Cross Stitch Tails … and we’re not talking stories here …

tails via ebay

Recently a customer called me and needed more thread for a kit she had purchased.  She had run out of one color and was only half way done with the area.  WHAT?  How could that be?  I looked at my notes and I had another customer with the same … [Continue reading]

Looking to Add New Contributors

I love having guests stop by to share their knowledge and ideas with us here on the blog. We have some really amazing contributors already, but there's always room for fresh new perspective. This year I would really like to expand and have some folks … [Continue reading]

Cats With Thumbs Can Cross Stitch

They can also steal your milk. But hello, they can cross stitch. Keep an eye on the needleworking cat in this Cravendale Milk commercial... Happy Stitching! … [Continue reading]

2014 Ornament Club Decision


As much as I have enjoyed putting together the Ornament Club the last two years, I've decided that this year we're not going to have the annual subscription. The truth of the matter is that it's time consuming for me and I'm not 100% confident that I … [Continue reading]

Paradigm Lost is Chart of the Week


I've been in a sampler kind of mood as the new year kicks into full swing today. One of the groups I'm in on Facebook had several folks sharing work on Long Dog Samplers over the weekend, so of course I had to look around at them. Paradigm Lost … [Continue reading]

What Would You Like to See at STNA in 2014?

I've had some requests and suggestions coming in in regards to the ornament club, but I'm wondering what else you would like to see here at Stitching the Night Away in 2014? Ornament patterns? Sampler patterns? Free patterns? A stitch-along? … [Continue reading]

Happy 2014 Free Band Sampler Pattern

Happy 2014 Band Sampler Preview

I thought the best way to start off the new year here on the blog would be with a free pattern for everyone to enjoy :) Just pick two colors, or grab some variegated threads, or use up your leftover flosses and use an assortment of colors. … [Continue reading]

A Difficult Decision About Ornament Club


I want to thank everyone who has participated in the Ornament Club for 2012 and 2013. As we head into 2014 I am faced with the decision of whether or not to continue the club in the new year. I'm leaning towards not having a club subscription in … [Continue reading]

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