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The Bird Collection, Part II; Western Tanager, Redwing Blackbird, Swainson's Thrush : Cross Stitch Pattern by Heartstring Samplery

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This listing is for a CROSS STITCH PATTERN, not for the finished sampler.

I have always liked birds. I remember noticing their flight patterns and songs as a very young girl; but I never spent any time learning their names or matching color, shape and song to species until I was in my thirties. The day my Farmboy put a bird feeder outside my kitchen window changed everything... Suddenly they were right there in front of my eyes, and each new species I spotted got me excited. I had to identify them right at that moment (thank goodness for internet search engines)! I started taking photos and created a spreadsheet to track each new variety that came to visit.

A decade later, I still get joy each day from my moving landscape. I notice the seasonal patterns of which bird types will come and go with the changes in the weather. And every once in a while a brand new bird will come to call, starting the learning process all over again.

This booklet is the second in a collection which will highlight my favorite Pacific Northwest birds. I will release them in groups of three, and will total at least twelve birds by the time I finish, but I might just keep the collection open and expand beyond my own territory to include yours. Perhaps some of these birds are new to you, or perhaps they also live in your area. Either way, I hope you enjoy taking off on this feathered journey along with me.



All models stitched on Picture This Plus 32ct. Wren with one thread over two.

Western Tanager: Stitch Count: 59 x 83
Threads: The Gentle Art: *Brandy, *Country Redwood, *Endive, Grecian Gold, *Ohio Lemon Pie, *Old Hickory, *Pecan Pie, *Piney Woods, *Raven

Redwing Blackbird: Stitch Count: 100 x 53
Threads: The Gentle Art: *Country Redwood, *Endive, Espresso Bean, *Ohio Lemon Pie, *Piney Woods, Pumpkin Pie, *Raven, Toffee

Swainson’s Thrush: Stitch Count: 99 x 60
Threads: The Gentle Art: *Brandy, *Endive, Harvest Basket, *Old Hickory, Parchment, *Pecan Pie, *Piney Woods, Weathered Barn


*Flosses with an asterisk are used in more than one of the designs, but you will only need one skein total for entire booklet.

DMC conversion provided inside chart cover.

The frames were thrifted and then refinished by me. Tutorial available on request.


All of my patterns come with a fully detailed & professional thread chart, color photograph, & my recommendations for floss and fabric. It will arrive in a plastic zip-close envelope for safe keeping.
This listing is for a CROSS STITCH PATTERN, not for the finished sampler.

I have always liked birds. I remember noticing their flight patterns and songs as a very young girl; but I never spent any time learning their names or matching color, shape and song to species until I was in my thirties. The day my Farmboy put a bird feeder outside my kitchen window changed everything... Suddenly they were right there in front of my eyes, and each new species I spotted got me excited. I had to identify them right at that moment (thank goodness for internet search engines)! I started taking photos and created a spreadsheet to track each new variety that came to visit.

A decade later, I still get joy each day from my moving landscape. I notice the seasonal patterns of which bird types will come and go with the changes in the weather. And every once in a while a brand new bird will come to call, starting the learning process all over again.

This booklet is the second in a collection which will highlight my favorite Pacific Northwest birds. I will release them in groups of three, and will total at least twelve birds by the time I finish, but I might just keep the collection open and expand beyond my own territory to include yours. Perhaps some of these birds are new to you, or perhaps they also live in your area. Either way, I hope you enjoy taking off on this feathered journey along with me.



All models stitched on Picture This Plus 32ct. Wren with one thread over two.

Western Tanager: Stitch Count: 59 x 83
Threads: The Gentle Art: *Brandy, *Country Redwood, *Endive, Grecian Gold, *Ohio Lemon Pie, *Old Hickory, *Pecan Pie, *Piney Woods, *Raven

Redwing Blackbird: Stitch Count: 100 x 53
Threads: The Gentle Art: *Country Redwood, *Endive, Espresso Bean, *Ohio Lemon Pie, *Piney Woods, Pumpkin Pie, *Raven, Toffee

Swainson’s Thrush: Stitch Count: 99 x 60
Threads: The Gentle Art: *Brandy, *Endive, Harvest Basket, *Old Hickory, Parchment, *Pecan Pie, *Piney Woods, Weathered Barn


*Flosses with an asterisk are used in more than one of the designs, but you will only need one skein total for entire booklet.

DMC conversion provided inside chart cover.

The frames were thrifted and then refinished by me. Tutorial available on request.


All of my patterns come with a fully detailed & professional thread chart, color photograph, & my recommendations for floss and fabric. It will arrive in a plastic zip-close envelope for safe keeping.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed by Betsy Kleger

Reviewed by woolwhich
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 24, 2018
Swift delivery. Fun design. Good size.
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Reviewed by kellyannlonghuff
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 22, 2018
Seller was very helpful with all the questions I had. The pattern is beautiful and I already have several more from the shop that I've earmarked for later.
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Reviewed by lawsue
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 21, 2018
Pattern is wonderful and shipping super quick!!
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The Bird Collection, Part II; Western Tanager, Redwing Blackbird, Swainson's Thrush : Cross Stitch Pattern by Heartstring Samplery

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  • Handmade Supply
  • Craft type: Cross stitch
  • Materials: cross stitch chart, materials list, instructions, photograph, cover, plastic envelope, and a piece of my heart
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