Leo Zodiac Blocks

Gemini Zodiac Cross Stitch and Blackwork Pattern Preview

This is the second release in a series of Zodiac cross stitch patterns, making my way through these all summer in no particular order. Leo (♌) is the fifth astrological sign of the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Leo. It spans the … [Continue reading]

Gemini Zodiac Blocks

Gemini Zodiac Cross Stitch and Blackwork Pattern Preview

This is the first release in a series of Zodiac cross stitch patterns. Since I started charting the series during Gemini's time I thought it was only fair that they go first. Gemini (♊) is the third astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating … [Continue reading]

May StitchyBox Goodies!

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My Stitchybox came on the 30th, filled with pretty things... Join StitchyBox and Use Coupon Code SBLO1 and Save 10% … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: A Trip to the Moon

A Trip to the Moon cross stitch pattern from Ship's Manor

A Trip to the Moon is one of the newest designs from Ship's Manor, available at 123stitch.com, if you have a local needlework shop they can probably order it for you as well. The project model was stitched on 40 count Legacy by Picture This Plus … [Continue reading]

Stitching the Family: Samplers

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Many stitchers use stitching to commemorate events in the family.  One of the most popular ways to do this is with samplers. Samplers have been around since humanity has been doing the needle arts.  Many stitchers think of alphabet, motif, and … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Kitchen Roosters

rooster cross stitch apron

It's another two-for-one pattern pick here on the blog today, because these are too cute to not have them be together. Tiny twist on the usual though; the apron is cross stitch and the hand towels are embroidery. Happy Stitching! … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Quaker Bee

Quaker Bee from AuryTm

You might have noticed a theme going on this week with all the bees ;) Here's a bee themed quaker pattern from AuryTm. I love the pure simplicity. Pattern is available at 123stitch.com. Model stitched on 28 Ct. Moonglow Cashel linen with DMC … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Antique Bee Sampler

Elizabeth's Designs Antique Bee Sampler

Queen Bee - Honey Bee - Bumble Bee - Spelling Bee - Quilting Bee - Sewing Bee Whatever your favorite kind of "bee" this Antique Bee Sampler is a really fun sampler pattern from Elizabeth's Designs :) Available from 123stitch.com or Stitching … [Continue reading]

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