Brushstroke Butterfly Plus a Lovely Quote


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

sea turtle cross stitch pattern

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]

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]

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