Friday 24 August 2012

Embroidery stockings taken to France!!

Hello dear friends
I thought it was time for an
update on the Christmas stockings
I made for the girls.

As you can see this is
she's our 'pink fairy'!!

I added some tiny pearls
to the Angel's wings

Aren't her 'Mary Jane' shoes
so sweet

and added a 'Grandpa'
embellishment too!

Darling Zoé is a red girl

I added tiny bronze/gold beads
to her angel's wings
with little stars on the tips.
We all love angel's with
stars don't we!!!!

Red angel has little stars
on the bottom of her skirt
she has black Mary Jane's!

A little yacht to remind
her of Dada (Granpapa).

some shepherds and a
Grandma embellishment!

Thank you dear friends
for popping in to see me,
especially those of you
who pop in often
and leave me such sweet comments!

Take care
and be kind to one another.
Hugs and love
Shane xox


  1. Wow, they are just so gorgeous! Suzy x

  2. Shane, you have surpassed yourself. They are so professional and so beautiful.

  3. Those embroidered stockings are absolutely gorgeous. I know a lot of time went into the making of them and surely they will be cherished by Stella and Zoe! Wishing you a wonderful weekend. Tammy

  4. Dear Shane, what beautiful stockings you've made for the girls! However long did they take?
    A wonderful job you've done. Have a great weekend. Hugs xx

  5. Dearest Shane,

    So glad you took these pictures from your beautiful cross stitch embroidery. Such a labor of love and so well personalized too. Great gifts that will become cherished heirlooms over the years!
    Thanks for your comforting words. It is tough to deal with such emotional things from across the big oceans... You know all about it too.
    Hugs to you,

  6. Such a beautiful work, Shane! I am sure the stockings will be treasured always.

  7. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous Christmas stockings Shane. The wonderful tiny details, beads and sparkle are divine!

  8. Dear Shane,
    they are truly beautiful, and treasures to keep and admire every year,for ever.
    Such sweet details, and your embroidery looks so beautiful.
    Sweet and lovely gifts for your girls.

  9. So sweet and each so fully of special meaning. These are bound to become heirlooms!

  10. Your stockings are adorable! They look like Shepherd's Bush patterns to me... I haven't cross-stitched in about 20 years but just recently bought one of her patterns and am itching to get started.
    Yours are so beautiful and I love the addition of the little pearls etc.
    Beautiful work!

  11. These are delightful, so beautifully done and I love how you have tailored made them to each of your beautiful grandchildren!
    Thank you for your visit to my blog and believe it or not, yet Burgundy is a big place but yes it was the Morvan we were. I bet your family will have loved it there, it is so beautiful! It must be hard for you to be so far away from them all, but I guess it makes the visits even more special. I'm a bit in the same boat, my first grand child will be born in October in Australia and I live in the UK, so I have learnt already how hard these good byes are....

  12. Oops, sorry for all the typos, it is still early morning here, I think I need my coffee....

  13. Lovely embroidery!
    Thanks for following me at Delights of the Heart.
    Love all things French and have visited there three times.
    Also have visited New Zealand many years ago for the National Woolcraft Festival.


  14. My goodness Shane those stockings are just amazing......

  15. Hi Shane

    The christmas stockings are just gorgeous and what keepsakes. They will have them for many, many years. They look like a lot of work but work with lots of love in it.



  16. Hello,Shane! So fine, so lovely, so beautiful!!! Have a happy day! Best regards riitta sinikka.

  17. Shane, these are so gorgeous, what a talented gal you are to create such a beautiful keepsake, so personal and from the heart Mx

  18. Shane, so much delicate work, they are just so beautiful. Know Stella and Zoe will treasure them for ever and ever!

    Hugs - Mary

  19. dear Shane..what wonderful amazing and thoughtful gifts you made for your granddaughter tht they will cherish forever..How utterly delightful! Blessings and hugs,


  20. Dear Shane,

    The Christmas stockings for your grand-daughters are so sweet and such a lovely keepsake for them.
    Also enjoyed seeing the sweet photos of the French birthday party.
    Love that you were able to introduce them to pass the parcel.


  21. oh my
    these are so so precious and sweet
    the girls will enjoy those for years and years to come!

    you put so many special touches into each one!



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