This was, of course, inspired by watching the birds in my yard during the past week's snows. This guy is an Oregon Junco, which are such sweet, feisty little birds. They seem to hang around all winter
This is another small piece—9" square. The white snowflakes are embroidered, which was an exceedingly tedious final step, and something I don't normally do. In fact I nearly gave up on it as the initial flakes looked odd and out of character. I just had to trust that it would all come together, and I think it did. That piece of background fabric, with tiny stars and dots was wondrous. It was a freebie, compliments of my friend June Underwood and her front porch fabric giveaway last summer.