Best Smartphone Apps for Cross Stitch, Knitting and Crocheting

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My work can have a very technical side and when it comes time for me to unwind I like to let my creative side come out. For me that is very often picking up some knitting or some kind of stitch work. If I can merge the technical with the creative in … [Continue reading]

Live, Love, Laugh and Be Thankful Cross Stitch Kit

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This week the chart of the week is actually a full cross stitch kit. If you're working on expressing and recognizing gratitude this month like many are (myself included) then this may just be the perfect stitching project. The Be Thankful … [Continue reading]

Dream Direction from Imaginating is Chart of the Week

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Owls and Sunflowers are both things that make me smile, so this design from Imaginating really caught my attention this morning. This is Dream Direction and it includes a lovely inspirational quote as well... Go confidently in the direction of your … [Continue reading]

Celtic Medallion Pair Cross Stitch Pattern

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Source: Celtic Medallion Pair via Loretta Oliver on CraftsyI'm very excited to release a new pattern to you this week! This is a pair of celtic knot medallions, charted in greens and golds and approximately 6x6 inches when stitched on 14 count aida. … [Continue reading]

Getting to Know the Stitching Community: Pat Harding

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I want to take a little time each week to get to know the members of the stitching community as a whole, stitchers, designers, enthusiasts, we all love needlework and we all are passionate about what we do. Let’s share our passion and get to know … [Continue reading]

My Family Tree is Chart of the Week

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I love finding charts like this one, My Family Tree (by a company called The Family Tree) where you personalize with your family information. It's a simple pattern requiring only your favorite fabric, 10 DMC thread colors and, of course, your … [Continue reading]

What Do You Do When You’re in a Stitching Rut?

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Well, here I am ... still not finished with my Green Dragon Bookmark. He's almost finished, but after not being able to stitch for a long period of time and then after being sick for about a week I ended up in this rut where I'm just not motivated to … [Continue reading]

Stitching Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

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Last year DMC ran a program where stitchers pitched in stitched pieces for a quilt to be auctioned off later raising much needed money to help the battle against breast cancer. It looks like this is going to become a tradition and they are adding … [Continue reading]

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