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]

Goddess Bookmark as Stitched by Cynthia


This is one of my favorite free patterns here on the site. Okay - maybe they're all my favorite, but this was one of the first free patterns I offered way back when. Cynthia used 28ct Mercedes Cashel Linen and DMC threads in 550 an 3837 to stitch … [Continue reading]

Finished Stitching Snowflake

This is my first finish of the year ~ YAY! A fluffy white snowflake ornament stitched on a 28 count Cashel Linen solo fabric from Silkweaver that my son picked out of the stash cabinet. The fabric color makes me think of a winter sky at dusk … [Continue reading]

Turtle Silhouette is Cross Stitch Chart of the Week


As many of you already know, I get a little excited when I find a turtle or a tortoise in cross stitch ~ it completely makes my day! So I would like to present this week's chart of the week with a huge smile :) This is Turtle Silhouette from … [Continue reading]

Cross Stitch Tattoos

This cross stitch tattoo was too cool not to share... Source: via Manouck on Pinterest And here's another one, equally cool... … [Continue reading]

Year of the Dragon Free Cross Stitch Pattern

I was hopping around the internet this afternoon while enjoying a cup of coffee and I landed on the Feeling Stitchy blog, as I frequently do when I'm looking for cool needlework happenings. And this Year of the Dragon design over there and totally … [Continue reading]

Ornament Club Pattern Stitched by Katherine B.


Katherine made a few changes when she stitched her ornament and was kind enough to share her work with me. Instead of a fabric she used Holly Green Mill Hill Perforated Paper for stitching her ornament and … [Continue reading]

Ornament Club Pattern Stitched by Pam R.


Photos are rolling in from this year's Ornament Club participants. I can't tell you how ridiculously happy this makes me!! I'm over the moon with enthusiasm for stitching and for the community around this website. You folks rock! This is Pam … [Continue reading]

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