Freebie: The Light of the World Cross Stitch

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As a wonderful thank you, Cross Stitching Art offers up this beautiful Madonna and Child cross stitch pattern. In order to receive this freebie, you will purchase it for free and then download the pattern. The holly surrounding mother and child … Read More...

Let It Snow!

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It seems like old man winter has decided to make an early appearance around my neck of the woods. While the temperatures take a turn for the cold, I can stay inside my cozy house and stitch up these adorable … Read More...

Freebie: Emma Plum Fairy

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DMC has done it again with their sassy Emma Plum Fairy ornament (so named for their mascot, Emma Broidery). Created by Brooke Nolan, this little lady would look great on any tree or gift. You can customize her hair color … Read More...

Freebie: Cat in Stripes Cross Stitch

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STRETCH!!!! How I even this striped kitty with her full stretch. Yiota’s Cross Stitch has created this whimsical kitty pattern for your tot stitch up. It is the perfect treat for your favorite cat lover. You could stitch it on … Read More...

Freebie: A Bunch of Bunnies

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The bunnies…they are attacking us with their cuteness! AACCKKKK! Make it stop! I can’t handle anymore cute bunnies (faints and drops to floor). Okay so maybe I didn’t faint over these adorable bunnies, but I could because they are so … Read More...

Autumn Blessings

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In my neck of the woods we are having a longer summer than expected and while I am usually a fan of the heat, I am ready for fall. The cooler temps and rain need to head my way. Of … Read More...

Inspiration: Chestnut Junction Primitive

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Our backyard is bustling with squirrels, crows and scrubjays collecting nuts and other food for the fall and winter. Can I just tell you that this is driving my dogs crazy! No squirrels ever get caught, and there are times … Read More...

Freebie: National Dog Day

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Happy National Dog Day! Today is a day to celebrate our pups and give them extra hugs and kisses…and baths. Are you dogs like mine? When I give them a bath you would think that I was torturing them. How … Read More...

Inspiration: The Simpsons

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Currently every Simpsons episode ever is being aired. 12 days of Simpson! I have been binge watching all 552 episodes and my DVR is getting close to being full. To honor The Simpsons, above are some of my favorite stitchy … Read More...

Freebie: Learn Your Stitches

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I was organizing my vintage patterns (I have a TON of them) and came across this test pattern.  I think it is an adorable little tutorial. You can learn the stitches, practice your lettering and make a sampler with just a few simple … Read More...

Freebie: Vintage Cups

 

 

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I just heard on the news this morning that Starbucks is bringing back the pumpkin latte at the end of this month.  I don’t think words can express how excited I am.  Pumpkin spice latte….I could never ever … Read More...

Freebie: Fun with Memory Wire

Mini_Embellished_Cake_Project_low_resHave you ever worked with memory wire before? I will admit that I am a little leery about using it for projects. Metallic thread is bad enough! DMC USA offers up this tutorial and pattern for a Mini Embellished Cake … Read More...