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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.

Autumn Gatherings............With Thy Needle & Thread
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Autumn Gatherings............With Thy Needle & Thread

Autumn Gathering is the 1st chart in Brenda's new series called Gatherings.  There will be 4 in this series, one for each season.  Each release will be in the basket shape with motifs that pertain to each season.  Autumn is stitched on 36 ct. PTP Heartland linen and it is stitched using:

Weeks Dye Works: Cognac, Oilcloth

Gentle Arts: Cidermill Brown, Mountain Mist, Roasted Marshmallow, Wood Trail

Classic Colorworks: Avocado, Fallen Leaves, Trail Dust, Mossy, Ye Old Gold, Candied Yams

Lady Dot Vintage Twill tape used in finishing.

Finished design area is approx. 3 3/4" x 4 7/8"House, Crows

Summer Hill & Autumn Hill..........Plum Street SamplersSummer Hill & Autumn Hill..........Plum Street Samplers
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Summer Hill & Autumn Hill..........Plum Street Samplers

Summer Hill is a companion to Autumn Hill, featuring one of the "hill sisters" standing next to her garden flag.  Her skirt is worked in regular cross stitch, with easy long stitched stars scattered over it.  The model is stitched on 36 ct. Country Mocha using DMC floss, 310, 646, 680, 730, 924, 950, 3012, 3021, 3811, 3858, 3859 and Ecru.  The finished size is approx. 5 1/4" x 7".  

Autumn Hill-In the countryside stands this large hill, called Autumn Hill, blooming flowers grow all over the hill.  Their petals are filled with contrasting shades of orange, red, and ivory.  Dressed in her fancy dress, one of the "hill sisters" stands on top of the hill, picking a few flowers to fill the flower vase in her home.  Shown stitched on 36 ct. R & R Reproductions American Chestnut linen using:

Classic Colorworks Fibers: Colonial Copper, Just Ruse, Perfect Piecrust, Blackbird, Hickory Sticks, and Eggshell

Weeks Dye Works: Sage, Sweet Potato, Chickpea, Oscar

Finished design size is approx. 5 1/4" x 7".

Let's Talk Autumn...................Hands on Design
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Let's Talk Autumn...................Hands on Design

Cathy is kicking off a new #chalktalk series – the idea for this series came from a piece she designed years ago for a calendar (a winter design). A number of stitchers asked if she would complete the seasons – the idea grew to the point where she will be designing all 4 seasons (Winter will get a makeover!).  Let's Talk Autumn on 32 ct. linen using DMC fibers: 07, 166, 720, 722. 3816, 3852, 3865 (3 skeins of 3865 are needed to stitch all 3 designs – 1 skein of all the other colors)  Finished design size is approx. :  Framed: 6.25" x 8.5"      Hoop: 3.5" x 3.75"     Pillow: 5" x 5.25"

One Pumpkin a Month Birthday Calendar....Thistles
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One Pumpkin a Month Birthday Calendar....Thistles

For the pumpkin lovers out there, Thistles has introduced the Pumpkin a month calendar featuring a different pumpkin design for each month.  January has a snowman made out of white pumpkins, February has the pumpkin surrounded by hearts, March features a golden gourd with a shamrock on it, April a rabbit made from a pumpkin and on an on.  So there are 12 charts in the pack.  They recommend either 32 or 35 count linen of your choice and they are using different Gentle Art Threads for stitching.

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Celebrate .......................Teresa KogutCelebrate .......................Teresa KogutCelebrate .......................Teresa Kogut
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Celebrate .......................Teresa Kogut

Celebrate 15 years of needlework with Teresa as she releases a collection of 15 cross stitch charts in one book.  You will find seasonal and every day designed in Teresa's whimsical folkart style, compiled and shown in a spiral bound book.  Teresa provides measurements for 4 different linen (14/28-16/32-18/36-20/40) sizes with each design, and uses DMC and Weeks Dye Works throughout.  

Designs included are shown to the left in the bottom two pictures

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When I Think of Autumn..................Puntini Puntini
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When I Think of Autumn..................Puntini Puntini

As with the first two in the seasonal series, Spring and Summer, Autumn is interwoven with Autumn symbols, fall leaves, an acorn, and a pumpkin.  The acorn and one leaf are Puntini Puntini buttons and included with the chart.  Stitched on 32 ct. Raw linen using DMC: 310, 975, 435, 167, 921, 839, 3051, 3012, 3857, 842, 640.

Finished design is approx. 6 3/4" x 2 3/4"

Seasonal Posey Kits..................Jeannette DouglasSeasonal Posey Kits..................Jeannette DouglasSeasonal Posey Kits..................Jeannette Douglas
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Seasonal Posey Kits..................Jeannette Douglas

These seasonal 4" posey designs are kitted and come with a small chart and include a cut of 40 ct. natural linen and Tudor silks in the colors of that season. 

Fall Posey comes with shades of oranges, rusts, gold and green

Spring Posey comes with shades of burgundy, blue, pinks, greens, gold

Summer Posey comes with shades of blues, greens, Amethyst, gold

Bonhommes de Neige Automme/Hiver.......Tralala Collection
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Bonhommes de Neige Automme/Hiver.......Tralala Collection

Autumn/Winter Snowmen is new from Tralala and has two adorable snow women carrying their baskets of berries, but it's the scenes below the baskets that really define the snow women.  Ones shows an autumn scene, pumpkin and squirrel and the other shows a winter scene, with trees.  They are finished as stand-ups which would fit into your autumn and winter displays beautifully.  Shown stitched on 32 ct. linen using

Gentle Arts: Chalk, Harvest Basket, Endive, Dark Chocolate, Ruby Slipper, Barn Grey, Garden Gate, Onyx, Cranberry, and Pomegranate.

DMC" 224. 921, 300, 433, 3362

Finished size is approx. 7" x 6"

Well Rounded........................Hands on Designs
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Well Rounded........................Hands on Designs

4 seasonal groupings finished in graduated sizes all in one chart. This makes a very easy change as your please way to change up your decor. Each season requires a 9" x 27" cut of 32 ct. linen using:

DMC: 167, 347, 413, 632, 676, 732, 733, 34, 746, 794, 839, 840, 930, 936, 3328, 3756, 3799, 3835, 3836, 3862, 3865 

A Finishing Kit is available: includes instructions & laser cut discs (6) to complete 1 season of the chart. 4 finishing kits are needed to complete the series. (option: purchase 1 kit to use as finishing templates).

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