Seventh Day of Stitchmas Brings Redwork for the Holidays

All three of these lovely redwork designs come from Imaginating and make a great addition to your holiday stitching collection.


Snowman Snowman $6.00


Of course, while they look lovely in the charted red, you could use any thread of your choosing for these designs. An overdyed or varigated thread would [Read more…]

Holiday Table Wear on the Sixth Day of Stitchmas

Who doesn’t want to have a pretty table for the holidays? What better place to show off your stitching than when everyone is focused on the dinner table 🙂

Holiday Cornucopia TableclothHoliday Cornucopia Tablecloth

Holly Bells Table Runner Holly Bells Table Runner

Christmas Bells TableclothChristmas Bells Tablecloth

Although … if you do use these type of tablecloths for the holiday feast, I would recommend a clear tablecloth cover just in case. You wouldn’t want red wine stains on those white linens.
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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!

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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!

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