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]

A Spring Day is Cross Stitch Chart of the Week


I think we could all use a little Spring right now! A Spring Day by Heart In Hand Needleart is just the right amount of Spring mixed with a little Easter cheer. Happy Stitching! Kind Regards, … [Continue reading]

Weekend Stitch Alongs on Facebook!

Hey stitchy blog readers :) I just wanted to drop a quick note here on the blog to let you know that we have weekend stitch alongs over on the Facebook community page. It's fun to see what everyone else is working on and help each other get through … [Continue reading]

Dream Celtic Quilt Block Free Cross Stitch Pattern


This design was created as part of a charity project several stitchers at Stitching the Night Away did collaboratively for Love Quilts along with a few other free Celtic cross stitch designs from around the web and a few other inspirational words … [Continue reading]

Stitchqueries: Do you buy and stitch all the chart of the week features?

stitching questions

Welcome to our Stitchqueries post (aka the mailbag). I love it when I get email, so please by all means do contact me if you have a question about the website here or about stitching in general. I will always answer - it might take me a few days, but … [Continue reading]

Top 3 Mistakes That Most Cross Stitch Enthusiasts Make


There are a handful of mistakes I see a lot of cross stitch enthusiasts making from newbies or novices. I'm not a super picky stitcher by any means, but these few things can make a huge difference in your finished project and if you're mindful of … [Continue reading]

Pirate Treasure by Lynne Nicoletti Stitching Progress – one stitch at a time!

I know it's been awhile since I posted a progress picture, but these days I am pretty slow to make actual visible progress. I remember the days I was miss speedy needle and could whip out a medium sized project like this in a week or two. *sigh* … [Continue reading]

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