Friday, November 27, 2009

BBD Summer Iris


Blackbird Designs “Summer Iris” stitched on 28c Country French Linen in Cashmere with the recommended WDW & GAST threads, I finished it as a pin pillow the fabric in the picture is what I used for the backing and I trimmed it with a matching trim. I loved stitching this piece…


Hugs & Stitches

Elisa x

“Joy” Ornament


Lizzie*Kate’s Tidy Tidings, stitched on antique white 32c evenweave with DMC threads and antique gold Mill Hill seed beads and finished with a gold trimmed red ribbon and gold beads.

Hugs & Stitches

Elisa x

Feliz Navidad


Lizzie*Kate’s Tiny Tidings design “Feliz Navidad” it is stitched on 32c antique white evenweave with DMC threads and finished with beads on the tree and one the corners of the ornament.  

Hugs & Stitches

Elisa x

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Prairie Schooler Book # 14
Pattern Wedding Ring.
Done on hand dyed linen.
Weeks Dye Works.
By Cindy DeRosa

Count Your Blessings Needlebook

Count Your Blessings - Lizzie*Kate
32 ct Ivory Evenweave
DMC as charted

Stitched by Nicole

Breast Cancer Ribbon Mandala Needlebook

Ink Circles Breast Cancer Ribbon Mandala
32ct Mushroom Laguna
DMC & DMC Variations

Stitched by Nicole

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Trousse aux fleurs bleues

Trousse aux fleurs bleues

More pictures can be seen here.

My blog: Between Crosses

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Souvenirs of Paris

Souvenirs of Paris by Blackbird Designs
Joyoux Noel Book
Fabric: 32 ct. Flax Belfast Linen
Fibre's: GASS & WDW my conversion
Stitched by Aubree (Meadows08)

Blitzen Glistens

Blitzen Glistens! by Just Nan
Fabric: 32 ct. Opalescent Belfast Linen
Fibre's: DMC & Kreinik as charted
Embellishments: Beads provided
Stitched by Aubree (Meadows08)

Monday, November 23, 2009

Hollyberry Heart

The Sweetheart Tree
14ct. Metallic Silver Aida DMC
DMC, Mill Hill Beads
Stitched by Shpinelka
Mill Hill
Mill Hill Perforated Paper
DMC, Mill Hill Beads
Stitched by Shpinelka

Woodland Tree

Mill Hill
18ct. Mill Hill Stitching Band
DMC, Mill Hill Beads, Crystal Treasures
Stitched by Shpinelka

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Prairie Schooler pillow ornament

Pattern by Prairie Schooler.
Weeks Dye works. Hand dyed linen.
Crystals. Oranament pillow.
By Cindy DeRosa

Friday, November 20, 2009

Scissor pocket and scissor fob

Pattern free from this website
Stitched on Emiane
Belle Soie and Crescent Colours threads
Stitched by Tiziana


The Cricket Collection
Stitched by Tatyana

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Luck of the Irish

Celtic Diamond Blackwork
freebie design by Patricia Wainwright of Rainbow Gallery
14 Ct. Aida
Stitched by Daisy

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Heart Christmas Tree


Freebie design by Alexandrina called “Heart Christmas Tree”, it is stitched on 28c Jobelan Mushroom, using DMC rayon thread.

Elisa x

Prairie Schooler Snowman

SDC10968  Prairie Schooler Christmas freebie, stitched on miscellaneous evenweave using the recommended DMC threads again, finished as a hanging ornament with snowman fabric backing and trimmed with green seed beads.

Elisa x

Old Ragged Threads

Snowman’s Quaker Christmas


Freebie design by Midnight Stitching called “Snowman’s Quaker Christmas”

It is stitched on 28c Jobelan “Bay Leaf” with the recommended DMC threads, I finished it with holly fabric as a backing and trimmed it with gold beads.

Elisa x

Old Ragged Threads

New year 2010 Japanese biscornu

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Winter owl

Permin linen
DMC floss
Finished as a pillow - pendent
"Cross-stitch & Needlework"
Stitched by Tatyana

Friday, November 13, 2009

Pattern by Lizzie Kate. Done on linen.
Added two different fibers for border.
Crystals for the flowers.
By Cindy DeRosa


28ct. White Monaco
DMC Perle cotton, Keinik
Mill Hill Beads
Stitched by Shpinelka

Canvaswork Biscornu

Sue Hawkins
14ct. Antique White Aida
DMC, Mill Hill Beads, Charms
Stitched by Shpinelka
Simply Santa

Ruby Heart

Engraved Heart

Mill Hill
28ct. Evenweave Fabric
DMC, Kreinik
Mill Hill Beads, Charms
Stitched by: Shpinelka

Blackwork Pin Cushion

Blackwork Sampler
Cream 28 Count Jobelan
Stitched One on One
Variegrated DMC Thread
Designed and Stitched by Daisy

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Snow tree

The Cricket Collection
Permin linen
DMC floss
Finished as a small pillow
Stitched byTatyana

Noel 2009 Pinkeep

Sal NOEL 2009
original design created by me
stitched on Emiane with Atalie thread (Encre)
Stitched by Tiziana

First part of this SAL is online on my blog.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009



Pattern: Plum Street Samplers “Quaker Calendar V”
Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 32ct Belgium linen
Size: 3.5" x 3" 
Stitched by Theresa

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Little Women

Little Women
by The Sampler Girl from Companion Booklet One (2008)
Linen: 28 ct. Natural Hand-dyed by me with pomegranate
Thread: Recommended DMC
Stitched & Finished by: Julie

Christmas cushion

Sal NOEL 2009
original design created by me
stitched on Emiane with DMC thread (also metallic)
Stitched by Tiziana

If you like it, please join my SAL starting on Nov 11 2009

Christmas Ornament

Christmas Eve Deer
by The Prairie Schooler (The Gift of Stitching 11/2009)
stitched on a Silkweaver Solo (28ct Cashel) with recommended DMC
stitched by Gabi

Monday, November 9, 2009

Rosewood Manor 2008 JCS Ornament for exchange

A Rosewood Manor Design from the 2008 JCS Ornament
issue but dated for this year.
Stitched on 32 Ct Antique Belfast linen.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Noel from the JCS 2008 Ornament issue.
DMC floss. Linen. Felt for the backing.
By Cindy DeRosa


Fabric: 28 count Antique Gold hand-dyed Jazlyn by Silkweaver
Design: taken from a freebie by Novalee02 with wording and borders charted by me
Threads/embellishments: stitched over two with two strands of DMC black cotton floss except backstitch which is done with one strand, tied with a black grosgrain ribbon, two needles inserted into black wool felt
Finished as: a needlebook for my mother
Stitched and finished by LoriRay