1 May 2012

Oriental cranes

After I received my fabric from Polstitches I got the urge to start something new. I really love the fabric as it's so soft! Colours are lovely too. So I decided to go through my stitching magazines to find something nice for "Heavens above" or "Rain forest". After a while I found a chart by Joan Elliott which I have been wanting to stitch for years now. And "Heavens above" is just PERFECT for that pattern. yay!

So I started to stitch "Oriental cranes" by Joan Elliott last week. Its from Cross Stitcher (UK) and issue is.. 178. I haven't stitched that much as A) I am a slow stitcher and B) the day after I started it I had to go away for a weekend. Went to see my friends whom I haven't seen for months so it was worth it. I had such a great time with them, as always :)

I read from the magazine that two cranes represent long marriage. Ah, how I loved that as.. *drums* I got engaged earlier this month!! How exciting! <3 So this one is gonna be perfect! :)


I started by stitching the bamboo frames first. I really enjoy stitching this as the fabric is so, so soft! I can't believe how nice it is to stitch. I will definately buy from Polstitches again, this IS my favourite fabric.

Last week I got a new neighbour too! On a tree right next to my window, there's a small birdhouse and I saw a little blue tit flying there few times, carrying some nest mats. I haven't seen her now but I hope she is inside the nest now ^^

9 comments:

  1. Hi

    Great new start on your very pretty fabric.

    How lovely to have birds as neighbours!

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  2. Congratulations on the big news!! Yay for you! (I love weddings,)

    Your Polstitches fabric is exquisite!

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  3. Great start! The bamboo is very pretty.

    How exciting! Congratulations on your engagement! :D

    ~McKenna

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  4. Lovely start - and you're right...Polstitches fabric is incredibly soft :)
    Congrats on the engagement!

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  5. Congrats on the new start. I love the fabric.

    Linda

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  6. Congratulations on the engagement! Lovely new start and that fabric is just so yummy!

    Hugs,
    Veronica.

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  7. Wow, congratulations on the engagement! You must be a very happy girl right now. Wishing you all the luck in the world. Those polstitches fabric always look so wonderful. I'm wondering how long I can remain sitting on my hand looking at their website:-)

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  8. Thank you everyone *hugs* I am indeed, a very happy girl at the moment :D Not planning the wedding just yet as we are not in a hurry.

    haha Dulcinella, no need to do that, their fabric are just awesome, go on.. buy some ;)

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  9. Onpas kaunis tuo kangas! Tuskin maltan odottaa kurkiasi, itse kun olen itämaisen ystävä, ja kurjet ovat erityissuosikkejani. (Olen näes Kurjen sukua :).)

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