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A Stitcher's Companion Part 2
A Stitcher's Companion Part 2
Design by Lody Steward of Timber Creek Needleworks
Take the next step on this 2019 project featuring a unique piece to hold a diminutive wooden ruler, pins and needles. Companion pieces include a biscornu and fob for a complete stitching set. Stitched primarily in cross stitch with a sprinkling of double herringbone and Smyrna cross stitches, the project features step-by-step finishing instructions for each piece. Join us and create a project that will delight your stitching basket all year long.
A Stitcher's Egg
A Stitcher's Egg
Design by Charlotte Smyth of Charlotte's Web Needlework
Bands of specialty stitches blend together harmoniously in this design from U.K.-based designer Charlotte Smyth. Offered in three different colorways to bring a rainbow to your Easter tree, the design features eyelets and herringbone, Montenegrin, Greek and Smyrna cross stitches.
Daisy
Daisy
Design by Janet Bryant-Groves of Krafty Kat Designs
Kloster blocks, beads, herringbone stitches and eyelets come together seamlessly with variegated flosses and one-of-a-kind finishing to create a unique design that will brighten your spring stitching. No detail is too small in Daisy, with stitching on the ears, bodice and arms. Detailed stitching and finishing instructions will have this dimensional design on display in no time.
Easter Party Tray
Easter Party Tray
Design by Anna Chinotto of La Bottega delle Meraviglie di Anna
Bring your stitching to your Easter gatherings with this precious design that highlights the season’s best: eggs, bunnies, butterflies and lambs. Finished under glass, the project makes the ideal tray for serving brunch or treats after all of the eggs have been found.
Everything Beautiful
Everything Beautiful
Design by Cathy Bussi
The timeless words of Ecclesiastes 3:11 are accompanied by bands of delicate and dainty flowers in Cathy Bussi's latest design.
Floral Band Sampler: Part 2
Floral Band Sampler: Part 2
Design by Julia Lucas
Embark on a yearlong journey with us on a showstopping band sampler from Julia Lucas. Bands of specialty stitches blend with variegated cotton flosses to yield a project that will keep you delighted all year long. Along with cross stitch and backstitch, Part 2 features spiderweb rose stitch, French knots, Smyrna cross stitch, lazy-daisy stitch and satin stitch.
Folk Hello
Folk Hello
Design by Elizabeth Spurlock of Saving Graces Fine Needlearts
Bright colors create a bold statement in this folk-inspired design from Elizabeth Spurlock. Finished simply on a deep navy blue tote, this project will bring sass and elegance to your outfit every day.
I Will Carry You in My Heart
I Will Carry You in My Heart
Design by Suzana Lima
"i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart)
i am never without it (anywhere i go you go, my dear;
and whatever is done by only me is your doing, my darling) ..."
E. E. Cummings’ love poem takes center stage in this simple, yet poignant, design.
Kitty, Kitty
Kitty, Kitty
Design by Laure Fontaine of Laure Fontaine Designs
This sweet little project captures the innocence of childhood and the happiness of a summer day. This is a nice project for new or existing fans of French designer Laure Fontaine.
Little Miss & Her Puppy
Little Miss & Her Puppy
Design by Cassandra Cavalca Conforti of Fairy Wool In the Wood
Honor the eternal bond between a furry friend and her owner with this charming design. The bright colors and adorable pair will elicit smiles and joy from all who see this design.
Meadow Pincushions
Meadow Pincushions
Designs by Wendy Christine of Raspberry Lane Crafts
Using three strands of floss over one Aida square provides rich, deep colors in this pair of pincushions. The addition of a backstitched pattern on the striped pincushion adds an interesting touch. Fill with crushed walnut shells to give these pincushions some heft. Don’t be surprised if your little ones decide they are perfect for a beanbag toss!
Ornate Easter Egg
Ornate Easter Egg
Design by Kathleen Berlew
Stunning jewel tones decorate a beautiful Easter egg design that is evocative of the richly jeweled Fabergé eggs of imperial Russia. Worked in full cross stitch on evenweave fabric, this ornate design is much easier to obtain than its Fabergé inspiration.
Roses Table Runner
Roses Table Runner
Design by Elizabeth Spurlock of Saving Graces Fine Needlearts
Budding blooms in coral, pinks and royal blue seem to sprout forth with spring’s teasing warmth and sunshine. Capture that first burst of color in a timeless table runner design that is easily customizable to fit any table. Stitch the runner as shown or stitch the design in each corner for a round or square table.
Spring Garland
Spring Garland
Design by Suzana Lima
A darling pair of spring birds nest within a wreath of spring’s bursting colorful blooms. Worked entirely in full cross stitch, the design is ideal for stitchers of all skill levels.
Spring Travel Postcards
Spring Travel Postcards
Designs by Natalia Luneva
Reminiscent of delicate vintage travel postcards, this pair of designs utilizes a blend of full and partial stitches with subtle shading to create a duo that looks more like paintings than needlework.
Strawberry Harvest Hoop
Strawberry Harvest Hoop
Design by Durene Jones
Celebrate spring’s brightest and juiciest berry, the strawberry, with this delightful design from Durene Jones. Featuring two cuddly mice sharing the season’s bounty, the circular design showcases bright hues of spring’s many shades in cross stitch, backstitch and a sprinkling of French knots.
The Christmas Stitch -- Snowflake Quartet Ornament
The Christmas Stitch -- Snowflake Quartet Ornament
Design by Kathleen Berlew
The Sampler Sleuth: Peonies, Pansies & Periwinkles
The Sampler Sleuth: Peonies, Pansies & Periwinkles
By Vickie LoPiccolo Jennett of NeedleWorkPress
An exclusive series about stitching history
Twirl, Leap, Dance!
Twirl, Leap, Dance!
Design by De Selby
A quintet of sparkly and twirling tutus is en pointe in this sweet design that will be perfect for your favorite little ballerina. Stitched all together or individually, the design employs a dash of tulle for extra dimension and texture.
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