Saturday, 1 October 2022

The People Chose Wild Animals


This SAL is all about what you want to see on the blog.  I asked for suggestions for themes and then put them up to the members of the IHSW Group on FB to vote for their choice.  Now we are working through the choices.  This is what has been chosen:

October - Wild Animals
November - Travel
December - Glitter

Looking through my Happy Dance blog, it appears that most of my animals are fantastical, mainly dragons!

There is this stately lion from Teresa Wentzler's Fantasy Sampler:

A fabulous Egyptian Hunting Scene from a kit back in 1996:

A lovely stripy zebra from an alphabet sampler I stitched for my son:

A whole Ark full of animals from this Joan Elliott design, also stitched for my son:

A rhino for his teacher, she collected rhino toys, something a little different to stitch!

A cute little armadillo as part of a name sampler:

And my latest piece, another Just Nan mouse.  Mice are wild animals although not very ferocious!

stitched on 32 count grey linen

And now it's over to you.  All you have to do is make a post on the theme of Wild Animals, mention The People's Choice SAL (you can copy the picture I used at the top of this post and in my side bar) and my blog. Please link up using the URL of the actual blog post, not the home page of your blog.   I look forward to seeing what you all post.



Finally, I need your suggestions for the next poll.  Anything, no matter how obscure, weird or random will go into the poll.  Keep the theme suggestions to a single word or two - so you could have Elephants, or Green, or Holidays, or Warmth etc.   Really anything which could be illustrated in cross stitch.


Sandy said...

That's a lot of wild animals. Back when I did cross stitch, the only animals I can remember doing were Dinosaurs for my one nephew. It was such a different type of stitching for me, I remember thinking it was fun. That nephew is married with 2 children, and became a grandfather last that tells you how long ago it was I made that Dino sampler. LOL Your arch is really cute.
Sandy's Space

Pamela said...

Noah's Ark has two of all the animals! Very cute!

butterfly said...

Fantastic stitching Jo.
I always love to visit your blog.

jocondine said...

Love the lion and the Egyptian stitching, must come dance with you more often to discover those still secret to me works. xxx

Raquel said...

Hi! I really enjoyed the Egyptian-themed artwork. Beautiful! Hugs, Raquel

Leonore Winterer said...

Great selection of unusual animals! I was a little surprised at how many I found.

Katie said...

Lovely post. Thanks for sharing.

Sandy said...

Waving hi as I make my blog rounds. Hope you're doing well.
Sandy's Space