Ladybug, Narcissus and Lily

Ladybug, narcissus flowers and lily

Ladybug

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… Read more

Swirling Pin Wheels

Swirling Pin Wheels
The 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… Read more

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… Read more

Adonis Blue Butterfly

Adonis Blue Buttterfly

Adonis Blue Butterfly, designer Trish Burr, DMC stranded cotton floss.

I decided not to add the cream satin stitch edge around the butterfly.

Worked area is approximately four inch square.

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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 … Read more

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… Read more