Sadie Stuart-I Pledge Allegiance Chart of the Week

Pledge Allegiance Cross StitchWith Memorial Day and Independence Day coming up in the United States you might be thinking of stitching some patriotic themed items. What could be more patriotic than the original Pledge of Allegiance to the flag?

This chart comes from Samsarah Design Studio. “I Pledge Allegiance Sampler” stitched on 30 count Havana Linen by Weeks Dye Works with Crescent Colours (Blacksmith Blue, Smoke, Wavy Navy, Apple Fritter, Red Currant, Wild Berries, Bamboo, 12 Grain, Wild Oats, Queen Bee) and has a stitch count of 61W x 139H.

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Bent Creek Quaker Star is Chart of the Week

Bent Creek Quaker StarAs summer approaches I like to stitch on at least one patriotic work-in-progress.

This summer we have some traveling to do and I actually need to pick up a few small pieces to stitch on and I can’t decide…

This is Quaker Star from Bent Creek.

The model in the picture is stitched on 28 count Linen with [Read more...]

Mirabilia Mother’s Arms is Chart of the Week

mothers-arms-cross-stitch-mirabilia-designsWith Mother’s Day coming up this weekend I’ve got “mother” themed things on the brain.

This is Mother’s Arms from Mirabilia Designs. I will throw a confession in here, I was actually surprised to see that this was a Mirabilia leaflet, it seems different than their usual releases – but, in a good way.

When I think of Mirabilia I usually think of fancy ladies sitting on invisible stools or of colorful mermaids swimming through imaginary waters. I love the colors and the symbols of motherhood [Read more...]

Stitching Fairy is Chart of the Week

Stitching Fairy by Nora CorbettThis is part of Nora Corbett‘s Stitching Fairy series, in particular this fairy represents Linen.

Model stitched on 32 Ct. French Lace Linen with Crescent Colours floss, Kreinik #4 braid, and Mill Hill beads.

I chose the Linen Fairy as our chart of the week to encourage you to try something new in your stitching. If you’re generally an aida stitcher, pick up a piece of linen or evenweave this week and give it a shot. Grab a copy of the free guide here on the site to help you get started and enjoy.

Or maybe you’ve never done a project that included beads added to it like this one does, [Read more...]

Night Owl from Mill Hill is Chart of the Week

Night Owl Cross Stitch Kit from Mill HillIf you’ve been reading at Stitching the Night Away for any length of time you’ve probably caught on that I like seeing owls in cross stitch, so this week’s featured chart probably comes as no surprise to you.

If you’re new around here - welcome! I’m glad you’ve stopped by to chat and stitch :)

Night Owl is actually a complete cross stitch kit from Mill Hill.
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