Stitching Bloggers Blog Hop: Thrift Store Treasures

stitching bloggers blog hop for june 2016 thrift store finds and stories

For this month's blog hop we're discussing thrift store finds, treasures, and oddities. No matter what you walk into a thrift store looking for, chances are you'll find something crafty, creative, and repurposable. You might find supplies from a … [Continue reading]

Butterfly Stitched by Lisa H.

I love what Lisa did with the words here, great finish! Go find your wings and stitch something fun today :) If you've stitched one of my patterns, I'd love to see your finish and include it in the gallery here as well. Drop me a note. … [Continue reading]

Framed and Gifted Lace Heart Wedding Sampler

framed and gifted lace heart

So I'm a horrible friend in general. I forget things, a lot, frequently, and all the time. If you look closely you'll see the date on the piece is April of 2010. My husband became very ill that month and we missed the wedding. With so many things … [Continue reading]

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

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]

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