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Heather's Hedgehog House...............Just Nan
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Heather's Hedgehog House...............Just Nan

Just Nan's mice now have a companion, Heather's Hedgehog, complete with his own house.  Shown stitched on 32 ct. Weeks Lilac linen, both the hedgehog and the house.  Stitched using DMC  B5200, 304, 310, 340, 553, 648, 3032, 3041, 3042, 3362, 3363, 3364, 3687, 3688, 3746, 3790, 3855, 3862, 3865 &
Weeks Floss 2159 Seaweed & 2321 Plum  Chart comes with an embellishment pack which includes:3 colors of beads, Twisted bugle beads, Lilac flower sequin & pearl, Hedgehog flag, Signature button, Houndstooth Wool

Finished design approx?
House:
98H X 36W • 6½"H X 2¼"W 

Hedgehog:
29H X 57W • 2" X 3½" 

First Day of Christmas Sampler Tree.........Hello from Liz Mathews
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First Day of Christmas Sampler Tree.........Hello from Liz Mathews

In this chart pack you have the instructions and information to finish the pattern in two different ways, as a sampler or a tree.  The model of the tree was worked on 36 ct. Weeks Kudzu linen using both cross stitches and backstitches, using DMC 524, 676, 729, 3033, 3721, 3021.  The Sampler was worked on 40 ct. Fog linen from PTP using Needlepoint Silk: 342, 693, 694, 256, 998, 984, 207, 183 in cross stitches and backstitches.  

 The finished size is:

14/28 ct. - 6 7/8" x 9 3/8"

16/32 ct. - 6" x 8 1/4"

18/36 ct. - 5 3/8" x 7 1/4"

20/40 ct. - 4 3/4" x 6 1/2"

The Little Busy Bee...........Needlework Press
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The Little Busy Bee...........Needlework Press

This sampler was recreated with minor adaptations by Needlework Press for your stitching pleasure.  The verse by Sir Issac Watts reads, "How doth the little busy bees-Improve each sining hour, And gather honey all the day from each opening flower."  Recommended linen is PTP Heartland linen, LL Vintage Pecan Butter, Buttercream.  Shown stitched with Classic Colorworks:Used Brick, Tiny Vine, Cocoa Bean, Brown Sugar, Red Rocks, Pollywog, Smokey Violet, Ye Old Gold, Colonial Rose, Onion Skin, and Wilderness.  

Finished Size:

28 ct- 19.3" x 17"

32 ct - 16.9" x 14.9"

36 ct.-  15" x 13.25"

40 ct.- 13.5" x 11.9"

46 ct.- 11.75" x 10.4"

When ordering linen for this sampler please indicate which linen you prefer (PTP Vintage Pecan Butter or Lakeside Linens Vintage Pecan Butter or Buttercream)

Annual 2020.........................Greeneframe
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Annual 2020.........................Greeneframe

Renee's 2020 Annual has finally arrived.  These annual charts are one of our biggest sellers as they are wonderful souvenirs of your time in Ocean City.  Renee is a local artist, who also worked in Salty Yarns for over 30 years.  We miss her dearly but are thrilled she is still able to design.

Where Liberty Dwells Huswife...........Heartstring Samplery
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Where Liberty Dwells Huswife...........Heartstring Samplery

The quote, "Where liberty dwells there is my country" has been attributed to Benjamin Franklin, however no evidence has been found verifying this, but Beth felt it was a great quote whoever said it and used it as the basis for this huswife.  For those who are unfamiliar with what a huswife is, according to the Reformed Presbyterian Magazine, September 1, 1864, "it is a long piece of cloth with a number of small pockets sewed along one side, and made to fold up like a pocket book, having separate places for buttons, thread, needles, pins, & etc, such as some of you may have seen your mothers or grandmothers use."  The model is stitched on R & R Reproductions 36 ct. Old Mill Java using Weeks Dye Works: Parchment, Sandcastle, Dirt Road, Grape Vine, Fathom, Moss and Red Rocks.  

Finished design size is approx. 13 3/4" x 4"

Victory & Peace..........Erica Michaels
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Victory & Peace..........Erica Michaels

Victory 7 Peace is part of the Petites Collection, which means it's shown stitched on 40 ct. silk gauze, which is included in the chartpak. Inspired by the fourth verse of the original poem which became our national anthem, Linda includes numerous details to honor our flag and its history, including an approximation of the flag flown at Fort McHenry in 1814..."Blest with victory and Peace May the heav'n rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a Nation."  Across the bottom section, "the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave,"  and along one side, "in God is our trust."  The piece can be done as one piece or you can divide the top portion wh the flag and words,  from the dark section at the bottom which shows the ships arriving in the port with fireworks and the flag flying.  The bottom section is shown on the back of the chart made up turned into a drum, but you could frame it as well.  The drum is shown stitched on PtP 32 ct. Nocturne.  The fibers used on both are:

Gentle Arts: Acorn, Carmel Corn, Cherry Bark, Freedom, Grecian Gold, Mountain Mist, Oatmeal, Pineapple Sherbet, Sarsaparilla, Shaker White, Uniform Blue

DMC: 310, 3773 

Total design finishes approx: 3" x 3"

Collector's Heart.........................Heart in HandCollector's Heart.........................Heart in HandCollector's Heart.........................Heart in Hand
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Collector's Heart.........................Heart in Hand

Every year Heart in Hand does a special Collector's Heart kit.  We have realized we failed to put these into the catalog.  So we are picking the latest we have.  We think these make cute small wedding gifts, or anniversary gifts so keep them in mind when you need something done quickly for a friend.  The kits come with the linen and embellishments along with the charts but there are NO fibers included.

2020 Collector's Heart- there are actually two different charts included, the first is a red sampler shown stitched on 32 ct. PTP Legacy linen using Classic Colorworks: Cherry Cobbler, Eggshell, and Pebble Beach.  In the kit, you have the Legacy linen, cream beads, and an enamel bird button for embellishment. Finished size is approx. 2" x 7 1/4"  The 2nd chart is the Love Birds shown stitched on 32 ct. Tango linen, also included, and finished in the shape of a heart. The Classic Colorworks used in this design is: Eggshell, Jakey Brown, Pebble Beach, Rose Petal, and Sticks and Twigs.  The finished size is approx. 3" x 2 1/2"  

2018 Collector's Heart-This was the 20th annual heart design and Cecelia decided to give you 2 designs here. One is a contemporary heart fob stitched on 28 ct. Light Mocha and stitched using: Classic Colorworks: Carrie Berry, Holly Berry, and Sea Shelley as well as Gentle Arts: Hibiscus.  The finished size is approx. 2" x 2"  The other design would be perfect for an anniversary gift for your better half as it says, "All of me Loves all of you."  and it is shown stitched on 28 ct. Light Mocha as well using, Classic Colorworks: Blushing Beauty, Cherry Tomato, Holly Berry, Stepping Stones.  Also Gentle Arts: Antique Rose, Old Red Paint, Straw Bonnet as well as Weeks Dye Works: Cocoa, Flatfish, and Hibiscus.  The finished design size is approx. 4 1/4" x 4 1/4"

2017 Collector's Heart-a perfect anniversary gift...."grown old along with me, The Best is yet to be." shown stitched on 32 ct. Vintage Country Mocha using CC: Rose Petal, GA: Antique Rose, Rose Garden, and Toasted Barley, WDW Havana.  Finished design is approx. 3 1/2" x 3 14"

   

Merry Making Mini Love You More..............Heart in Hand
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Merry Making Mini Love You More..............Heart in Hand

A mini heart token for that special person in your life, Love You More is a quick and easy stitch.  Shown stitched on 32 ct. Bramble linen using Classic Colorworks: Clay Pot, Eggshell, Hickory Sticks, Pebble Beach, and Wild Berries.  It comes with red beads used in the design.  Finished design is approx. 2" x 3"

Basket Full of Easter...........................Bent Creek
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Basket Full of Easter...........................Bent Creek

Part of the "thing of things" design group...this Easter basket is stuffed with all things Easter, chicks, carrots, decorated eggs, flowers, a butterfly and of course a cute little blue bunny.  This comes as a complete kit and includes the presorted #5 pearl cotton and 18 ct. Natural linen.  

Finished design size is approx. 6" x 6"

$24.00
Clover of Clovers.......................Bent Creek
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Clover of Clovers.......................Bent Creek

Another of the "Thing of things" series, features the Irish Leprechaun holding a clover filled with clovers with a couple of coins for good luck.  This is a complete kit and includes the 18 ct. Natural linen and the #5 pearl cottens. 

Finished size is approx. 6" x 6"

$22.00
My Peaceful Home........................Plum Street Samplers
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My Peaceful Home........................Plum Street Samplers

This little drum features a rose-colored house in a forest, complete with deer, birds, sheep, and a peacock on the rooftop.  Shown stitched on 36 ct. Weeks Dye Works Confederate Grey and stitched using Weeks Dye Works: Bright Leaf, Adobe, Light Khaki, Twilight, Dove, Oscar, Putty, Sanguine, Red Rocks, Bark, Cocoa, and DMC 3031.  The finished design size is approx. 10" x 3" .  The drum finish is approx. 3" round. 

Lady Dot  Creates Rainy Chenille and Blue Fescue Velveteen were used in the finishing of the drum.

Mountain View Bay........................By The Bay Needleart
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Mountain View Bay........................By The Bay Needleart

Reminiscent of Harbor Haven and Serenity Harbor from By The Bay Needleart, but without the amount of stitching,  Mountain View Bay is a smaller look at a peaceful harbor scene, but with the same trees hanging over the houses situated near the water and a sailboat resting in the harbor.  Shown stitched on 28 ct. Star Sapphire linen and stitched using DMC: Ecru, 159, 160, 434, 437, 500, 502, 503, 543, 640, 642, 644. 645, 730, 732, 733, 816, 829, 830, 832, 834, 898, 902, 3371.  The finished design size is approx. 9" x 7"

Winter Snow Birds..............Blackberry Lane DesignsWinter Snow Birds..............Blackberry Lane Designs
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Winter Snow Birds..............Blackberry Lane Designs

Winter Snow Birds is a new series from Blackberry Lane Designs and "Baby It's Cold Outside." featuring a cute little BlueBird is the second in the series.  Each bird is shown braving the storm, in this case snow while trying to stay warm.  Both designs are shown stitched on PTP 32 ct. Storm linen using DMC fibers and Mill Hill Beads # 42010.

Second in the Snow Bird series, "Baby it's Cold Outside," this little bluebird is just trying to stay warm while the snow is falling.  Such a cute design  using DMC:310, 318, 321, 415, 498, 666, 733, 746, 772, 796, 797, 798, 809, 820, 823, 839, 840, 841, 842, 844, 931, 932, 975, 976, 977, 3345, 3346, 3347, 3348, 3823, 3826, 3856, B5200. Shown finished using Lady Dot White Chenille as trim.  

First in the Winter Snow Birds Series: "When Cardinals Appear" and stitched using DMC 304, 310, 318, 321, 347, 351, 352, 414, 415, 433, 434, 435, 437, 498, 666, 814, 815, 898, 935, 937, 3078, 3853, B5200

Finished design is approx: When Cardinals Appear:  5" x 5"   

Finished design is approx: Baby it's Cold Outside: 4" x 4"

Reindeer in Flight..................Blackberry Lane Designs
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Reindeer in Flight..................Blackberry Lane Designs

Why not start preparing for Christmas early.  This easy pair of two-sided mittens is stitched entirely over two threads on 28 ct. PTP Oaken linen,  using 2 strands of DMC floss:310, 321, 905, 935, 3781, 3790, B5200.  Finished design is approx. 3" x 4 1/4".   Fill these mittens with whatever you want, greens, candy canes, etc.  Will make a great addition to your Christmas Stitching display.  The mitten on the left shows the front design and the mitten on the right shows the back design.  For a limited time, the design pack will come with 2 mitten clips.

Gingerbread Mittens.....................Blackberry Lane DesignsGingerbread Mittens.....................Blackberry Lane Designs
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Gingerbread Mittens.....................Blackberry Lane Designs

Another in the Mitten Series, Gingerbread Mittens is snow stitched on 28 ct. PTP Phoenix linen using DMC: 310, 318, 321, 415, 433, 435, 666, 838, 904, 905, 906, 3712, B5200.  Finished design size is approx. 3 1/8" x 4 1/8".  For a limited time 2 mitten clips will be included in the chartpack.  

These mittens would be so festive stuffed with greens and small cooking tools in your kitchen decorations.

First picture shows the front of the mitten, and 2nd picture shows the back design

Little Redwork Pinkeep...................Stacy NashLittle Redwork Pinkeep...................Stacy Nash
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Little Redwork Pinkeep...................Stacy Nash

This sweet little pinkeep is stitched on one piece of 36 ct. R & R. Reproductions Beach Brew, and then folded in half to make the pinkeep.  Stitched using Weeks Dye Works Cayenne (2).  The original sampler was missing some of the script alphabet letters and some were out of order and Stasy has left them as they were originally stitched to add to the character of this little sampler.

Somebunny Loves You.................Cottage Garden
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Somebunny Loves You.................Cottage Garden

Sweet design that's appropriate for many occasions, Easter, Valentine's Day, or someone's birthday...or just a nice thank you for a friend.  Shown stitched on 36 ct. Country Mocha Edinburgh linen using DMC:223, 224, 611, 779, 842, 3031, 3363, 3364, 3721, 3862.  Finished design is approx. 5 1/8" x 7".

Liberty Lodge..............Plum Street Samplers
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Liberty Lodge..............Plum Street Samplers

Liberty Lodge features not only the lodge but the rest of the patriotic symbols as well.  In the basket of blooms, in the truck bed, you will notice the bald eagle overlooking the activity and the Flag of Liberty is flying high above the roof of the lodge.  Shown stitched on 36 ct. PTP Heritage linen and stitched using:

DMC-680, 924, 310

Classic Colorworks- Used Brick, Stepping Stones, Hickory Sticks, Red Currant

Weeks Dye Works- Bark, Oscar, Grits

Finished Design is approx. 6.5" x 4.5"

Lady Dot 's Bear pompom and twill was used in the finishing.

A New Constellation and The Heritage Sampler..........Plum Street SamplerA New Constellation and The Heritage Sampler..........Plum Street Sampler
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A New Constellation and The Heritage Sampler..........Plum Street Sampler

A New Constellation: This design is the story of America's most famous seamstress, Elizabeth Griscom, also known as Betsy Ross.  At the top of the sampler is the declaration made by the Continental Congress when they adopted the flag on June 14, 1777.  This sampler features Quaker elements, as Betsy's family were members of the Society of Friends.  It also portrays Betsy's Marriage to John Ross in 1773, their attendance at Christ Church (where George Washington also attended), her meeting with the "Secret Committe" in 1776, and her marriage in 1782 to Sea Captain Joseph Ashburn (whose ship was captured by the British).  It also depicts her third marriage to John Claypool; John worked at the US Customs House in Philadelphia, and their wedding date is stitched over the Liberty Bell.  The headstone in the last block on the right side of the sampler features her initials and the year of her passing.  This sampler is a companion to The Heritage Sampler published in 2017.  

Shown Stitched on 36 ct. PTP Oaken linen using:

DMC- 221, 224, 640, 645, 647, 830, 832, 931, 3571

Classic Colorworks - Black Coffee, Cinnamon Toast, Antique Lace, Green Onion, Blue Corn, Petite Maison, Hickory Sticks, Used Brick, Jakey Brown

Weeks Dye Works- Oscar, Grapevine, Crimson

Finished design is 9 1/2" x 10 1/4"

Heritage Sampler-This design depicts the origins of America, a Colonial Block which includes the first Pilgrims along with their food sources, shafts of wheat and pumpkins, the crossing of Delaware River in 1776 by Columbus which was a surprise attack against the Hessian forces in the Revolutionary War, and another block Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, and the final block is the White House.  At the bottom of the sampler is the verse: "O Beautiful for heroes proved in liberating strife, Who more than self their country loved, And mercy more than life!".  This sampler also has the love floral border.  Shown stitched on 36 ct. Vintage Examplar linen from Lakeside using

Classic Colorworks- Black Coffee, Blacksmith Blue, Ye Olde Gold, Cinnamon Toast, Green Onion, Antique Lace, Blue Corn, Just Rust, Rain Shower, Hickory Sticks

Weeks Dye Works - Seagull, Bark, Kudzu, Lancaster Red, Crimson, Stepping Stone

Finished Design is approx. 9 1/2" x 10 1/4"

Freedom...............Madame Chantilly
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Freedom...............Madame Chantilly

Celebrating the Freedom of the USA is this adorable mouse dressed as Uncle Sam and carrying red, white and Blue star balloons while waving a little American flag.  Show as a small version finished as a little pillow and the second version has the mouse standing on a red watering can.  Shown stitched on a light-colored linen using DMC floss: 646,815,833, 930, 950, 3012, 3371, 3790, white.  Finished design is approx.

Larger design: 14/28 ct.  8 1/8" x 8 3/4"         Small Design:  4" x 6 1/4"

                      16/32 ct.  7 1/8" x 7 1/2"                               3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

                      18/36 ct.  6 1/2" x 6 3/4"                               3 1/4" x 5"

                      20/40 ct.  5 3/4" x 6"                                     3" x 4 1/2"

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
Casanova Necklace/Pin......................Fern Ridge Collections
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Casanova Necklace/Pin......................Fern Ridge Collections

Casanova is another new Peyote stitch beaded piece from Pat and Peggy.  The kits are complete with easy to follow instructions and all necessary materials to complete the project.  They use unusual beads and charms which may vary from the original occasionally, but will always compliment the pieceWhen finished this can be a necklace or made into a pin.

Kit includes Delica beads, specialty beads, pinback, gold chain, findings, Nymo thread, instructions and needles.

$40.00
Secret Santa Series- #3 & #4..................Hands on DesignSecret Santa Series- #3 & #4..................Hands on Design
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Secret Santa Series- #3 & #4..................Hands on Design

The next two designs in the Secret Santa series have arrived....  Shown stitched on a 32 ct. linen using Weeks Dye Works & Kreinik fibers.                           #3-Silent Night- but I wonder how silent is the night if he is blowing on that big horn.   Stitched using WDW Galvanized, Whitewash, Curry, Blue Topaz, Emerald, Peach, Gunmetal, and Liberty.  Kreinik #4 Braid, 031 & 5815.                                                                                                                      #4- Merry & Bright- the lights are so bright Santa has to wear his sunglasses. Stitched using WDW Galvanized, Emerald, Blue Topaz, Gunmetal, Liberty, Whitewash, and Peach.  Kreinik #4 Braid, 3506, 5815, and 031.

Secret Santa will have 8 charts in all but 9 Santa ornaments.   Collect a little snippet of the 9th & Secret Santa with each release!

Approx. design size is 2.5" x 4"  

Holly Beads set (contains 9 beads for entire series) used in finishing is available separately. Link to attach Holly Bead to ornament

 

Bloom Chalk Full....................Hands on Design
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Bloom Chalk Full....................Hands on Design

Chalk Full is a jam-packed series of vintage jars, brimming with seasonal fun! Each chart includes a coordinating serial small.  The chart cover features the popular framed clipboard finish using Lady Dot hand-dyed twill tape & Just Another Button Co Pin-Mini.  Shown stitched on 32 ct. linen using 

Classic Colorworks: Four Leaf Clover, Lettuce Leaf, Licorice red, Queen Bee

Gentle Arts: Chalk (2)

Finishing uses Lady Dot Creates 3/4" Hand-dyed Twill Bloom

Design is approx:

Bloom Jar: 4 1/4" x 5.5"      Hip Hop Bloom small: 4" x 3"

My Stitching Time.........................Waxing Moon
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My Stitching Time.........................Waxing Moon

"My Stitching Time is sometimes for your safety...Remember That!"  A bit of a Caution sign for anyone questioning why we spend so much time stitching.  Stitching is our stress reliever, a place to work out our anxieties, we go for refuge from the storm.  Shown beautifully stitched on 32 ct. Azure Blue Lugana, using Weeks Dye Works:Whitewash, Dried Sage, Molasses, Brick, Grasshopper, Pepperoncini, and Madison Rose.

Finished size is approx. 5 1/8" x 5 1/4"

Preserving Liberty.........Waxing Moon Designs
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Preserving Liberty.........Waxing Moon Designs

This Patriotic pair of stitches comes as one chartpack.  "Preserving Liberty since 1776" and "Sweet Land of Liberty," are stitched on 28 ct. Beautiful Beige linen using:

Weeks Dye Works: Whitewash (2), Loden, Blue Spruce, Gunmetal, and Scuppernong

Classic Colorworks: Finley Gold, Honeycomb, Mermaid's Fin, Apple Fritter (2), Tyler Boy Blue, Red Currant, Ribbon Red, Wilderness, and Hickory Sticks

Finished designs are approx.:

Preserving Liberty Since 1776:  5" x 7 1/2"

Sweet Land of Libery: 7" x 5 1/4"

Sweet Land of Liberty....................Blackbird Designs
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Sweet Land of Liberty....................Blackbird Designs

A reprint of one of my favorite books from Blackbird with my favorite subject, Patriotic.  23 pages, 5 great designs along with tips on dyeing your ribbons and trims and showing different ways to finish your design.  The designs included are:  Liberty Rose, Salute to Abigail, In Full Glory, American Eagle and Sweet Land of Liberty.  If you don't have this in your collection you might want to take a look before it's gone again.

$20.00
In Friendship's Way............Blackbird Designs
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In Friendship's Way............Blackbird Designs

Blackbird Designs has also re-leased "In Friendship's Way."  40 pages of friendship designs, plus instructions on finishing with beautiful pictures making it easier to achieve the look.  The book contains both small pincushion designs but also some larger designs.  They have used several pieces from Hobby Lobby and JoAnne's that are still available from those shops.  Several strawberries are shown for those who love making them.  So a little something for everyone to stitch for themselves or a friend. 



$24.00
Thimble Craft Container
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Thimble Craft Container

Extra-large thimble design desktop organizer. Ideal for storing sewing, crafting and desk accessories. Made with 100% ceramic in rose gold color. A one place stop for your scissors, rulers, etc.  Size is approx. 4 1/2" in diameter.

$10.00
Mini Stash & StoreMini Stash & StoreMini Stash & Store
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Mini Stash & Store

Due to popular demand, the bestselling Stash 'n Store organizer now comes in a sweet new size! The Mini Stash 'n Store is the perfect organizer for even the tightest and smallest of spaces. With multiple pockets and center divider, easily stow away sewing notions, marking tools, and even small scissors and rulers. . It's the perfect pocket-sized travel companion for stitching on the go!

Luise Konig Redwork Sewing Pocket & Fob..............Stacy Nash Primitives
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Luise Konig Redwork Sewing Pocket & Fob..............Stacy Nash Primitives

This lovely redwork sewing pocket & fob is stitched using 30 ct. R & R Reproduction Liberty Gathering Grey linen and stitched using Weeks Dye Works Aztec Red (3).  Along with the chart Stacy also gives you finishing instructions for the sewing pocket as well as the fobs.  

A Dog's Last Will..............Heartstring Samplery
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A Dog's Last Will..............Heartstring Samplery

This is a warm tribute to man's best friend who is saying what he would do if he could.  It's really so touching as it was written as if by a dog.  "Before humans die, they write their last will and testament give their home and all they have to those they leave behind.  If with my paws, I could do the same this is what I'd ask...To a poor and lonely stray, I'd give:....."  Show stitched on 40 ct. Weeks Dye Works Cocoa and stitched with Gentle Arts: Autumn Leaves, Harvest Basket, Maple Syrup, Onyx, Picnic Basket, Sable, Shaker White, and Tiger Lily.  

Finished design is approx. 

14/28 ct......9 1/2" x 24 1/2"

16/32 ct......8 1/4" x 21 1/2"

18/36 ct......7 1/2" x 19"

20/40 ct......6 1/5" x 17"

Kringles..................Little House Needleworks
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Kringles..................Little House Needleworks

Welcome to Kringles, an old-fashioned department store filled with holiday treats, toys and the spirit of the season!  Shown stitched on 30 ct. Parisian Grey from Access Commodities and stitched using:

DMC: 422, 435, 437, 640, 648, 926, 945

Classic Colorworks: Black Coffee (6), Eggshell (5), Hazelnut (1), Campfire (3), Pine Needles, Roasted Chestnut, Trail Dust (2), Weeping Willow

Au Ver A Soie size 4: 128 or substitute Rainbow Gallery Petite Treasures Gold Braid.

The finished design is approx:12 3/4" x 15 3/8"

Bee Kind Bee True.................Hello from Liz Mathews
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Bee Kind Bee True.................Hello from Liz Mathews

Bee Kind Bee True was stitched on 36 ct. Beige linen from Weeks Dye Works and it is stitched using DMC 224, 520, 522, 524, 729, 898, 3047, 3830

Design size is approx:

14/28 ct.....7 3/78" x 4 1/2"

16/32........6 1/2" x 4"

18/36........5 3/4" x 3 1/2"

20/40........5 1/4" x 3 1/2"

Swan Tree..................Hello from Liz Mathews
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Swan Tree..................Hello from Liz Mathews

Swan Tree is an lovely addition to the tree series Liz has done. As an alternative to the finished tree shape, the pattern included is designed as a large rectangle and can be finished as such.  Shown stitched on 36 ct. Weeks Dye Works Beige linen and stitched using Weeks Dye Works:Sanguine, Tarragon, Bee's Knees, Skinny Dip, Deep Sea, Dolphin, Kohl, Juniper, Grits.

Finished design size is approx:

14/28 ct..........9 1/8" x 9 5/8"

16/32 ct.........8" x 8 1/2"

18/36 ct.........7" x 7 1/2"

20/40 ct........6 3/8" x 6 3/4"

Ladies Garden Journal.........Summer House Stitche WorkesLadies Garden Journal.........Summer House Stitche WorkesLadies Garden Journal.........Summer House Stitche Workes
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Ladies Garden Journal.........Summer House Stitche Workes

A new series for is starting, Ladies Garden Journal, during which you will be taking a stitching walk with Beth through a whimsical garden and meet the flowers that live there.  It comes in parts with a chart released every month and a finishing kit also available separately.  While the fabrics used are different with each flower,  the fibers used are the same: Classic Colorworks- Mulled Berries, Four-Leaf Clover, Milady's Teal, Hickory Sticks, Blue Corn, Tennessee Red Clay, Queen Bee, Licorice Red, Grasshopper.  The first 2 charts are:

Sweet William: stitched on 32 ct Weeks Dye Works Confederate Gray linen-uses Mulled Berries,Four-Leaf Clover, Milady's Teal, Hickory Sticks, Blue Corn, Tennessee Red Clay, Licorice Red, Grasshopper

Holly Hock: stitched on 32 ct. Weeks Dye Works Beige linen-uses Four-Leaf Clover, Milady's Teal, Blue Corn, Tennessee Red Clay, Queen Bee, Licorice Red, Grasshopper. 

All Designs are approx. 5 1/2" x 5 1/2"

Finishing Kit contains: 8 wooden boards, 7 precut matboards, twill tape ribbon, cover design chart and finishing directions.

Salem Scenes.......................Gentle Pursuit Designs
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Salem Scenes.......................Gentle Pursuit Designs

With Salem Scenes you actually get 3 different projects, Bellows Sheath and Fob, and the Salem Scenes Needle and Pin Book.  These were class pieces that are now being made available as charts.  Along with the chart comes the information regarding how Cissy Bailey Smith decided to make these projects, all of which came from antique sewing collections.  They are stitched on 40 ct. Lakeside Linen Magnolia and stitched using 

Gloriana Silk: Vanilla, Granny Smith Green, Mocha, Olivine, Lacquered Gold, Bell Flower, Terra Cotta, Cranberry, Wood Pond, Sable and Copper

Needlepoint Silk, Inc.: 152, 761, 905. 206, 855, 915, 708, and 903

Access Commodities: 023 Gold Accentuate

Shaker Spool Keep.................Gentle Pursuit
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Shaker Spool Keep.................Gentle Pursuit

This project is an adaptation inspired by a Shaker Spool Keep.  The antique is made from brown leather and it is lined with blue silk.  The three wooden spools are held in place by 1/4" wide blue silk ribbon wound through six brass grommets.  The chart comes with three wooden spools.  The design is stitched on 32 ct. Graceful Grey linen and stitched using

Gloriana Silk floss: Cranberry, Granny Smith Green

Needlepoint Inc. Silk: 876

Finishing directions included with pictures.

Sweet Tomato..................The Scarlett House
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Sweet Tomato..................The Scarlett House

"Sweet, plump tomato ripening on the vine, One day soon, you're going to be mine."  As summer approaches and tomato season nears, every time I see a ripe tomato this is what I'm thinking.  Shown stitched on 36 ct. Edinburgh Dirty and stitched using

Classic Colorworks: Blackbird, English Ivy, Crushed Pineapple

Weeks Dye Works: Chestnut, Candy Apple

Finished design size is approx. 7 3/4" x 5"

Satsuma Street Halloween Ornaments IIISatsuma Street Halloween Ornaments III
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Satsuma Street Halloween Ornaments III

More sparkly ornaments from Satsuma Street to add a bit of whimsy to any Halloween decor!  Fun and fast to stitch, you will want to make these ornaments as gifts for all your Halloween obsessed friends.  Finished sizes of the ornaments is....

Creepy Crawly.........3.75" x 3.75"

'Til Death............Makes two...each ornament is 3" x 4.5"

Kits which include everything except backing paper, glue and scissors

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Satsuma Street Halloween Ornaments 1

Satsuma Street is here to put the happy back in your hobby!   They are changing people’s minds about cross-stitch…one colorful stitch at a time.  Each kit comes with 14 ct. Black Perforated Paper, DMC fibers in bright colors, Chartreuse, orange, aqua, purple, and Fuschia.    The designs are embellished with beads and sequins, also included in the kit,  With the chart are the instructions for finishing.  The only supplies you will need to supply is backing paper, glue, and scissors.  The ornaments are approx.

Mister Cat.............3.5" x 3.5"     Cat-o-Lantern..........2.75" x 4"      Miss Witch........2.75" x 4"

When I Think of Summer..............Puntini Puntini
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When I Think of Summer..............Puntini Puntini

2nd in the seasonal series, When I think of Summer has the word "Summer" with iconic summer motifs such as a popsicle, watermelon slice, beach umbrella with a tote, the ocean wave with a sailboat and a crab.  The sailboat and the crab are Puntini Puntini buttons which you attach to the finished piece, and come with the chart.  Stitched on 32 ct. Belfast Raw linen using DMC: 310, 321, 309, 725, 471, 932, 930, 738, 350, white, 168,3853, 435, 815

Finished size is approx. 7 1/2" x 2 1/2"

$15.00
Satsuma Street Halloween Ornaments IISatsuma Street Halloween Ornaments IISatsuma Street Halloween Ornaments II
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Satsuma Street Halloween Ornaments II

More of the sparkly ornaments from Satsuma Street to add a bit of whimsy to any Halloween decor!  Fun and fast to stitch, you will want to make these ornaments as gifts for all your Halloween obsessed friends.  The finished ornament size is:

R.I.P. ....2.5" x 3.75"

Pumpkin King Nutcracker........2.25" x 5.25"

Night Owl..........3" x 3.5"

Kits include everything but backing paper, glue and scissors

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"

Egg Hunt.....................Satsuma Street
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Egg Hunt.....................Satsuma Street

Satsuma Street's egg-quisitely folksy Easter egg design.  The vibrant whimsical design is filled with charming details.  A fun way to celebrate Spring or Easter.  Model shown stitched on Weeks Dye Works 30 ct. Scuppernong using DMC:164, 351, 606, 720, 733, 739, 956, 957, 958, 3341, 3607, 3609, 3755, 3761, 3819, 3844.  Design Size is approx.

14/28 ct....7.5" x 9.5"

30 ct........7" x 9"

16/32 ct...6.5" x 8.50"

18/36.....6" x 7.5"

20/40....5.25" x 6.75"

 Sold as chart only
 
Charleston.......................Hello from Liz Mathews
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Charleston.......................Hello from Liz Mathews

Charleston is like many designs in that it can be stitched as shown or you can pull motifs out of the large piece and stitch smalls, needlebooks, fobs, pinkeeps, etc.  Shown stitched on 32 ct. Picture This Plus Fog linen using Needlepoint Silk thread: 673, 672, 987, 351, 622, 701, 202, 966, 972, 693, 342, 988, 984, 931, 991,  over 2 linen threads.  The piece is worked entirely in Cross Stitches with the exception of the inner border which is filled in using Satin Stitches.  The approx. design size is:

14/28 ct. = 11" x 11 7/8"

16/32 ct. = 9 5/8" x 10 1/2"

18/36 ct. = 8 1/2" x 9 1/4"

20/40 ct. = 7 5/8" x 8 1/4"

Hold Fast................Hello from Liz Mathews
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Hold Fast................Hello from Liz Mathews

Hold Fast is shown stitched on 36 ct. Legacy linen from Picture This Plus using two strands of Weeks Dye Works: Clam Shell (2), River Rock, Whiskey, Cranberry Ice, Pink Sand, Garrison Green, Taupe, and Tigers Eye.  The approx. design size when finished is:

14/28 ct = 6" x 9 1/4"

16/31 ct = 5 1/4" x 8 1/8"

18/36 ct = 4 5/8" x 7 1/4"

20/40 ct = 4 1/4" x 6 1/2"

Fraktur Bees....................Hello from Liz Mathews
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Fraktur Bees....................Hello from Liz Mathews

Fraktur Bees was stitched on 36 ct. Weeks Dye Works Light Khaki linen using DMC:301, 310, 783, 840, 938, 3011, 3031, 3773, 3830, 3857.  The design size is approx.:

14/28 ct. = 8 1/8" x 7 1/4"

16/32 ct. = 7/18" x 6 3/8"

18/36 ct. = 6 1/4" x 5 5/8"

20/40 ct. = 5 5/8" x 5 1/8"

Project QuarantineStay Home and Stitch...................With Thy Needle & Thread
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Project QuarantineStay Home and Stitch...................With Thy Needle & Thread

Project Quarantine: Stay Home and Stitch- When we were informed that we would have to quarantine, many people were frightened not only by the Pandemic but also the amount of time they would be stuck at home.  When stitchers found out they would be spending every day at home for weeks on end, they ran to their closets and pulled out their stitching.  Never have so many stitchers, men and women, had so much time to work on their projects and the flood of pictures on Instagram and Facebook shows how industrious they have been.  Brenda has designed this pincushion, pillow, picture (whatever it is to you) for you to have your own souvenir of this time.  

DMC: 647, 754, 3778,640

Weeks Dye Works: Putty, Oscar, Arrowhead, Oil Cloth

Classic Colorworks: Chili Pepper, Chesapeake Bay

Gentle Arts:  Wood Trail, Freedom

Finished design size is approx:

14/28 ct. = 9 1/2" x 3 1/2"

16/32 ct. = 8 1/2" x 3 1/8"

18/36 ct. = 7 1/2" x 2 3/4"

20/40 ct. = 6 3/4" x 2 1/2"

Bower Birds.....................Hello from Liz Mathews
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Bower Birds.....................Hello from Liz Mathews

Bower Birds is a monochrome piece stitched on 36 Weeks Dye Works Dove linen using 2 skeins of DMC 3024.  The finished design is approx:

14/28 ct. = 09" x 11 1/8"

16/32 ct. = 7 7/8" x 9 3/4"

18/36 ct. = 7" x 8 5/8"

20/40 ct. = 6 1/4" x 7 3/4"

Virginia - A Cumberland County Inspiration.............Heart's Ease Examplar WorkesVirginia - A Cumberland County Inspiration.............Heart's Ease Examplar Workes
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Virginia - A Cumberland County Inspiration.............Heart's Ease Examplar Workes

An original needlework design by Theresa M. Baird.  Virginia-A Cumberland Country Inspiration is the 6th sampler in Theresa's 13 Colonies Series.  It made its debut at the Loudoun Sampler Guild in 2019 and recently won a First Place Ribbon at the 2020 Woodlawn Needlework Exhibit in Alexandria, Virginia.  As with most of the samplers in this series, Theresa gained inspiration from antiques from the State she's This.  The inspiration came from a rare and important antique needlework sampler wrought by Phebe Walton of Cumberland Country, Virginia in the 4th quarter of the 18th Century.   The sampler incorporates a number of specialty stitches, which are illustrated in the stitch diagram section of the instructions for this chart.  It is stitched using Belle Soie Silks by Classic Colorworks or Needlepoint, Inc. silks, or DMC.  The model was stitched on a fat half of 40 Lakeside Linen's Vintage Strawflower.  However should you decide to use a different count, here are the approx. design sizes:

28 ct. over 2 = 31 1/2" x 38 1/4"

32 ct. over 2 = 27 1/2" x 33 1/2"

36 ct. over 2 = 24 1/2" x 29 3/4"

40 ct. over 2 = 22"  x 26 3/4"

The majority of Virginia is stitched in Cross Stitch, but because there are a number of specialty stitches, Closed Herringbone, Spiral Trellis, Smyrna Cross, Algerian Eyelet, Backstitch, Over One, Tied Windmill, French Knot, Satin Stitch, Long and Short Stitch, Tent Stitch, Reverse Chain Stitch, Queen Stitch, Alternating Double Backstitch, Diamond Eyelet, and Rhodes Stitch.  Stitch directions are included in instructions with a total of 36 pages including chart and instructions.  

In Full Bloom...............Pineberry Lane
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In Full Bloom...............Pineberry Lane

In Full Bloom is a celebration of a love of gardening and bees.  The sewing pocket is folded and tied with ribbon.  Inside reveals a pocket for stashing a pair of small scissors, floss, and a tiny beehive pinkeep.  Wendy has also included an alphabet and number chart so you can personalize your work.  Shown stitched on 36 ct. R & R Reproductions Ligonier Latte linen and stitched with Weeks Dye Works: Skinny Dip, Amber, Palomino, Bark, Grasshopper, Olive, Cognac, and Sunset.  Finishing directions are also included for making the pocket and the pinkeep.  

Finished design size is approx: 5.25" x 5" (folded) Pocket and 1.5" x 2.5" for the Pinkeep

 

Bountiful....................Pineberry Lane
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Bountiful....................Pineberry Lane

Bountiful is stitched in the soft, muted colors of the early autumn garden.  It is a quick project that you can make into a pincushion or a hanging pillow, or perhaps set in a wooden bowl amidst dried yarrow or tansy blooms.  Shown stitched on 36 ct. R & R Reproductions Old Towne Blend linen using Weeks Dye Works: Parchment, Guacamole, Garrison Green, Whiskey, Chrysanthemum, Swamp Water.

Finished design size is approx. 8" x 3"

 

My Dream House Box....................Mani di Donna
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My Dream House Box....................Mani di Donna

Simona has become know for her wonderful box and mini tote creations.  My Dream House Box is one of her latest.  You make a box using your stitched pieces, and then you make smalls to put in the box.  There are charts for a pincushion and a thread keeper.  There are also finishing directions with the chart with pictures as well.  Shown stitched on Weeks Dye Works 32 ct. Parchment linen using Weeks Dye Works: Rum Raisin, Baked Apple, Galvanized, Linen (2), Whiskey (3), Flatfish (3), Sage (3)

Finished size of the box is approx. 5" x 7" x 2"

Let Freedom Ring Box...................Mani di Donna
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Let Freedom Ring Box...................Mani di Donna

Mani di Donna's Let Freedom Ring box is another of her boxes constructed by you using your stitched pieces.  You will also construct the divided tray in the box.  After finishing the tray and box you can stitch a thread keep, which chart is included in the chart pack.  The finishing directions with pictures are also included.  Shown stitched on Weeks Dye Works 30 ct. Cocoa linen using Weeks Dye Works: Mascara, Whitewash, Blue Jeans, Amber, Driftwood, Grape Vine, Cocoa, and Baked Apple (2).  

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

$16.00
Bunny & Bee...................Teresa Kogut
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Bunny & Bee...................Teresa Kogut

This whimsical bunny lounging among the flowers is just perfect for a pincushion, or done over one for a key fob. The bees so tiny I almost missed him, but the rabbit is looking straight at him.  Too cute!  It's stitched on 32 ct. Vintage Pear linen from Lakeside Linens and stitched using DMC ecru, white, 355, and 356.  Finished design size is approx. 4" x 2 1/4" stitched over 2 and 2" x 1" stitched over 1.  

Heaven & Nature...................Teresa Kogut
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Heaven & Nature...................Teresa Kogut

2nd in the series of Teresa's original samplers. While this is designed as a sampler, you could also break it up and stitch it as three different pieces, or if you smalls you can pull out the motifs and stitch them on needlebooks, fobs, etc.  Shown stitched on 40 ct. Parchment linen from Weeks Dye Works and stitched using:

Classic Colorworks: Joshua Tree

DMC: 146, 898, 3864

Weeks Dye Works: Fawn, Bright Leaf, Palimino, Kris' Bon Bon, Grave Vine, Collards, Brick, Kudzu, Whiskey

Finished Design is approx. 14 1/4" x 18"

Faith Hope Peace Love......................Teresa Kogut
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Faith Hope Peace Love......................Teresa Kogut

1st in the sampler series from Teresa,  you can stitch it as it is shown, or break it down in parts, or pull motifs out when you need a small and make pincushions, needlebooks, fobs, etc.  It is shown stitched on 40 ct. Weeks Dye Works Straw using fibers from:

Classic Colorworks: Barn Door, Colonial Rose, Pine Needles

DMC: 422, 611, 3012

Weeks Dye Works: Light Khaki, Havana, Swiss Chocolate, Bark

Finished Design Size: 13.25" x 16"

Newcastle Bouquet.................Teresa Kogut
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Newcastle Bouquet.................Teresa Kogut

4th in the sampler series, Newcastle Bouquet Has a bold border surrounding a floral vase with 2 birds sitting amongst the flowers.  Stitched on 40 ct. Weeks Dye Works Straw linen using:

Classic Colorworks: Licorice Red, Glazed Carrots, Pine Needles

DMC: 167, 437, 739, 801

Weeks Dye Works: Bark, Cayenne

Finished design size is approx. 17" x 10 1/4"

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