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« on: September 15, 2013 05:31:00 PM »

I have two hummingbird feeders on my apartment balcony and there are at least three ruby-throated hummingbirds that visit regularly (possibly more, but I've only seen three at a time and I am kind of speciesist in that I think they all look alike).  I want them to visit my feeders forever, but since it's about time for them to migrate I settled for the next best thing - immortalizing one of them in craft.

I haven't done any cross stitching in years, but it's pretty easy to pick back up.  I used this free pattern and made a little cloudy frame for him.




He's pretty small.

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« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2013 02:47:39 AM »

So pretty and dainty!
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« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2013 08:00:38 AM »

Ruby throated hummingbirds are all we get around here (eastern Canada), I love your little picture of one. You've captured his essence perfectly.
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« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2013 08:04:09 AM »

Besides crows, hummingbirds are my favorite. We get Anna hummingbirds all year round here. They are so wonderful.

I can't believe how tiny that stitching is! Great job! My eyes would have gone crossed.
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