Monday, October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween - Another Owl

Chart - "Alphabet Owls"
Designer - JBW Designs
Fabric - 32 count cream linen
Fibers - GAST, WDW, & Crescent Colors - 2 strands over 2 threads
Started - 26 October 2016
Completed - 29 October 2016

Amazing design skill set to create an alphabet in the shape of an owl!

And you will have to take my word for it, there is a Great Horned Owl perched in the tree.  Last week I was outside at dawn and twice watched a Great Horned Owl as it left it's nocturnal roost and headed off at around 7:00am. I am still figuring out how to take better low light / no light photos with my camera.

Here are some Daylight Birds.

Oregon Junco

Song Sparrow

American Robin

Steller's Jays

This bird has a new name - it is now to be called a California Scrub Jay.

On Friday morning a group of around eight Bushtits came to backyard berm.  The flock also included a Ruby-crowned Kinglet.  No photo of the flitting Kinglet, but I was able to snag one photo of a Bushtit. 


Summer said...

The owl piece is beautiful ♥

Maggee said...

Whenever I see a sampler piece, I always read each letter off... don't know why...So I did it again! Cute piece! They are renaming the Yellow-rumped Warblers too... tho I forget which way it's going... Something about the 'Myrtle' variation. I shall check on it again. I have not seen sparrows around my house yet, but there has been a lot of activity in the back, plus we have been having warm weather still! Love the variety of birds you get to see! Hugs!

Vickie said...

The Alphabet Owl is great!

CATHI said...

Happy Halloween!!!


Mouse said...

oooo love that wol :) and have you got a setting on your camera that does night shots ?? if not you need to set it to a high resolution more pixels more light absorbtion to take a better night picture and also slow shutter speed too to allow as much light in as possible ... love mouse xxxxx

Le trame della Galaverna said...

Very beautiful stitch
Happy Halloween

Carol said...

That is a very cute owl, Beth--I always admire the clever way that JBW does these designs :)

Happy Halloween to you and your many beautiful birds--hope they get some special seeds in their feeders!

deb said...

Your alphabet owl is so cute (and very tricky-clever)!

Fantastic that you're seeing the great horned owl again. I know we have owls of some sort nearby - have seen evidence, but never the actual creature.

Barb said...

What a lovely array of birds for us to see. Now the owl, I am so envious that you saw one. I hear them but have never been lucky enough to actually see one. Your JBW design is wonderful. The JBW owl I did had little owls, pumpkins, etc. worked into the design. I agree, I have no idea how they do it.