Saturday, February 28, 2009

Scissor Fob - Inspirations #61

Scissor Fob from Inspirations Magazine, Issue 61

Three sided fob, (original is a thimble pod)

Thread - Gloriana Silk, Poincettia.

Fabric - random piece from stash

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Pink Carnations box

Pink Carnations © The Sweetheart Tree
28ct Riviera Soft Rose/White Gingham linen by Graziano
Mill Hill Petit Beads

Made by Nina

More pictures are here.

Thread-pinkeeper-floss tag

35ct Edinburgh linen, hand dyed by myself
Victoria Clayton silk and Belle Soie
Letter 'E' by Sajou
The keeper's idea is by Joei, A Box of Chocolates

Made by

Another picture is here.

Dragon Dreams, Not a Creature Was Stirring

Not a Creature Was Stirring, Dragon Dreams
From the 2001 JCS Ornament Issue
Stitched by Kathy (StitchinKat)
Finished as an ornament

Brightneedle Ornament

2007 Merry Xmas Pinkeep
by Brightneedle
JCS 2007
fabric: 32ct cream Belfast linen
fibers: DMC
stitched by staci for Carol S
(Christmas Ornament Swap)
(you can see more pictures on my blog)

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Plum Tassel (mill hill)

Name: Plum Tassel
Design: Mill Hill
Fabric: Perforated paper
Threads: DMC
Beads an treasures: Mill Hill.
stitcher: Doris

Monday, February 23, 2009

Just Nan Garden Glamour

JN Purple Tin

Stitched on 32ct. Lavender Bliss Belfast
Stitched by Barbara W

Flower Top Pincushion


Designer: Internet Freebie
28ct. Cream Evenweave
Stitched by Barbara W.

Margaret Sherry's Letter X Cat, without the X!

Designer: Margaret Sherry, XS Cat from Letter X chart

Stitched by Kathy (StitchinKat) and made into a scissor fob.

Easter heart

Design by Tatyana
Stiched by Tatyana
Fabric Aida
Floss DMC
FREE chart is hear

January Cake needlebook

Design: Brooke's Books freebie
Fabric: aida dyed with dylon
Threads: DMC, mill hill
Stitched by Michelle

Friday, February 20, 2009

Box for needls & pins

Design by Permin of Copenhagen
Fabric Aida
Floss DMC
Stiched by Tatyana

Sizzle!, Just nan

Name design: Sizzle!
Design by: Just Nan
Fabric: 28 count Zweigart "Meadow Mist", cashel line
Threads: DMC
Beads:mill hill
Charm: gold flower just nan.
Note: the scissorkeep and needlebook,is a mix of ideas of "Hoop!" needlebok, and "Sizzle!" flowers.

Tiny bookmarks

Design: Audrone
Fabric: plastic canvas (14 ct)
Floss: DMC
Stitched and finished by Audrone
More pictures available at Saules-zuikutis.blogspot

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Cup & cat ornament

Design: yskmtmr (Yasuko)
Fabric: 16ct Antique white aida
Threads: DMC
Finishing: Ornament
Stitched by yskmtmr (Yasuko)


Design by DMC
Stitched by Tatyana
Fabric: Aida
Floss: DMC

Bee Biscornu by Kissy-Cross

finished as a scissor fob
Stitched by Kathy (StitchinKat)
Fabric: 32 ct Silkweaver Solo jobelan
Threads: Dinky-Dyes silks

Animals Rule! by Catherine Jordan

Design by Catherine Jordan of Catherine's Designs
From a class taught in 2007 on Reversible Stitching
Mounted in a clear ruler
Stitched by Kathy (StitchinKat)
Fabric: 32ct linen
Threads: from Catherine's own line of overdyes, and perle cotton for Nun stitched edge.

Alphabet Tree by Blue Ribbon Designs

Blue Ribbon Designs, retired freebie
Stitched by Kathy (StitchinKat)
Finished as a bookmark
Fabric: 30ct linen banding
Floss: Weeks Indian Summer

Biscornu #19 by Aurelle

Biscornu #19 Aurelle's Blog

Stitched by Kathy (StitchinKat)

Fabric: Silkweaver Solo

Threads: Dinky-Dyes silks

"The Garden Chair", The cat´s whiskers design studio

Name: "The Garden Chair"
Design by: The Cat´s Whiskers design studio.
stitcher: Doris
Fabric: Zweigart Belfast Linen , 32 count, "mint green"
Threads and ribbon: dinky dyes.

Monday, February 16, 2009

"Starry Snowman" Christmas ornament

Fabric: a mystery piece that was in my's some sort of 28 count raw/natural linen
Design: "Starry Snowman" by Homespun Elegance Ltd. from the 1998 Just Cross Stitch Ornament Issue
Threads/embellishments: DMC floss and some twine
Finished as: a plain ol' hanging Christmas ornament
Size: right over three inches wide and right under three inches tall (not including the twine hanger)
Stitched and finished by LoriRay

Pendouille Sapin Renne

Design: Pendouille Sapin RENNE
Designer: Valerie at Bonheur de Brodeuses (French)
Time: 2.5 Hrs to stitch
Fabric: 14ct white Aida
Fibers: DMC
Embellishments: Blue satin cording
Stitched by Meari

Ladybug Floss Tag

Design: Love Bug
Designer: Erynne Chard
Time: 2 Hrs to stitch
Fabric: 14ct pink aida
Fibers: DMC floss
Embellishments: Eyelet
Stitched by Meari

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Love Letters by The Chocolate Cat

Love Letters by The Chocolate Cat
Fabric: Unknown 32ct. linen
Thread: Dinky Dyes #25 Ruby
Finishing: pin keep
Stitched by: Silverlotus/Heather H.

Celtic Thunder Biscornu by Enchanting Lair

Celtic Thunder biscornu by Enchanting Lair
Fabric: 28 ct. Bonney Heather from Enchanting Lair
Threads: Dinky Dyes and Gloriana silks
Beads: Delicas and Swarovski
Finishing: biscornu
Stitched by: Silverlotus/Heather H

Prairie Schooler pin keep

Prairie Schooler pinkeep
Stitched on 28 count linen
using DMC threads
More pictures on my blog here

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Quaker Heart

Quaker Heart by Shepherd's Bush
25ct Edinburgh creme linen
Victoria Clayton silk, Belle Soie, Silk Mori

Stitched and finished by Nina

More pictures are here.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Floss ring / floss tag

Design: "Victorian Ivy Monogram" from the Better Homes and Gardens book called "2001 Cross Stitch Designs"
Fabric: 28 count Antique White Jobelan
Threads/embellishments: DMC floss, blue eyelet, plain silver book ring
Finished as: a floss tag / floss ring
Size: less than two inches square
Stitched and finished by LoriRay

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Valentine Pillow

Valentine Cross Stitch Pillow
Valentine Pillow stitched by Lynn B
Stitched on linen using DMC threads
Swarovski Crystal trim
More pictures and free pattern here.
Designer - Swappons

Tiny Biscornu

Tiny Biscornu
Stitched on 25 count dublin lugana linen
1 over 1 using DMC thread
More pictures and free pattern can be located here
Stitched by Lynn B

Monday, February 9, 2009

Heart Pinkeep & Strawberry Emery

(front: above - back: below)

design: Country Sampler Heart Pinkeep & Strawberry Emery
by: Stacy Nash Primitive Designs
32 ct natural linen
DMC used
stitched & finished by: Julie

In heart-family

Designer: Natasha Mlodetski
Fabric: Linen 32 ct
Threads: DMC Colour Variations
Stitched by: Ponechka from Russia

Sunday, February 8, 2009

All you need is love

' All you need is love' by The Drawn Thread
Fabric : 28ct Ecru evenweave & 100% cotton backing
Floss : DMC
Stitched by Sadie for Karen

Friday, February 6, 2009

Le Carré Micocoulier fob

Le Carré Micocoulier © Atalie
28ct antique white linen, unmarked
Stitched 1/1 with my hand dyed threads

Finished as a scissors fob

Stitched and finished by Nina

Petit Coeur III. as a scissors fob

Petit Coeur III. © Atalie
28ct antique white linen, unmarked
Victoria Clayton silk thread, 'Rum Cherry'
Stitched 1 over 1

Finished as a scissors fob

Stitched and finished by Nina

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Pillow Ornament

Design: Glory to God, Little House Needleworks
2008 JCS Ornament Issue
Fabric: 32 count linen, green quilting fabric on back
Threads: DMC conversions
Embellishments: Mill Hill Royal Plum seed beads, ribbon to match DMC 730
Stitched by Meadows08

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Cherished Stitches Holly Berries Mini Biscornu

Design: Cherished Stitches Holly Berries Mini Biscornu (JCS 2008 Ornament Issue)
Fabric: 36 count linen, Raw
Threads/embellishments: Gentle Art Sampler Threads in Pine & Briar Rose, Mill Hill Beads in Royal Plum (#02012)
Stitched by Meadows08

Shepherd's Bush Merry Christmas needleroll

Design: "Merry Christmas Roll" by Shepherd's Bush (from the Just Cross Stitch magazine, 1997 ornament issue)
Fabric: a mystery piece that was in my's some sort of raw-type linen
Threads/embellishments: DMC floss, Mill Hill beads, plain ol' ribbon, & a button from my stash
Finished as: a needle roll
Size: a little less than six inches long and a little less than two inches wide
Stitched and finished by LoriRay

Mini Biscornu and Mini Valentine Fob


Red and white mini biscornu stitched on
25 count dublin lugana linen using DMC satin thread colour 321
Stitched by Lynn B
Free pattern from The Floss Box.


Mini scissor fob stitched on 25 count dublin lugana linen
using DMC threads 1 over 1
More pictures and freebie pattern can be located here.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Mini Biscornu and Needlebook

Design: Z. Morkūnaitė "500 Ornaments for Crocheting, Knitting and Cross-stitching"
Fabric: 40 ct white linen
Floss: DMC 4050, 730
Stitched and finished by Varlė keliauninkė

Lamb Tussy "I think of you"

Designer: Natasha Mlodetski
Fabric: Aida 14 ct
Threads: DMC
Stitched by: Ponechka from Russia