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Berries & Vine Table Runner
Berries & Vine Table Runner
Design by Theresa Curry and Brian Stugelmayer of Needle Bling Designs
This berries-and-vine design is a pleasure to stitch on a premade burlap table runner. Quick to create, this piece will be a perfect addition to your home decor.
Biography of the Artist: Susanna Rambo
Biography of the Artist: Susanna Rambo
By Janis Lockhart
In 1836, Susanna Rambo created a sampler honoring her parents, Thomas Rambo and Rachel Perkins. Susanna was born in 1829 in New Castle County, Del. Susanna was about 7 years old when she stitched her sampler.
Celtic Pincushion
Celtic Pincushion
Design by Frony Ritter of Frony Ritter Designs
Designer Frony Ritter takes an ancient Celtic art form in a modern direction with this garnet, rose and green pincushion. This would make a sweet valentine gift for a fellow stitcher, or keep it for yourself as a pretty table decoration.
Designer Q&A -- Liz Almond
Designer Q&A -- Liz Almond
By Vickie LoPiccolo Jennett
I take great pleasure in encouraging people to engage in needlework while finding out for themselves the joy that can be found in blackwork and asking for more.
Diamond Ice
Diamond Ice
Designs by Liz Almond of Blackwork Journey
This sparkling design incorporates pattern darning, eyelets, backstitches and beads. Shades of blue and metallic threads make this design shine; you may also choose your own color scheme to complement your decor. This versatile design can be used for borders, coasters, trays or framed wall art.
Double-Sided Fun Winter/Love
Double-Sided Fun Winter/Love
Designs by Theresa Curry and Brian Stugelmayer of Needle Bling Designs
Theresa Curry and Brian Stugelmayer have created a fun way to celebrate the seasons with this pair of reversible blocks. Each 2017 issue of Just CrossStitch will feature new blocks, so by December you will have a complete set to display year after year.
Favorite Finds -- Product Reviews
Favorite Finds -- Product Reviews
Care Packages
Anytime is the right time to show your friends and relatives that you care, but Valentine's Day is a special time to take some extra effort.
Floral Ribbons Border
Floral Ribbons Border
Design by Elizabeth Spurlock of Saving Graces Fine Needlearts
Pink blossoms with heart-shaped leaves are repeated in a pattern that makes a lovely border for a pillowcase or table runner. Lacy cutwork and delicate pink ribbon complete this breathtaking design.
Love Is a Journey
Love Is a Journey
Design by Nancy Greenberg of Pickle Barrel Designs
Hearts of gold adorn this fresh take on a timeless theme. As a pillow or in a frame, this sentiment reminds us that valentines aren't just for one day out of the year.
Parlor Treats
Parlor Treats
Designs by Marie Barber
These two designs are pretty enough to eat! The milk shake and ice cream sundae will make a sweet statement on your kitchen or dining-area wall.
Red Fish
Red Fish
Design by Kimberly Tyree of KST Designs
The flowing fins and tail of this brightly shaded aquarium fish will be almost as soothing to see on your wall as it would in a fishbowl. Watching fish glide through water and cross stitching them are great ways to de-stress.
Sleeping Baby Fox
Sleeping Baby Fox
Artwork by Cyra R. Cancel -- Cross-Stitch Adaptation by Elizabeth Spurlock
A little red fox stays warm under a light snowfall as it curls up into a furry ball. This peaceful scene will delight you and your family regardless of the season.
Snowball Fights
Snowball Fights
Design by Laure Fontaine of Laure Fontaine Designs
Three precious vignettes combine to make a snowy scene that will bring back fond memories of childhood fun. Bundled up in coats, hats and scarves, these little figures are sure to warm your heart.
Stars
Stars
Design by Banu Demirel of Seba Designs
If you look into the night sky, it is unlikely you will see a pattern as symmetrical as Banu Demeril's Stars. Four identical quadrants repeat around a center point. The chart provided shows the top right quadrant.
Susanna Rambo 1836 Sampler: Part 1
Susanna Rambo 1836 Sampler: Part 1
Reproduction by Janis Lockhart of Cross-Point Designs
The words of Susanna Rambo honoring her parents make up the first part of our sampler reproduction series. This piece would make a nice project in itself, or you can make it as the beginning of the larger sampler project. Parts 2 and 3 will be featured in the April and June 2017 issues of Just CrossStitch.
The Christmas Stitch -- Reindeer & Trees Kitchen Set
The Christmas Stitch -- Reindeer & Trees Kitchen Set
Designs by Nancy Greenberg of Pickle Barrel Designs
These playful designs are fun and easy to stitch, making them perfect first projects for a little stitcher in your house. They're also fun for adults who want a quick project. Make a towel, some magnets or a wrap for a holiday jar of candy.
The Sampler Sleuth -- Gateway to the World of Samplers
The Sampler Sleuth -- Gateway to the World of Samplers
By Vickie LoPiccolo Jennett
Sometimes a ragged, tattered piece from the past just needs to be rescued
There's Snow Place Like Home
There's Snow Place Like Home
Design by Lois Winston
Give a warm welcome to your friends with this cold-weather sign. Invite them to park their keys on hooks attached to the frame of this adorable winter picture.
Valentine Flower Delivery
Valentine Flower Delivery
Design by Erik Shipley for DMC Corp.
This sweet old-fashioned scene is sure to make you smile as you stitch. Metallic and multicolored floss add sparkle and dimension to this vintage design.
Valentine Sentiments
Valentine Sentiments
Designs by Frony Ritter of Frony Ritter Designs
Have fun creating these stitched and beaded hearts for your special someone. Like the little pastel candies stamped with sweet sentiments, these grown-up hearts will never go out of style.
Winter on the Farm
Winter on the Farm
Design by Sharon Pope
Light and shadows give this rural scene a painted quality. From the farm animals to the buildings to the skaters and the snowman, this design has plenty to keep a viewer interested.
Winter's Grace
Winter's Grace
Design by Joan Elliott of Joan Elliott Design
The sweeping blue gown and flowing brown hair give an illusion of movements in this magical fairy by Joan Elliott. Opalescent fabric adds a shimmering background for this stunning beaded design.
Darn These Stitches
By Vickie LoPiccolo Jennett
How Simple Mending Became an Artistic Technique
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