Category Archives: Cross-Stitch and Needlework

WIP Weds: A Tiny Finish and Progress

“I didn’t get much stitching done this week” is pretty much going to be my weekly mantra for the foreseeable future. But, rather than let that stop me, I’m going to keep sharing whatever small progress I do make. So, … Continue reading

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9 Free Winter Cross-Stitch Patterns You Can Download and Stitch Right Now

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…so stay inside and stitch! I love browsing stitching patterns whether I’m browsing online needlework sites, Etsy, cross-stitch magazines, or I make it to a local needlework shop. And, we are so lucky that many … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: A Recap of Works in Progress

For the first WIP Wednesday of the new year I thought it might be a good idea to review my stitching projects in progress and remind myself where I am at. I have updates on three WIPs right now. First … Continue reading

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Finished Cross-Stitch Christmas Ornaments

So, I have not had much time for stitching recently, but I did have to finish some pieces in order to turn them in for my local embroidery guild for the guild’s annual holiday display at the community center where … Continue reading

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Halloween Cross-Stitch Patterns Inspiration

Halloween is one of the most popular subjects for cross-stitch patterns. I am guessing that it is second only to Christmas! Although you can find hundreds of amazing Halloween cross-stitch patterns, I picked a few that caught my eye for … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Boutis Progress and Ornament Stitching

I have a quick update on the boutis scissors case embroidery project. I am still working on the running stitches around the edges of the pattern. I have completed the three circles that will form the flap of the scissors … Continue reading

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New Start — Boutis Scissors Case

My stitchy bug is still off buzzing around somewhere, but I have started a new project. I have started stitching a boutis scissors case from a kit. This is a class that is being taught at my embroidery guild. Boutis … Continue reading

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WIP Thursday — A Small Stitching Update

So, there has not been a lot of stitching happening around here the past couple weeks. When I do have a spare evening, I’ve either been going to bed really early out of exhaustion or reading Harry Potter (see my … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Christmas Ornaments Progress

I have been doing some stitching around here even though I did not get a chance to post any cross-stitch updates last week. I’m still working on the “Evergreen” chart by The Prairie Schooler. They are a fun group of … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Prairie Schooler “Evergreen” Ornament 2

I’ve done a little stitching since last week, but not as much as I would like. I am continuing with the Prairie Schooler “Evergreen” chart and stitching the motifs as separate ornaments. I’ve made a start on the second ornament, … Continue reading

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