Blackwork Bookmark Trio the Second

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Each bookmark is approximately 30 x 100 stitches in size. [Continue reading]

Cross Stitch SALs Happening in 2018

ships manor through the window sal for 2018Ship’s Manor Through the Window SAL is 12 parts plus a border. A unique view “through the window” with a monthly pattern section released. The stitch count for this one is 148 × 191. The pattern for this stitch-a-long is $14 and available at, where you can also purchase the beautiful hand dyed fabric in a variety of styles if you’d like to use the color Erik created for the SAL.

connie gee designs backstitch sal Connie Gee Designs TWO YEAR Backstitch Design SAL Yes, you read that correctly, this SAL spans 2018 and 2019 with 25 design sections plus a border. The stitch count for this project is 135 x 135.
This is a FREE stitch-a-long to participate in. You’ll find all the details and pattern downloads at

linen and threads mystery sampler sal 2018Mystery Sampler from Linen and Threads The 2017 mystery sampler was such a huge success that they’re doing a new one this year. This is a large project with the stitch count at 209 wide x 478 high. They announced in the SAL’s Facebook group that the overall theme for the 2018 design is Medieval menagerie. The SAL is FREE to participate in and all of your pattern and download information can be found at

guardians of notre dame cross stitch salGuardians of Notre Dame Mystery SAL from Ingleside Imaginarium Last year they did a beautiful birthstone dragon SAL. This year’s design is sure to be stunning when complete, I am really looking forward to seeing it come together and reveal the sections. The pattern is 165 x 163 stitch count and will be released one section per month. The pattern is $18 and can be ordered via the Ingleside Imaginarium Etsy shop

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Stitching & Stash Acquisition for February

Not so much stitching in February. Everyone was sick, there were fevers and flu bugs and just ... ugh, so glad it's March. Stitching progress was made on: Mill Hill Azul Calavera Neglected Threads SAL January Biscornu (finished … [Continue reading]

Neglected Floss SAL Biscornus

January Pattern I figured since we're using neglected threads, I might as well use some neglected fabric too. I pulled this opalescent Silkweaver fabric from my stash to stitch this month's pattern. The threads are leftovers that were missing … [Continue reading]

Stitching Mill Hill Azul Calavera

finished all the green and blue beads on Mill Hill Azul Calavera, only purple and white beads left to add before it's a finish <3 . realized I made a tiny mistake, but I made it on both sides of the design, so I totally just flubbed it and … [Continue reading]

Stitching & Stash Acquisition for January

January started off so well, I was stitching every day and I was enjoying it, things were running along smoothly. I had started a new medication over the holiday break and I was seeing some improvement. Then my health insurance said they wouldn't … [Continue reading]

10 Things I Want to Accomplish in 2018

10 stitching things that I want to do in 2018

Here we are again, that weird part in the middle of January. As always, this part of the year gets me thinking about what I want to do with my stitching projects and with this website throughout the year... I was reviewing my list of things I … [Continue reading]

The Dreamer of Improbable Dreams

"I am and always will be the optimist, the hoper of far-flung hopes, the dreamer of improbable dreams." - The Doctor

One of the 11th Doctor's most quoted moments,... Click here to download the pattern PDF file directly or add it to your pattern library at Craftsy if you prefer to save files there. If you enjoy this free cross stitch pattern, … [Continue reading]

Connie Gee Designs Backstitch SAL

If you'd like to join this free two year stitch-a-long project, you'll find all of the information and pattern downloads at ... Stitching mine on on 28 count hand-dyed Orange Spice evenweave from … [Continue reading]

10,000 Ways That Won’t Work Quote

free cross stitch pattern "I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison

Download the free cross stitch pattern here as a PDF or add it to your account at Craftsy, whichever you prefer. If you enjoy this free cross stitch pattern, please take a moment to like it, pin it, and share it on your favorite social … [Continue reading]

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