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Home for Christmas.............Plum Street Sampler
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Home for Christmas.............Plum Street Sampler

Welcome Home for Christmas is a wonderful design for the holidays featuring a big red house, pomegranate flowers and beautiful quilt stars.  Shown stitched on 36 Winter Brew linen using fibers by

DMC-407. 632, 642, 644

WDW-Parchment, Garrison Green, Graphite, Crimson

CC- Hickory Sticks

Finished design size is approx. 6" x 6.25" using Lady Dot Vintage Mini Pom Pom Trim

Country Winter.........Plum Street Sampler
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Country Winter.........Plum Street Sampler

A sweet country winter scene although there is still a green patch of grass for the sheep, however, snowflakes are falling and there is a snowman already built and he's holding a quilt square which is stitched over one.  The main feature however, is a beautiful white barn surrounded by trees.  Stitched on 36 ct. confederate Gray using 

WDW-Gunmetal, Baked Apple, Parchment, Garrison Green, Kudzu, Charcoal, Cinnabar, White Lightning

DMC-3787

Finished Design Size is approx. 6.5" x 4"

For You................Plum Street Sampler
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For You................Plum Street Sampler

"For You" has Santa offering a Moose a candy cane."  Perhaps he's trying to bribe him to pull his sleigh since there are no reindeer and yet Santa's bag in the sleigh is filled with a huge flowering plant.  There are snowflakes falling and snow on the ground.    Shown Stitched on 36 ct. Confederate Gray using

Weeks Dye Works, Sage, Sanguine, Oscar, Charcoal, Pelican Gray, Brick and Grits. 

Also need DMC 950

Finished size is approx. 5 1/2" x 3" and uses Lady Dot Vintage Chenille as trim.

Rack Stack................Plum Street Samplers
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Rack Stack................Plum Street Samplers

Another in the Stack on Animal Series, Rack Stack celebrates The Deer.  Stitched on 36 ct. Mermaid's Brew it is colorful with the addition of snowflakes and holly and berries for Christmas.  Stitched using these fibers:

CC-Joshua Tree, Blackbird, Crab Cakes, Brown Sugar

WDW-Whitewash, Flatfish

DMC-677, 730, 732, 822, 844, 3777, 3779

Design Size approx. 3" x 5"

Finished using Chenille Trim-Substitute:Algae by Lady Dot

Holiday Hoopla-Christmas...............With Thy Needle & Thread
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Holiday Hoopla-Christmas...............With Thy Needle & Thread

With just two more holidays left in the Holiday Hoopla series, Christmas has finally arrived.  It features a sweet little snowman wearing a Santa hat. His holly branch arms are juggling snowflakes.  Design size is approx. 2 5/8" x 2 3/4"  Shown stitched on 36 ct. Winter Brew by R & R.  Stitched with

Weeks Dye Works-Blue Spruce

Gentle Arts-Nutmeg & Wood Trail

CC- Blushing Bride, Eggshell, Ruby Slipper, Straw Hat, & Bamboo

Merry Old Soul & Peppermint Pals..................With Thy Needle & ThreadMerry Old Soul & Peppermint Pals..................With Thy Needle & Thread
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Merry Old Soul & Peppermint Pals..................With Thy Needle & Thread

Merry Old Soul and Peppermint Pals were inspired by the pumpkin-headed, Boo To You design from Brenda's  2019 Halloween line. This little punkin-headed girl was so well received, Brenda thought she needed some friends. Finished Size is approx. 3 3/8" x 4 3/4" and shown stitched on 46 ct. Confederate Gray by WDW.  Remember stitchers, if you find 46 daunting, as I did, switch to your favorite count.  For instance, done on 28 ct. this would finish approx. 6" x 7".  At that size you can make a regular pillow (using fabric strips around the sides.  So pick what you are comfortable with.  Merry Old Soul was stitched using
Weeks Dye Works-Oscar & Olive
Gentle Arts-Wood Trail & Fragrant Cloves
Classic Colorworks-Chili Pepper, Campfire, Candied Yams, Eggshell, Trail Dust, Perfect Pie Crust & Ye Old Gold 
 
Peppermint Pals was stitched using 32 ct. Mint Lugana by PTP and finishes approx. 4 7/8" x 6 5/8".  Stitched using 
Weeks Dye Works - Scuppernong
Gentle Arts-Wood Smoke, Fragrant Cloves, Bayberry, Roasted Marshmallow, Wood Trail &   Toffee
Classic Colorworks-Eggshell, Lady Bug, Licorice Red, Old Marigold & Stitched & Twigs.
 
 
Santa's Tree Farm.....................With Thy Needle & Thread
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Santa's Tree Farm.....................With Thy Needle & Thread

Santa's Tree Farm is a fast and fun design. Everyone is loving the ease of a hoop finish on the Hoopla's, so Brenda chose a tiny oval hoop to finish this fun Christmas piece in. You could still get this done to give to a friend for Christmas 2019.  The finished design is approx. 5 1/4" x 3 1/2" and stitched on 36 ct. Vintage Country Mocha using:

Weeks Dye Works - Hunter

Gentle Arts- Pumpkin Patch, Antique Rose & Bayberry

CC - Jolly Holly, Licorice Red, Magnolia Blossom, Trail Dust, Sticks, and Twigs,  & Ye Old Gold

 
 
Candy Cane Lane...............With Thy Needle & Thread
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Candy Cane Lane...............With Thy Needle & Thread

Antique band samplers were Brenda's inspiration for Candy Cane Lane sampler. This small Christmas sampler is stitched in row upon row, using various holiday-themed motifs. The finished size is approx. 4 1/8" x 9 1/2" and shown stitched on 40 ct. Natural Flax linen, using:

WDW - Hunter & Emerald

GA - Holly Berry

CC - Cocoa Bean, Hickory Sticks, Licorice Red, Pebble Beach, Ye Old Gold, Bamboo, Persimmon & Pumpkin Harvest

Souvenirs of the Heart-#1 Autumn & #2 Christmas...............With Thy Needle & ThreadSouvenirs of the Heart-#1 Autumn & #2 Christmas...............With Thy Needle & Thread
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Souvenirs of the Heart-#1 Autumn & #2 Christmas...............With Thy Needle & Thread

Brenda is introducing a new series titled, "Souvenirs of the Heart"  There will be new minis added, in no specific time frame, just whenever she gets the whim to add a new design.  To start the series Brenda designed two seasonal designs, one for Autumn and Christmas themed one.  These are tiny work, worked over 1 linen thread on 28 ct. Mushroom Lugana. Finished size is approx. 2 3/8" x 3".

1st. in Series-Autumn in Amana-stitched using:

DMC- 966 (Baby Green MD)

Weeks Dye Works - Fawn, Chickpea, Palomino, Oscar, Olive & Persimmon.

Gentle Arts - Fragrant Cloves, Ginger Snap & Wood Trail

Classic Colorworks - Straw Hat & Stepping Stones 

2nd Home for Christmas is stitched using:

Weeks Dye Works:Hunter, Emerald

Gentle Arts: Holly Berry, Antique Rose

Classic Colorworks:  Licorice Red, Straw Hat, Trail Dust, Sticks and Twigs, Ye Old Gold, Bamboo & Rose Petal

Button for Home for Christmas:JABCO Snowflake #10461

 

 

 
 
L. Genders - 1875.............................With Thy Needle & Thread
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L. Genders - 1875.............................With Thy Needle & Thread

An antique reproduction for a sweet, redwork needleroll...very rare to see a sampler stitched in this vintage fashion.    Design is worked on 36 count Winter Brew linen over 2 threads, stitched using GA Ruby Slipper and finished using Lady Dot Vintage Twill Tape. Approx. design size is 9" x 2".  

Holiday Hoopla-Thanksgiving.....................With Thy Needle & Thread
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Holiday Hoopla-Thanksgiving.....................With Thy Needle & Thread

Now that Halloween is slowing easing out, Thanksgiving is moving in.  Brenda is presenting the Thanksgiving turkey with a twist.  He looks like he's trying to disguise himself by wearing his Halloween costume, a pumpkin.  Design is worked on 36 ct. Espresso linen and fits in a 3" round embroidery hoop.  Stitched using:

Weeks Dye Works:  Caper, Persimmon

Gentle Arts:  Gold Leaf, Fragrant Cloves, Parchment, Pumpkin Pie, Toffee

Classic Colorworks:  Straw Hat, Mossy, Used Brick and Whatley Woodlands

Holiday Hoopla-Halloween......................With Thy Needle & Thread
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Holiday Hoopla-Halloween......................With Thy Needle & Thread

The night every witch waits for as this little witch is flying across the sky upon her broom with her bat entourage following along.  Design is stitched on 36 ct. PTP Kermit linen over 2.   Design size fits in a 3" embroidery hoop.  Really easy design to stitch as well as to finish.  Stitched using 

Weeks Dye Works -Charcoal, Chrysanthemum, Persimmon

Classic Colorworks- Hickory sticks, Muddy Puddle, Old Marigold, Tufted Yellow, Mossy, Honeycomb, Mulled Berries

Gentle Art Sampler threads- Gold Leaf, Cornhusk, Wood Smoke

The Girls are  in Town for their big night...............Barbara Ana DesignsThe Girls are  in Town for their big night...............Barbara Ana DesignsThe Girls are  in Town for their big night...............Barbara Ana Designs
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The Girls are in Town for their big night...............Barbara Ana Designs

Barbara Ana Designs has three new charts celebrating the "girls", witches that is!  The first chart, "Three Witches" Three friends, what are they up to? There's the plump one, key hanging from her waist over her apron, grey dress patched up all over. Her broom seems to be growing into a tree. There's the tall one, with a Quaker patterned dress. She's holding a crystal ball and a lizard is hanging from her hand. A black cat is at her feet, seemingly scared stiff. And finally, there's one in an elegant brown dress, with a high collar and golden motifs. A crow is perched on her arm. She's holding a snake in one hand, a toad in the other.    Shown stitched on 32 ct. Antique White with DMC floss: 3371,842,3021,783,400,644,3787,3826,370,830,801.  Finishes approx. 14 1/2" x 7.50".  

"Witchy Harvest" Together with her companion, a black tabby cat, the witch is harvesting the ripe and heavy fruit.  Note her cat is carrying a basket filled with pumpkins.  Also stitched on 32 ct. Antique White line using DMC 400, 370, 869, 676, 612, 610, 3371, 3776, 822, 831, 433, 729, 3829, 645, 646.  The finished size is approx. 8" x 6".  

"Witches Pantry" features a fun little witch (spot her classy dress with orange flowers) putting away her broom and inviting a friend into her kitchen for a little chat. The dresser is fully equipped with mice, pumpkin, cauldron brimming with green moss, dried lizards, vials of all colors and magic books.  Stitched on 32 ct. Antique White using DMC 310, 3024, 730, 801, 370, 3776, 918, 680, 3023, 535.  Finished size is approx. 6 1/2" x 5 3/4".  

Each of the charts gives you an oppWitchity to grab part of the design for a smaller design to make pin keeps, pin cushions or scissor fobs.  A great addition to your Halloween collection.

St. Nick's Berry....................Erica MichaelsSt. Nick's Berry....................Erica Michaels
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St. Nick's Berry....................Erica Michaels

St. Nick's Berry duo is here! Everyone’s favorite jolly elf in his work clothes - buffalo plaid shirt, green jeans, and boots. He sports a large “believe” banner on the linen berry, which finishes approx. 4" x 3".  The linen berry is stitched on 32 ct. Tumbleweed linen and when finished is approx 4" x 3" stitched with Weeks Dye Works fibers: Grits, Holly, Mascara, Merlot, Monkey Grass, Oilcloth, Turkish Red and Whiskey as well as DMC # 758.  Everyone’s favorite jolly elf in his work clothes on the silk berry is surrounded by lots of holiday details and a reminder to be jolly and believe!  The silk berry is stitched on 40 ct. gauze, which is included with the chart and stitched using The Gentle Art: Baby Spinach, Black Licorice, Chalk, Cherry Wine, Currant, Gold Leaf, Maple Syrup, Pine, Roasted Marshmallow (10 yards)  Either way you decide to stitch him, he is cute.

Mistletoe Kisses...........Erica Michaels
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Mistletoe Kisses...........Erica Michaels

“Candy Cane Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses” makes a cheery design sprinkled with snowflakes and little white berries. Stitch the sweet pin cushion, one of the berries - or all three!  Stitched on 40 ct. Weeks Dye Works Straw linen.  (remember you can always stitch this on a larger count, it will just make the strawberry larger when finished.  Stitched using WDW Baked Apple, Collards, Linen.  The finished design size for the pincushion is approx. 4" x 4".  

Pumpkin Palooza...............Noteworthy Needle
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Pumpkin Palooza...............Noteworthy Needle

A fun stitch and an easy stitch for fall have been introduced by Janice, owner of Noteworthy Needle Designs,  on the craft pumpkins sitting in stores waiting for you.  There are three booklets, Halloween Edition, Autumn Edition and Monogram edition. First you pick a design, then you tape that design to the pumpkin, and then you use a Dremel drill or the Noteworthy Needle hand drill (which is so simple I think it's better and more accurate than the Dremel) to punch through the pumpkin (if you look at the pattern shown you will see 4 small black round circles around each symbol..those are the holes you punch). You stitch these using pearl cotton fibers.  In the beginning of the stitch  it may feel a little awkward holding the pumpkin and  stitching through it at the same time, but in no time you will adjust to it.  What better way to decorate for the fall than to stitch on pumpkins.  Makes a beautiful display of needlework even better.  The carving kit includes the push drill, drill bit, tape and a craft knife

Flying Lessions..............Teresa Kogut
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Flying Lessions..............Teresa Kogut

Santa appears to be recruiting another crew to help him deliver the goods on Christmas, only this time he's using sheep.  Shown stitched on 35 ct. Weeks Dye Works Tin Roof linen using Weeks Dye Works fibers:Kudzu, Juniper, Sand, Taupe, Havana, Indian Summer, Run Raisin and DMC:310, 782, Ecru, 613, 3032.  The double border, which is stitched, really sets off the design.  Finished size is approx.11 1/2" x 7 1/4".  

Believe....................Teresa Kogut
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Believe....................Teresa Kogut

Santa is shown walking on a particularly blustery day showing his whimsical side as he carries a feather tree in his tote and holly attached to his staff.  There is also a snowman waving to him in the background.  Shown stitched on 35 ct. Weeks Dye Works Tin Roof linen and stitched using Weeks Dye Works: Whitewash, Angel Hair, Dove, Tin Roof, Juniper, Oscar, Putty, Bright Leaf, Cappuccino, Red Rocks, Rum Raisin, Mascara, Light Khaki, Pebble, Onyx, Collards, Kudzu, Ivy, Chestnut, Holly, Kris Bon Bon and DMC:3782, 646, 356, 612, 3064.  

One Day at a Time.........Teresa Kogut
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One Day at a Time.........Teresa Kogut

Early American quote from Abraham Lincoln, "The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."  Shown stitched on 28 ct. Picture This Plus Bramble linen using:

Weeks Dye Works:Fathom, Oscar, Sage, Hazelnut, Chickpea, Whiskey

Classic Colorworks:Blacksmith Blue, Old Blue Jeans, Red Currant, Barn Door

DMC: 422

Finished size is approx. 9 1/4" x 8 3/4"

Needle & Thread............................Heart in HandNeedle & Thread............................Heart in Hand
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Needle & Thread............................Heart in Hand

Needle & Thread was designed to fit in Heart in Hand's Heartware bowl, however it is the perfect pin cushion size in or out of the bowl.  We also found another use for it by attaching it to the lid of the metal favor boxes.  Shown on leaflet stitched over 2 on 32 ct. Doubloon using 

Classic Colorworks:Barn Door, Blue Corn, Pine Needles, Weeping Willow, Ye Old Gold

Weeks Dye Works: Dirt Road, Grape Vine, Grits

Approx. design size is 3" x 3" when finished.  The metal box shown used Doubloon but stitched over one.

The Beekeeper.....................Plum Street Samplers
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The Beekeeper.....................Plum Street Samplers

Paulette has always loved bees and bee skeps.  The bees, along with her favorite character, Queenie in the BBC series Lark Rise to Candleford, inspired her to design The Beekeeper.  Originally it came out in limited kit form at Nashville several years ago, but she has had so many requests for it since then she is now releasing it as a chart only.  Show stitched on 35 ct. Natural Northern Cross linen using WDW Red Rocks, Thyme, Oscar, Whitewash, Olive, Beige, Indian Summer, Confederate Gray, Grapevine, Pelican Gray and Sand.  Finished size is approx. 9 1/2" x 6 1/5".

Forever & Ever..........Cottage Garden Samplings
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Forever & Ever..........Cottage Garden Samplings

Forever & Ever is the 1st in a series called "The Songbird Garden" series.  It features the Northern Cardinals and Christmas Rose.  Stitched on 36 ct. WDW Tin Roof using WDW fibers: Amber, Artichoke, Chablis, Charlotte's Pink, Cocoa, Crimson, Ivy, Juniper, Kohl, Kudzu, Mascara, Monkey Grass, Red Pear, Red Rocks, Schneckley, Snowflake, Straw, Tarragon, Wasabi, and Williamsburg.  The finished size is approx. 9" x 9".

Merry & Bright..........Cottage Garden Samplings
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Merry & Bright..........Cottage Garden Samplings

2nd in the Songbird's Series, Merry & Bright features a Black-capped Chickadee & Winterberry Holly.  Stitched on 36 ct. WDW Dover linen using WDW fibers: Baked Apple, Crimson, Ivy, Juniper, Kohl, Kudzu, Monkey Grass, Parchment, Pelican Gray, Schneckley, and Seagull.  Finished size is approx. 9" x 9".   

Winter Wisdom.................Cottage Garden Samplings
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Winter Wisdom.................Cottage Garden Samplings

#3 in the Songbird's Garden Series, Winter Wisdom showcases Gold-crowned Kinglets and Conifers.  Stitched on 36 ct. WDW Tin Roof linen using WDW: Blackboard, Chestnut, Clockwork, Collards, Havana, Kohl, Molasses, Oak, Palomino, Saffron, Sage, Schneckley, Snowflake, Pamlico, Taupe and Teal Frost.  Approx. 9" x 9" when finished.

Promise of Spring...................Cottage Garden Samplings
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Promise of Spring...................Cottage Garden Samplings

4th in the Songbird's Garden Series, featuring the American Robin and tulips.  Stitched on 36 ct. WDW Dove Linen using WDW Amber, Baked Apple, Blackboard, Blue Jeans, Chablis, Charcoal, Charlotte's Pink, Chestnut, Concord, Grits, Kohl, Lucky, Monkey Grass, Purple Haze, Schneckley and Sweet Potato.  Finished design size is approx. 9" x 9"
Bluebird of Happiness................Cottage Garden Samplings
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Bluebird of Happiness................Cottage Garden Samplings

5th in the Songbird's Garden Series, Bluebird of Happiness features Eastern Bluebirds and Cherry Blossoms.  Stitched on WDW 36 ct. Sanguine linen using WDW Amber, Americana, Battleship, Blackboard,
Blue Heron, Chablis, Charlotte's Pink, Grits, Kohl,Lucky, Molasses, Peony, Red Pear, Schneckley,
Sky, Sweet Potato, Swiss Chocolate and Williamsburg. Finished size is approx. 9" x 9".

Summer Bliss................Cottage Garden Samplings
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Summer Bliss................Cottage Garden Samplings

#6 in the Songbird Garden Series, Summer Bliss features a Baltimore Oriole & Peonies.  Stitch on 36 ct. WDW Putty using WDW Charlotte's Pink, Baked Apple, Chablis, Graphite, Grits, Juniper, Kohl, Lucky, Meadow, Monkey Grass, Peony, Persimmon, Red Pear, Saffron, Schneckley and Williamsburg.  Finished size is approx. 15" x 15".

Have Faith.............................Cottage Garden Samplings
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Have Faith.............................Cottage Garden Samplings

#7 in the Songbird's Garden series, Have Faith features the Blue Jay and Bellflowers.  Stitched on WDW 36 ct. Tin Roof using WDW Americana, Blue Jeans, Blue Spruce, Collards,Deep Sea, Ivy, Kohl, Mascara, Sage, Schneckley, Sky and Whitewash.  Finished size is approx. 9" x 9".

Have Courage...................Cottage Garden Samplings
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Have Courage...................Cottage Garden Samplings

#8 in the Songbird's Garden Series, Have Courage features the Rose-breasted Grosbeak and Gladiolus.  Stitched on 36 ct. WDW Putty linen using WDW Aztec Red, Baked Apple, Blackboard, Busy Lizzie,Chablis, Chestnut, Kohl, Madison Rose, Whitewash,Moss, Oak, Romance, Saffron, Schneckley and Seaweed. Finished size is approx. 9" x 9"

There is Beauty in Simplicity..................Cottage Garden Samplings
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There is Beauty in Simplicity..................Cottage Garden Samplings

#9 in the Songbird's Garden Series, Beauty in Simplicity features the American Goldfinch and the Daisy.  Stitched on WDW 36 ct. Dove linen using WDW Collards, Dolphin, Gold, Grits, Kohl, Lucky,Marigold, Mascara, Meadow, Saffron and Schneckley. Finished size is approx. 9" x 9"

Sing for Joy....................Cottage Garden Samplings
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Sing for Joy....................Cottage Garden Samplings

#10 in the Songbird's Garden Series, Sing for Joy is stitched on WDW 36 ct. Putty linen using WDW Busy Lizzie, Clockwork, Collards, Havana, Iris, Ivy, Kohl, Madison Rose, Meadow, Molasses, Peace Fuzz,Pink Sand, Red Rocks, Schneckley and Squash. The design features the House Finch and Coneflowers. Finished size is approx. 9" x 9".
The Embroiderer's Handbook
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The Embroiderer's Handbook

The essential step-by-step guide to creative stitches and versatile techniques.  The purpose of the book is to show you a variety of stitches and open up endless possibilities for your own original projects.  From the basics to the elaborate, more than 150 stitches are illustrated with easy to follow step-by-step photographs.  Handy hints throughout will help make your time spent stitching all the more enjoyable.  Follow the instructions to master the stitches, then use them in your own projects.  

$33.95
Monograms.........................Susan O'Connor
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Monograms.........................Susan O'Connor

A book on the art of embroidered letters. Through the pages of this book readers will learn, in step-by-step photographs, how to produce the various forms of stitching, what materials to use, and where to place a monogram. A range of alphabets from cross stitch to padded satin stitch are also supplied. A lift-out sheet of various monograms is included.   

$44.95
High Tides and Good Vibes.....................Sue Hillis Designs
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High Tides and Good Vibes.....................Sue Hillis Designs

Summer and camping go together....enjoy this charming little camper parked on a beach by the ocean.  What a wonderful summer vacation you could have.  Shown stitched on 32 ct. linen, it finishes approx. 4" x 8".  Shown stitched using DMC floss: white,598,597,3810,951,945,729,434,355,3809,413,and 3772. The cover of the leaflet shows 2 different finishes...one is using banner flags cut from scrapbook paper and then attached to the frame...such a cute idea!  Also included with this chart is a second chart, Stitching Mermaid, also using DMC to stitch.  r

Winsome Whale............................Artful Offerings
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Winsome Whale............................Artful Offerings

This charming whale will add wave after wave nautical charm to your summer displays.  Shown stitched on 30 ct. linen using  DMC floss # 822, 924,m 926, 927, 355, and 356.  Finished design size is approx. 9" x 4 1/2"

Scary Apothecary (cont)......................Hands on DesignScary Apothecary (cont)......................Hands on DesignScary Apothecary (cont)......................Hands on Design
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Scary Apothecary (cont)......................Hands on Design

3 more of the Scary Apothecary series are here, Spider Legs, Skeleton Polish and Snail Slime.  Shown stitched on 32 count linen, the finished size is approx. 3.25" x 4.75".  Shown stitched with Classic Colorworks and Kreinik #4 braids

4th Leaflet-Spider Legs-Bean Sprout, Pumpkin Harvest, Zack Black, Boysenberry Jam, River Rocks, Kreinik #4 Braid # 27

5th Leaflet-Skeleton Polish-Bean Sprout, Sugared Violets, Shamrock, Finley Gold, Zack Black, River Rocks, Kreinik #4 Braid 5815 & 011HL

6th Leaflet-Snail Slime-Frog Legs, Shamrock, River Rocks, Bean Sprout, Zack lack, Pumpkin Harvest, Boysenberry Jam, Kreinik #4 Braid #011HL, 027, 242HL, 5835

There will be one more set of 3 coming out before Halloween.  These easy projects to stitch and will only take a couple of days for each design, so you can have them hanging for this year's celebration. 

Scary Apothecary (final).......................Hands on DesignScary Apothecary (final).......................Hands on DesignScary Apothecary (final).......................Hands on Design
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Scary Apothecary (final).......................Hands on Design

The final 3 project in the Scary Apothecary are Cauldron Cleaner,            ,               .  All 3 charts use Classic Colorworks and Kreinik threads and are stitched on 32 ct. linen.  The fibers used on each chart are:

7th Chart-Cauldron Cleaner-Boysenberry Jam, Frog Legs, Pumpkin Harvest, River Rocks, Shamrock, Zack Black and Kreinik #4 Braid # 011HL, 242HL

8th Chart- Coffin Paint- Finley Gold, Frog Legs, River Rocks, Shamrock, Sugared Violets, Ye Old Gold, Zack Black, Kreinik #4 Braid 011HL, 5510, 5815

9th Chart- Cackle Lozenges-Frog Legs, Pumpkin Harvest, River Rocks, Shamrock, Zack Black, Kreinik #4 Baid 011HL, 5013, 5535

 

 

Merry Making Mini's...........Heart in HandMerry Making Mini's...........Heart in HandMerry Making Mini's...........Heart in Hand
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Merry Making Mini's...........Heart in Hand

Merry Making Mini's consists of 3 charts, "Land of the Free", Home of the Brave", and "4th of July".   The designs finish approx. 2.5" x 2.5" when stitched on the recommended 28 ct. linen.  

4th of July is stitched on 28 ct. PTP Wren linen using:

CC Ye Old Gold

GA Toasted Barley

WDW Baked Apple, Blue Jeans, Fathom, Grits, Tatanka

Comes with a star charm

Both Land of the Free & Home of the Brave are stitched on 28 ct. PTP Heartland linen using

CC Rose Petal

WDW Beige, Brick, Michael's Navy, Molasses, Whiskey

Home of the Brave comes with a gold star charm 

Land of the Free comes with Mill Hill Cream beads

Libby....................Heart in Hand
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Libby....................Heart in Hand

Libby is holding her lamp high as she proclaims liberty.  Stitched on 32 ct. Vintage Country Mocha, t-Gardehe finished design size is approx. 3 1/2" x 4 1/4" and is stitched using

CC-Old Money, Tennessee Red Clay, and Ye Old Gold

GA-Garden Gate, Mountain Mist, Sable

WDW- Baked Apple, Confederate Gray, Driftwood, Fathom, Grits, Sand

Comes with gold beads and a gold star charm

Patchwork Sheep...............Heart in Hand
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Patchwork Sheep...............Heart in Hand

"Count Your Blessings, Stitch them one by one".  Love the Momma Ewe and her baby shown here wearing their patchwook coats.  Cute design shown stitched on 32 ct. PTP Legacy linen using CC-12 grain, Bean Sprout, Black Coffee, Hickory Sticks, Jakey Brown, Pebble Beach, Pine Needles, Red Currant, Straw Hat, Tennessee Red Clay, Ye Olde Gold

Finished size is approx. 6" x 6.8"

Cat Owners Welcome & Dog Owners Welcome......Waxing Moon DesignsCat Owners Welcome & Dog Owners Welcome......Waxing Moon Designs
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Cat Owners Welcome & Dog Owners Welcome......Waxing Moon Designs

"All Guests must  be approved by the Dog" or "All Guests must be approved by the Cat", whichever is true for you, this chart is a must for the pet owners.  Shown stitched on 30 ct. Parchment linen and stitched with Weeks Dye Works fibers,

Cat-Whitewash, Amber, Cocoa, Tatanka, Seagull, Capri, Scuppernong, Sweet Potato, Aztec Red

Dog-Whitewash, Cocoa, Tatanka, Blackboard, Deep Sea, Blue Topaz, Scuppernong, Aztec Red

       Gentle Arts: Flax and DMC 310

Finished size is approx. 6" x 6"

Also needed to finish on the Dog Owners you will need JABCO # 4538 (bone button)

On the Cat Owner's you will need 3 tiny heart buttons #3449.T

Fireside Sampler..........................Silver Creek Samplers
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Fireside Sampler..........................Silver Creek Samplers

"As Ye Who Stand Before the Fire Pray, Sit Ye Down is My Desire, That Other Folk, as Well as You, May see The Fire and Feel it Too."  Shown stitched on 28 ct. Ivory linen using DMC 3860, 831, 902, 356, 3864, 3011, and 832.  Finished size is approx. 28 1/4" X 3 1/4".  

Strawberry Pin Cushion..............................The Victoria SamplerStrawberry Pin Cushion..............................The Victoria Sampler
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Strawberry Pin Cushion..............................The Victoria Sampler

Turn to summer's strawberries  to create this lovely project for your sewing and stitching table.  This project features a Victorian style pincushion replica, a copy of an antique spindle pincushion dated circa the mid to late 1800's.  The wooden spindle base is about 6.5" tall and is hand-made.  It has wooden pegs for decorative thread spools, a turned spindle and then another round platform for the stuffed pincushion.  In addition to the pin cushion Thea has designed a couple of pieces to go with it, a pinkeep and a strawberry fob, that can be used to sharpen your needles if stuffed with emery sand.  Project is stitched on 28 ct. Light Sand Cashel using silks,

Gloriana-@ 053, 073, 117

Kreinik Mori-#1117, 8000

Kreinik #4 Braid- #3215

Needlepoint, Inc.-#226, 448

Seed Beads also needed:

SJ Designs #11053

Mill Hill-62041

There is an embellishment pack available which includes enough silk and beads to complete the project.

Bumblebee Pin Cushion..............................The Victoria SamplerBumblebee Pin Cushion..............................The Victoria Sampler
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Bumblebee Pin Cushion..............................The Victoria Sampler

Turn to nature's bees to create this lovely project for your sewing and stitching table.  This project features a Victorian style pincushion replica and is about 6.5" tall and is hand-made.  It has wooden pegs for decorative thread spools, a turned spindle and then another round platform for the stuffed pincushion.  In addition to the pin cushion Thea has designed a couple of pieces to go with it, a pinkeep and a strawberry fob, that can be used to sharpen your needles if stuffed with emery sand.  Project is stitched 28ct. Moss Cashel linen using silk:

Kreinik Mori-# 4216, 8000, 8050

Kreinik #4 Braid- #002

Needlepoint Inc. - 555, 572, 694, 974

Also included with the chart are two extra pieces, a pinkeep and a scissor fob.  Finishing directions for everything is also included.  Embellishment packs which contain the fibers needed along with the button and charms is available.

Gone Batty............................................With Thy Needle & thread
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Gone Batty............................................With Thy Needle & thread

OMG...a bat wearing a candy corn necklace...so cute, along with a black cat, Mr. Moon and gorgeous fall flowers...there is a lot to like here.  Not sure Brenda intended this to be part of a series, but it is.  so far she did a snowman surrounded by flowers, a white rabbit among flowers and now the cat.  I have stitched the others on 20 ct. linen over 2 so the pillow finishes around 18" x around 10".  However, she stitches her models on 32 ct. PTP Kermit linen so her finish is approx. 11 1/2" x 6".  While I stitch the large count using Weeks and DMC Pearl Cottons, Brenda used 

Weeks Dye Works: Pelican Gray, Charcoal, Carrot, Daylily, Persimmon

Gentle Arts: Gold Leaf, Cornhusk, Fragrant Cloves

Classic colorworks: Eggshell, Honeycomb, Hickory Sticks, Mossy

Boo To You...............................With Thy Needle & Thread
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Boo To You...............................With Thy Needle & Thread

I almost missed the side eye this little prim Pumpkin Head girl is giving the crow.  That makes this even cuter.  And her candy corn necklace....who wouldn't love that?  Brenda shows her stitched on 36 ct. Winter Brew linen by R & R Reproductions.  The finished size is approx. 4 3/8" x 5 7/8".  Stitched using 

Weeks Dye Works:Light Khaki, Confederate Gray, Carrot and Persimmon

Gentle Arts: Gold Leaf, Cornhusk, Wood Smoke, Fragrant Cloves, Wood Trail, Toffee

Classic Colorworks: Fallen Leaves, Magnolia Blossom, Old Marigold, Sticks and Twigs, Colonial Copper & Wilderness

Hickety Pickety................................With Thy Needle & Thread
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Hickety Pickety................................With Thy Needle & Thread

It's Halloween and things are getting exciting in the chicken Coop because it is at this time of year that the witch rides through throwing her old and rotten pumpkins to the chickens for a treat. Atitched on 36 ct. Khaki linen the finished design is approx. 9 5/8" x 4 7/8".  Stitched using 

Weeks Dye Works:Flatfish, Sage, Oscar & Daylily

Gentle Arts:  Cornhusk, Nutmeg, Cidermill Brown, Fragrant Cloves, Toffee

Classic Colorworks: Old Marigold, Pumpkin Harvest, Petite Maison, Pebble Beach, Sticks and Twigs, Ye Old Gold, Colonial Copper

DMC #3830

When Flowers Blossom............................With Thy Needle & Thread
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When Flowers Blossom............................With Thy Needle & Thread

"The flower doesn't dream of the bee, it blossoms and the bee comes",  is the verse on this stitch and it is surrounded by over-sized bee balm flowers towering sweet little houses and a little maiden who tends the bees.  The design is then uniquely finished in the size small stacking, rectangular tray. Design is worked on 40 count Sheep's Straw linen over 2 threads.  Approx. finished size is 9 3/4" x 6 1/2".  Stitched using 

Weeks Dye Works: Light Khaki, Palomino, Sage, Aztec Red, & Baked Apple

Gentle Arts: Endive, Wood Trail, Old Brick, Roasted Marshmellow, Grecian Gold

Classic Colorworks: Candied Yams

Where Liberty Dwells..................With Thy Needle & Thread
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Where Liberty Dwells..................With Thy Needle & Thread

This fun patriotic chart includes two pincushions.  The first is in celebration of our nations birthday and  reads : "where liberty dwells there is my country".  Approx. finished size is 4 3/4" x 3 3/4" and stitched using:

WDW Schneckley, Palomino

GA: Tin Bucket, Parchment, Toasted Barley, Wood Trail

CC: Chili Pepper, Blue Corn, Campfire, Eggshell, Sunkissed, Blacksmith Blue

The second pincushion is fashioned to look like the Ohio Star quilt block, you will stitch the star points to look like ticking fabric. Approx. finished size is 5 1/2" x 5 1/2", and stitched using:

WDW Schneckley

GA: Parchment, Toasted Barley, Wood Trail

CC: Blue Corn, Campfire, Eggshell, Blacksmith Blue, Cayenne

Both models were stitched using 40 ct. linen.

Bee................Rovaris
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Bee................Rovaris

It's all about the Bee with this project...bees buzzing, bee skeps, honeycomb and a crown and the word itself.  Shown stitched on a natural linen, Lambswool, Flax the finished size is approx. 9 1/2" X 3 1/2" When stitched on 28 ct. linen.  Uses DMC floss. Chart Pack includes silver bee charm and lace as shown on picture.

DMC 783, DMC 310, DMC 938, DMC White

 
America...........Rovaris
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America...........Rovaris

Create this cute pillow, featuring the word "America" with coloring mimicking the American Flag.  Stitch this for the favorite patriot in your life, or just decorate your home with it.  Embellishments are encluded (lace & charm)

Stitched in DMC red, white and blue.

$12.00
Pirate Skeleton....................Rovaris
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Pirate Skeleton....................Rovaris

As October gets closer we start thinking of Halloween.  And nothing says Halloween like skeletons...and Rovaris has turned that into the pirate skeleton and his gal pal.  Stitched on 32 ct. linen the finished size is 9 3/4" x 14 1/4", and stitched using DMC and WDW Pea Coat.

Beach....................Rovaris
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Beach....................Rovaris

Anything beachy resonates with us and Rovaris has come out with a line of charts dedicated to the beach, ocean, etc.  Beach is a simplistic design, showing the little changing rooms some beaches may have, the relaxing sling back chairs which use to be prevalent on the beach before camp chairs became so inexpensive and available and the umbrella and seagulls which no beach is ever without.  Stitched on 32 ct. linen, and stitched with DMC fibers:939, 3820, 520, 817, 840, 930 and white.  Chartpack comes with the lace shown on the finished pillow and the mermaid charm shown.  Finished size is approx. 10 1/2" x 3 1/4".

Mermaid...............................Rovaris
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Mermaid...............................Rovaris

Mermaid is stitched on 32 ct. linen using DMC 3505, 800, 3816, 938, 3820,761, White.  Finished approx. 16" x 3 1/2"   Chartpack includes mermaid charm and lace as shown on the Model.

North...............Rovaris
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North...............Rovaris

Compass directions are shown using beach and ocean motifs.  Achor, sailboat, lifesaver and beach huts.  Shown as pincushions you could also stitch these as one piece for a small pillow.  Stitched on 30 ct. linen using DMC930, 931, 815, ecru.  Stitched as separate designs, approx. design size is 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"  Chartpack includes a ships wheel charm

Happiness.....................Rovaris
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Happiness.....................Rovaris

"Happiness is walking on the beach," is the feeling of many who visit the beach.  The phrase is surrounded by popular seashore motifs, lighthouse, crabs, flip flops, the ever present sea gulls and signal flags.  Stitched on 28 ct. linen the approx. size is 8 3/4" x 4 3/4".  Stitched using DMC white, 930, 921, 3371, 931, 840.   Chart pack includes 2 silver charms, anchor & sailboar.

Thanks.................Rovaris
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Thanks.................Rovaris

Thanksgiving gets less attention than Halloween or Christmas so when Rovaris designed a piece strickly for Thanksgiving, features leaves and the turkey,  it became a must have.  Stitched on 32 ct. linen and using DMC.  The finished design is 8.5" x 3".  

Summer Angel Bag & Fob.................Fern Ridge CollectionSummer Angel Bag & Fob.................Fern Ridge Collection
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Summer Angel Bag & Fob.................Fern Ridge Collection

Perfect for summer stitching, Summer Angel Bag and then do the peyote beading fob to put in it.  This is so cute, and a mermaid is always a good thing.  The colors of the beads and fabric are gorgeous together and colors you see in the Caribbean waters...Aquas and blues..just gorgeous.  These are both kits so they contain everything you will need, beads, charms,  fabric to finish the bag, needles, floss and thread for beading.

To Quote Shakespeare.....................................With Thy Needle & Thread
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To Quote Shakespeare.....................................With Thy Needle & Thread

Verse reads, "and in a tedious sampler sewed her mind..."  Various motifs and the alphabet are stitched and sewn into a lovely little sewing basket.  The verse is worked and left in it's tiny hoop to add detail and charm to this basket.  A must have for any sampler lover.  Design is worked on 40 count linen over 2 threads on the box and over 1 on the hoop.  The finished size when added to the 7" x 5" x 2 7/8" oval paper mache box.  The embroidery hoop sampler is displayed on a 3" round hoop.  Stitched using 

WDW-Grits

Gentle Arts-Maple Syrup, Cidermill Brown, Rhubarb, and Geranium

Classic Color Works-Avocado, Licorice Red, Sunkissed and Ye Olde Gold

Stingy Jack & Friends...................Erica Michaels
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Stingy Jack & Friends...................Erica Michaels

This fun and quirky set of jack-o-lanterns is inspired by the legend of Stingy Jack, which is likely the basis for our contemporary jack-o-lantern traditions. Five distinct jack-faces with endless options to make your own unique, each face is stitched on a larger cut of fabric - then stitched up the back, gathered top and bottom, and tufted to make the models as shown here. So many options depending on your fabric and floss selections - make them all different as Linda has shown on the chart pack or a matching set in the same fabric and floss - or any combination you like.  Linda has listed the fabrics and flosses used in the models. Also included are finishing guidelines, templates and diagrams.  You will also notice some interesting display bases here. She has used an old glass insulator for Skinny Jack, and glass candlesticks turned upside down for Stingy Jack and Scary Jack. It’s fun to play with what you might already have around the house, or that interesting ‘thing’ you found in an antique store!  

Stingy Jack (shown far right behind white Classic Jack)- stitched on 36 ct. PTP Eck!  Overall finished size-11" wide x 6" high

Scary Jack (shown orange tall pumpkin back with bat stitched on his head-stitched on 32 ct PTP Gingerbread linen- Overall Finished size-8 3/4" wide x 7.5" high

Skinny Jack (shown to the right of Scary Jack)-stitched on PTP  32 ct, Jewel- Overall Finished size-7 1/2" wide x 8" high

Toothy Jack-(shown in front of Scary Jack-Stitched on 28 ct. WDW Straw Gingham linen-Overall size-5 3/4" wide by 5 3/4" wide

 Classic Jack- (shown in front)-Stitched on 40 Ct. LL Maritime White-Overall Size -7 3/4" wide by 4" high

Threads used:

Classic Colorworks: Balsam Fir
The Gentle Art: Fragrant Cloves
Weeks Dye Works: Onyx, Bullfrog, Mascara, Rust

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