Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Crowning the Tree

Designer - Blackbird Designs
Stitched on - 30ct. Sheep's Straw by WDW
Stitched with - GA & CC
Stitched by Barbara W.

Christmas Box

Christmas box designed by Lynn B
Stitched on 32 count fabric using DMC threads.
Handmade brooch and polymer clay roses.
More photo's and free cross stitch chart available on my blog here

Saturday, December 24, 2011

The beginning of the story...

My first Christmas ornaments, stitched in 2009
Details and more photos here
Design: Riolis, The Cricket Collection
Stitched by: Elena

Friday, December 23, 2011

Parson Brown

Designer: Notforgotten Farm

Fabric: 35-count WDW Confederate Gray

Suggested DMC threads

(additional words from song added)

Snow Angel from Button Up

Designer: Prairie Schooler # 143

Fabric: 32-count Lamb's wool

Suggested DMC threads

Finishing: Weeks Dye Works Wools - collards

Christmas ornament

Designer: Bittercup Designs
Design: Get into the Spirit
Just Cross Stitch Ornament Issue 2009
Fabric: 32ct Belfast from Silkweaver
Fibers: Weeks Dye, Crescent Colors and Gentle Art
Stichted by Gabi

Christmas ornament

Designer:  Ladybug Lane Designs
Design: "Plaid Greetings"
Just Cross Stitch Ornament Issue2009
Fabric: 32ct opalescent Lugana from Silkweaver in the color "Forest"
Fibers: Gentle Art, Threadworx and Silk n Color
Stitched by Gabi

Thursday, December 22, 2011

LHN Ornaments


Pattern: Little House Needleworks "Fa-La-La"
Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 32ct Belgium linen
Stitched and Finished by Theresa

Pattern: Little House Needleworks "Deck the Halls"
Thread: DMC & Crescent Colors cotton floss
Fabric: 32ct  Belgium Linen
Stitched and Finished by Theresa

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Christmas Tree Pocket Pillow

Freebie Christmas Tree Ornament by Matrioshka Biscornu
Fabric: Self dyed 28ct evenweave
Threads: House of Embroidery Stranded Cotton - Christmas Green
Stitched by: Michelle 

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

An Orchestra for the Christmas Tree

My new Christmas Ornaments - Trumpeter and Drum
Details here
Design: The Vanessa-Ann Collection and my own design
Fabric: Aida 18
Threads: DMC, Madeira, Caron Waterlilies
Stitched by: Elena

Friday, December 16, 2011

Christmas Ball

Designs: Dragon Dreams
Source: JCS Christmas Ornaments 2010
Fabric: Newcastle linen 40ct, cotton
Embellishment: felt and golden cord
Stitched by: Elena

Thursday, December 15, 2011

While Visions of Sugar Plums... (A Teddy Bear Christmas @ 1984)

Designer: Dale Burdett

Threads: DMC

Fabric: 14-count ivory Aida

First stitched and finished @ 1985, refinished 2011

Merry Chris-Mouse - Tiny Tidings XI

Designer: Lizzie Kate

Fabric: 32-count white, and Weeks Dye Works wool - Collards

Threads: Suggested Sampler Threads and Weeks Dye Works

Embellishments: Kreinik #4 very fine braid; snowflakes from Mill Hill, and light bulb button from JABC

Merry Moosemas - Tiny Tidings

Designer: Lizzie Kate

Fabric: 32-count espresso

Threads: Suggested DMC

Embellishments: Stars from Homespun Elegance

and Kreinik very fine #4 red, green and gold braids

Woodland Sampling

The Prairie Schooler - Woodland Sampling

Stitched by Edit

Fall stitches

On the left: The Prairie Schooler - Four Seasons - Fall
On the right: Plum Pudding Needleart - Lookin' Like Fall

Stitched by Edit

LHN Ornaments


Pattern: Little House Needleworks
"Bring Home the Tree", "Cardinal Winter", "Baked Goods"
Stitched and Finished by Theresa

Monday, December 12, 2011

Blessed Be Needlebook

Blessed Be
Designer: Plum Pudding Needleart
Fabric: 28ct Antique White Linen
Fibers: DMC
Stitched by: Meari

Woodland Peace

Designer: Woodland Peace from February 1993 Leisure Arts Magazine
Fabric: 28 ct. evenweave (stitched over one)
Threads: DMC
Stitched by Carol I.

Cranberry Deer Pinkeep

Designer: Beehive Needleworks
Fabric: 28 ct. linen (stitched over one)
Threads: DMC 221
Stitched by Carol I.

Good Tidings to You

Designer: Sampler Girl (in 2011 Just Cross Stitch Ornament Issue)
Fabric: 28 ct. tea-dyed Monaco (stitched over one)
Threads: DMC
Stitched by Carol I.

Oh, Joy!

Designer: Val's Stuff (in 2010 Just Cross Stitch Ornament Issue)
Fabric: 28 ct. sage jobelan (stitched over one)
Threads: DMC
Stitched by Carol I.


Designer: Jeannette Douglas in 2011 Just Cross Stitch Ornament Issue
Fabric: 32 ct. Confederate Gray Linen
Threads: DMC and Sampler Threads
Stitched by Carol I.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Jazz Mittens

Details and free patterns here
Design: my own
Threads: DMC & Madeira
Fabric: Lugano 28ct
Stitched by: Elena

Friday, December 9, 2011

LHN Ornaments


Pattern: Little House Needleworks
"Peppermint Twist", "Frosty Flakes", "Under the Tree"
Stitched and Finished by Theresa

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Christmas Corners

Just Nan
28ct. Tea Monaco
DMC, Kreinik, Mill Hill Beads
Stitched by Shpinelka

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Tralala - cartonnage box

I have made the box only, Tralala design was stitched by a friend.
Box is my gift for her.

box for Bogi_1_by 
design: Poupées Russes



Just Nan Holly Bows

Design is by Just Nan
Stitched on 28ct. Mushroom Evenweave
using DMC Floss
Stitched by Barbara W.

Friday, December 2, 2011


A Christmas Ornament!
Design from the book "365 Quick Christmas Ornaments"
Embellishment: tiny bells, gold cord
Stitched by: Elena