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Seaside stitching

June 8, 2012

I live in the English midlands, about as far as it is possible to get from the sea in Britain. But I love the seaside and have lots of seaside pictures on my walls.

Here are two colourful cross stitch seaside pictures:

‘St Ives’ cross stitch picture

‘Beach Huts Sampler’ cross stitch

The ‘Beach Huts Sampler’ kit has been discontinued but came from Jolly Red who do lots of other brightly-coloured cross stitch kits. I have also stitched Two Elephants and Wildflower Meadow from their range.

I am linking up with this month’s Needlework Days at Feisty Tapas. Thank you Maria for inspiring me to take photos of my needlework!

Needlework Days


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4 Comments leave one →
  1. June 8, 2012 10:50 am

    I love them both! I love seaside themes. I’m planning on stitching some sailboats on the set of towels that I have waiting to be stitched, for T to use. I remember finding a cross-stitch alphabet with nautical flags in a magazine years ago and thinking I’d love to stitch it, there really isn’t enough time to stitch everything!

    • June 9, 2012 6:33 pm

      Sailboats would make a great border for a towel. Don’t forget to share a photo of the end result 🙂

      As you say, there really isn’t time to stitch everything. So I’ve decided to only stitch stuff I really love. I have given several kits to the local Oxfam shop recently so that someone else will have chance to stitch the things I would never get round to doing.

  2. June 8, 2012 8:21 pm

    Lovely pictures! The Jolly Red designs are gorgeous, I’ve stitched one of their Christmas stockings (same design twice) and I’ve often looked longingly at their cross stitch designs.

    • June 9, 2012 6:38 pm

      The Jolly Red cross stitch designs are really lovely. I’ve done 3 so far, and am part way through a 4th (with a couple more stashed away to do when I get time). Perhaps you could treat yourself to one when you have finished your current project?

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