Sweet Pea Fairy

Sweet Pea Fairy

Sweet Pea Fairy © Joan A. Elliott photo courtesy of Cross Stitch Collection

The next in my Garden Fairy Series for Cross Stitch Collection, Sweet Pea Fairy. Just a quick post. I’ll fill in details soon. Thanks!


38 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Fem
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 19:36:34



  2. Christine Reinbolt Wilson
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 19:59:57

    Oh I love her Joan! One of my very favorite flowers!


  3. Christine Reinbolt Wilson
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 20:00:52

    and…..I just renewed my CSC subscription for two more years…and looking forward to many more of your gorgeous projects!


  4. Heidi
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 20:29:32

    She’s absolutely fantastic, Joan!!! The flowers around her are exceptional, and her colors are so complimentary to each other!!!! Can’t wait to get this one in my stash! 😀


  5. Felice E. Krycia
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 20:40:47


    My new favorite!


  6. Kris
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 20:41:09

    Joan, FANTASTIC!!!! This ia a masterpiece and my favorite of all your fairies! BRAVO!!!!!


  7. Viv
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 20:49:56

    I love her Joan!!!! She’s really beautiful 🙂


  8. Sandee VanWinkle
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 21:09:59

    she is so pretty Joan.


  9. Marcia L
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 21:20:18

    Beautiful!! Another favorite!!


  10. Maryanne McDowell
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 21:29:30

    I adore this too Joan! I can’t wait to sew her! X


  11. Karen
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 21:35:35

    Gasp! Exquisite! This is my absolute favorite of your garden fairies. I can’t wait!!


  12. Viv
    Jun 08, 2012 @ 23:04:16

    She’s certainly not smiling and I wonder what she’s thinking????


  13. Máire Skogstjärna
    Jun 09, 2012 @ 08:34:18

    She’s gorgeous Joan! Just gorgeous!!! ❤


  14. Phyllis Dobbs
    Jun 09, 2012 @ 13:08:38

    She’s absolutely beautiful Joan!! Another fabulous design!


  15. cucki
    Jun 09, 2012 @ 14:50:52

    aww she is so much ME..super cute xx


  16. Melanie
    Jun 09, 2012 @ 15:31:54

    Absolutely Beautiful Joan 🙂


  17. Valerie
    Jun 10, 2012 @ 07:08:00

    Wow, that is stunning!!! Can’t wait to add her to my collection!!!

    in Germany


  18. Alison
    Jun 10, 2012 @ 09:30:16

    WOW, WOW, WOW, she is my favourite as she contains one of my most favourite flowers my other favourite flower is the blue bell. This is definatly my next stitch!!
    She is absolutly GORGEOUS!@


  19. Jenna
    Jun 10, 2012 @ 14:34:37

    Absolutely love it, you are so talented! Where can Cross Stitch Collection be purchased?


  20. claire93
    Jun 10, 2012 @ 14:42:26

    she’s gorgeous


  21. Laura Latino
    Jun 10, 2012 @ 17:20:19

    So beautiful!!!! I love the colurs!!!! Another must do!!! :O)


  22. K. Marie
    Jun 10, 2012 @ 23:59:36

    Gorgeous!! Very earthy too.


  23. margaret hunwicks
    Jun 11, 2012 @ 06:07:58

    Oh my…she ‘s just adorable…and sweet peas are my favorite flowers!!!


  24. nicky
    Jun 11, 2012 @ 20:21:16

    GORGEOUS!!!!! my favourite so far.x


  25. aleia
    Jun 14, 2012 @ 08:54:33

    Hello Joan,
    we would like to carry your collection to our store in Slovenia it is stunning !
    Could you please contact us 😉
    Regards from Slovenia


  26. Danu
    Jun 16, 2012 @ 18:35:40

    Oh, it wonderfull!! my favorite fairy!


  27. funnyfairy
    Jul 11, 2012 @ 12:43:53

    absolutely beautiful,the new fairy! I am a big fan.In the moment I am stitching the “summer fairy”…greets.


  28. Monika JANIS
    Jul 16, 2012 @ 18:02:58

    You are so fantastic, talented. thanks for your wonderful projects.
    I am stitching now the lady Rose and after I´ll stitich it, slowly I am stitching all your fairies.
    Joan you are giving me the power to beat my breast cancer.
    With love


  29. Rosemarie Pierce
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 12:23:45

    It’s August 14th and I haven’t been able to find the “Sweet Pea” issue at Barnes and Noble yet, here in Illinois. I’ve traveled to 3 different ones on different days, is it sold out? Or am I too early? Please let me know, I’ve already ordered the fabric from Polstitches! Thank you, Rosemarie


  30. Rosemarie Pierce
    Aug 24, 2012 @ 02:47:35

    Thank you Joan, for answering. Your “Sweet Pea” I’m sure sold out everywhere!!! Everyone must love just the idea ‘sweet pea.’ But, then again, your design is superb!!! As, of course, we all know, they ALL are. I think on the 14th, I finally went to CSCollection’s website and back-ordered, I was so afraid of not getting one! Now, it just has to arrive. Can’t wait. Thank you , Rosemarie


  31. Alison
    Aug 25, 2012 @ 06:27:59

    I have finally got my copy of csc and she is definately my most favourite, i cant wait to get her started. just have to finish the one i have on the go first and then collect all the theads for her, but recieving my copy as given me a stitching boost.


  32. Rosemarie Pierce
    Aug 25, 2012 @ 22:57:15

    Joan, i got my issue yesterday from England….she is so beautiful! Talk about a neat, exciting pattern, to get you soo excited! My ‘sweet pea’ will love it when she’s older, so I will display at my home when its done! xxoo Rosemarie


  33. Rosemarie Pierce
    Apr 08, 2014 @ 22:19:47

    Here I am again….I hung my “Sweet Pea” up last night straight from the framers, and staring, I thought, “HOW did I do that???” But, the bigger question was and IS, “HOW did YOU do it?” She’s thrilling to have in the house.
    I thought she would be for Annabelle (2), but she last week she fell in love with ladybugs in books, sooo, you know what…she already loved it when I showed her your design!
    You already know how I feel about all you. So, “Sweet Pea” is MINE!! Thank you, and may God bless you. Always, Rosemarie


  34. joanelliott
    Apr 09, 2014 @ 12:36:37

    Hi Rosemarie-
    She is one of my favorites! I am so glad you are enjoying her. This design was inspired by the Sweet Peas in my garden and their intoxicating fragrance.

    X Joan


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