Stitching, Quilting & Tiles Oh My!

I’m not nearly as crafty as I wish I was. I went through a quilting phase and in all honesty I was pretty good. But I quickly found I loved picking out fabric and designs more than I had the time or patience to actually quilt. This frustrated my poor … [Continue reading]

WANTED – Cross Stitcher for custom work

Wanted - Cross stitcher for custom work I've received a few inquires for custom work and just wanted to throw it out there to the cross stitching community and ask if any of you do custom work? What would you charge to stitch a 5x7 … [Continue reading]

Making Money Cross Stitching & Crafting

I’m constantly on the hunt for money saving tips and small business ideas. I can’t begin to list all the hours I’ve spent online searching through spammy offers or just wishing I could come up with one perfect business idea that I could start that … [Continue reading]

May Ornament Club Pattern

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This was a little more than a two-for-one deal and it's quickly becoming a favorite for this year's ornament club. The chart includes options for a monogram letter or the year 2013, but instead of providing a separate alphabet I charted each letter … [Continue reading]

Friends Welcome is Chart of the Week

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"Friends welcome, relatives by appointment." This Friends Welcome pattern comes from one of our STNA contributors, Kelly, aka Stitchnmomma, and can be found in her Etsy shop. It's a fun lighthearted piece with a stitch count of 70w x 90h. While … [Continue reading]

Celtic October is Chart of the Week

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I love all things Autumn, not just pumpkins and fun Halloween designs. It's my absolute favorite time of the year, from September right through to December. This chart caught my eye this week with the bright Autumn colors and, of course, the … [Continue reading]

The Beatles Silhouettes Cross Stitch Pattern – Saturday Night Etsy Find

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So when I'm waiting on files to upload/download, when I'm bored or procrastinating on doing something I should really be doing, or just being random, I often find myself browsing Etsy for new and interesting things, independent designers, and crafty … [Continue reading]

April Ornament Club Pattern

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April's Ornament Club pattern release was another two-for-one deal, you could stitch them as front and back of one ornament or create two separate ornaments, change the colors up, mix and match to have some fun. Several ornament club stitchers chose … [Continue reading]

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