Category: Winter

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

Christmas Tree on stand

Christmas Tree EGA

EGA Faquier Chapter Fall 2013 President Challenge

This summer EGA Faquier (Virginia) members were challenged by the Chapter’s president to use the provided triangle or circle as a template, create a Christmas design, using at least three new stitches (to … 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

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

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