Sunday, December 23, 2012


Designer:  Danybrod
Fabric:  30 count Confederate Gray
Thread:  DMC ecru and 646
scattered seed pearls 

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Faby Reilly. Christmas Biscornu.

DESIGNER ~ Faby Reilly
PATTERN ~ Christmas Biscornu
FABRIC ~ 32 сt Linen Ant White
BEADS ~ Mill Hill

Stitched by Anna-Zont

Friday, December 21, 2012

Five Golden Rings

Designer:Cottage Garden Samplings
Fabric: 28 ct. black Monaco (over one)
Threads: DMC and overdyed
Stitched by Carol I.

Santas and Feathertree

Designer: Homespun Elegance
Fabric: 40 ct. raw Newcastle linen
Threads: DMC
Stitched by Carol I.

Gifts Galore

Designer:The Trilogy
Fabric: 32 ct. lambswool linen
Threads: DMC, GAST, WDW
Stitched by Carol I.

Give Thanks

Designer: My Heartstings freebie
Fabric: 232 ct. black Belfast (over one)
Threads: various overdyeds
Stitched by Carol I.

Thanksgiving Bird

Designer: Heart In Hand
Fabric: 40 ct. flax Newscastle
Threads: DMC, GAST, WDW
Stitched by Carol I.

Thanksgiving Spots

Designer: The Trilogy
Fabric: 28 ct. almond lugana (over one)
Threads: DMC, GAST, WDW
Stitched by Carol I.

Thankful freebie

Designer: Primitive Betty's freebie
Fabric: 40 ct. flax Newcastle
Threads: Crescent Colours
Stitched by Carol I.

Harvest Sampler

Designer: From an old Leisure Arts book called Holiday Reverie
Fabric: 28 ct. tea dyed Monaco(over one)
Threads: Crescent Colours
Stitched by Carol I.

Thursday, December 20, 2012


Designer:  Little House Needleworks
Fabric:  28 count dark teal linen
Suggested threads

Monday, December 17, 2012

Tis the season

'tis the season :)


Tis the season ornaments by The Primitive Hare
40ct linen, my hand dyed one
with various silk threads

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Merry Wishes Ornament

Merry Wishes
32ct Mushroom Lugana
DMC as charted
Stitched by Nicole
{more pics can be seen here}

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Winter Warm Penguin Ornament

Fabric:  18ct Hand-dyed Blue Opalescent Aida
Fibers: Six Strand Sweets, DMC, Unknown Cotton
Embellishments: Snowflake Buttons, Handmade Cording
Design can be found HERE
Stitched by Meari


Designer:  The Prairie Schooler 
(originally a freebie, now found in Collection D of reissued patterns)
Fabric:  36 count natural linen
Suggested DMC threads
Camouflage ribbon from Walmart
Boy Scout fabric from Robert Kaufman fabrics purchased at Around the Block Quilters Shop
(Why Boy Scout fabric?  Grandson learned to paddle at Scout Camp.)

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Snowman Freebie

Design:  Snowman Freebie by Carmela
Fabric:  Light blue linen
Threads: DMC
Stitched by: Michelle

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The Hatter

This is my new Christmas Ornament, devoted to Alice's adventures in Wonderland :)
The design is of my own
Height: 12.5cm
Pls., visit my blog for details


Designer:  Little House Needleworks
Fabric:  30 count Cocoa linen from WDW
Threads:  Suggested DMC and CC
Wool Backing:  WDW herringbone cognac
Broom:  Hobby Lobby doll house accessories

Sunday, December 9, 2012


Designer:  Prairie Schooler #133
Threads:  Suggested DMC
Wool backing - WDW kudzu herringbone


 Designer:  Little House Needleworks
Fabric:  30 count Confederate Gray
Suggested threads

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Star Ornament #2


Star Ornament
Fabric: 22ct Hand-dyed Blue Hardanger
Fibers: Unknown Cotton
Embellishments: Mill Hill Beads, Handmade Cording
Stitched one-over-one
Stitched by Meari

Star Ornament #1

Star Ornament
Fabric: 28ct Antique White Monoco
Fibers: Unknown Cotton
Embellishments: Snowflake Buttons, Handmade Cording
Stitched one-over-one
Stitched by Meari

Stitchers Scissor Fob #2

Stitcher Sampler
found HERE.
Fabric: 22ct Hand-Dyed Hardanger
Fibers:  Anchor 112
Embellished with handmade cording and tassel
Stitched by Meari

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Covered Box

Cross stitch covered Peacock Box designed and stitched by Lynn B
using DMC threads, Mill Hill beads and Swarovski Crystals.
More pictures on my blog  

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Country Cottage Needleworks December Cottage

December Cottage
Country Cottage Needleworks
Stitched on 40 ct linen over 2
Stitched per pattern with a couple subs from Victoria Motto Sampler and Carries
Finished to hang on my perpetual calendar, used covered buttons for hanging
Stitched and finished by Nancy M

Chirstmas Ornament or Scissor Fob

Christmas ornament or Scissor Fob designed and stitched
by Lynn B using DMC threads and Mill Hill glass beads.
Free pattern available on my blog. 

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Christmas Village Ornament

Christmas Village Ornaments
The Gold Collection from Dimensions
Backing is the material it's on
Stitched and finished by Nancy M

Hallelujah LHN

Little House Needleworks
No.8 of 2011 series
Stitched over 2 on 40 ct Linen
Stitched and finished by Nancy M


Designer:  Heart in Hand Wee One
Fabric:  30 count denim blue
Suggested threads

Friday, November 23, 2012


Designer:  Homespun Elegance
2011 Sampler Ornament
Threads:  suggested WDW, GAST, DMC
Stocking:  pre-made from Adam Original

Thursday, November 22, 2012


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Dicton de Novembre by Danybrod
40ct Newcastle Stone linen - hand dyedby me
Nina's Silks - Ligneous, Denim, Syringa
Nina's Silk Ribbons - Silver Moon, 13mm wide
Gloriana silk - Red Clay, Silk'N'Colours - Snow Angel

Monday, November 19, 2012

Peace Cross Stitch Ornament

Free Peace Cross Stitch Pattern
Designed and stitched by Lynn B
DMC Threads, Mill Hill Beads and Swarovski Crystals
Pattern available on my blog here   

Christmas Ornament 'The Cellist'

Design - my own
Details - here! :)

Sunday, November 18, 2012


Designer:  Plum Pudding NeedleArt
Fabric:  28 ct. Antique Green linen
Threads:  suggested DMC, but substitute 520 for 3051
Pillow fabric:  Christmas Penguins from Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Store


Designer:  Blue Ribbon Designs
Fabric:  40 count WDW Straw
Suggested threads
Bag:  WDW Merlot wool

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Just Nan Gingerbread Mouse

Designed by Just Nan
Stitched on 32ct. Pewter Belfast Linen
Stitched with DMC floss, metallic thread and beads
Stitched by Barbara W.