Monday, April 19, 2021

Just Another Blog Update…

Here’s just some of the stitching I have done since my last update. I have several more pieces that still need fully finishing. Hopefully I get around to doing that some day soon!
 

Design: Socks on the Line
Designer: October House Fiber Arts
Fabric: 32ct Belfast Antique White (stitched 1 over 2)
Backing Fabric: 32ct Belfast Lavender Mist
Threads: As charted with one substitute -
Classic Colour Works Cobbled Peach for
Polstitches Dragon Floss Ice Pink to show on the fabric
 
Design: Love is…
Designer: Carol Tinson (Heirloom Embroideries)
Fabric: 32ct Belfast Antique Ivory
Thread: Crescent Colours Belle Soie Rose of Sharon
Twisted cord made with DMC 902
 
Design: The Beekeeper (limited edition kit with fabric and thread in 2014)
Designer: Plum Street Samplers
Fabric: 35ct Natural Northern Cross Linen
Thread: Weeks Dye Works
 


Design: The Plymouth Sampler
Designer: Brenda Keyes (The Sampler Company)
Fabric: 40ct Newcastle Antique White Linen
Threads: DMC as charted with one substitute -
DMC 951 for 950 for the flesh to show more on the fabric


Design: Halloween at Hawk Run Hollow - block 4
Designer: Carriage House Samplings
Fabric: 40ct Legacy by Picture This Plus
Threads: DMC as charted
 

Unknown name and designer
Fabric: 22ct hardanger
Backed with dupion silk
Chenille trim from Victorian Sampler Motto
 

Design: American Heritage Collection - Bargello Adaptation 1 and 2
Designer: Homespun Elegance
Fabric: 28ct Ivory Jobelan
Threads: Listed DMC

As always, thank you so much for taking the time to visit.
Carol :)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Another Overdue Blog Update

I’ve been wanting to sit and do this for ages! I post my stitching on Instagram and Flickr, but I do still like to try and keep my blog up to date. 



Design: Forget Me Not
Designer: Heartstring Samplery
Fabric: 40ct Silvery Moon Newcastle Linen
Threads: Called for and substitutes. WDW Havana for GAST 
Maple Syrup, WDW Guacamole for GAST Green Apple, 
WDW Teal Frost for GAST Blue Jay
Backing Fabric: From Blueberry Crumb Cake by Blackbird Designs
Crochet Trim: DMC 931 Perle Cotton No.8 


Design: Sugar Skulls Mini Cushion Kit
Designer: Sheena Rogers Designs
Kit came with 14ct white Aida, DMC and backing fabric


Design: Project Quarantine
Designer: With Thy Needle and Thread
Fabric: 40ct Vintage Country Mocha (the non mottled side)
Threads: Some called for and 
GAST Maple Syrup, Picket Fence and Blueberry as substitutes
Backing Fabric: Old Glory Gathering by Primitive Gathering
Trim: Victorian Sampler Motto from stash  

Design: Dubai
Designer: Awesome Pattern Studio
Fabric: 32ct White Belfast Linen
Threads: Listed DMC


Design: Be Well (#bewellandstitch social media complimentary chart)
Designer: The Drawn Thread (chart can be found on the freebie link
Fabric: 32ct Antique Ivory Belfast Linen
Threads: Substituted all the DMC for similar 
in overdyed threads
Trim: Lady Dot Chenille Thundercloud

Design: I Will Stitch You In My Heart
Designer: Heartstring Samplery
Fabric: 36ct Flax Edinburgh Linen
Threads: DMC (substituted DMC 300 for DMC 3858 and
DMC 680 for DMC 729
 Trim: Victorian Motto Sampler chenille from stash


Design: Five Ladybugs
Designer: Jeannette Douglas Designs
Fabric: 32ct Platinum Belfast Linen
Threads: Called for GAST and CC
Substituted Harvest Basket for the eyelets to DMC Ecru

Design: No Bees No Honey
Designer: Birds of a Feather
Fabric: 32ct Birds of a Feather Barn Owl
Threads: GAST (called for and substitutes)

Design: A Merry Christmas Sampler
Designer: La D Da
Fabric: Listed 40ct Lakeside Pecan Butter
Threads: Listed DMC 

Design: Christmas Biscornu
Designer: Pamela Kellogg (Kitty and Me)
Fabric: 28ct White Cashel Linen
Threads: DMC


 Design: Two Tulips
Designer: Jeannette Douglas Designs
Fabric: 32ct Platinum Belfast Linen
Threads: GAST and CC
Substituted CC Clay Pot for CC Candied Yams to
match the Gingher scissors


Design: Halloween at Hawk Run Hollow (Block 3)
Designer: Carriage House Samplings
Fabric: 40ct Picture This Plus Legacy
Threads: DMC


Design: Pretty in Pink Limited Edition Kit
Designer: Indigo Rose
Fabric:32ct White Belfast Linen
Threads: Caron Waterlilies


Design: The Flower Gatherer
Designer: Abby Rose Designs
Fabric: 40ct R&R Reproductions Creme Brûlée
Threads: WDW, GAST and CC (called for and substitutes)
Backing Fabric: From Garden Party by Blackbird Designs
Trim: Lady Dot Creates Vintage Chenille

Design: Looking at the Stars
Designer: John Shirley
Fabric: 32ct Antique White Belfast Linen
Thread: Listed DMC


Design: There's Probably...
Designer: The Scarlett House
Fabric: 40ct Light Mocha
Thread: GAST Carriage Black and Gingersnap
Trim: Lady Dot Creates Vintage Chenille

Design: Handprint on my Heart
Designer: Heartstring Samplery
Fabric: R&R Reproductions 36ct Ligonier Latte 
Thread: Classic Colorworks Mer Bleu Belle Soie Silk
Twisted Cord: DMC 3768

Carol :)

Friday, April 05, 2019

Long Overdue Update

It’s been a while again since my last post, so here is a quick update with what I’ve been recently stitching.


Modern Folk Embroidery - Mother's Day complimentary design
Stitched on 40ct Newcastle Summer Khaki with GAST Holly Berry
Twisted cord DMC3721
For my Mum

The Victoria Sampler - Friendship Tree Bookmark
Stitched on 32ct Belfast Antique White with listed DMC
For my daughter-in-law


 From Jane Greenoff's Little Book of Hardanger - Wild Strawberries Scissor Fob
Stitched on 25ct with listed DMC


Jeanette Douglas Designs - Three Bees
Stitched on 32ct Belfast Platinum with listed GAST and Classic Colorworks
Twisted Cord DMC 680

Mary Garry's Sewing Cabin - When I Was Young - OOP
Stitched on 40ct Lakeside Linen Lentil
Substituted listed threads for GAST Old Blue Jeans and Classic Colorworks Avocado

Blackbird Designs - Peace Rose
Stitched on 40ct Newcastle Platinum with listed GAST and WDW

Brenda Gervais - Blessed Bee
Stitched on 40ct Newcastle Summer Khaki with listed threads
Substituted the bees wings for DMC 3685

Brittercup Designs - Mine!
From Just Cross Stitch July/August 2010
Stitched on 40ct Light Mocha. Substituted several of the threads
For my brother and sister-in-law

Carriage House Samplings - First Block of Halloween at Hawk Run Hollow
Stitched on 40ct Picture This Plus Legacy with listed DMC

Lizzie Kate - Oh Baby!
Stitched on 32ct Belfast Antique White with GAST Buckeye Scarlet

Lizzie Kate - Oh Baby!
Stitched on 32ct Belfast Antique White with GAST Dungarees

Lizzie Kate - Acorn Scissor Case
A limited edition kit that came with linen band attached. Just had to stitch and
add the acorn charm and buttons

Doop Design - Cat Pawprints
Stitched on listed 28ct Lambwool Jobelan
Substituted GAST Raspberry Parfait for Buckeye Scarlet
For my brother and sister-in-law

Lizzie Kate -3 Little Words
I stitched just four of the charts on one piece. The last chart is a complimentary 
chart that can be found on the Lizzie Kate website: https://lizziekate.com
Stitched on 40ct Newcastle Summer Khaki with listed threads

Little House Needleworks - Home of a Needleworker (Too)
Stitched on 32ct Belfast Platinum with listed threads

Clouds Factory - Labyrinth - Magic Dance
Stitched on 32ct Belfast Light Mocha with listed DMC

Sheena Rogers - Sugar Skulls Mini Cushion
A kit that came with the white Aida and DMC

Phew! Note to self - don't leave updating for so long in future! 

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