Spring Goddess

Spring Goddess

Spring Goddess
© Joan A. Elliott
photo © Cross Stitch Collection

On a day like today, when the temperature doesn’t move much above zero all day in Vermont, my daydreams turn to Spring and the flowers that will miraculously emerge from the ground when the chill of winter has passed. This fresh and lovely Spring Goddess is the perfect harbinger of those days filled with green grass and fragrant blossoms. She will be in issue  220 of Cross Stitch Collection. What a delight it was to add one more Goddess to the collection and reflect on the beautiful flowers of this  favorite season. Lots of Mill Hill beads and sparkling Kreinik metallic threads add a touch of luxury to the design. She is stitched on pale blue linen  and how lovely she would look on one of Polstitches beautiful hand dyed fabrics too. I would choose ‘awakening’ from Jo’s beautiful selection. I have listed the supplies on the Floss and Embellishments page so you can start to gather things for when she arrives.

11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Steph Rogers
    Jan 24, 2013 @ 19:30:58

    When will this issue be released? I can’t wait to get my hands on her and stitch the set (must finish seasonal fairies first lol). Love your designs. Such a joy to stitch them. Xxx

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  2. Heidi
    Jan 24, 2013 @ 23:37:19

    ****sigh***** I just don’t stitch fast enough!!!!! 😉

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  3. Mary Eaton
    Jan 25, 2013 @ 00:07:59

    Beautiful Joan!!!! I don’t know about you but I could some of that warm sunshine that comes with those flower!!

    Mary

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  4. Vanessa
    Jan 25, 2013 @ 01:02:13

    She’s really lovely!I I can’t wait to see what you’ve got in store for us next!! =)

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  5. Lesley R.
    Jan 25, 2013 @ 08:51:18

    random proof-read here, but i think issue should read #220, not 202.

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  6. Valerie Bongards
    Jan 25, 2013 @ 10:16:55

    So little time and so much to stitch!!! Sigh. She’s beautiful!! I really want to get those goddesses stitched this year!!!

    Valerie
    in Germany

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  7. Marcia L.
    Jan 26, 2013 @ 01:56:57

    So beautiful! I really love the pansies!! And I’m so ready for spring!!
    I’m sure stitching her will bring it faster!

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  8. Rosemarie Pierce
    Jan 27, 2013 @ 18:03:12

    Joan, simply superb, as always!!

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  9. Lisa Bergin
    Jan 28, 2013 @ 08:29:01

    Can’t wait to get this one, love the goddesses 🙂

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  10. Valerie
    Feb 16, 2013 @ 11:55:49

    Got mine!!! Have just ordered some materials from Polstitches and some Kreinik threads here in Germany from Monika Arnold so I am ready to go!!!! I love these motives and I read in the magazine that there will be an autumn Goddess later this year….yippee!!!

    Valerie
    in Germany

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  11. Valerie Bongards
    Apr 14, 2013 @ 07:43:53

    The Rose Goddess and the Green Goddess are completed! The Spring Goddess is almost done…wow, it seems that there are a million beads to sew on! Hehe!!! She looks gorgeous!!! Not sure what to do next…the Summer Goddess or the Winter Goddess!

    Valerie
    in Germany

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