Category: Counted

Christmas on the beach

Christmas on the beach

Christmas on the beach

I started working on this design last fall in hopes of completing it by December, in time to give the finished worked design to my sister as a Christmas gift. Missed that by several months, but… Read more

Hardanger with Tulips, a needlework design

Hardanger Tulips
Hardanger with Tulips design is a counted needlework embroidery presented within a 50-plus page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. Two variations of the design is offered. The one variation has no openwork and the other incorporates openwork areas… Read more

Summer Bouquet

Summer Bouquet

Project finished November 2014.

This little guy is what started me thinking about adding finished stitched pieces to box lids. This is a Stoney Creek (June 2007) design called Summer Bouquet. It is a 52w by 35h design worked on … Read more

Winter Sleds

House, sled

Country Sleds

These are a Foxwood Crossings design called Snow Country Sleds.

I worked this on a 14 Count Navy Aida Fabric then adhered (using double side tape) onto the wooden/metal sleds. Design suggested to work on perforated paper but … Read more

Glass Case with zipper


This is my first counted cross stitch project. Stitched decades ago and never used as a glass case. Once finished, I quickly realized this would make a great way to care my unused stitching needles.

The finished piece has a … Read more

Snowman, Carolyn Manning Design


I wanted a cute snow person to be the greeter on our front door.

I found this cross stitched pattern on The pattern is Carolyn Manning Designs – Snowball of the Month – May.

The star for top of … Read more



I utilized a bit of a Northern Pine Design called Snowflake to create this white and silver piece.

It is about 4.5 inches square, shown here in a coal black double mat.

Worked on a 18 count black mono fabric … Read more

Christmas motif tree, Judy Whitman design

Christmas motif tree

This is the design I embroidered for my 2013 Christmas cards.

The cross stitch design is by Judy Whitman, JBW design: Christmas Motif Sampler. Stitch count is 67w x 78h. The actual charted design comes with a lovely cross stitch … Read more

The Fox


The Fox is a counted cross stitch design from the Cross Stitcher Club website.

I will measure it, but I believe the worked area is about 100 x 123 count.

Fox… Read more

Frosty Panes, Linda Lachance designer

Counted Canvas Needlework

This design is called Frosty Pane Window and is from the Canadian website Northern Pine Designs. Design is to suggest Jack Frost on a window pane.

Linda Lachance is the designer. I purchased this pattern from her … Read more