Category: Seasons

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 I did finish (success!). … 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

Winter Sleds

House, sled

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 I prefer … Read more

Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Design is #F19 Christmas Flip-it by Lizzie Kate.

Worked on 28 count over 2 threads, 39w by 61h. If following the design chart the cross stitch pattern finished worked area is approximately 2.75 inch by 4.25 inch. I made mine … Read more

Christmas Wreath, VS Fall 2014 cyberclass

Christmas Wreath Sampler

I have already worked this design twice before (they can be viewed within my posts listed under the VS directory on the top Menu). This time I am closely following the instructions given within the cyberclass lessons as well as … Read more



Christmas 2012 my husband gave me a fandangle kit purchased from Nordic Needle website. It was my first fandangle, I was quite pleased with the gift such that I had the idea to use the design to make several and … 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

Tiny Santa and Tree

Tiny Christmas Ornaments

These two cross stitch patterns are worked over two threads and are 15 count square. Finished worked area of each is about 1.5 inch square.

Last year, or even maybe the year before, as a November or December promo I … Read more