Welcome HAED Stitching Friends!

There was a mention in the HAED newsletter about gridding your cross stitch fabric for large projects and it referenced the article here that Sherrin wrote ages ago about how she did gridding - some quick background on that.... I met Sherrin at the … [Continue reading]

Stitchqueries: Favorite Cross Stitch Fabric

I'm really enjoying receiving your cross stitch questions and answering them each week, so please do keep asking. No question is too big or too small, I love them all (and hey, I even rhymed!) This week's question is a fun sort of question.... I … [Continue reading]

Brushstroke Butterfly Cross Stitch Quilt


I came across this in a discussion over at the 123Stitch.com Message Boards this week and I love it, such beautiful stitching and quilting work! Lynn (aka MuskokaLynn) posted a picture of this finished quilt that she and several other … [Continue reading]

Naptime Dragon by Kustom Krafts is Cross Stitch Chart of the Week


This is how I like to imagine modern day dragons - tiny little guys hanging out in the garden protecting us from evil insects. I confess though, dragons are the top of my favorite things to stitch list, so much imagination, colors, fun, whimsy, … [Continue reading]

Pirate Treasure – Little by Little

Again, this project is Pirate Treasure: Oak Island Mystery by Lynne Nicoletti. This will be my last update on this project for a little while since I'm going to be working on my entry for the Design an Egg Contest to be done by the end of this … [Continue reading]

Goddess Bookmark Free Cross Stitch Pattern


This week's free cross stitch pattern is the re-release of our ever popular Goddess Bookmark. She has been around the web and back again several times and I'm happy to present her here in PDF format for you this week as the Bookmarks for Literacy … [Continue reading]

Stitchqueries: Cross Stitch Stocking, What Fabric to Use

This week's Stitchqueries question about cross stitch Christmas stockings actually popped up on the Stitching the Night Away Facebook community. Rhonda mentioned: I will be starting a cross stitched stocking for my daughter soon. I've got … [Continue reading]

Bookmarks for Literacy 2011 Project


I love this stitching for literacy program and I'm so glad to see it going again! The mail in and drop off dates for stitched bookmarks are March 17 – April 28, so still plenty of time to stitch a bookmark or two and send it in to participate, or … [Continue reading]

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