Nantucket Wildflowers

Nantucket Wildflowers Pillow

This crewel is a blend of wool yarn and stranded cotton threads. Designer is Erica Wilson, design name is Nantucket Wildflowers. This kit was produced in 1982. Purchased 2014 on eBay as a full kit (minus the pillow fill). Design …

Christmas Tree Card

Christmas Card

Hardanger Christmas tree pattern, based on a Kreinik freebie design. When worked on 22 count this design just fits an oval shape cut-out window of the purchased card that I used.

Web searching for freebie patterns I found the below …

Net Darning

Net darning

Winter Snowflakes

Winter Reindeer

Each year I like to surf eBay and purchase a give-to-myself gift for Christmas. I have two criterias: under $15 and that the design includes something new to try. Last summer I came upon several net …

Swirling Pin Wheels

Swirling Pin Wheels

The Swirling Pin Wheels design is a counted Hardanger and Rhodes stitch needlework embroidery. Over the past winter children from our town’s day care center stuck red and blue pin wheels along the edge of a nearby farm field. As …

A Winter’s Night

The vintage (1986) Creative Circle crewel kit, A Winter’s Night, Diane Sage designer, was a Christmas gift from my husband. Purchased from it arrived quickly, unopened. I added white-beige snow stitching at the bottom to the finished size of …

Gingerbread Sweet Box

Holiday Sweets

Holiday Sweets

Holiday Sweets is a Stoney Creek design that was presented in their August 2014 Magazine.

From their website I purchased the magazine, the button pack for this design and the oval shaped pressed paper box. The oval box …

Fall Colors Doily

fall color doily

Fall Color Doily

This 4.5 inch square doily was worked on 18 count Aida, color Country Mocha. Mums and acorns are my own designs that I came up with after web surfing and viewing numerous posted finished stitched pieces (I…