Category: Fall

Late Autumn, Hardanger

Late Autumn, Hardanger Design from Noelle Frances Designs

Late Autumn catches the changing colors as chilly mornings and frost tint the leaves and mums of summer.

An Intermediate level counted Hardanger needlework embroidery, Late Autumn is presented within a 25-plus page booklet. The design incorporates openwork areas worked … Read more

Halloween 2017

Halloween Bargello

My 2017 Halloween worked design is based on Laura Perin’s Halloween Bargello.


Fabric used: Zweigart, 24 count Congress, 100% cotton, Powdered Spice.  Approximate finished worked area is 7.5 inches square.… Read more

Fall Colors 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 love viewing how … Read more

Rose Gazebo

Rose Gazebo

Victoria Sampler design called Rose Gazebo.

Chart is for a 4.5 by 17.5 inch sampler worked on 28 count Confederate Grey Quaker Cloth fabric. I shortened the design (leaving out… Read more

Halloween Owl

Halloween Owl

Counted Cross-Stitch

I wanted to created something Halloween to place on the front door, went web searching and downloaded a free 78 x 75 count pattern that is called In_The_Dark_of_the_Night. This pattern wasn’t so much a Halloween as a Fall … Read more

Halloween Bellpull


Counted Cross-Stitch

Worked on a 24 count banded linen that I purchased from the Nordic Needle website. This banded linen is white on white and is 4 7/8 inches wide.

The pattern designs for the ghost and the cat were … Read more

Pumpkin Patch Farm

Pumpkin Patch

Victoria Sampler Pumpkin Patch Farm, Counted Cross-Stitch

This is the third or fourth Victoria Sampler pattern that I have stitched. I like working their patterns, instructions are very concise.

Design area: 72w x 177h (5.1 inch x 12.6 inch)

Fabric … Read more

Hardanger, Rustic Fall

Hardanger Rustic Fall

Early summer I decided to stitch three pieces for this fall as I have very little fall colors in my finished embroidered pieces. This week I finished the first piece, my Grevillea Brazilian embroidery and this is the second. My … Read more

Fall colors, Geo shapes

Fall Colors Sampler

Counted Cross-Stitch

The main design for this sampler came from Barbara Rakosnik’s Queen Knot Sampler design booklet that I purchased from her website.

The top two star-like worked designs are from a Permin handanger design I worked previously. The two … Read more