Celtic October is Chart of the Week


I love all things Autumn, not just pumpkins and fun Halloween designs. It's my absolute favorite time of the year, from September right through to December. This chart caught my eye this week with the bright Autumn colors and, of course, the … [Continue reading]

The Beatles Silhouettes Cross Stitch Pattern – Saturday Night Etsy Find


So when I'm waiting on files to upload/download, when I'm bored or procrastinating on doing something I should really be doing, or just being random, I often find myself browsing Etsy for new and interesting things, independent designers, and crafty … [Continue reading]

April Ornament Club Pattern


April's Ornament Club pattern release was another two-for-one deal, you could stitch them as front and back of one ornament or create two separate ornaments, change the colors up, mix and match to have some fun. Several ornament club stitchers chose … [Continue reading]

March Ornament Design Stitched by Shaunterria


Not only did she finish both versions of the ornament and sandwich them together as front and back, Shaunterria tried her hand at a blanket stitch around the edges ~ and I'd say she did a beautiful job of it too! :) You can purchase the March … [Continue reading]

Mini Pumpkin by Jeannette Douglas is Chart of the Week


I tried to find a thread requirements list online, but couldn't locate one. You can add the embellishment pack and fabric right from the shopping page, easy peasy. It's a newer release design, so I'm sure there will be some thread requirements … [Continue reading]

Finished Stitching Paisley Pumpkin!

Finished Paisley Pumpkin

This was the Paisley Pumpkin beaded cross stitch kit from Mill Hill: I did all the beading this weekend, so it's a finish! YAY! I had all the stitching done when I put away last Fall, but I didn't have the space at home to sit down and work … [Continue reading]

Arc of White is Chart of the Week


Arc of White comes from Tempting Tangles ... A spider sewed at night without a light, upon an arc of white. ~ Emily Dickinson 1891 Stitch Count is 193w x 192h. The pattern model was stitched on 40 count Midnight Fantasy linen using Gentle Art … [Continue reading]

Designing my own patterns the 500th post!


I thought about designing my own patterns for years. I would go to the nearest shop and find things I liked, but very rarely that I LOVED. I joined the Stitching the Night Away ornament club in January, and I confess I fell in love with the idea of … [Continue reading]

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