Wednesday, September 30, 2009


Fabric Murana
DMC Floss
Stitched by Tatyana

Flower pincushion

Design: yskmtmr (Yasuko)
Fabric: 16ct Blue wing aida
Threads: DMC
Finishing: Pincushion
Stitched by yskmtmr (Yasuko)

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Monopoly board pattern.
DMC floss and cording for finishing.
by Cindy DeRosa

Cupcake pillow

Little gift for a dear friend.. :)

'Cupcake' from Sweet Treats Country Cottage Needleworks
40ct Newcastle linen by Zwegart
Crescent Colours threads as charted
size: cca. 8*8 cm

My blog: Between Crosses

Friday, September 25, 2009

Christmas Cards

Greeting Cards (5”x7”)
Design: Banners for a Cozy Home by Dimensions
Fabric: 28 ct Evenweave
DMC floss
Red Mill Hill Petite Beads


Felt needlebook stitched on 25 count linen using DMC threads.
Fimo clay roses and coffee pot.
Lynn B   

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Autumn garland

Fabrid Linda and cotton
DMC floss
Stitched by Tatyana

Russian alphabet

Design: free Aliola

Fabric: 32 ct linen

DMC, DMC color variations

Stitched by Ponechka

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

L*K “Follow Your Heart” Pillow

SDC10867Design by Lizzie*Kate “Follow your Heart” stitched on 28c Brittany Mushroom using Six Strand Sweets “Snow Cone, Taffy, Icing on the Cake & Sarah Says Cherry”.SDC10866 I finished it as a mini tuck pillow and trimmed it with lilac ribbon which I ruched and then added a little heart shaped button.

Finished by Elisa

Elisa x

My Blog: Old Ragged Threads

Halloween Pumpkins Biscornu

Halloween Pumpkins Biscornu Pincushion The Sweetheart Tree
32ct Belfast linen, hand dyed by myself
DMC and WDW 'Adobe' as kitted
Mill Hill petite beads

More pictures can be seen here.

My blog: Between Crosses

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Teacup pincushion

There's no designer, I have stitched this letters by myself.
Thread Atalie 'Rubis'
32ct antique white Permin linen
stitched 1/1

My blog: Between Crosses

Monday, September 21, 2009


Design: free Aliola

Fabric: 28 ct linen

DMC, Madeira

Stitched by Ponechka

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Grow Tin and Pincushion

Just Nan Grow Tin and Pincushion
28 count Platinum Linen
DMC Floss
Embellishments including pin included in kit
Fabric of your choice for lining and exterior band
Banding applied to Skirtex with batting added to interior circle bottom
Approx. 1/8" pink gingham ribbon
Double row of cording on lid, ribbon applied plain side out

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Autumn Has Come Pinkeep

SDC10896 SDC10895

Design by Helga Mandl (GOSM September 2009)

Stitched on 28c Quaker Cloth “Light Mocha” with DMC threads

Finished as a pinkeep by Elisa

My Blog: ORT

Friday, September 18, 2009

Pattern by Elizabeth's Needlwork Designs
Weeks Dye Works.
for the lambs Wisper thread Made in Italy
70 % mohair. Distributed by Rainbow Gallery.
Satin trim and fabric for back.
By Cindy DeRosa

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Initial Scissor Fob

Initial Scissor Fob
Designer : Sadie Wishart
Fabric : 36ct white linen
Floss : WDW Calypso
Backing : White felt
Filling : Orts
Cord : Handmade using WDW Calypso
Stitched by Sadie

Curtain with autumn trees

Design from cross-stitch magazine
Fabric Murana and linen
Floss DMC
Stitched by Tatyana

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Frosty Blue House by Country Cottage Needleworks

Frosty Blue House by Country Cottage Needleworks
Winter Wonderland Series
32 count Vintage Mourning Dove by Lakeside Linens
Crescent Colour silks (provided in Thread Pack)
Mill Hill Beads #00479 for snowflakes and chimney smoke
Stitched by Meadows08

Christmas Tree by Country Cottage Needleworks

Christmas Tree by Country Cottage Needleworks
Winter Wonderland Series
32 count Vintage Mourning Dove Linen by Lakeside Linens
Crescent Colours silks (provided)
Mill Hill Beads #00479 for snowflakes
Stitched by Meadows08

Monday, September 14, 2009

Needle Book - Female Art of Usefulness

Design: Taken from "Female Arts of Usefulness" which is part of "The little Sampling Etui"
design partly stitched and slightly adapted for over one stitching
Designer: With my Needle
Fabric: Silkweaver Sole, 28ct Cashel
Threads: Gentle Art Special Edition
Stitched by Gabi for Nancy K as part of an exchange from "Friends through Threads"

Cherry Blossoms biscornu & fob

32 ct Opalescent-Raw Belfast Linen
DMC, DMC perle, Weeks Dye Works Hand Over Dyed Floss
Mill Hill beads, Pearls Embellishment
Stitched by Ponechka

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Shepard's Bush Design
JCS ornament issue 2005
Weeks Dye works, Sparkle cording.
By Cindy DeRosa

Thimble Purse

C A Wells Historic Needlework Guild Thimble Purse
30 ct. Soft White Brussels Linen
Thread Gatherer Silk - Lavender Honey
Soie Cristale - Gold, Green, Lt. Lavender, Dk. Lavender
DMC #12 Perle Cotton - Ecru
4mm Thread Gatherer Silken Ribbons - Gilded Lavender
Gold Silk Lining
Mother of Pearl Button - Silver Needle

Britty Christmas Kitty. Pattern in JCS 2005
Weeks Dye works, 2 swarovski crystals and Fiber.
By Cindy DeRosa

Pinkeep with Swarovski Crystals

Pinkeep stitched by Lynn B
using Dublin Lugana Linen, 25 count.
DMC threads
Swarovski crystals

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Redwork Shopping Bag

Redwork Bag - course with Margaret Light
(originally designed to be made into a necessaire, but reworked into a shopping bag by me)
Thread - Gumnut Buds #859
Fabric - Linen Tea Towel

Stitched by Joanne

Heart-shaped ornament

Design: Vervaco
Fabric: Aida 14
Floss: DMC

Stitched by mimimira

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Heart shaped needlebook

Heart to Heart Sampler (part) by The Victoria Sampler
26ct Zweigart linen (sorry, don't know the type)

overdyed by myself
Perle #8 and DMC, beads

I have made this little needlebook in 2006 or in 2007, cannot remember.

The tutorial about making it can be seen here.

My blog: Between Crosses