How to Use Counting Pins in Your Cross Stitch

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So we had a discussion on Facebook and here about using counting pins, especially on larger projects. I mentioned that I was looking at ordering some and wanted to hear everyone's experiences. In an effort to better understand the whole concept of … [Continue reading]

Brushstroke Butterflies by JanDFL

I am loving all the great Brushstroke Butterfly pictures folks are sharing with me during this giveaway event! This set of butterflies comes from JanDFL... Here's two pictures of my Brushstroke Butterfly finishes. This first one was for my … [Continue reading]

Lace Heart Wedding Sampler is What I’m Stitching

So, I decided to put away Pirate Treasure for awhile and work on this wedding sampler that was supposed to be a gift last year, but I didn't finish in time. This month is their one year anniversary and even though I'm already late I'd like to finish … [Continue reading]

Brushstroke Butterflies by Barb H.

Not long after I posted the announcement of this month's special stash grab bag giveaway for those who have stitched Brushstroke Butterfly I received a lovely email from Barb H., who has stitched not one, not two, not a few, but eight Brushstroke … [Continue reading]

Liberty and Justice Sampler Cross Stitch Chart of the Week

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So life in the United States has been interesting lately - our wars seem to be growing, our government seems to be bickering amongst themselves inconsiderately like your relatives might after having too many drinks at the late night holiday party, … [Continue reading]

Getting to Know the Stitching Community: Gail from CrossStitchCards

Gail's Peacock 2Med

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]

Stitchqueries: Do you use counting pins while stitching?

This weeks question is actually for you from me - after all one person can't possibly know everything there is to know about stitching! Do you use counting pins while you're stitching? I'm one the fence about ordering a set of counting pins … [Continue reading]

Stash Grab Bag Giveaway – Have you stitched Brushstroke Butterfly?

This giveaway is now closed Brushstroke Butterfly is probably the most popular free cross stitch design here at Stitching the Night Away and I love getting emails and seeing blog posts with pictures of everyone's finished projects. I've been … [Continue reading]

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