Card Suit Sampler Blackwork and Cross Stitch Pattern Set

Available on Craftsy and Etsy

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Pattern Pick of the Day: Twisted Rainbow Sampler

Twisted Rainbow Sampler cross stitch pattern by Northern Expressions NeedleworkYou may have some stitchalongs happening around Facebook groups for this popular pattern by Northern Expressions Needlework, it really is quite stunning to see.

Model stitched on 32 Ct. Onyx by Weeks Dye Works. The floss used in the model are Thread Pickerz silks and the Rainbow Floss packs are available there. Dinky Dyes alternatives are listed at 123stitch along with the pattern purchase info.

Enjoy & Happy Stitching!

Pattern Pick of the Day: You Had Me At Meow

You Had Me At Meow by Designs By Lisacontinuing with our cat theme for the week… a cute little cat sampler pattern

You Had Me At Meow from Designs By Lisa, available at

Model stitched on 28 count Twilight Blue linen with Sullivans Floss (or DMC alternatives)

Stitch count is 52W x 85H

Pattern Pick of the Day: Autumn Cat Sampler

You might have noticed a bit of a cat theme going on this week 😉

Janlynn Counted Cross Stitch Kit, Autumn Cat Sampler available on

This one has a fun Autumn representation in the surrounding sampler blocks with the cat as the center focus.

Kit contains 14 count aida fabric, 6 strand floss, floss card, needle

Finished size is 8″x16″

(Winter Cat Sampler, Spring Cat Sampler, and Summer Cat Sampler are also all available, but Autumn cat was my favorite of the four)

Fjord Ponies is Chart of the Week

Fjord-Ponies-Cross-Stitch-SamplerSampler style and horses…
Could a design be any more awesome than that?

I’m pretty sure the correct answer is no, a design could not possibly be any more awesome. I just fell in love with this sampler this morning. And yes, I bought it even though I just bought a new sampler to work on at the beginning of January and I didn’t even start that one yet.

The model for Fjord Ponies by Ink Circles is stitched on 32 count Vintage Sugar Maple by Lakeside Linens using Vikki Clayton HDF color floss
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