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Winter Snowflakes Cross Stitch

Winter Snowflakes Cross Stitch

We’re deep into the cold and dreary months which leaves a lot of time for indoor activities like Winter projects. I started the Winter Snowflakes cross stitch project before the holidays and just finished it! I was hoping to have it completed while it was still snowy outside so I could hang it and enjoy it before Spring arrives. Since we’re about to have another big snowstorm this weekend, it looks like I made it with plenty of time.

If you live in a climate that has long harsh Winters like northern Utah has, it can feel like Spring will never arrive. I’ve been reading a book about pioneers called Rising from the Plains (Annals of the Former World), by John McPhee. He has a funny quote used by homesteaders that relates to how most people feel by the end of February: “If Summer falls on a weekend, let’s have a picnic!”

Until those warmer days arrive when activities shift from indoor to outdoor, I’ll busy myself with another Winter Project. How about you? How do you pass long Winter days?

Winter Snowflakes Cross Stitch
Winter Snowflakes Cross Stitch
Winter Snowflakes Cross Stitch

Until next time,

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Have a great day!

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  1. WOw Charee, that is gorgeous!
    Ive always admired folks who could do Crosstitch that beautifully.
    I’m i’m going to look for the book you mentioned.
    Spring has sprung here in the southeast but it’s always fun to read about folks who had it harder than us so that we can appreciate what we have now.
    A book you might enjoy listening to is letters of a woman homesteader by Elaine Pruitt. You can get the recording on LibriVox. One of my very favorites!

    1. Thanks, Lindy! I’ll check out your book recommendation as well–lately I’ve been loving reading books about homesteaders and pioneers. I have a lot of pioneer history in my ancestry so it’s so fascinating to me. Enjoy your Spring weather in North Carolina! It actually got to 54 degrees today and feels wonderful! XO