Leonardo Cat. Cross Stitch

Today I will show you a very beautiful large cross-stitch picture. This is a reproduction of the picture by wonderful artist Geoff Tristram and it’s called ‘Leonardo’.

This project can take a lot of time, but the finished cross-stitch picture turns out magnificent.

I found the pattern here. Please, keep in mind that the key table shows only Dimensions threads codes. To convert them to DMC use this link.

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Coffee Fairy and Her Girlfriend

On the occasion of the International Coffee Day I want to show you one wonderful cross-stitch. Please, welcome Coffee Fairy!6

She’s cute, funny and, of course, she makes a great coffee.And here is the cross-stitch pattern, so you could make your own Coffee Fairy.2345

But wait! This Coffee Fairy also has a wonderful girlfriend. Her name is Tea Fairy. And she knows everything about tea. I think you will like her too!67You can use this pattern to make it.1234

And may your coffee and your tea be magical… 🙂

Little Mouse on a Swing

DSC_0017Yes! I have found a new cute cross stitch mouse for my little collectionDSC_0020

At this time, it is a mousy in the fluffy dress riding on a swing. Just like in a fairytale, right? 🙂

I had no scheme of thread colors so I chose them myself. You can use my experience from the pictures or try something your own

Here is the patterni-HKgFnjOXY

And my mouseDSC_0002DSC_0005DSC_0006DSC_0008

Another cross stitch mice are waiting for you HEREDSC_0018

Christmas Cuckoo clock

DSC_0035Last year I found this cross-stitch pattern and  really wanted to make these cuckoo clocks for Christmas. At least one of them. I thought it could be a great toy for my Christmas tree.fony_48

This year I finally made it. I chose one clock and was stitching it with small changes. Here’s what came out.DSC_0031DSC_0036Unfortunately, the cross-stitch pattern isn’t the best quality. I really sorry about that. Actually I was looking for bigger pattern but found… another cuckoo clock! 🙂6784bd0fbb228910b19d07bdd75602a9Looks like now I have a Christmas cross-stitch for the next year too!DSC_0032

Box of chocolates with cute surprise

Do you remember the quote from Forrest Gump: “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get…” ? Well, I got a little surprise in some way. One more lovely little cross-stitch: cute mousy is sleeping in the box of chocolates. Now this mouse lives in my kitchen, and you can make the same of course.

Here is the cross-stitch pattern:

You can find the Anchor threads color chart HEREAnd if you have DMC threads try this CHART.

I made my cross-stitch in a few days and then picked up for it a nice vintage frame

Sweet dreams, сute mousy, and do not eat too much chocolate!

Three vintage keys

I recently bought a nice frame for three pictures. After some thought I decided to insert there a cross stitch. Three vintage keys look very stylish and embroider them quite simple.

It is not necessary to say much.

For cross-stitch you need:

  • Special fabric

  • Black thread for embroidery

  • Needle

  • Scissors

And here is the pattern: You can embroider all three keys on one canvas and arrange them as you like

Here’s what I got! Elegant and cute isn’t it?