Another Butterfly from Maggi S. for Cole’s Quilts!

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I truly love getting all these pictures in my inbox, so please everyone continue sending them in! This butterfly was stitched by Maggi S. as part of a project for Cole's Quilts. I love the colors, so much fun! Thank you Maggi for sharing … [Continue reading]

The Frustrations of Stitching and Floss

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I wasn't feeling too well over the weekend and I was sort of vegged out in the living room watching TV with my husband, I picked up the wedding sampler I've been working on to finish up the little bit of stitching that is left on it. I knew I was … [Continue reading]

Twisted Stitches by Phil Davison, My Review

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Twisted Stiches30 Corrupt Cross Stitch and Embroidery DesignsFor crafters who like their stitching with a twist, this book provides original designs with a wicked spin, and reworks cute craft imagery, including genuine vintage embroidery motifs, so … [Continue reading]

Brushstroke Butterfly by Nicola

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Nicola from Obsessive Cross Stitcher shared her Brushstroke Butterfly with us and it has a creative twist, she's making it into a card! What a great idea :) Thank you for sharing your work with us, Nicola! ==> Brushstroke Butterfly is a … [Continue reading]

Brighter Tomorrows is Chart of the Week

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I know it's not October yet, but as far as I'm concerned every month should include Breast Cancer Awareness - and cancer awareness in general. That's why I chose Brighter Tomorrows from Imaginating as cross stitch chart of the week today. Hope - … [Continue reading]

Making Small Changes to Your Cross Stitch Pattern Or Cross Stitch Kit For a Big Difference

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Sometimes you pick up a cross stitch chart or even a cross stitch kit and even though you love the design you just want to make a few changes to it or give it a bit of your own pizzazz! I don't think I've personally ever stitched anything exactly to … [Continue reading]

Just a few more stitches to go on Lace Heart Wedding Sampler!

I'm soooooo close! I've been working on this a little at a time for awhile now and I'm almost done. Just need to finish the point of the bottom of the heart, add the names in backstitch, put a few shiny beads on and then I can go pick out a frame. … [Continue reading]

Adorable Free Cross Stitch Pattern! Wendy’s Owl from Ship’s Manor

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Is this not the most adorable little owl you've seen? He was just released this week by Ship's Manor and you can get him for free! (Click here) I downloaded the PDF right away ~ now I just need to get it printed (I don't have a printer right now) … [Continue reading]

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