Category: Seasons

Card, Christmas Tree

Card, Carols Christmas Tree

My sister and I like to stitch each other a Christmas card. This is the card she stitched for me a few years ago.

The pattern Carol used for the tree and presents is from the Anne Pearson book, The … Read more

Stained Glass Window, Linda Lachance designer

Stained Glass Window

Counted Canvas Needlework

This design is called Stained Glass Window Card 2 and is from the Canadian website Northern Pine Designs.

Linda Lachance is the designer. I purchased this pattern and the cut-out cards from the website.

Finished worked area … 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

Gingerbread Cookie Ornament


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” … Read more

December Birthday 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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Hardanger Christmas Wreath, Thea Dueck Design


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 … 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