I recently had the delight of coming across The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery which sell the cutest cross stitch patterns EVER! After recently enjoying some cross stitch from The Liberty Cross Stitch book I knew I had to give these patterns a try, the hardest part was picking which one!
I initially signed up for a Christmas Stitch along which you can see here but as that doesn’t start until the 14th of November I wanted something to do in the meantime. I picked the pattern Legendary Friends.
Now because I didn’t have the blue aida/ linen that was suggested for this pattern I had to improvise with the colours a bit, but it actually worked out really well and I’m very happy with the results.
As I was stitching this lovely up I knew what I would make it into when it was finished, it seemed the perfect feature to a lavender sleep pillow. Being a bit of a troubled sleeper I always sleep with a little lavender pillow next to my pillow and I am in need of a new one. I had a little bit of the cloud fabric leftover from my Spring Stitching Quilt, (I knew it’d be handy to be a scrap hoarder!) I added a little bit of soft wadding and some hand quilting et Voila…
I love these pastel colours! I know we are now in autumn and my colours should reflect that but for me pinks and pastels win every time!
I couldn’t let the back go unnoticed even if it is going to spend most of its life under my pillow, linen and lace another of my favourite combos!
I think I might try and sneak in another pattern before the start of the Christmas sew along :)
Here is a sneak peek of the Christmas Stitch..
I must have a pair of those scissors too!!