Sponsor and Banner Openings Available in April

I can't believe it's nearly April already, but the increasing amount of pollen is assuring me that it most definitely is Spring. As we head into April I have a few sponsorship and advertisement spots available. There are four spots open for banner … [Continue reading]

Cross Eyed Cricket Pea’s & Q’s is Chart of the Week

Peas and Q's Cross Stitch Design by Cross Eyed Cricket

I'm honestly not sure what it is about this piece that captures my attention. I found myself staring at it fascinated for quite awhile when I was "window shopping" this morning. This is Pea's & Q's from Cross Eyed Cricket (as in "mind your p's … [Continue reading]

Giveaway: Patterns of Murder – Needlecraft Mysteries by Monica Ferris

It's time for another giveaway. I told you I was doing a bit of spring cleaning and I would have some fun giveaway items coming up. Let's kick things off with some interesting reading material: Patterns of Murder by Monica Ferris. This book is the … [Continue reading]

There Are Three Things You Don’t Mess With

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So we had our discussion about stash obsession and acquisition and our crazy need to have more stash than we could ever possibly stitch. But, in addition to that obsessive stockpiling of cross stitch supplies I am also very protective of my stash. … [Continue reading]

Our Community Is More Than Just Cross Stitching

Even though our cross stitching often consumes us and you will find us ignoring the rest of the world for hours at a time to focus on needle and thread, we are still have other life interests, families, pets, homes, - you know, normal every day … [Continue reading]

Laurel Stitched Knotted Hearts

Laurels Knotwork Heart Cross Stitch

Laurel recently shared this finish on the Facebook wall. She used DMC Variagated in #115 for the knotwork fill. This is a free cross stitch pattern available => here … [Continue reading]

Rainbow Ladybugs Cross Stitch Bookmark Chart of the Week

Rainbow Ladybugs Cross Stitch Bookmark

This Ladybug Bookmark from Casey Buonaugurio Designs has unfortunately been retired.... The chart model is stitched on a prefabricated Charles Craft Lace Ivory bookmark with DMC floss and the project stitch count is 113W x 24H. … [Continue reading]

Squid Christmas Cross Stitch

Another awesomely adorable holiday wreath from even-star on Flickr ~ with a Squid! I love it. I really need to stitch faster, I keep finding more holiday ornaments that I want to stitch this year. Happy Stitching! … [Continue reading]

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