How many of you think of ladybugs with warmer weather? When flowers start to bloom and leaves start getting green, I look for the first ladybug. Don't get me wrong -- I dislike just about every other bug out there. The creepy crawlies that come out when the weather turns give me the willies. But imagine for a moment sitting in your Adirondack chair out in lush green grass stitching up your new favorite project from your latest Just CrossStitch issue, basking in the warm rays, and then a ladybug rests on your project or on your stitching hand. I'm feeling relaxed just thinking about it all. How about you?
Our April Issue
in cotton floss with a sprinkling of metallics, the design
is certain to be a new heirloom decor piece.
Suggested Retail Price -- $9.99
Sullivans has done it again. Though their palette has expanded to include 454 premium-quality embroidery floss, this vibrant pack of 24 colors includes coordinating oranges, greens, yellows and blues, and includes four overdyed skeins. Each skein, a six-strand thread made from 100 percent Egyptian cotton, is double-mercerized for strength and added sheen. Sullivans guarantees a colorfast and fade-resistant product that will keep your stitched pieces beautiful for generations to admire. If you're not used to stitching with Sullivans, don't fret. The company offers conversion color codes comparable to DMC on each skein for you to easily translate those materials lists for your next project. Use this fanciful tropical color pack to stitch up some warm thoughts this spring. For more information or to view all available shades, visit www.sullivans.net/usa/sullivansfloss/. To purchase, visit AnniesCraftStore.com.