Category Archives: Cross-Stitch and Needlework

WIP Wednesday Update

Where does the time go? I did get some stitching time in over this past weekend, so I have some progress to show on the “All Shall Be Well” cross-stitch project. I am still working on the initial letter “A” … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Progress on All Shall Be Well

Over the past week, I spent some time stitching the “All Shall Be Well” Julian of Norwich cross-stitch pattern. When I stitch, I prefer to start at the top left of a pattern and work my way across and down. … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: A Partridge in a Pear Tree

I haven’t shown any progress on my “12 Days of Christmas” cross-stitch project since the end of November! But, to be honest, I did not do a lot of stitching over the holidays. We were just too busy. But, I’m … Continue reading

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2016 Finishes — Year in Review, Part 2

Last week I shared 10 cross-stitch and needlework projects I completed in 2016, which for me is a huge number of finishes. But, that wasn’t all I finished last year! Here are the remaining cross-stitch finishes from 2016. The 10 … Continue reading

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9+ Gift Ideas for Stitchers

Do you have a stitcher in your life? I put together this little guide for gift ideas for cross-stitchers, embroiderers, and other needlework enthusiasts. Whether you are looking for a gifts for a friend who loves needlearts or you are … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: 12 Days of Christmas Update 2 of 500

Well, I hope it doesn’t take me 5oo weeks to finish this “12 Days of Christmas” crossstitch project, but I’m afraid I’ve made less progress than I would like over the past two weeks. When I started it, I thought … Continue reading

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Vintage Needlecraft Magazine

A couple of weeks ago my mom gave me two vintage issues of Needlecraft Magazine dated July 1925 and September 1926. She found them in an antique shop in Michigan.     The magazine covers a wide variety of topics. … Continue reading

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Starting the 12 Days of Christmas

Last weekend I stitched two cross-stitch Christmas ornaments on plastic canvas, but I somehow managed to fail to take any photos of them. The ornaments were two from a set of seven designs created by Jody Rice of Satsuma Street … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Lizzie Kate Grateful Finished

Well, I finished stitching the Lizzie Kate pattern “Grateful, Thankful, Blessed.” Here’s an in-progress shot from a few days ago: And, here is the finished stitched piece: It would fit nicely in a 6-inch hoop for a finish, but I … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: A Finish and a New Start

I’ve probably said this before, but one of the nice things about working on small cross-stitch projects is having that quick finish. But, sometimes you think you’re done, and then you realize you missed a few things… I took the … Continue reading

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