Monday, March 30, 2009

Ackworth Swan Treasure Keep

Ackworth Swan Treasure Keep from The Gift of Stitching, February 2009
Treads: Olde Willow Stitchery hand dyed silks
Fabric: 36ct. linen from Stitches and Spice
Finishing: Treasure keep as per instructions in magazine
Stitched by: Heather H/Silverlotus

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Small Bag

Designer: Au Fil Des Rêves
Pattern: Accessoires un soir d’été
Fabric: Random piece from stash
Threads: Gloriana poinsettia (red), Perle 12 (four sided), others from stash
Stitched by

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Daydreams - pinkeep

Designer: Judy Dixon
Fabric: 32 ct Murano
Threads: Finca perle #12, #8
Stitched by Ponechka

Roberta's Cats Scissor Fob Biscornu

Design by Cross Stitch Happy

Stitched by Kathy (StitchinKat)

Supplies: DMC, 28ct Watercress linen, crystal bicone and mouse button on back!

Purity & Passion Biscornu

Designs: Olenka's Stitches
Thread: DMC
Stitched by Marie

Pinkeep Inn

Design: Of Female Worth
Thread: DMC
Stitched by Marie

Cupcake Pincushions

Design: The Cat's Whiskers
Fabric: 32 count white linen
Threads: DMC & Anchor
Stitched by Marie

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Pinkeep and fob

Design: Annabellia freebie
Fabric: orange linen
Threads: DMC
Finishing:pinkeep and fob
Stitched by Michelle

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Quaker Scissor Pocket

Winter Quaker Scissor Pocket
Quaker Scissor Pocket
Designer: Barbara Bernard
Fabric: 32 ct Belfast linen - Country Cream
Thread: Threadworx Navy Blue
Stitched by Gabi for Marie

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Janlynn postcard

Design: Postcard Pair by Janlynn
Threads: DMC
Finishing: mail art
Stitched by Michelle

Thursday, March 19, 2009


 Pattern: Traditional Bulgarian Motif 
Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 28ct antique white evenweave fabric
Stitched by Theresa

ABC Pincushion

ABC Pincushion from Sarah Tobias © Blackbird Designs
32ct Natural Belfast linen by Zweigart
The Gentle Art threads

Made by Nina

Pisces Star Sign Needlebook



Stitched by Lynn B
on Jobelan linen using DMC
threads 726 and 826
1 over 1
More pictures and pattern grid here
Designer leschroniquesdefrimousse.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009


Fabric: Aida
Floss: Gamma
Stitched by: Tatyana

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Spring. Box.

Designer: Judy Dixon
Fabric: 25 ct Lugana
Threads: Finca perle #12, #5, #8
Stitched by Ponechka

Needlebook and pinkeep

Needlebook and pinkeep stitched by Lynn B
using linen and Dinky Dyes silk thread
Colour - Desert Sand (variegated)
Free cross stitch pattern and more pictures can be located here

Monday, March 16, 2009

Scissor Fob

Bushfire Kitty

Design By:Cat's Whiskers Designs

Fabric: Antique White 32 count linen

Fibers: DMC

Stitched by: Shay

Sunday, March 15, 2009

A freebie downloaded from the
A card i made for my dauthers 19th birthday.
It was her first election and she voted for Obama
DMC floss and light blue Aida.
By Cindy DeRosa

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Scissors case & finder

Design: Ellen Maurer-Stroh
Fabric: Aida
Floss: Gamma
Stitched by Tatyana

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Let it Snow by Barbara Ana Designs

Let it Snow by Barbara Ana Designs
Thread: DMC
Fabric: 28ct. hand-dyed from Enchanting Lair
Finishing: Pinkeep
Stitched by Silverlotus/Heather H

Cupcake Biscornu

Cupcake Biscornu stitched by Lynn B
using linen and DMC threads
More pictures here
Pattern from The Floss Box

Valentine biscornu

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

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Pincushion with quilt

Design: from magazine
Fabric: 25 ct Lugana
Threads: DMC perle #5, Finca perle #12
Stitched by Ponechka

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Winter Violets

Designed by Just Nan
Fabric: 32 ct lavender evenweave
Threads: DMC
Stitched by Marie
Finished on a painted paper mache box

Lavender Biscornu

Designed by Faby Reilly
Fabric: 32 ct white linen
Threads: DMC
Stitched by Marie

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Powder cover

Design: from cross stitch magazine
Fabric: Aida and soft wool
Floss: DMC
Stitched by: Tatyana

Small Token

Small Token © Blackbird Designs
40ct Autumn Gold Vintage by Lakeside Linen
Vikki Clayton silk threads

Made by Nina

Friday, March 6, 2009

Topiary Christmas Ornament

A Topiary Christmas Ornament from the David & Charles Cross Stitch Collection
"Christmas Blessings" stitched on 28c Mocha Quaker Cloth
with the recommended DMC threads, back in the fabric shown in the picture.

Stitched and finished as an ornament by Elisa

Red needlebook

Freebie design Cargaud la brico
Fabric: 16ct Aida white
Floss: DMC #666
Stitched and finished as needlebook by Natalie

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Happy Birthday mini stocking

Happy Birthday from By the Chimney with care
© Blackbird Designs
32ct evenweave, overdyed by myself
The Gentle Arts threads

Made by Nina

Pinkeep for Mum

Freebie design by Casa Mia, stitched on 28c ivory jobelan
with Carrie's thread in Plymouth Red.

Finished as a pinkeep by Elisa

Hyacinth Pinkeep/Pocket

Les Chroniques de Frimousse freebie I had in my stash
Stitched on hand dyed 28c jobelan "Enchanted" with DMC threads.

Finished as a pinkeep/pocket by Elisa

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

The peacock stitching chair, The cat´s whiskers

Name: The peacock stitching chair.
Design: The Cat´s Whiskers Design Studio.
Fabric: 32 count Belfast Linen- Pearl Grey.
Floss:Dinky Dyes
ribbon: silken ribbons, the thread gatherer "Berry Spritz".
sitiching and finish: Doris


Biscornu for Anna

Design largely taken from a Giulia Punti Antichi pattern ("Deruta Christmas ornament")
Fabric: 28ct Cashel linen Light Mocha
Fibers: Gloriana Stranded Silk
Mill Hill Beads
Stitched by Gabi for Anna