Pattern Pick of the Day: Cock-a-Doodle-Do

I don’t know what it is about roosters that make people go crazy and buy all the things for the kitchen, but here we are with another rooster pattern and it’s sitting in my shopping cart because I think it would make a great gift for a friend whose kitchen is full of rooster-themed decor…

Cock-A-Doodle-Do from Barbara Ana Designs


Model stitched on 32 ct. Summer Khaki Belfast linen with DMC floss. Stitch Count: 111×79. Finished Size: 7″ x 5″.

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Pattern Pick of the Day: Bee Thankful

Bee Thankful Cross Stitch Pattern by Stoney Creek

Bee Humble
Bee Kind
Bee Thankful
all the time

This is a cute little inspirations pattern by Stoney Creek (stitch count is 56 x 55)

Available from

Pattern Pick of the Day: Sugar Skull

I know you’re probably tired of hearing me say it, but Mill Hill has really been impressive the past year. Not that they weren’t before, but their latest releases have had me hitting the buy button a lot more. The Autumn 2015 releases were no exception and the Sugar Skull kit landed in my Amazon cart immediately

Mill Hill Beaded Sugar Skull Cross Stitch Kit
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Pattern Pick of the Day: Twilight Silhouette

Twilight Silhouette Dimensions Counted Cross Stitch Kit available on Amazon

Twilight Silhouette cross stitch pattern from Dimensions

This kit includes Navy aida, presorted threads, needle and instructions. Finished piece is approximately 14 x 11 inches.

Pattern Pick of the Day: Pi

Pi Cross Stitch Pattern on EtsyHappy Pi Day!

Of course the pattern of the day had to be Pi related.

This pattern of Pi to the 304th decimal place is available from RobinsDesign on Etsy.

Stitch count is 112 x 140 and uses 5 thread colors

Happy Stitching! 🙂

Pattern Pick of the Day: Queen of Freedom

Queen of Freedom cross stitch pattern by MirabiliaThe Mirabilia sitting ladies aren’t usually my style, but there are a few that I really do like. Queen of Freedom is one of those. Anything with a patriotic theme usually gets my attention.

Design uses DMC floss, Mill Hill Beads, and Kreinik Metallic Thread.
Stitch count is 181 x 289

Happy Stitching 🙂

Pattern Pick of the Day: Dreaming of Tulips

Dreaming of Tulips cross stitch pattern from Rosewood ManorBecause the snow has melted, there’s no ice on my back patio, and I’m ready to start pulling weeds and tilling soil so we can plant some veggies and new flowers!

Dreaming of Tulips design by Rosewood Manor, one of their newest pattern releases, is currently available at

The model is stitched with seven colors of Weeks Dye Words threads on antique white linen. (#1330, #1332, #2202, #2205, #2221, #2282, #4121)

Stitch count is 199 x 199

Pattern Pick of the Day: Quaker Seasons

Quaker Seasons by My Big Toe DesignsQuaker Seasons by My Big Toe Designs is available from

“To everything there is a season, a time to every purpose under heaven.”

Stitch count is 137W x 236H.

Pattern model was stitched on 32 count Antique Ivory Belfast Linen using Weeks Dye Works threads.

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