It’s SAL announcement time again. I love keeping an eye on these projects over the course of the year, watching mystery designs come together, and seeing the customizations folks add to their stitching. Before we get to the list, I want to touch on a comment I see in the groups and on the blog […]
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These three sweater and sampler inspired cross stitch ornament patterns were designed to fit inside a 3-inch hoop for easy finishing. Of course, that doesn’t mean you have to finish them that way. You could do a flat ornament, a no-sew styrofoam ball ornament with some quilt fabrics, or any kind of finishing you prefer. […]
This free ornament cross stitch pattern was designed to fit inside a 3-inch hoop, so it’s easy to finish up for display or to give as a gift. I stitched this using DMC 115 on an opalescent evenweave that I had in my stash. I picked up a six-pack of these shiny aluminum hoops from […]
Just a cute little jack-o-lantern who is ready for the holiday season. click here to download the PDF pattern file This cute little jack-o-lantern cross stitch pattern is also what happens when I leave my pattern program unattended and my son Ethan sits down at my desk. I had a 3-inch-mini hoop template open in […]
June is PRIDE month. Spread the love and show your support with these LGBTQIA+ PRIDE cross stitch patterns: PRIDE! Tattoo from Son of a Cross Stitch – available on Etsy as a full cross stitch kit or just the PDF cross stitch pattern LOVE is Love Celebration Rainbow is free right here at Stitching the […]
Every year there seem to be more and more stitchalongs to join, and it’s hard to choose which ones to participate in. I fully and honestly admit to lurking and just watching on a few SALs. Half the fun is watching the pieces unfold and seeing everyone’s progress and customization to their work. In no particular order, here are the SALs to join in 2020…
Jan shared this photo of her finished butterflies in the Stitching the Night Away Facebook group recently. She stitched them up as gifts for a weekend family gathering and everyone got to pick one to take home with them! How awesome is that? Each one is different and has it’s own little bit of personality.