Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Little Pumpkins Little Birds

"Yikes"
Designer - Bent Creek
Chart - Yikes
Fabric - 11" x 9" Champagne linen
Started - 2 December 1998
Completed - 10 December 1998

Little pumpkins and now some little birds...

Male Bushtit

And another one

The Golden-crowned Sparrows have returned for the winter.

Very mottled looking American Goldfinch


A small group of Goldfinches

A Bewick's Wren

I hear this bird or one of his friends singing away most mornings.

See?  Singing! 

Monday, October 3, 2022

October's Blog Header


 
Garden Grumbles and Cross Stitch Fumbles October 2022 Blog Header

Here we go.  I've listed the designers, chart names, and design names.  I stitched all of these in October and November of 2014.  Wow!  Was I ever productive!

Horizontal row.

Row #1: Heart in Hand, "Night Watch"; The Prairie Schooler, "Hocus Pocus" -"Whoo"; The Cricket Collection, "May" - "Scre-e-ech"The Cricket Collection, "June" "Barney"The Cricket Collection, "July" - "Hoot".

Row #2: Cherry Hill Stitchery, "Blue Owl on Branch"; The Prairie Schooler, "Hocus Pocus" - "Owl Tell"; Lizzie Kate, "Hoot" - "Hoot Fob".

Row #3: Lizzie Kate, "Hats Off to Halloween" - "Be Very Scary"; Hinzeit, "Stacked Halloween"; The Prairie Schooler, "Fall Fields" - "Owl"; The Prairie Schooler, "Hocus Pocus" - "Spooky".

 

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Sunday's Hummers

We start out with a duo..

A female and immature male Anna's


Immature male Anna's




Female with pollen on bill




Looks like I captured lots of pollen action this week.





Here's to a wonderful Sunday.

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Saturday's Critters

Lots of Gray Squirrel activity.








A few bunnies



The lone fawn

And Barry the Buck chilling.


Friday, September 30, 2022

Waving Goodbye

Design - "Acorns & Squirrels"
Chart - "Samplers to Go"
Designer - Of Female Worth
Fabric - 36 count Antique White Edinburgh
Fibers - WDW
Started - 31 October 2010
Completed - 3 November 2010


This might well be the final time I see a Wilson's Warbler in 2022.

I got a nice gift as it posed for me.

Taking a final bow.

Such a bright yellow bird.

Safe journey to you.

I'll make due with these little guys as my winter guests.

A small group of inquisitive Bushtits.
Female with light eyes.

And a Chickadee hanging out with them.

Little puff ball.