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Ashes of Difficult Patterns!

I decided to take a break from my usual designs and create something fun and different! Creating a cross stitch project by following a pattern can be a lot of fun if all is going smoothly. But I am sure … Continue reading

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Halloween Favorites

Do you like stitching for Halloween? There is something magical about Halloween. The joy and pride in kids’ faces as they go trick or treating is such a delight to see every year. And of course, you need to have … Continue reading

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Ancient Egyptian Goddesses in Beaded Elegance

Isis and Hathor, two of the most popular Ancient Egyptian Goddesses! These two Goddesses were a joy to design and stitch! In addition to the many colors of embroidery floss, I used a lot of Mill Hill Seed Beads and … Continue reading

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Summer Favorites: Winged Things….

Summer is the perfect time for stitching! Plenty of natural light and long days make it ideal to sit out on your deck or porch and immerse yourself in your favorite pastime, needlework! Especially if the project is a quick … Continue reading

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Dragon Fly

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 … Continue reading

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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

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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