Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Chicken Scratch Tablecloth

Black and white cotton gingham
2 strands of black DMC floss
3 strands of white DMC floss

This is a copy of my Great Aunt Martha's Chicken Scratch Tablecloth that was stitched on brown and white gingham. 

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Christmas Birds (Robins?)

Winter Wonderland Collection
Designed by Diane Machin
28ct Jobelan
DMC threads
**Book is called Christmas Chart Book and came free with a European Magazine.\

**Updated to show the final finishing.  Both birds were made into Christmas gift tags using grommets.


Friday, October 18, 2013

Stained Glass Pine - Ink Circles

Stained Glass Pine
Ink Circles
JCS 2010 Christmas Issue
28 count Lugana
Stitched with over one fabric thread with one thread.

Saturday, October 05, 2013

Moon Dance JCS 2010

Moon Dance
Wee Works
JCS Halloween Issue 2010 (Page 39)
32 Count Dove Gray Linen
DMC Threads

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Trick or Treat Kitty

Trick or treat Kitty
JCS 2011
Halloween Collection
DMC threads
28 ct Jobelan

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Friday, September 06, 2013

Larger Hardanger Doily

Larger Hardanger Doily
Techniques of Norwegian Hardanger
Phyllis Maurer
28ct white linen
DMC #8 and #12 perle cottons
Phyllis Maurer

Victoria Sampler Autumn Banner

Autumn Banner
Four Seasons
Victoria Sampler
28ct recommended linen and thread pack

Monday, July 22, 2013

Medium Hardanger Doily - Phyllis Maurer

Medium Doily
Phyllis Maurer
The Techniques of Norwegian Hardanger
22 ct white Hardanger
#5, #8, #12 white perle cotton

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Summer Banner - Victoria Sampler

Summer Banner
Four Seasons
Victoria Sampler
28ct Olive Green Linen
Thread Pack

Summer Garden - Blackwork Bookmark

Summer Garden Blackwork Bookmark SAL
Aurelia @ Eglantine Stitchery
Various leftover threads
28 ct scrap of fabric

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Mini Quaker Stitches

Mini Quaker Stitches
Jeannette Douglas
28 ct natural linen
Cotton Overdyed Thread substitutions:
 GA Chmaomile
GA Maple Syrup
GA Old Red Paint
GA Old Blue Paint
GA Dried Thyme
GA Barn Grey
WDW Cherub
CC Antique Lace
CC Bing Cherry
CC Secondhand Rose

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Handblessings Spring Silhouettes

Spring Silhouette Series
32 ct Natural Linen
Vicki Clayton Silk Thread

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Cherished Stitches - Christmas Joy Pinkeep

Christmas Joy Pinkeep
Cherished Stitches
Just Cross Stitch 2010
36 ct Cream Edinburgh Linen
Vicki Clayton Silk Threads

Prairie Moon Ornament

Stitcher's Joy
Prairie Moon
Just Cross Stitch 2010
Vicki Clayton silk
36 count Days Gone By - Silkweaver

Jeannette Douglas ornament

Jeannette Douglas
Christmas 2010 Stamp Ornament
Just Cross Stitch 2010
32 count Chantilly Country French Linen
Recommended DMC threads

Monday, February 11, 2013

Moss Creek Designs - Night of Candles

Night of Candles
Moss Creek Designs
Just Cross Stitch 2010 Ornament Issue
Mystery 32ct fabric
Vicki Clayton Silk Threads

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Periwinkle Promises - Black and White Trifold

Periwinkle Promises
Black and White Trifold
Soie d'Alger Silks and linen
This was a complete kit

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Alessandra Adelaide - Maple Leaf

Alessandra Adelaide
Maple Leaf
32 ct White Zweigart Linen
Threadworx 1089

Saturday, January 05, 2013