Seasons

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 …

Halloween Bellpull

Pumpkin

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 …

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 …

Gingerbread Cookie Ornament

Gingerbread

Victoria Sampler Gingerbread Ornament

October of 2011, Marty Greiner taught members of EGA’s local chapter Oatlands the numerous stitches of this ornament. As a member, I purchased the kit which included 28 Count Dirty Linen Cashel—Cut fabric 8” x 8” …

December Birthday Bellpull

Bellpull

Victoria Sampler December Birthday Bellpull

The worked area is 103h x 26w (7.3 inches by 1.85 inches).

My sister gave me the September, October, November and December birthday design phamplet last year for my birthday (December). She also gave me …

Victoria Sampler, Myrrh

VS Jar

Victoria Sampler offers three designs to reflect gifts given by the three Magi. This sampler symbolizes the gift of Myrrh. According to the legend, Myrrh was given by Caspar, the King of Tarsus.

Stitched on 28 count cashel linen, design …

Hardanger Christmas Wreath, Thea Dueck Design

Hardanger

Victoria Sampler, Thea Dueck Design: Hardanger Christmas wreath

I have worked this Victoria Sampler design from stash threads, ribbons and fabric. Last week I was visiting the Victoria Sampler website to read their current newsletter and discovered they are planning …

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 …

Christmas Bellpull

Christmas Bellpull

Counted Cross-Stitch

In October 2013 Stoney Creek website offered two free designs: Christmas Tidings Bell Pull and Express Faith.

Christmas Tidings is the main design that I used for this bellpull and I got the snowman and tree (lower left …

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 …