With blizzard warnings in the northeastern US tomorrow, I invite you on a walk through springtime in beautiful Rome. JE232©Bella Roma is a brand new chartpack now up on my Order Chartpacks page and ready to ship. She will be available at all of your favorite online stores soon, so keep an eye out and turn your thoughts to warm breezes, fragrant flowers, and lots of beautiful stitching.
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in What's new Tags: cross stitch fairies, Fairy cross stitch, Joan Elliott cross stitch, Joan Elliott Cross Stitch Charts, joan elliott designs, Needlework, New Designs, Retreat 2016, The Maiden & The Dragon
I am back in the studio after our wonderful trip to Cardiff. The retreat on September 17th was perfect. How lovely to meet so many of you that I have known over the years through this blog and our Facebook group. We all had a lot of fun and plans are already being made for another event in 2018, so stay tuned! I send a million thanks to all of you for being there and to my dear friend Jo Critchley of Polstitches Designs for making it all happen. Thanks go also to Ceri James and Marie for their kindness and help.
As you know, I created a special design for this retreat titled ‘The Maiden & The Dragon’. She will be out and about next week but for now you can order from Jo at Polstitches Designs
Love to all of you who were able to share this special day with me and for all the sweet gifts you brought along, your dear friendships, and your inspiring support.
Here we are all together for a group shot. I know we all made new friends and look forward to meeting again.
After the retreat, Earl and I stayed on to explore the magic of Wales. Before leaving I had searched for day tours leaving from Cardiff. I was so fortunate to find the best of the best Real Wales Tours. Our host Nia was amazing. I recommend her tours to anyone that wants to go off the beaten path, share the history of the country, and take in some of the most beautiful landscapes we have ever seen.Thank you Nia for such a fabulous experience!
Now I am sure that Fairies live here. So much inspiration! I feel some new designs coming on…