Stitching a Fine Thread Between Hobby and Insanity

stitching a fine thread between hobby and insanity tee shirt preview

Any crafter can tell you that it is a very fine thread between the boundaries of hobby, obsession, and complete craft insanity. This fun shirt design is available via teespring until July 28th. … [Continue reading]

Capricorn Zodiac Blocks

Capricorn Zodiac Blocks for Cross Stitch and Blackwork

Here's the fourth release in the Zodiac Blocks series! Actually, I confess that this is the first one I charted because I'm a Capricorn myself and I've been stitching it. I went back in and made a quick tweak and now it's ready for release. … [Continue reading]

Love Marriage Equality Celebration Stitched by Amanda B.

Love marriage equality pattern stitched by Amanda B.

I think Amanda is the first one to finish stitching one of the Love celebration patterns (I haven't even stitched a whole one yet myself, I need to pick up some red and orange floss) If you'd like to stitch one of the Love is Love marriage … [Continue reading]

Aries Zodiac Blocks

Aries Zodiac Blocks for Cross Stitch and Blackwork

Here's the third release in the Zodiac Blocks series! Aries (♈) fiery, energetic, impassioned, and rules the color red. Considered a stimulant, red evokes action and confidence, which you exhibit in true Arian style. The color is also an … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Twisted Rainbow Sampler

Twisted Rainbow Sampler cross stitch pattern by Northern Expressions Needlework

You may have some stitchalongs happening around Facebook groups for this popular pattern by Northern Expressions Needlework, it really is quite stunning to see. Model stitched on 32 Ct. Onyx by Weeks Dye Works. The floss used in the model are … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Rainbow Whiskerkins

rainbow whiskerkins cross stitch pattern from CM Designs

Rainbow is actually the April Whiskerkins, but he's so darn cute with his rainbow striped tail and buttons. This pattern by CM Designs is available from 123stitch.com and directly from the CM Designs website. Stitch count is 50W x 75H Enjoy … [Continue reading]

How to Find Pins From Your Blog on Pinterest

pinterest source checking images people have pinned from your blog

As crafters we tend to have lots of images and pretty things in our blog posts, and those things often get pinned on Pinterest. But how do you know what was pinned and by who? Your social media widgets might tell you how many pins but maybe you want … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope mandala cross stitch from Ink Circles

This colorful Kaleidoscope mandala design is by Ink Circles and is available from 123stitch.com. this pattern uses 34 vibrant colors of DMC floss. The pictured model was stitched on 32 Ct. Antique White Belfast linen. Stitch Count: 145W x … [Continue reading]

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