Dragon Fly

DragonFly

DragonFly

An elegant, glittering DragonFly!

Stitch count: 60 x 50
Fabric: 28 count “Cream” linen by Charles Craft (stitched over 2)
Alternate Fabric: 28 count “Fairy Dust” linen (Cashel) by Wichelt Imports (stitched over 2)
Materials: Embroidery Floss, Silk Thread, Kreinik Blending Filaments
Stitches: Full cross stitches with a few long stitches.

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Bumble Bee

Bumble Bee

Bumble Bee

A cute, furry bumble bee!

Stitch count: 60 x 50

Fabric: 28 count “Sandstone” linen by Wichelt Imports (stitched over 2)

Materials: Embroidery Floss, Kreinik Blending Filaments, Wisper Threads

Stitches: All stitches are full stitches with a few long stitches.

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LadyBug

LadyBug

LadyBug

A beautiful, glittering LadyBug!

Stitch count: 48 x 59
Fabric: 28 count Reseda linen band (color #215) by Vaupel & Heilenbeck (stitched over 2)
Alternate Fabric: “Water Lily” 28 count linen by Wichelt Imports
Materials: Embroidery Floss, Kreinik Braid, Kreinik Blending Filament
Stitches: Full stitches with a few long stitches.

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Protection

Protection

Protection

The “Eye of Horus” was a symbol of protection in Ancient Egypt. Sometimes called the “Wadget Eye”, it was frequently featured in Ancient Egyptian art.  It’s popularity extends to modern times. In this design, it is stitched with silk, cotton and metallic threads! Beads add a touch of glitter and a nice texture to the finished work!

Fabric: 28 count Sandstone linen by Wichelt-Permin (stitched over 2)
Materials: DMC Embroidery floss, silk threads (Au Ver A Soie, Soie D’Alger 2533 and The Thread Gatherer Silk’n’colors 027), Kreinik braid #8 (027, 5982, 9194), Rainbow Gallery Treasure braid (PB25), Mill Hill beads (02011, 40557)
Stitches: Stitches include full cross stitches with a few long stitches. Beads are attached using half cross stitch.

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Goals Happen

Goals Happen

Goals Happen

Phrase one so often hears on the field… Perfect for a soccer player!

Stitch count: 110 x 60
Fabric: 28 count “Fern” Cashel Linen by Silk Weaver (stitched over 2)
Alternate Fabric: “Antique Green 5015” 28 count Jazlyn by Wichelt Imports
Materials: Embroidery Floss
Stitches: All stitches are full cross stitches.

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Knit One, Stitch Two…

Knit One, Stitch Two...

Knit One, Stitch Two…

 

If you love to stitch and knit, you will enjoy this design! Stitched with a variety of fibers, including wool.  The finished product has a very nice texture with a warm feeling!

Stitch count: 196 x 140
Fabric: 28 count “Tea-Dyed” Irish Linen (stitched over 2)
Materials: Embroidery Floss, Overdyed Floss, Wool, Wisper Threads, Rainbow Tweeds
Stitches: Stitches include full cross stitches with a few long stitches.

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A Child’s Laughter

A Child's Laughter

A Child’s Laughter

“A Child’s Laughter is the Light of House” This design is based on an African Proverb!

Stitch count: 110 x 110
Fabric: 28 count “Star Sapphire” Linen by Wichelt Imports (stitched over 2)
Materials: Gentle Arts Sampler and Shaker Threads
Stitches: Stitches include full cross stitches with a few long stitches.

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Life Prosperity Health (LPH)

Life Prosperity Health (LPH)

Life Prosperity Health (LPH)

 

The three symbols in the center of the design represent
“Life-Prosperity-Health”, Ancient Egyptian wishes.

Stitch count: 80 x 80
Fabric: 28 count “Earth” Linen by Crossed Wing Collection (stitched over 2)
Alternate Fabric: Hand dyed “Lt. Terra Cotta 504” 28 count Linen by Wichelt Imports
Materials: DMC Embroidery Floss, Silk Threads (Waterlilies by Caron 083, The Thread Gatherer Silk’n Colors SNC 062), Rainbow Gallery Treasure Braid (PH03), Mill Hill Beads (03024, 03028, 40557)
Stitches: Stitches include full cross stitches with a few long stitches. Beads are attached using half cross stitch.

 

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