Cross Stitched Vogue Magazine Cover

Check out this stitched magazine cover! I got a little excited at first thinking these were pattern creations, but then I went digging for more information. If you look closely you can see that the Xs aren't in rows straight across. Artist Inge … [Continue reading]

Stitchqueries: Does Floss Ever Become Too Old?

This week's stitchquery comes from Mary about some old stash she has waiting in the wings. I've been away from doing cross-stitch for some time and am wondering how old is too old when it comes to the quality of floss. I've had some of my floss … [Continue reading]

Brushstroke Butterfly Plus a Lovely Quote

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The free Brushstroke Butterfly pattern has been stitched in many ways for charities and gifts over the past few years, but I really like the addition of a quote as Nancy has used it here in her gift for a friend... "Just when the caterpillar … [Continue reading]

Little Bit of Progress Stitching the Raven

Not much stitching over the past week. Everyone seems to be getting some sort of flu bug -again- and that has me a bit distracted. I did get a little further on The Raven by La D Da... … [Continue reading]

Sea Turtle Cross Stitch Chart of the Week

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Turtles two weeks in a row ~ I'm totally geeked! Last week we had Turtle Silhouette and now this week we're looking at Sea Turtle by Brenda Franklin Designs. I couldn't find a lot of information about the pattern other than the size (200x136 … [Continue reading]

Robin Christmas Cross Stitch

I came across these freebies while I was browsing Flickr and I had to share. … [Continue reading]

Holiday Berries Stitched by Laurel

Ornament Cross Stitch by Laurel

This Ornament Club finish came in from Laurel. She stitched her ornament on 16ct Jade by Picture This Plus fabric. - As a side note, someone please remind me to order some Picture This Plus fabbies for my stash cabinet. I've noticed a few folks … [Continue reading]

Stitchqueries: Should I Avoid Cashel Linen?

This question came to my email from Lisa about stitching on Cashel Linen. Hi, Loretta. When you were stitching your snowflake pattern you twice mentioned that Cashel was not your favorite fabric choice, but you were using it from your existing … [Continue reading]

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