Category Archives: Cross-Stitch and Needlework

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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WIP Weds: Prairie Schooler Stitching

I needed a break from big stitching projects, so I went through my stash of cross-stitch charts and pulled out the “Evergreen” pattern by The Prairie Schooler. I am stitching the motifs as separate ornaments rather than as one big … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Pinch Purse Completed

Hold on because this is going to be an image-heavy post. I finished my pinch purse this week. After I finished stitching the little ribbon embroidery motifs, I had to cut out the fabric pieces. Then I had to cover … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Ribbon Embroidery Motifs

In this week’s WIP Wednesday update, I finally dove in and stitched the ribbon embroidery design that I choose onto the two sides of my future pinch purse. I choose a little motif from the pattern book I showed in … Continue reading

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