Pattern Pick of the Day: Queen of Freedom

Queen of Freedom cross stitch pattern by Mirabilia

The Mirabilia sitting ladies aren't usually my style, but there are a few that I really do like. Queen of Freedom is one of those. Anything with a patriotic theme usually gets my attention. Design uses DMC floss, Mill Hill Beads, and Kreinik … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Dreaming of Tulips

Dreaming of Tulips cross stitch pattern from Rosewood Manor

Because the snow has melted, there's no ice on my back patio, and I'm ready to start pulling weeds and tilling soil so we can plant some veggies and new flowers! Dreaming of Tulips design by Rosewood Manor, one of their newest pattern releases, … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Quaker Seasons

Quaker Seasons by My Big Toe Designs

Quaker Seasons by My Big Toe Designs is available from "To everything there is a season, a time to every purpose under heaven." Stitch count is 137W x 236H. Pattern model was stitched on 32 count Antique Ivory Belfast Linen … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: The Covered Bridge

The Covered Bridge (Bucilla Heirloom Collection) Old covered bridges aren't something we see in too many places anymore, a few small towns and parks might have them but we've moved on to sturdier construction and longer lasting materials. When you … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Plight of Fancy

Plight of Fancy from Long Dog Samplers

Plight of Fancy from Long Dog Samplers is available at I've been craving a big sampler to work on so I started a wishlist for patterns. This one caught my eye today because of all the bright happy colors. Though, I confess if I … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Spring Eggs

Mill Hill Spring Egg Daffodil cross stitch kit

Today's pattern pick is a twofer. We had been discussing the Mill Hill Owlets that came out and how we'd like to see some new decorated egg designs instead. Well, here they are :) The Spring themed eggs from years past featured more … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Spring Quakers

Spring Quakers by Rosewood Manor

We could use a little Spring right now... it is cold out there. This pattern and the thread pack are both available from Stitch count is 170w x 270h The model was stitched on 28 count Picture This Plus Valor Cashel with the … [Continue reading]

Blog Hop: Subscriptions, Autoship Programs, and Must-Haves?


We haven't had a blog hop in awhile, so let's get back into it. The blogging prompt question for this hop: What stitching subscriptions do you currently have and love? Those could be magazines (digital and/or print), stash subscriptions … [Continue reading]

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