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]

March Ornament Design Stitched by Shaunterria

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Not only did she finish both versions of the ornament and sandwich them together as front and back, Shaunterria tried her hand at a blanket stitch around the edges ~ and I'd say she did a beautiful job of it too! :) You can purchase the March … [Continue reading]

Mini Pumpkin by Jeannette Douglas is Chart of the Week

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I tried to find a thread requirements list online, but couldn't locate one. You can add the embellishment pack and fabric right from the shopping page, easy peasy. It's a newer release design, so I'm sure there will be some thread requirements … [Continue reading]

Finished Stitching Paisley Pumpkin!

Finished Paisley Pumpkin

This was the Paisley Pumpkin beaded cross stitch kit from Mill Hill: I did all the beading this weekend, so it's a finish! YAY! I had all the stitching done when I put away last Fall, but I didn't have the space at home to sit down and work … [Continue reading]

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