Monday, July 13

Astrology Stitch Poster: Leo

Have any strong Leo's in your life? We do and their friendship and kind spirit makes them some of our favorite people to be around. Learn a bit more about this astrological sign and make a rad piece of art for your (or a friends) wall.

July 23 - August 22
Element: Fire
Ruling Planet: The Sun - the most powerful planetary influence, bestowing vitality and authority.
Written Symbol: Two incomplete circles of the Sun joined by a crescent moon.
Lucky Day: Sunday
Lucky Numbers: 8 and 9
Birthstone: Ruby - protects against physical injury and ensures faithfulness.
Color: Gold and orange.

"Generous, kind, and openhearted, you find it hard to believe ill of others. If injured, you strike back quickly, but you also forgive easily and never hold a grudge. Marvelously affectionate and cheerful, you have genuine joie de vivre. The sun is your ruler and you always bring sunshine into the lives of others. Obviously, this is one of your most endearing traits. In many ways you are like the Sun itself - life-enhancing, radiating energy and magnetism, burning with steady fixity. Astrologers call Leos eternal children, for you take pleasures from the moment and are uninhibited in giving affection.

No one could ask for a better friend. If approached in the right way, you will do almost anything, but you expect praise and appreciation and admiration in return. Pride is your Achilles' heel. Your ego demands not respect but adoration, not compliments but flattery, and when you receive lavish praise you never stop to wonder if it is insincere. Despite your self-centeredness, you need others to give to if only to get back their appreciation. However, because you're too proud to ask for appreciation, you often suffer silently from a wounded ego. Your hidden secret is you need to be needed.
- From The One Astrology Book You'll Ever Need by Joanna Martine Woodfolk

Leo Astrology Stitch Poster //
Download our Leo print - Black or White

Print on heavy card stock to prevent bending or creasing. Take your favorite color embroidery thread and back stitch along the dashed line between the stars (making sure to go under the stars with your thread). It's that simple!

Check out our other free downloadable Astrology Stitch Posters here. And share your astrology stitch cards with us by tagging your photos #foxtailmakes.

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