Monday, September 26, 2016

Happy Monday!

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Good morning! There are quite a few new designs that are on the way. But before I share them, I want to remind everyone that....

The Fall Custom Framing Special 
starts this Saturday October 1, 2016 and runs through October 18, 2016. During this time, you will receive 20% off total custom frame orders. A 50% deposit is required and rush orders will not be discounted. 



From Country Cottage Needleworks
Two great new designs. The colors are so vibrant in "To be Thankful" that the whole piece just pops and of course, the sentiment is perfect.

Snow Days

To Be Thankful

From Blackbird Designs
This is the 12th and final part of the Garden Club series and what a beautiful series it was. I wonder what will be next?

All in a Row

From Imaginating
A great collection of designs. Does stitching"Let's Run" count as actually running? This would be a great gift for my daughter since she IS a runner. Me, I prefer "Let's Take a Bubble Bath".

                       Let's Run                             Merry Christmas Snowman  

Let's Have Fun at Grandma's          Let's Take a Bubble Bath

From Designs by Lisa
That's me....I'm "Just One Nut Shy of Crazy". The witches riding in the hot air balloon just crack me up. Are their brooms broken?

One Nut Shy                                                  The Ride            

If The Shoe Fits

From Lila's Studio
What a beautiful border on "Give Thanks".

Give Thanks

Witch's Night Out

From Scissor Tail Designs
Lovely blue and white ornaments.

Merry and White

From Stoney Creek
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (and yes, I sung this as I typed it).

Christmas Banners IV                         Christmas Banners V

Christmas Ornaments I

From Scattered Seeds Samplers
It must be all about the sheep. 

 Moriah's Summer Token               Pure in Heart Hanging
   Hand Fan                                              Pinpillow

From CM Designs
I just love the soft colors in this piece.

The Garden Labyrinth (Winter)

From Aury TM Designs
A most unusual interpretation of "Alice" and who knew mermaids could be Quakers.


Quaker Mermaid


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Have a great week!

Monday, September 19, 2016

It's almost fall!

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Despite the heat and humidity, Fall officially starts on Thursday. For me, it needs to be in the 70's to feel like fall. I sure wish these temps would ease up. I spent a lot of time outside on Sunday and thought I was truly going to melt. I wonder if this winter will be as cold as the summer was hot. I say....bring it on!

Need some new stitching ideas? Well, take a look at what will be arriving soon.


From Plum Street Samplers
Two very Autumn-like designs. I love the colors in both of them. 

                 The Adams Family                  A Bowl Full of Scaries: Scary Two
                                                                    chart includes the thread and trim

From Nora Corbett
Two new pixies in the Pixie Blossom Collection. 

   Snapdragon                                      Bells of Ireland

From The Victoria Sampler
Two beautiful Christmas samplers.

Christmas Day Sampler                     Poinsettia Place Sampler

From Needlework Press
Look, according to this clock, it's Christmas Time. Well, it will be in 97 days.

Christmas Time

From Heartstring Samplery
A wonderful Adam and Eve sampler shown on a new box (The Cabin Box) from Lone Elm Designs.

In the Garden

From Little House Needleworks
Must be time to stitch a house.

Dwelling Place Sampler

Little House ABC Samplers - #4  IJK

From Homespun Elegance
Another collection of beautiful ornaments from Sandra. Love them all.

2106 Santa Ornament          2016 Sampler Ornament
Forget Me Not                                Merry Deer   

2016 Snowman Ornament             2016 Avery's Toy            
      Merry Snow II                      Express Ornament   

From Prairie Schooler
We thought that since Prairie Schooler officially retired last year, that the 2015 Santa would be the last one. Well, guess what? It's not. There is a 2016 Santa. Get yours while you can. Who knows about 2017.
2016 Santa

From Elizabeth's Designs
What a great Halloween Sampler. I would love to have this one done for next year.

Haunted Hollow

From AAN (Alessandra Adelaide Needleworks)
I'm not into skulls but the "Lace Skull" is very creepy looking. It would make a cool Halloween decoration. The sleigh, however, is gorgeous.

Lace Skull                             Ready, Go   

From La-D-Da
Look at the sunflowers. They really are suns. Too cute!

Give Thanks

From Pineberry Lane
These would make great ornaments or small pillows.

Old Black Cats & Friends

From Kit & Bixby
Last week we had Haunted Fir, now we have Merry Fur. These cats seem to really enjoy the holidays.

Merry Fur

From The Stitcherhood
More cute Halloween designs. Please note: the companion pieces (Christmas designs) will be released separately.

Broom Parking

Halloween Town

From Classic Colorworks
Another design in the storybook collection.


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Have a great week!

Monday, September 12, 2016

It's that time again!

My favorite time of the year is back....FOOTBALL SEASON! Yes, I love football (college & professional). I watched quite a few games this past weekend. One thing I really enjoy most about watching the games (and I do watch them) is the amount of stitching that I can get accomplished. I was able to get a good bit done over the weekend so it won't be long until I'll need a new project (yea!!!!).

Speaking of new projects, there are many new designs on the way. In fact, there are too many for me to post on the blog, so please check the "what's new" section on our website often to see all the wonderful things that will be arriving soon.

Here are some things that are coming but haven't made it on the website....YET.


From Kit & Bixby
Looks like these black cats are having a fun time playing with the jack-o-lanterns. Cute!

Haunted Fir

From Threadwork Primitives
For those who like primitive designs, these are great.

Bittersweet October

Eternal Sleep Threadkeep

From Mill Hill
A new set of stocking kits from "Sticks" and new kits from "Curly Girl" The kits contain everything needed to complete the project except for the frame.


 Celebrate                                         Joy        

     Let it Snow                           Merry Christmas

      Winter Fun                         Season's Greetings


Be There                                       Believe

Let Your Light Shine                               Peace              

You Rescued Me                         Time to Pack

From My Big Toe
These designs are just full of love. My favorite is the "kids leave handprints". It is so true.

You Are Loved                             Trust in Him

Love One Another

Kids Leave Handprints

From Country Cottage Needleworks
Wow, another series. At least this one is only 5 parts and not 12. Looks like it will be really cute.

Snow Place Like Home

This series consists of 5 designs that will be released consecutively for 5 months beginning in October. 
Each design has a stitch count of 59w x 72h and is stitched on 32ct. Lambswool linen. 

They can be stitched individually or all together. If stitched all together, the stitch count is 303w x 72h.


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