Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Green needlecase and scissor fob

Design of smallest dragonfly is Cross Stitch Happy freebie
Design of large dragonfly and letter found in Livres anciens on Swappons
Fabric: green Aida 14 ct
Threads: DMC blanc
Stitched by Natalie for friend

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

My Needle Book

Design: My Needle Book
Designer: Blackbird Designs ~ My Heart Is True
Floss: DMC (called for)
40 ct Antique White linen (stained with walnut crystals)
Stitched & Finished by: Julie

Butterfly biscornu

Butterfly biscornu stitched by
Stitched on 25 count dublin lugana linen
using Dinky Dyes variegated silk thread
pale pink fabric
Mill Hill beads
Free pattern here

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Seasonal Biscornu Spring Summer

Seasonal Biscornu Spring Summer
Designers: GPA & MTV Designs
Fabric: 32 count Cream Linen
Threads: The Olde Willow Stitchery
Beads: Petite Mill Hill 42018
Pins: Butterfly Couture & Buttons: Duerre Bottoni available thru MTV Designs

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Petite Lettres Rose

Petite Lettres Rouges Blackbird Designs
32ct Murano by Zweigart, overdyed by myself
DMC, overdyed by myself

Finished as a tin.
More pictures are on my blog.

Made by Nina

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Petite Lettres Rouges

Petites Lettres Rouges Blackbird Designs
28ct Cashel by Zweigart, color 53
Belle Soie 'Red Fox' and 'Rustic'
stitched 1 over 1
Stitching's size: 9,8 cm x 5,5 cm

Made by Nina

Schoolgirl Lessons

'Schoolgirl Lessons' by Little House Needleworks
Fabric : 32ct cream linen
Fibers : DMC 115
Embellishments : Satin ribbon & pearl headed pins
Stitched by Sadie

For Emma

IMG_8304 copy

IMG_8295 copy

Pattern: Plum Street Samplers "Hare’s Easter" Revised
Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 18ct oatmeal aida
Stitched Size: 4.25" x 4.25" 
Pillow Size: 8” x 12” 
Stitched by: Theresa

Summer Arbor - Sewing Pocket

Summer Arbor
Summer Arbor
Designer: The Drawn Thread
Fabric: 32ct Belfast linen "Light Mocha"
Fibers: Needlepoint Silk and Gloriana Stranded Silk
Finished as Sewing Pocket
Stitched by Gabi for Laurie for Woodland Exchange

Wednesday, April 22, 2009



Monday, April 20, 2009


                                                                           DESIGN : JANKA 

                                                                                                 STITCHED : JANKA

                                                                                      FABRIC : 28 CT DMC ECRU LINEN

                                                                                                      THREADS : DMC

                                                                                            FINISHING : NEEDLE CASE

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Box for needlework

Fabric Linda 25 count
Floss Gamma
Design from blog Les chroniques de Frimousse
Stitched by Tatyana

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Danica's Easter Tin

Just Nan Peter Cottontail
32 Count Willow Linen

Friday, April 17, 2009

Fabric: 28 count white opalescent Lugana
Design: Snowflake Ornament #1 from Stoney Creek's February 2008 magazine
Threads/embellishments: Azure Skies Caron Waterlilies, DMC, Mill Hill beads, and one Mill Hill treasure
Finished as: a plain ol' hanging Christmas ornament
Stitched and finished by LoriRay


                                                                          DESIGN : JANKA

                                                                                           STITCHED : JANKA

                                                                             FABRIC : 28 CT DMC ECRU LINEN

                                                                                               THREADS : DMC

                                                                               FINISHING : LAVENDER PILLOW

Pinkeep, Pincushion and Heart Ornament

Pinkeep cross stitch pattern from Tempus Fugit stitched 1 over 1
Heart ornament and pincushion - my own design
Stitched by Lynn B
more pictures on my blog here

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Spider Biscornu

Design by Faby Reilly
Threads: DMC
Fabric: 28ct Blue Opal hand dye
Stitched by Marie

ABC Aux Fleurs

This is a free design which can be found here
Stitched on 40ct Cream Newcastle Linen 1 over 2 with DMC 604 3806 and3364.
Stitched by Moreen

Pansy Biscornu

Pansy Biscornu by Toni Fojtasek for Dinky-Dyes
Stitched by Kathy (StitchinKat)
Fibers: Dinky-Dyes Silks and Ribbon
Buttons: Just Another Button Co.
Fabric: Silkweaver's Jubilation 32ct Opal. Lugana

Love biscornu

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

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Scissor Fobs and Needle Book

Cheetah Needle Book freebie
Sharon Manspeaker
Cross Stitch Happy
Silkweaver "Golden Promise" linen
DMC colors
Stitched by Carolyn NC

Scissor Fob freebie
My Aunt's Attic
Picture This Plus "Coastal" linen
Silk N' Colors Evergreen
Stitched by Carolyn NC

Scissor Fob Freebie
My Aunt's Attic
Silkweaver "Solo" Lugana
Silk N' Colors Forest Berries
Stitched by Carolyn NC

Small Token pinkeep

Small Token
by Blackbird Designs
stitched on 28ct ecru linen
Crescent Colours Threads
Stitched by Tiziana

Monday, April 13, 2009

A box and a fob

Box: Coeur de Nacre © Mouton Rouge
32ct opalescent white Belfast linen by Zweigart
Needle Necessities thread color Hydrangea
Fob: Stitches from Micocoulier © Atalie (not the whole design)
35ct white Edinborough linen by Zweigart
Spring Passion, Violets, Monster Green (my hand dyed threads)

Made by Nina

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Amitie Trinket Tray

Amitie free design by Windy Willows

Stitched on 32c White Murano with
Six Strand Sweets in Blue Curacao, Blueberry Pie, Plum Parfait & Buttered Popcorn

Stitched and finished by Elisa

CoeurAuxPaons Pinkeep

This is a free chart from Carinne here
Stitched 1 over 1 on 32 ct antique white Belfast linen using DMC 498.
Stitched by Moreen

Friday, April 10, 2009

Shepherd's Bush needlebook and thread holder

Needlebook: Soft Spring © Shepherd's Bush
40ct white Newcastle linen by Zweigart
Victoria Clayton silk and Belle Soie
(choosen by myself)

Made by Nina

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Dentelle 2 as a pinkeep

Dentelle 2 © Renato Parolin
32ct evenweave, dyed by myself
My hand dyed DMC

Dyeings, stitching and finishing by Nina

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Primitive birds

Design: Aliola freebie
Fabric: Belfast Linen 32 ct
Threads: Indian silk
Stitched by Ponechka

Sachet with aromatic herbs

Disign: from cross stitch magazin
Fabric: Linda 27 count
Floss: Gamma
Stitched by: Tatyana

Sunday, April 5, 2009

It's Chriiistmas?

Design: Abigail's Christmas Ornament
Designer: Betsy C Stinner - Earth Threads
From: JCS Ornament Issue 2002
Stitched on linen using recommended threads.
Finishing: Tuck Pillow
Stitched by: Kate