Sunday, 21 July 2013

Sweet Raccoon Cross Stitch

Hi everyone.
I'm soooo pleased to share this with you: we (British schools) have just broken up for summer holidays! 6 Weeks of summer bliss - how good is that! Goodbye school noise and bustle, welcome summer, long lie-ins and crafting :) We are planning to go to the Welsh seaside for a few days after 15th Aug so till then I shall be crafting, crafting and crafting while waiting for my other half to have his days off. 
In the meantime I haven't been wasting my free time :) I've recently stitched this sweet racoon. 


It was a freebie cross stitch from Cross Stitcher. I'm planning to make some cards with Forest Friends very soon and I thought this raccoon would be a nice intro to the forest theme. 



I missed stitching some summery flowers so I'm currently working on a cross stitched poppy card - published in the current issue of The World of Cross Stitching 



Linking up Hand-made Monday tonight for some blog hopping fun. 
Happy Weekend! x X x

9 comments:

  1. But we still have two days to go :( Lovely cross stitches. The racoon has a great expression - very surprised!

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  2. We still have 3 to go! I love little free x-stiches, they are always such fun to do.

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  3. I've got another 2 to go. Can't wait for a break. Think the kids would be surprised if they new how much the staff were longing for the holidays too.

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  4. Hi MArtha,
    wonderful Cross-Stich-Work! I like the little Raccon ;O)
    Happy summerholidays to you,and thank you for all your kind comments again!
    Big hugs
    Claudia

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  5. Enjoy your summer holidays, your cross stiches are very sweet.

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  6. Enjoy your hard-earned summer holidays, I know how hard you work. I love your little cross stitches, I'd forgotten how cute they can look!

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  7. Now, that little raccoon is adorable! Can't wait to see the other forest critters you come up with and all the goodies you get done over your break. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy!

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  8. That little raccoon is very cute and who can't resist a freebie. Enjoy the summer hols. I used to love having my girls at home when they broke up for the summer, but that was a while ago now :)

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  9. He's so sweet. I bet you really enjoyed stitching him. My favourite flower is a poppy so I can't wait to see what it looks like finished.

    Have a great holiday xx

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