, Marielle, for this lovely review, we appreciate it very much!
As promised, I’d like to present you all completed annual Fantasy Sal. It was my first Sal ever, organized by https://www.lakesideneedlecraft.co.uk/ by Durene Jones Pattern https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/DureneJones
This Sal was the first and on the Lakeside Needlecraft site, there was an amazing atmosphere in this group, everyone was enjoying the success of the others. We were getting a part of this Sal once a month and immediately started guessing what the next part would be. We had so much fun stitching the mystical creatures that were designed by Durene Jones. I think I didn’t finish the job for so long because I didn’t want to forget the atmosphere that we had throughout the year. But I was wrong, it’s impossible to forget it and every time I look at this stitching, I smile and remember those wonderful times.
And now – separate characters by month: January Unicorn, February March Phoenix, April Gnomes, May Dragon, June Elf, July Fairy, August Pegasus, September Wizard, October Witch, November Goblin, and December Winter Fairy.
Finally some more fragments from this Sal:
Some new Angelfish cross stitched pictures. They are Bellus Angelfish, Banded Angelfish Bandit, and Tiger Angelfish. Huge thanks for our patterns testers!
Christmas gift delivered on time, so I can boast about it. My best and most complicated 2020 year stitching – Dimensions Gold Collection Santa’s Journey Stocking, designed by Peggy Abrams. This was my first Dimensions, I bought the kit on https://www.123stitch.com/ , waited a month before it reached me and stitched it in two months. The kit contains presorted thread, metalic thread, wool yarn , 18 count white Aida, felt, beads, needles (one for stitching and one for beading), and instructions with an alphabet. What is it worth buying an original set for? “What makes a Gold Collection design so special? – An extensive colour palette, stitches (and half stitches) that create texture and depth, and exquisite detail are all hallmarks of the Gold Collection. You create a work of art, and heirloom to enjoy for generations to come.”
New counted cross stitch patern at StitchersLand – Rock Beauty Angelfish
More Santa, more Christmas Tree decorations – almost all the baubles have been done, exept those with kreinik.
This year we have a very unusual winter – there is still warm and there aren’t snow here. It is said that there will be no more winter this year, so we thought that it is high time to welcome the spring. Thus we present to you first spring flowers – snowdrops.
I am pleased to present your a new counted cross stitch pattern – dancing cranes with delicate pink peonies in the background.
Cranes are highly symbolic birds in many cultures because of their beauty and spectacular mating dances. Crane mythology is widely spread and can be found in a very differen areas. More about these graceful birds are here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crane_(bird)