Trying to Love Mill Hill’s Owlets


Mill Hill released some new Spring designs for the 2015 line up, including a series of little owlets still in their eggshells. I love Mill Hill kits and I love owls, but I'm not sure if I love these little owlets or not. I like them, but I'm not sure … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Snow Sampler by Country Cottage Needleworks

Snow Sampler by Country Cottage Needleworks

Snow Sampler by Country Cottage Needleworks "Snowman, Snowflake, Snowbird." Model stitched on 32 Ct fabric Raw/Silver linen using DMC and Gentle Arts Sampler threads (DMC alternate is #3346) Stitch count 82x125 … [Continue reading]

January’s Big Fluffy Snowball


Click here to open Craftsy in a new window Pattern size: 98 x 98 stitches 2 colors floss, your choice Enjoy & Happy Stitching! … [Continue reading]

A Little Gridding Goes A Long Way

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (like back in 2013), I guest blogged a few times over here about my adventures in stitching.  Then, in Summer of 2013, I started a Masters of Arts degree in teaching and most of my spare time for blogging … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Howling Wolves

Benway Counted Cross Stitch Howling Wolves 14CT 56x71cm Counted Cross Stitch Kit contains 14 Count,White Canvas Cotton threads, 76 kinds of DMC colors Pre Sorted Thread Card Easy to follow instructions 2 Needles supplied … [Continue reading]

Pattern Pick of the Day: Let It Bee from Dimensions

Dimensions Jiffy Let It Bee... Mini Counted Cross Stitch Kit: 5x7 This kit contains white cotton Aida, cotton thread, needles and easy instructions. Frame and mat are not included. Finished size: 7" x 5". Design: Let It Bee. Designer: Lisa Audit. … [Continue reading]

Loretta’s Annual Report of Stitching for 2014


At the end of the year I like to look over what I finished, what I started, what I wanted to do versus what I actually did. This year I had some slumps, I had some finishes, and I made some progress. Not as much as I would have liked, but then again … [Continue reading]

Crewel Yule – a Needlecraft Mystery

crewel yule by monica ferris

Part-time sleuth and full-time owner of the needlework shop Crewel World, Betsy Devonshire prepares for a chilling holiday season filled with mistletoe--and murder. I love the Monica Ferris Needlecraft Mysteries line of books ~ combines two of my … [Continue reading]

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