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Mr. Marshmallow.......................With Thy Needle & Thread
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Mr. Marshmallow.......................With Thy Needle & Thread

Nothing beats a big cup of hot cocoa on a cold winter's morning.  This little snowman has come in from the cold to enjoy just that!  Shown stitched on 36 ct. PTP Kermit linen and stitched using 

Weeks Dye Works-Fawn, Blue Spruce, Persimmon

Gentle Arts-Cornhusk, Grape leaf, Shutter Green

CC- Lettuce Leaf, Sticks & Twigs, Trail Dust, Bamboo & Lady Bug

Buttons from JABCO-Tiny Snowflake Button, 4 tiny snowflakes from White Wedding Sprinkles Pack

Finished size when working over 2 threads is approx. 4 3/8" x 4 1/4"

NOTE:  The tiny flower snowflake buttons are in a Sprinkles package which contains many white buttons, $10.50,  however, they are all different shapes, not just the flower snowflakes.  We are waiting to see if JABCO puts together a Button pack for this design.

Charlotte's Berries................Erica Michaels
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Charlotte's Berries................Erica Michaels

This trio of linen berries highlights several of the charming motifs found in the Charlotte Mullenger reproduction sampler. All three berry designs are included and each is a fairly quick stitch - so you can add to that vintage basket or bowl soon.  The berries are stitched over 2 threads on 37 count Corn Tassel linen by Legacy.  They are stitched using Au Ver a Soie: 1715, 3735, 3745, 3832, 3836, 4122, 4245, 4521.  If you prefer Weeks Dye Works they are also listed: Deep Sea, Tarragon, Oilcloth, Fawn, Chestnut, Palomino,Straw and DMC 3371.  She also includes finishing directions with the charts.

Christmas Ornaments II....................JBW Designs
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Christmas Ornaments II....................JBW Designs

Christmas Ornaments II is another 5" x 7" spiral-bound compilation of Judy's out of print small ornament designs from the past.  There are 20 charts included.  The ornaments are stitched over one on 28 ct, but of course, you can do them over 2 if you prefer or make a small framed piece if you want.  

Limited Edition Collector's Book

$18.00
The Pearl.................Fern Ridge Collections
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The Pearl.................Fern Ridge Collections

Another fun Peyote Stitch bracelet from the fun-loving ladies of Fern Ridge featuring our favorite motif, a mermaid.  The beaded band is about 1/2" in width and of course, you make it to fit your wrist, so the length you determine. To finish the ends are sewn together around the silver sliding closure.    Comes in a kit that includes all the beads, closure, thread, and the charms dangling from the design.  If you aren't a bracelet kind of person, you can always use this as an ornament on a tree, or a scissor fob, or a decorative piece to hang on your beach tote.  

$40.00
SatSuma Street NutcrackersSatSuma Street NutcrackersSatSuma Street Nutcrackers
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SatSuma Street Nutcrackers

Fill your tree with these glittering and colorful characters from the Nutcracker ballet and Santa Claus.  These kits are whimsical as well as fast and fun to stitch.  A colorful gift for a special friend's tree.  These are kits which include the perforated paper, all the beads and sequins, thread, needle, chart and finishing directions.  You just need to supply backing paper, glue and scissors.  Finished ornament size:

Drosselmeyer.......2.25" x 5"

Nutcracker King.......2.25" x 5"

Santa Nutcracker.....2.25" x 5"

Friendship Fob I..........................Haystack Stitching
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Friendship Fob I..........................Haystack Stitching

Another fob from Haystack but a little different.  This scissor fob is three-dimensional and made up of three squares.  The design uses three stitches: cross-stitch, Algerian Eyelets and Rhodes Stitch.  Kit includes linen, threads, silk ribbons, and beads.

$15.00
Creative Needle Arts Christmas Ornaments-Snowman & Candle....Colonial NeedleCreative Needle Arts Christmas Ornaments-Snowman & Candle....Colonial Needle
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Creative Needle Arts Christmas Ornaments-Snowman & Candle....Colonial Needle

Creative Needle Arts came out with a series of Christmas Ornament kits which are stitched on Perforated Paper using Mouline Finca Floss.  Each kit comes with th3 14 ct. Perforated Paper, floss, tapestry needle, pattern and illustrated basic cross stitch instruction.  

Finished ornament size is approx. 3.6" x 5.1"

Creative Needle Christmas Ornaments 2............Colonial NeedleCreative Needle Christmas Ornaments 2............Colonial Needle
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Creative Needle Christmas Ornaments 2............Colonial Needle

Creative Needle Arts came out with a series of Christmas Ornament kits which are stitched on Perforated Paper using Mouline Finca Floss.  Each kit comes with th3 14 ct. Perforated Paper, floss, tapestry needle, pattern and illustrated basic cross stitch instruction.  

Christmas Tree Ornament

Christmas Bells Ornament

Finished ornament size is approx. 3.6" x 5.1"

Christmas Butterfly Ornament.................Just NanChristmas Butterfly Ornament.................Just Nan
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Christmas Butterfly Ornament.................Just Nan

Just Nan's new Christmas ornament features a dazzling hand-painted butterfly resting in the middle of 4 holiday butterflies stitched with DMC ( B5200, 310, 326, 335, 699, 701, 815) and Kreinik #4 Braid (202HL, 001). Floral motifs link the butterflies in the corners. The design is framed with a black and white checkered border and accented with gold triangle beads pinned to the corners. The butterfly charm is painted, glittered and jeweled in a 7-step process. Stitched on 32 CT Zweigart Raw Belfast Linen with DMC and two Kreinik #4 Braids - 202HL and 001.  Design area is 2 ¾” square.

Included with the color card are the butterfly charm, 4 gold triangle beads for the corners, a gold ring for hanging and finishing suggestions. Stitcher will need to provide linen or fabric for the back, 4 applique or straight pins for the corner beads and stuffing.Finished design size is 2 3/4" square.  

 

Sugarplum Fairy Mouse.............Just NanSugarplum Fairy Mouse.............Just Nan
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Sugarplum Fairy Mouse.............Just Nan

This year’s Gingerbread Mouse comes straight from the Nutcracker ballet on tiny gold wings.  Sugarplum Fairy Mouse wears a pretty hearts and flowers costume embellished with white pearl and gold crystal beads plus touches of Moonstone #4 Braid.  Her headpiece is a combination of 2 pearls and a star, and she carries a star-studded flower wand tied with a wisp of rose floss.  Her petticoat is fashioned from a strip of white pom trim glued in place around the button base. And please notice her eyelashes!
 
Included are 2 colors of beads, gold tail, our signature button for the base, pom trim, fairy wings, stars, pearls and flower sequin.

Stitcher will need to provide stuffing and 2 straight pins for the head piece and wand.  Complete finishing instructions for the mouse are included. Sugarplum Fairy Mouse is stitched on 32 CT Zweigart Ant. Almont Belfast Linen or 32 CT Picture This Plus Gingerbread Linen with DMC (B5200, 150, 151, 310, 434, 435, 699, 701, 3350, 3731, 3733) and Kreinik 3231 #4 Braid.  Design area is 2” X 3 ½”.

Gingerbread Mouse Fairy Stocking....Just Nan
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Gingerbread Mouse Fairy Stocking....Just Nan

Last year the gingerbread ornament mice asked for a stocking to snuggle inside while hanging on the tree.  Sugarplum Fairy Mouse uses hers to rest between performances!  This little stocking is just 2 ½” tall and features flowers and fancy snowflakes.  A lovely fairy is adding the finishing touches to a decorated tree with the help of a little gray mouse wearing a pink ribbon. Quick to stitch and easy to finish, the stocking is backed with tan felt and trimmed with a snippet of white silk ribbon and a gold jingle bell.  Stuff the stocking up to the cuff line, then sit the mouse inside.  Add a few tiny pins to secure and the mouse is ready to sit in the stocking and still hang by her tail. 

Stitched on 32 CT Zweigart Ant. Almond Belfast Linen or 32 CT Picture This Plus Gingerbread Linen with DMC(B5200, 434, 435, 645, 648, 699, 701, 950, 3350, 3731, 3733) and Kreinik 202HL #4 Braid.  Design area is 2 ½” X 2 ½”.

Included are 2 colors of beads, tan felt, silk ribbon and a jingle bell plus complete finishing instructions.  Stitcher will need to supply lightweight fusible interfacing, stuffing and sequin pins or straight pins to secure the mouse. 

Holiday Hang Ups-Joy.............................Bent Creek
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Holiday Hang Ups-Joy.............................Bent Creek

Joy is one of the Holiday Hang Ups and will be a fast stitch if you need a little project or a thank you gift, or a secret santa gift.  Joy comes as the a full kit with all supplies included as well as a 3-1/2" metal finishing form. Stitched using Weeks Dye Works hand dyed flosses on 32 ct. natural linen. Embellished with three gold star buttons, you also get the red felt and ribbon used in the finishing.  The only thing you need is a needle.  The finish size is approx. 3" around.  

$24.00
Holy Night.......................Shepherds Bush
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Holy Night.......................Shepherds Bush

Holy Night is a fun stitch about the nativity. It's stitched on 18ct linen in Weeks, Crescents and Gentle Art overdyed flosses with a touch of Alpaca for the tiny sheep.    Adding to the fun is a set of JABCO brand clay buttons.  A sweet verse meanders down the sampler which reads"A star shone with heavenly light, Shepherds gazed with awed delight, Wise Men came with hearts alight, The Christ Child was born that night."  Finished size is approx. 4 -1/2" x 23".  Offered as a chart only with buttons separately. 


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