Stockings by Rosewood Manor on the Fifth Day of Stitchmas!

Over the past year Rosewood Manor has become one of my favorite designers – I really like what they’re doing, their mixture of techniques and their use of colors. Their stockings are sort of a combination of classic and modern.

Ring in ChristmasRing in ChristmasGET THIS ONE!

Celtic ChristmasCeltic ChristmasGET THIS ONE!

Holly BerriesHolly BerriesGET THIS ONE!

[Read more…]

Glad Tidings Ornament Collection on the Third Day of Stitchmas

These ornaments are specially designed for the Holidays with the Glad Tidings Collection from Dimensions featuring designs by Susan Winget.

SnowmanSnowmanGET THIS ONE

StockingStockingGET THIS ONE


Each ornament kit contains presorted cotton thread, 14 count plastic canvas, [Read more…]

Jingle Bell Snowman on the Second Day of Stitchmas

Jingle Bell Snowman Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Chart by Stoney CreekSnowmen and stockings ~ two of my favorite winter things on this second day of Stitchmas!

==> Get Jingle Bell Snowman from Stoney Creek

Approximate design size of 9 1/2″w x 15 1/4″h. This is a chart only, so you pick and choose your fabrics and finishing materials for the stocking.

The pictured model was stitched on 28 count Tile Blue Jazlyn with Anchor floss, Anchor Perle Cotton #8 (1), Colorwash by Glissen Gloss (587), Rainbow Blending Thread (115), Mill Hill Beads (03049, 00479) and jingle bell [Read more…]

Free Snowflake Cross Stitch and Blackwork Ornament

snowflakepattern2coverSnowflakes, snowflakes, snowflakes! Snowflakes are fun to stitch – and they’re fun for me to create and share with you as well.

download this free snowflake cross stitch pattern

The free snowflake pattern from last December has been one of the most frequently downloaded patterns all year long – thank you for that. I figured it was time for another one, so here’s our second free snowflake pattern. [Read more…]

October Snowman from Stoney Creek is Chart of the Week

Snowman-of-the-Month-OctoberChristmas decorations are out in stores already? Say what!?! But it’s not even Halloween yet. (*stomps foot and pouts*)

Every store I went to this week pushed Halloween items to the end of the aisle and started putting out Christmas decorations already, I even saw trees for sale starting today. Why so early? Heck, it’s not even October yet!

To celebrate the beginning of Autumn, without jumping to Christmas quite yet, this week’s chart of the week is part of Stoney Creek’s Snowman of the Month Series – the October Snowman. [Read more…]

Squid Christmas Cross Stitch

Another awesomely adorable holiday wreath from even-star on Flickr ~ with a Squid!

squid christmas cross stitch

I love it. I really need to stitch faster, I keep finding more holiday ornaments that I want to stitch this year.

Happy Stitching!

Robin Christmas Cross Stitch

I came across these freebies while I was browsing Flickr and I had to share.

robin christmas cross stitch
[Read more…]

Ornament Club Pattern Stitched by Pam R.


Stitched by Pam R.

Photos are rolling in from this year’s Ornament Club participants.

I can’t tell you how ridiculously happy this makes me!! I’m over the moon with enthusiasm for stitching and for the community around this website. You folks rock!

This is Pam R’s first stitched ornament in the group. She used a darker DMC on the green parts to get a better contrast with the fabric that she chose and I think it looks awesome 🙂
[Read more…]

Holiday Berries Stitched by Nita

This is Nita’s finished Holiday Berries cross stitch – this is the first design in the 2012 Ornament Pattern Club.


Ornament Club Holiday Berries Stitched by Nita

She used the DMC conversion, along with Rainbow Gallery silver metallic and stitched it on a pale green linen from Dove Fabrics.

Thank you for sharing your stitching with us, Nita!

Happy Stitching!

Snowflake Free Cross Stitch Pattern

Snowflakes make great ornaments and can be fun to stitch and embellish. Choose your favorite color or just use up your left over floss.

==> Click here to download the free cross stitch pattern

This is just the first in a long line of snowflakes that are about ornament sized, although I’m sure there are many other things you could use them for, maybe gift tags or something else.

Happy Stitching!

Of course if you stitch this design I would love to see your creation! You can leave a comment here, send me an email, or share your photos on our Facebook wall!

Please use the social buttons here to share this free cross pattern with your friends!

I may be an affiliate for some of the products that I recommend. If you purchase those items through my links I will earn a commission.