Sunday, May 31, 2009

Black Needles and a metal box

BOX: SpriraLbre Cargaud (freebie)
20ct aida, coffee and tea dyed by myself
TGA 'Dark Chocolat

NEEDLEBOOK: Black Needles Ravenelle (freebie)
40ct white Newcatle linen by Zweigart
Victoria Clayton silk 'Be Grimed'
1 over 2

More pictures are on my blog.

Made by Nina.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Think Snow

Design: The Sweetheart Tree
Fabric: 32 ct Belfast linen
DMC, Mill Hill beads, charm
Stitched by Ponechka

Two red pillows!

Prairie Schooler pincushion stitched by Lynn B
more pictures here.
Stitched on linen using DMC threads.
Exchange for Jill stitched by Lynn B
more pictures and free patterns
can be found here.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Alphabet Heart

Alpabet Heart for Donna
Designer: unknown
Free design from Australian magazine "Better Homes and Gardens"
Stitched over one on 25ct white Lugana
with Threadworx "Shortcake"
Finished this design also with Threadworx "Bleeding Heart" which can be seen here
Stitched by Gabi

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Hillside Samplings scissor fob

Fabric: 28 count Willow Green linen
Design: from the Hillside Samplings "A Folk Art Sewing Box" kit
Threads/embellishments: Gentle Art threads and gold reindeer charm (provided with the kit) and DMC floss
Finished as: a scissor fob
Stitched and finished by LoriRay
My blog:

Good Luck Biscornu

Barbara Ana Design
Good Luck Biscornu
Threads: Atalie, Atalie Bellesoie, Crescent Colours
Stitched 2/2 on ecru linen

Made by Tiziana

Heart shaped thread keeper

Motif 'Sablés de Noel' a broder sur le torchon 'Calendrier 2003'
from magazine De fil enaiguille nr. 28.
32ct antique white Permin linen
Waterlilies silk 'Bordeaux'

Made by Nina


Design by Brightneedle.
Fabric Lugana 25 count and linen.
DMC floss.
Stitched by Tatyana

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

"All Spiced Up" Victoria Sampler Christmas ornament

Fabric: a mystery piece of linen from my stash
Design: "All Spiced Up" by The Victoria Sampler
Threads/embellishments: I used the embellishment kit which included everything except the linen and backing fabric
Finished as: a Christmas ornament
Stitched and finished by LoriRay


Petit Coeur III by Atalie
Stitched on Aida 14, with DMC 99 floss

Stitched and finished by mimimira

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Petites Lettres Rouges Needlebook

Made my Petites Lettres Rouges free design from blackbird designs into a needlebook at the weekend.
Stitched by Moreen

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Le Duo Gourmand

Le Duo Gourmand by Tralala

Stitched 2/2 on Graziano linen
Threads: DMC, Country Cottage Needleworks, Atalie Bellesoie
Finished as a stitching pochette

Stitched by Tiziana

Just Nan Floral Fifteen Biscornu

Just Nan Floral Fifteen
Fabrics: 30 Count Swan & Willow Legacy Linen
Floss: AVAS Soie d'Alger (skeins) - 1342, 1344, 3313, 3315, 3022, 3023, 3024, 3026, 621, 1843, 1844, 1845. Used DMC floss to select matches. Preferred the green shades I selected than the original.
Buttons: Mother of Pearl available from Silver Needle or they are the set used in Isotta's Biscornu by GPA
Pins: Just Nan Charm Garden Pins

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Strawberry emeries

Quaker Flower Strawberry Emery by Little Stitches
I wrote onto the pictures the fabby and the thread

Made by Nina

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Red Heart

Susan Greening Davis
20 ct Bellana
Finca Perle #8, #12
Stitched by Ponechka

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

A Mother's Love needleroll by Shepherd's Bush

Fabric: 28 count Antique White Jobelan
Design: "A Mother's Love" needle roll by Shepherd's Bush
Threads/embellishments: silver heart charm, ribbon, DMC, and Weeks Dye Works "Hibiscus"
Finished as: a needleroll
Stitched and finished by LoriRay

Folk Art Sewing Roll by Hillside Samplings

Fabric: 32 count flax linen
Design: "Folk Art Sewing Roll" by Hillside Samplings
Threads/embellishments: DMC 6-stranded cotton floss
Finished as: a fold-up sewing roll
Stitched and finished by LoriRay

Busy Bee Needlekeep

Designer: Lorri Birmingham
Stitched by Marie

Anniversary Biscornu

Designer: Just Nan
Stitched by Marie

Casey Buonaugurio Frog Biscornu

Frog Biscornu

Stitched on 32ct Silkweaver Solo lugana with DMC & JABC buttons

Stitcher: Kathy (StitchinKat)

Monday, May 18, 2009

Noel Ornament

This is a free design from Swappons
Stitched 1 over 1 on 32 ct Natural Linen with DMC threads 815 & 321

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Just Nan Dragonfly Summer

Just Nan Dragonfly Summer
28 Count Lilac Linen
DMC Floss
Beaded Edge: Mill Hill 2018
Pin: Just Nan Charm Garden Heart from Silver Needle

Pillow with embroidered buttons

Design by Tatyana
Fabric: Evenweave and linen
Floss: DMC
Stitched by Tatyana
Chart is here

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Under the sea

Elizabeth's Designs
28ct cream Linda
DMC variations, Carrie's Creation
Stiched by Ponechka

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Christmas Pinkeep Ornament

from Just Cross stitch Ornament 2008 issue
Fabric: 32 count Belfast Raw(53) Linen
Threads: Dinky Dyes Silk floss
Finishing:Christmas ornament
Stitched by Michelle

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Le duo gourmand as a needlebook

Le duo gourmand Tralala
Le gâteaux
40ct white Newcastle linen
TGA, WDW, DMC (choosen by me)
Size: 8,5 x 6,7 cm

La Fraise: 32ct white Belfast linen
TGA, WDW, DMC (choosen by me)
Stitched 1 over 1
Size: 5,5 x 4,2 cm

Made by Nina

See and read more here ;)

Sunday, May 10, 2009

D2 Biscornu

D2 Biscornu
Deruta by GPA
Linen: 32 count Clay
Threads: The Gentle Art Sampler Threads
Majolica button and bead available from GPA or some cross stitch shops
Fabric: Benartex

Country style scissors case

Design by Tatyana
Fabric linen
Floss DMC
Stitched by Tatyana
Chart is here

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Cube by Nancy M

Designer Country Cottage Needleworks
28 ct evenweave-unknown color
Floss Crescent Colors floss pack
Stitched by : Nancy M