Ribbons and Thistle Flowers

Ribbons and Thistle FlowersRibbons and Thistle Flowers is a counted needlework embroidery design presented in a 40-plus page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. Click the button named Bargello on the upper navigational bar of my blog website at Noelle Frances Designs…

Christmas Tree Card

Christmas Card

Hardanger Christmas tree pattern, based on a Kreinik freebie design. When worked on 22 count this design just fits an oval shape cut-out window of the purchased card that I used.

Web searching for freebie patterns I found the below …

Ladybug, Narcissus and Lily

Ladybug, narcissus flowers and lily


I worked this using one strand of Caron Wildflowers color 219 (Cardinal) and one strand of a dark gray-black DMC stranded floss.I noticed who ever designed this printed panel incorrectly wrote ladybird instead of ladybug. I didn’t bother to…

Net Darning

Net darning

Winter Snowflakes

Winter Reindeer

Each year I like to surf eBay and purchase a give-to-myself gift for Christmas. I have two criterias: under $15 and that the design includes something new to try. Last summer I came upon several net …

Swirling Pin Wheels

Swirling Pin WheelsThe Swirling Pin Wheels design is a counted Hardanger and Rhodes stitch needlework embroidery available in printed and Kindle formats. Over the past winter children from our town’s day care center stuck red and blue pin wheels along the edge…

Red hot poker, Arum and Natal lilies

Natal Lily, Red Hot Poker and Arum

Arum flowers and leaves

Design called for the stems to be worked in wrapped wire, instead I did 13-20 wrapped bullions using straw needle. Waxing of needle and light waxing of 6-ply (un-separated) stranded floss makes it easier to pull…

Permin kits:

Connie I stated 9 designs in the email to you but I included the first one below, Permin 10-7668. I was hoping to find a better photo of it but it’s white on white, kind of hard to …

Gingerbread Sweet Box

Holiday Sweets

Holiday Sweets

Holiday Sweets is a Stoney Creek design that was presented in their August 2014 Magazine.

From their website I purchased the magazine, the button pack for this design and the oval shaped pressed paper box. The oval box …

Fall Colors Doily

fall color 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…