Thursday, 3 April 2014

April Showers Mouse - Lucie Heaton

Source: www.lucieheaton.com
 
Looking through my latest TWOCS magazine (issue 215),
I found another adorable Furry Tales design from Lucie Heaton
 
I finished one of these before, you can read all about it here
 
This new one is called April Showers Mouse
So appropriate for our great British weather, don't you think?
Of course, I decided to work on it straight away...
 
 
 
 

April Showers Mouse from Lucie Heaton,
available in TWOCS magazine, issue 215.

Cross stitched on cream 14 count Zweigart aida fabric,
using all preconized DMC thread colours
 



 
Being such a small design,
I thought it would be perfect for a pincushion.
 
So I rummaged through my stash and found
a very pretty patchwork fabric
 
Here it is finished
This is adorable, don't you think?
 
 
 
 
 
Happy stitching!
Mii


97 comments:

  1. Very cute stitching Mii, and the pillow is adorable. I just love it .
    best wishes from Hungary
    Eva

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    1. Thanks Eva!! That little mouse was so much fun to stitch! Quick & easy :)

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  2. Que dulce Mii, es tan tierno, me encanta!!!!! Besitos canarios.

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  3. Oh yes I am a fan of Lucie Heaton too :) Adorable mouse you have stitched... and LOVING the way you have finished it too. Very pretty patchwork fabric and love your added detail with the crosses. Its a really lovely pin cushion.
    Have a lovely day, smiles to you :) xx

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    1. Thanks Jacquie :)
      Here the weather is dreadful, it's raining!!!
      Hugs

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  4. Another gorgeous finish! That fabric just sets off your lovely stitching.

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    1. Thank you Justine! I was lucky with the fabric, I only had just enough to make this :)

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  5. Oh Mii, this so very cute pillow and finishing is gorgeous as you always do. I love it!

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  6. Aww and it's so cute..well done dear x

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  7. Lovely stitching and I love your pillow - hope you dont mind if I pinch your layout idea :-) xxx

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    1. Lol! Feel free! I saw the crossed idea on someone else's blog :D

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  8. Very cute pattern! Love the little pincushion finishing technique!!! Beautiful stitching!!

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    1. Thank you Lana!
      Have a lovely day x

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  9. Dear Mii
    What a sweet little mouse and a lovely project. Many congratulations!
    Best wishes
    Ellie

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    1. Thank you so much Ellie!!! I love that "patchwork" look :)

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  10. Oh yes! Very adorable. I love it. Perfect finishing.

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    1. Thank you Vickie!! So glad you like it too!

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  11. I love these mice and you put them together just beautifully.
    Wishing you a happy day.

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    1. Thank you so much June.
      Have a lovely day! Hope your weather is better than mine... we have rain at the moment :(

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  12. It's so cute! Congrats on the quick finish :D

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    1. Thank you Sarah! I love this little mouse ;)

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  13. Very cute. And beautifully stitched.
    And I just love your finishing!

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    1. Thank you very much :) Always a pleasure to read your lovely comments!

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  14. Sweetest mouse in town! Love your finish too with the red x'es on the seam!

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    1. Thanks Annie! Isn't it a cutie?? I love the "patchwork" look to it :)

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  15. It's very very adorable, beautiful!!
    A big kiss
    Sonia

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  16. What a pretty design...and beautifully stitched. Love the fabric you chose, the colours are perfect!

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    1. Thank you Rhona!
      I wanted to use some red ricrac but opted for the xxxx at the last minute :)
      I'm really pleased with the finish!

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  17. Sweet..., lovely..., beautiful!!! :)))

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  18. This is so CUTE! Love the finish - xxx

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  19. This looks absolutely wonderful. Congrats on such a sweet finish.

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  20. hoooooooooooooooooo, I'm melting =D
    So so so so cute little mouse !!! and this cushion.....I love :D
    Very well done, it is so sweet
    you knew I'd be in love ? :D
    A great new piece in the ECM :D
    superb
    xxxx

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    1. Yes, I know you love your little rodents :D
      This one is definitely for my ECM, LOL!!!
      I'm amazed you remembered this.... my hubby can be so silly sometime!!
      Hugs xx

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  21. So cute and beautifully finished.

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    1. Thank you Lesley!
      Lucie Heaton's designs are always so cute, it's hard to resist stitching them :)

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  22. Congrats on the cute finish Mii.

    Linda

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  23. Very cute stitch! I love the little patchwork pillow finish, it's very sweet!

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    1. Thank you! I am so pleased with this finish, the patchwork fabric really suits the design :)

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  24. The little mouse with his umbrella is so cute.
    Lovely pincushin.

    Greetings, Manuela

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    1. Thank you Manuela!
      Have a lovely weekend ;)

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  25. Comme elle est jolie cette petite souris et la finition est parfaite !
    Bises du Nord de la France

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    1. Merci!! Contente que tu aimes cette petite souris aussi :)

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    1. You just posted a lovely post & I can't see to find the "leave a comment" button :(
      Help...

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  27. Cute finish! I really like your photos in this post - I love to see the detail and neatness in the close-up shots :)

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    1. Thank you very much!! For once, my pictures are not too blurry!!
      So hard taking close up pictures when I keep shaking :D

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  28. That's the perfect finish! Oh - and it's raining by the buckets-full here In IllinoisUSA, too.

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    1. Thank you!!!
      Hope the rain has stopped in Illinois.... so far this morning it's dry in Shropshire UK :)

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  29. Rain, rain go away! Such a cute finish! :0)

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    1. Lol!! How are you sweetie?? Is the little one behaving?? xx

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  30. This is so a lovely pincusion.

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    1. Thank you Tania!
      Have a great day x

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  31. I love the design and the fabric you used on the pillow is just adorable!

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  32. Elle est vraiment adorable cette petite souris.

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    1. Merci!
      Les petites souris comme ça, moi j'adore :)

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  33. Tout en Douceur4 April 2014 at 07:13

    oh comme c'est joli!!!
    doux bisous
    Sophie

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    1. Merci Sophie.
      Très bon weekend, bizzz

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    1. Thank you Lenie!!!
      Your octopus are great too :)

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  35. Très jolie broderie la finition est très jolie aussi. Bonne journée.

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  36. This little one is so cute!!! I love your finishing, it's beautiful as always! :o)
    I hope you have some sunshine too, not just rain...:o)

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    1. Thank you so much!
      The rain has stopped.. for now :D

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  37. adorable cette petite souris avec son parapluie,je craque!
    et ta finition est juste parfaite!
    bravo,j'adore.
    belle soirée

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    1. Merci!! C'est vrai qu'elle est adorable cette petite souris :)
      Belle journée

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  38. What a cutie pie!!
    I love the way your finished it off.. and then teh cross stitch on it!!

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    1. Thank you Annette!!
      It was fun working on this project & I'm really happy with the finish piece :)

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  39. Very cute. And so nicely finished with the decorated seams.

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  40. What a cute design and I love the way you finished it up. You're so talented!

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    1. Thank you so much!!
      I just try my best :)

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  41. What a cutie! And I love the way you finished your pincushion :)

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    1. Thank you Nia!!!
      I love everything about this one, it's so so cute!

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  42. Cute little pillow! I love the colors.

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  43. I really LOVE how you finish things off! So precious and amazingly beautiful. real treasures. XOX

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    1. Thank you sweetie!! Hope you're ok, we're missing you!!!

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  44. You are so creative! I was impressed by the stitching, astounded by what you did with it.

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    1. Thank you for passing by and leaving such a lovely comment :)

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