Category: Stitching

Floral Festive Bell Pull, Crewel

Elsa Williams bell pull, designed by Michael A. LeClair.  Kit name: Floral Festive Bell Pull.  7″ x 33″ finish size.  Worked in Paternayan, 100% crewel wool and Renaissance Dyeing Company (France), 100% sheep wool, naturally-dyed.… Read more

Tropical Parrot, cross stitch

Tropical Parrot closeup

Kooler Design Studio, designer Nancy Rossi. 65w by 280h pattern, purchase as printed charted pattern from 123Stitch (USA).

Completed design, worked on 11 count, approximately 5- by 28-inches. Started 2019, finished July 2023.

I wanted the width of the worked … Read more

Christmas Red runner

Christmas runner

This Hardanger design was worked on a deep Christmas Red, 22 count Fine Ariosa fabric purchased from NeedleWorkersDelight web site.

These photos were taken outdoors in bright sunlight which brought an orange tint to the red coloring of the fabric.… Read more

Christmas Tree — Holiday Card 2020

Bargello Christmas Tree 2020 cp

Bargello style Christmas Tree, stitched on 24 count Congress Cloth, color 9032 (Vintage Merlot).  Purchased tri-fold card with Christmas Tree cut out.

Stitch is Bargello over four fabric threads with two steps.

Threads Needed:

2 spools of Sulky, 12 wt.… Read more

Physalis, cross-stitch

Physalis cross stitch

Took me several months, but I finally completed this cross-stitch. I love the design and colors, but cross stitch takes me forever.

Purchased on ebay as a kit, it is 18 count, 21cm by 40cm cross stitch kit called Physalis … Read more