Friday, July 31, 2009

Coffee Time

Box with fimo clay rose pins, coffee pot and cup and saucer.
Heart shaped ornament with Swarovski crystal trim
Scissor fob stitched 1 over 1
Free patterns can be found here on my blog
where you can also see the second and third prizes in
my first anniversary giveaway for July 2009.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Tiny Sampler

La-D-Da's TINY Sampler

Stitched by Lelia

When I stitched this freebie, it was for a cross stitch demonstration. I used 18 ct Shaker Linen with perle coton #5. I finished the edge with gold beads from my stash. In other words, my Tiny Sampler - is pretty big, 8" x 8"!!!

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Cours de Printemps

Pattern: Cours de Saison de Gazette94
Fabric: Rose 14count Aida
Threads: DMC
Stitched by Cenoura for MiJo (international exchange from Fórum des Grilles de Maryse)

Thursday, July 23, 2009



Designer: Ria Lanser (Grandma's kitchen)

Fabric: 32ct cream murano
Thread: DMC

Stitched by: Sabine Rose

Saturday, July 18, 2009


Freebie: Alexandrina (Matrioshka Biscornu)

1-fädig auf Leinenband 11 Fäden/cm
Anchor Multicolor 1345

Gestickt von: Lieselotte

Friday, July 17, 2009

Blue Diagonal Egg

Themed Egg Page - Anne-Les-Petites Croix
Ercu 14 aida
DMC Threads

Red-Blue Christmas Bauble

This is a Christmas Bauble from borduurblog

I still have a few more bauble to do.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

In God We Trust

cooking and conny 005

Stitched in HDF silks on 35 ct HDF 'Bunny Brown' linen
Stuffed with wool rovings
Stitched by Barbara Chatterton-Luuring

Brite Birds

cooking and conny 015

Stitched by Conny as a birthday gift
Mounted on a small chalkboard

Five Birds

cooking and conny 010

Stitched in HDF silks that matched up with the suggested DMC on 35 ct HDF linen
Filled with wool rovings
Stitched by Barbara Chatterton-Luuring

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Tea anyone?

Tea exchange stitched on linen using DMC threads.
You can locate the free patterns here.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Bienvenue chez nous

Mystery-SAL (per Mail)

Zählstoff: 11-fädig
Anchor Verlaufsgarn Nr. 1345
Sonderstiche / Special Stitches

Im Zentrum durfte jede Stickerin ihr eigenes Traumhaus sticken.
Das ist mein Zuhause.
In the centre every embroiderer might embroider her own dream house.
This is my home.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Bull Biscornu

Both sides are the same
stitched with DMC black on white 18ct aida

Petite Lettres Rouges

Stitched 1 over 1 on 28ct Zweigart cashel linen Vintage Country Mocha with DMC threads 321 498 & 815
Stitched by Moreen

Monday, July 6, 2009

Tiny Biscornu

Biscornu 1

Designer: Valérie from Talons aiguilles

Fabric: 25ct dark blue Lugana
Thread: DMC

Stitched by Sabine Rose

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Simple daisy

Design: Sandra M. Flores Cruz, pdf file found here.
Fabric: 28ct mocha evenweave.
Floss: DMC.
Backingfabric: All abuzz by Kim Schaefer.
Finishing: Ipod nano case.
Embellishments: hand made charm, embossed dart flight.
Stitched by: Sandra.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Wildflower Hearts

Design: Indigo Rose, Catherine Strickler.
Fabric: 28ct baby blue evenweave.
Floss: Colorwash 500.
Finishing: Scissors case, part of the design in a fob.
Embellishments: flower button, multicolor tassel (with crochet thread),
made with love heart charm, blue embossed dart flight.
Stitched by: Sandra.

Petting the Pretty

Stitched this as a birthday present for a 9-year-old. The chart is from 2002: I don't know if it's still available.

Designer: Fanta Cat Designs-Vicky Graham: try here.
Fabric: 11 ct Aida
Fibers: DMC, Krienik braids
One Mill Hill bead.