Monday, May 02, 2022

Stitching Makes Me Happy


Design: Stitching Makes Me Happy
Designer: Needle Bling Designs
Fabric: 36ct R & R Espresso
Threads: All the called for
Backed with fabric in the background from the 
Needle and Thread fabric line by Primitive Gatherings
Also made my very first tomato pincushion 

Country Home


Design: Country Garden
Designer: Blackbird Designs
Fabric: Fox and Rabbit 40ct Paperbark
Threads: Called for except for one. 
Used GAST Rose Garden instead of WDW Camilia
Backing Fabric: From Blackbird Designs Harvest Home 
fabric line from old stash

Love Is In The Air


Design: Love Is In The Air
Designer: Trail Creek Farm (Susan Ebright)
From Just Cross Stitch Magazine February 2003
Fabric: 40ct Newcastle Cafe au Lait
Threads: Listed Gentle Art Sampler Threads
Backing Fabric: Blackbird Designs Garden Party
Chenille Trim: Lady Dot Ceates Peony

Friendly Blooms


Design: Friendly Blooms
Designer: October House Fiber Arts
Fabric: 40ct Newcastle Winter Moon
Threads: Listed Weeks Dye Works and Classic Colours Works

Monday, January 31, 2022

New Stitching Update

Design: A Little Summer Sampler
Designer: La D Da
Fabric: Listed 40ct Pecan Butter Lakeside Linen
Threads: Listed Weeks Dye Works


Design: One Swan
Designer: Jeannette Douglas Designs
Fabric: 32ct Belfast Light Mocha
Threads: Listed Gentle Art Sampler Threads and
Classic Colourworks
Twisted Cord: DMC 221 and 3722



Design: Stars and Diamonds
Designer: Heartstring Samplers
Threads: Listed Gentle Art Sampler Threads
Fabric: 37ct Russian Tea Cake Legacy Linen


Design: Sock on the Line
Designer: October House Fiber Arts
Fabric: 32ct Belfast Antique White 
Backing Fabric: 32ct Belfast Lavender Mist
Threads: Listed with one substitute - Classic Colourworks 
Cobbled Peach for Polstitches Dragon Floss Ice Pink

Design: Oh Baby!
Designer: Lizzie Kate
Fabric: 32ct Belfast Antique White
Thread: Gentle Art Sampler Threads Aged Pewter


Design: The Bee Skep (from Agnes Platt's Strawberry Sampler Booklet)
Designer: Blackbird Designs
Fabric: 32ct Belfast Limestone
Threads: All Listed

Design: Tudor Bee
Designer: The Blue Flower
Fabric: 40ct Picture This Plus Legacy
Threads: Listed DMC. Crown, bee, and honeycomb substituted 
for DMC 833 to show more on the fabric

Design: Summer Basket Button Bag (from the Sewing Club Book)
Designer: Blackbird Designs
Fabric: 36ct Picture This Plus Legacy
Threads: Listed Weeks Dye Works


Design: A Bee C Zippie
Designer: Bent Creek 
Fabric: Substituted the large 18ct from the kit for 32ct Belfast Raw Linen
Threads: Substituted the DMC Pearl from the kit for DMC Stranded Cotton
Substitutes were made so that I could finish it as a scissors fob

Design: Willing Hands (from The Sewing Club Book)
Designer: Blackbird Designs
Fabric: 36ct Picture This Plus Doubloon
Threads: Listed Weeks Dye Works and Classic Colourworks


Design: Ewe Be Well (freebie found here)
Made a couple of changes. Replaced the wording with more bees, and 
instead of a striped sheep used just one over-dyed and added swirls
Designer: Shepherd's Bush
Fabric: 32ct Belfast Limestone (stitched 1 over 2)
Threads: Several substituted for similar from stash

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