Friday, July 15, 2016

July Gifted Gorgeousness

That time again, for another Gifted Gorgeousness update...
(The gifted gorgeousness SAL is run by Jo of Serendipitous Stitching and this SAL features projects that have been gifted (like a pattern, floss, fabric, etc.) or pieces that you are going to gift to someone.)

I've been busy working on projects for my brother and sister-in-law and their children...
I have one last (well, I think last), mommy and baby pieces...

I finished the mother hen and her three chicks!
(Even completed their French knot eyes...
...not my best work, but I think they will do the job.)

Now to get all of the pieces cleaned, pressed and framed.

Since I've made pieces for my newest nephew, I figured I should make a couple pieces for niece and other nephew. (My older nephew will be getting the green dinosaur I finished last week.)

So, I made a piece featuring Anna and Elsa (from Frozen) for my niece...
The piece was stitched on 16 ct, dark pink Aida...
(I haven't worked on 16 ct. in a long time and it started out kinda rough, but I ended up really enjoying the whole process.  I think I may have to purchase some more 16 ct. fabric.)

I just hope my niece will like it...
(Pattern by Good Morning Maui)

Then, I started another piece for my other nephew...
It shall eventually become a minion...

(Pattern by Dazzling Doilies on Etsy)

So that is what I have been working on this past week...
...lots of stitching!
My sister-in-law is due any time now, so I really have to start finish/finishing the pieces.
(So much to do, so little time!)

Well, I hope everyone has a terrific weekend and thanks for stopping by my blog!


  1. Thanks for taking part in GG this month. I love the mother hen and her little chicks! So sweet.
    Thanks for the links to the Etsy shops, there are so many now it's hard to keep track!

    1. Thanks Jo! I just can't help but find more Etsy shops. :)

  2. Love all of your projects Carrie.


  3. Great stitching, I love that hen and her chicks

  4. Lovely projects, I'm sure they will be very well received

  5. I love the hen and her chicks! Such sweet gifts you are making.

  6. Fabulous pink fabric! I'm sure your niece will love it.

    Will you be tired of yellow at the end of the minion? :)

    1. Thanks so much Rosey!
      I will probably be tired of the yellow, especially since my son keeps eying the pattern. (Have a feeling I will be stitching more minions.)

  7. The hen and chicks is really nice, small chart but clever design. Love your pink fabric too, and minions seem to have ended many GG post this month ;)

    1. Thanks Jocondine! I just love the minions! :)

  8. These are all so cute! I love the Frozen characters. Your family's going to love them!

  9. I have enjoyed coming by to read your GG report. Your projects are so sweet - you have very lucky nieces and nephews.

  10. Oh I love the hen and the little chicks design, this is sooo sweet!!!
    Great little crosses as always :)

  11. Another batch of adorable designs you have chosen, beautiful stitching👍

  12. I think the whales are my favorite. Where did the dinosaur come from? My nieces are totally into dinosaurs right now, and I'm a good auntie. ;)