A New Christmas Angel

Christmas Angel

Christmas Angel © Joan A. Elliott photo courtesy of Cross Stitch Collection

In the current issue of Cross Stitch Collection (where you will find my Earth Goddess) you’ll see a preview of next month’s issue #189 featuring my new Christmas Angel. She’s stitched on 28 count ‘opalescent snow’ Cashel linen from Zweigart (3281/1111), the perfect backdrop for a snowy holiday scene. Gentle doves bring a message of Peace on Earth as they playfully drift about the angel’s elegant  velvet robes. Lots of beads and metallics add a sparkling touch and add a lovely rich texture to her dress.


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22 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Heidi
    Sep 05, 2010 @ 02:55:40

    Just beautiful!!! And I love how you come out with stuff so often for us!! Thank you Joan! 🙂

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  2. cindy Hill
    Sep 05, 2010 @ 08:55:23

    I can not wait to get the mag as I love your angels and fairies

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  3. Alison
    Sep 05, 2010 @ 11:51:05

    Wow this is stunning Joan ! You are simply the Best Designer for me !!! Well Done.

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  4. Lisa Bergin
    Sep 05, 2010 @ 13:22:56

    When I got my copy of Cross Stitch Collection the other day and saw the preview, I thought what a stunning design and nicely different from your other angels you have done. I am currently stitching one of your angel card designs, the one with the wreath from the current issue of Cross Stitch Card Shop and I think they are really lovely and relatively quick to stitch.

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  5. myranda
    Sep 05, 2010 @ 14:04:43

    Wis! Evert year i think ; this is the most beautiful one from the past years , but you did it again! She is gorgeous!

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    • joanelliott
      Sep 05, 2010 @ 15:38:35

      Hello Dear Friends-
      Many thanks to all of you for your generous comments. You inspire me more than you will ever know!
      Wishing you all a beautiful Sunday-
      Joan

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  6. Andie
    Sep 05, 2010 @ 19:52:58

    Absolutely beautiful! Your amazing!!

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  7. stitch girl
    Sep 06, 2010 @ 00:16:23

    Wow! She’s absolutely gorgeous! As is everything else you design. Will you be releasing her as a chartpack?

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    • joanelliott
      Sep 06, 2010 @ 10:10:38

      Thank you! It’s the usual six month after publication wait before I can release the chartpack so she will be out some time in March 2011.
      Joan

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  8. Laura Latino
    Sep 06, 2010 @ 09:25:07

    i’m left breathless!!! gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thank you , Joan :O)))))))
    Laura

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  9. Hesztia
    Sep 06, 2010 @ 10:36:50

    She is gorgeous! I can’t wait to get the mag!!! 🙂

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  10. Marieka
    Sep 06, 2010 @ 16:22:00

    Beautiful Joan !
    Can’t wait for the magazine to come out 🙂

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  11. Bernice
    Sep 07, 2010 @ 21:59:19

    wow she is stunning, can’t wait to stitch her.

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  12. Laurylyan
    Sep 08, 2010 @ 10:20:19

    It’s gorgeous ! Simply gorgeous! Thank you VERY much for all your designs, and I hope you’ll continue to design for a long long long time 😀

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  13. Victoria
    Sep 08, 2010 @ 19:09:55

    Dear Joan! Your designs are wonderful. I’m from Russia and in my country you have many people who love your works.

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  14. Shelleen
    Sep 08, 2010 @ 23:35:45

    wow, she is beautiful.

    Reply

  15. Ilona
    Sep 12, 2010 @ 19:27:16

    Oh my God! It is so magnificent!, it takes my breath away… it is so sad that i can get it here if Lithuania 😦 why?

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  16. Sarah Greiner
    Sep 30, 2010 @ 00:57:43

    Oh gosh! She’s sooo pretty! Sigh, yet another one I want! lol I think I’d get to stitch all of the projects I want to do if I live to be 183 and had 38 hour days to stitch it in. But I really can’t complain (and trust me, I’m not!) – thanks for coming up with another beautiful design to drool over! I love coming to your blog and seeing what you come up with!

    Reply

  17. rachel
    Oct 13, 2010 @ 19:21:35

    I just got the new issue of CSC and saw this angel. I think she is the most beautiful Christmas angel you’ve done. Great job, and I can’t wait to get her.

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  18. Julie Rose
    Feb 22, 2011 @ 21:40:10

    Hi,
    I love this and want to start it but cashel linen opaluscent snow is so expensive, is there another one i can use.
    Also, its because of your father christmas in Cross stitcher dec 2009 made me start cross stitching.

    Reply

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