Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Valentine Hearts

Time flies, yesterday was the last day of Chinese New Year. Traditionally, the new year is celebrated for 15 days. Valentine's Day is round the corner, I stitched these two hardanger hearts for my friends. The charts are freebies from Fairy Needle. They were fairly quick to stitch.

It's a bit late but here it is, my January Ornament. This design is no stranger, it has been stitched by many. My ornament is a bit big, it looks more like a pincushion. I stitched it on 28 ct Cashel linen.








I rotate my two big projects, A Quaker Christmas and LK Flip It Blocks, and the progress is great. I have finished the February Block of LK ahead of time and have plenty of time for my exchange stitchings. I am so crazy about Quaker, I have started another Quaker project. I joined the Beatrix Potter Quaker Sampler SAL hosted by Hazel. I am stitching on 32ct Belfast linen using DMC variation 4210, will post progress soon. In the meantime, here is February Block of LK and Progress #3 of A Quaker Christmas.












Still remember my Willie Quaker Square #7, here is a picture of the finished Tote Bag. My friend helped me and her sewing is super.
I took my mother to the Annual Flower Show at Sentosa earlier this month. My Mum and I love flowers. I will leave you with pictures from the show.
Take care and Happy Stitching!

8 comments:

Milly~ said...

Your Valentine hardangers are gorgeous!

Mylene said...

WOW! I just love the hardanger hearts. Lovely colours you have used for them both.
Thanks for sharing the flower pictures.

Nelapx said...

GuaoEllen bello corazon en hardanger...

Sandra said...

They are adorable!!! What a lovely way to celebrate Valentine's.

Fatema said...

Your Valentine Hearts are really beautiful.
All your WIPs are really nice to look at.
The flowers are gorgeous.

Carol R said...

Ellen - can you please let me have your address to send you the pattern for the Derbyshire Cottage! You were the only one who posted that they actually wanted the pattern so it's yours!

There a link on my profile to my email address.

stitcherydoo said...

I love the hardanger hearts! Those are absolutely lovely! Nice work on your SALs too!

Lisa said...

Wow! so many lovely finishes, i do love the hardanger hearts these are so beautiful