Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Noel Ornament

Cat's Whiskers Noel

Stitched on 32c Witchelt Linen in Lambswool

With Carries Creation Thread in Plymouth Red

Finished as an ornament by Elisa

Holly Pinkeep

Holly Lizzie*Kate Christmas Double Flips 2008

Stitched on 28c Ivory Jobelan

Recommended DMC threads

Finish as a pinkeep by Elisa

Windy Willows Noel Cushion

Windy Willows Noel Freebie

Stitched on 28c cream Murano with DMC thread

Finished into a cushion by Elisa

Monopoly Needlebook

Design : Adapted from Monopoly chartbook
Fabric : 28 count white evenweave
Fibers : DMC 304 & 310
Embellishments : 1/4" red satin ribbon & 1/4" flat red cord
Stitched by Sadie for Shelley

Monday, September 29, 2008

Kitty Cat Zippered Pouch

Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 18ct oatmeal aida by Regency Mills
Stitched by Theresa


Design: Just Nan
found in the 2000 JCS Christmas Ornament Issue
Fabric: linen
Threads: DMC
Finishing: Christmas Ornament
Stitched by Michelle

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Garden Pleasures Tote Bag

Little House Needleworks "Garden Pleasures" 
DMC cotton floss on 28ct evenweave fabric
Stitched by Theresa

Chocolate Box

Design: Chocolate box
by Little House Needleworks
Fabric: 28 count Cashel Linen~ light mocha
Threads: DMC threads , crescent colours threads and mill hill beads
Stitch count: 64h x 64w
Finishing: mattress pincushion
Stitched by Michelle

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Peace Love and a Cure

Peace Love and a Cure
Designer: Lizzie Kate
Fabric: 14ct off-white aida
Fibers: Six Strand Sweets
Time: 12.5 hours
Stitched by: Meari

Purple Heart Biscornu

Design : Free from Aurelle
Fabric : 28 count white evenweave
Fibers : DMC 4215
Embellishments : 1/2" round purple buttons
Finished as : Biscornu
Stitched by Sadie

Blackwork biscornu

Design : Free from Blackwork archives
Fabric : 28 count white evenweave
Fibers : DMC 720 & 917
Embellishments : 1/2" round glitter buttons
Finish : Biscornu
Stitched by Sadie

Flower Floss Ring Tag

Free pattern from Nina
Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 28ct antique white evenweave
stitched by Theresa

Friday, September 19, 2008

Wee Sister Tote Bag



Design: Heart in Hand "Wee Sister"
Thread: DMC
Fabric: 28ct antique white evenweave
stitched by Theresa

Strawberry Emerys from Anita

Design by Anita
Stitched by Gaby on Belfast linen with DMC threads

Blossoms and Blackbirds Pinkeep

Designer: Little House Needleworks

Fabric: Polstitches hand dyed 28c Nature's Grace

Suggested DMC threads

Finished into a pinkeep by Elisa

Greatest Gift is Love and Peace, Joy , Love

Design: Lizzie Kate
found in the 2001 & 2002 JCS Christmas Ornament Issue
Fabric: Aida
Threads: DMC, heart beads
Finishing: Christmas Ornament
Stitched by Michelle

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Sunflower floss tag

Sunflower taken from Country Cottage Needleworks- sunflower sampler
Stitched on 28ct Cream Brittney using Dmc threads

Angel Pinkeep

Angel Pinkeep
Leisure Arts Christmas Remembered Book 7
Sweeter than the rose
32 Count Linen
DMC Threads
Stitched and Finished by MMMM4

Broder - needle and button keeper

Design: Freebie by Corinne Leroy, can be found here.
Fabric: 32ct nature dirty linen from Permin
Thread: Needle Necessities

Finishing: needle and button keeper

Finished by Nina

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Autumn Spendor Pinkeep

Designer: San Man Orginals Freebie

Fabric: 28c Annabelle Ivory

Threads: Six Strand Sweets - Green Tea Ice-Cream, Spiced Orange Cider, Toffee, Sandy's Autumn Splendor, Spice Drop

Stitched and Finished by Elisa

A Mon Ami Pierre Pinkeep

A Mon Ami Pierre Free Chart

Fabric: Witchelt 32c Linen in Lambswool

Threads used DMC

Stitched and Finished by Elisa

Flower Garden Biscornu

Flower Garden Biscornu

Designer: Lody Steward

Fabric: 32 Murano White

Threads: Suggested DMC threads

Stitched by Elisa

Strawberry Emery

Strawberry Emery
Designer: Anita Diamond
Fabric: Jayne's Attic Count on Me Hand Dyed Carnation
Thread: Sugar Maple Candy Floss

Stitched by Elisa

I Love Cross-Stitch Pinkeep

I Love Cross-Stitch Pinkeep
Designer Maryse Dupont
Stitched on 28c Annabelle Ivory
Six Strand Sweets in Lavendar Jaze, Sweet Babycakes, Violets Sugared & Blue Curacao
Stitched by Elisa

Christmas Strawberries

Design: Christmas strawberries by Prairie Schooler

Fabric: 14 count AIDA

Threads: For the pink one I used venus no. m-009 and
for the blue one its DMC thread and painter's thread 102 Kandinsky.

Finishing: pincushion
Stitched by Michelle

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Kissing Mitten

Design: Kissing Mitten by The Cricket Collection
Fabric: Blue AIDA
Threads: DMC threads , various variagated threads
Stitch count: 42h x 43w
Finishing: ornament
Stitched by Michelle

Cherry Blossoms Biscornu Pincushion

A chart by The Sweetheart Tree

Design: Cherry Blossoms Biscornu Pincushion

Fabric:Belfast Linen 32 cnt

Threads: DMC threads, Perle cotonm threadworx
Stitch count: 52h x 52w

Finishing: biscornu

Stitched by Michelle

Friday, September 12, 2008

JJ hearts

Design: Jeremiah Junction
Fabric: 20ct aida
Threads: DMC
Size of one finished heart: 8,5x10 cm
Finishing: guirland

Finished by Nina

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Joyeux Noel

Design: V. Enginger for the magazine De fil en aiguille
Fabric: 28ct linen (noname) overdyed with glitters by myself
Threads: DMC and Keinik blending filament
Finishing: tree trimming
Finished by Nina

Design: V. Enginger for the magazine De fil en aiguille
Fabric: 28ct natural linen (DMC)

Threads: DMC

Finishing: trimming or banner
Finished by Nina

French Country Amour

Design: JBW Designs
Fabric: 16ct aida, overdyed by myself

Thread: DMC color va
Size: 4,5 cm

Finishing: mini heart

Finished by

Friday, September 5, 2008


Design: Needlebook in Lilac by Ancsa
(converted to a biscornu)
Time: 11.75 hrs to stitch, 2 hrs to finish
Fabric: 14ct opalescent aida
Fibers: DMC 209 & 3802
Embellishments: 1/4" flower buttons
Stitched by