Stitches and Steps – Staying Active with a Sitting Hobby

fitbit chart

While I often talk about the therapeutic benefits of our hobby, doing any kind of stitching or needlework or sewing means we spend a lot of time sitting. And if you're like me and have a job that also has you doing a lot of sitting, you might be … [Continue reading]

Card Suit Sampler Blackwork and Cross Stitch Pattern Set

card suit sampler blackwork pattern and cross stitch pattern

Available on Craftsy and Etsy … [Continue reading]

Kawaii Panda Face

kawaii panda face cross stitch pattern

This design was charted by request of my youngest son Ethan, he was in a panda mood. Pattern size is 90 wide by 68 high. Available on Craftsy, Etsy, and Amazon … [Continue reading]

Stitching Bloggers Blog Hop: Staying Active

Stitching Bloggers Blog Hop #22

In this round of the blog hop we're talking about something a little different. Staying active. Stitching isn't exactly an active sport, and many of us also have jobs and other things that keep us sitting or stuck in one spot for long periods of … [Continue reading]

Blackwork Bookmark Trio the First Pattern

blackwork bookmark cross stitch pattern preview

I was stitching up some bookmarks as gifts and these were the designs I charted for them. Simple, fun, and easy to finish. Available on Craftsy & Etsy Each bookmark is approximately 30 x 100 stitches in size, there's a slight variation in … [Continue reading]

The Light of the Fireflies by Paul Pen

The Light of the Fireflies book by Paul Pen

I want to start by mentioning that The Light of the Fireflies as I'm reading it is a translation from another language. I do think the translation was done very well, the sentence structure and word order all makes sense and flows well for the most … [Continue reading]

March and April Stitchybox Goodies!

stitchybox unboxing of march april box halloween cross stitch supplies

Join StitchyBox and Use Coupon Code SBLO1 to Save 10% The color inspiration for the March/April box was The Scream painting, and this is the Halloween box. Upon opening the package there were three packets filled with beautiful surprises waiting … [Continue reading]

Zodiac Cross Stitch and Blackwork Patterns Complete Set

complete set of zodiac patterns

Available on Craftsy & Etsy … [Continue reading]

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