Come visit with me as I stitch and craft my way from one Christmas to the next - I like to have Christmas projects close by me all year. I have a particular fondness for Santas and Angels. If you have the time, leave a comment so I know you've visited.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Gifted Gorgeousness Report for March

This year is slipping by way too quickly for me. The 15th of each month is the time to post our Gifted Gorgeousness (GG) reports. GG is a SAL hosted by Jo at Serendipitous Stitching.  Basically, anything stitched using gifted supplies, or stitched to be gifted qualifies for GG. Pretty much everything I stitch meets one or both of  the GG requirements.

This month I have 11 stitched designs to show. They will all be made up into Christmas ornaments.

First, three little gingerbread babies for three of our extended family dogs. I found the gingerbread chart in LA's Christmas Caboodle #4 leaflet (1986), and I did make just a few little changes. I used the same chart to stitch Oliver's ornament.

I do like stitching gingerbread designs, so I stitched another pair for a great-nephew, using a different chart by Barbara Mock from the Christmas Quickies II booklet.

This Santa Teddy is one of my all-time favourites. Most of the children I know have one of these hanging on their Christmas Tree. The designer is Dale Burdett, and my chart is from A Mini Christmas (1990).

Another favourite design (on reflection, I have rather a lot of favourites!) is this little DMC on-line freebie. This one is waiting for baby's name. Baby is already 12 days old, and her parents have chosen a name but can't decide on the way to spell it.

This next Baby's First Christmas is for a new little neighbour, a girl not yet named, expected to arrive in April.

Two little angels adapted from TIAG designs. The first one is for one of my oldest friends.  The second one is for a nephew and his partner.

Adapted from one of the charts
 in TIAG's Band of Angels

Adapted from the TIAG 1986
Amish Angel on-line Christmas freebie

Last but not least,  Three French Hens, the third of the 12 Days ornament set I am stitching for myself this year. I took this design from a DMC leaflet called La Ferme.

I will be stitching a few more designs in the next week or so, and plan to make them all up into Christmas ornaments before the end of the month.


Julie said...

The gingerbread people would be my favourite from this times GG delights.
A great post for this month.

Clare-Aimetu said...

Such great stitching, all super designs.

Cathy said...

I love stitching gingerbread "anything" so I love your gingerbread ornaments!

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Thanks for taking part in GG this month. I always enjoy seeing your Ornaments. I love that you even make them for the dogs!
I do hope the parents have chosen the standard spelling for the unnamed baby. Unusual spellings are not fun for anyone who keeps a register!

DJ said...

Wow! You are like me, always stitching Christmas things! haha I do love all the Gingerbread people, they are just too cute! I also love the little DMC freebie, perfect for a baby's first Christmas. I'll be back to see how you finish off these beauties!

jocondine said...

Love my visit to your blog, angels and bears look great but the gingerbread are so cute (the Carter couple have kind of an Hawaiian funny look for me!). Thanks for sharing. AmitiƩs. xxx

Faith... said...

More cute ornaments! They all look cute especially the gingerbread ones!

Mary - Lecoeurceltique said...

Lovely Christmas ornaments. You have been busy.