Saturday, January 29, 2011

Bonhomme de neige 2011



Stitched by Michele
Designed by Gazette94
Pattern found here
Stitched on navy Aida, 18 ct, DMC threads and metallic gold. Turkey stitch for bobble on hat.

Friday, January 28, 2011

C is for Cure

LK design stitched for an exchange on 28ct pale pink
Mills beads added to the flower center & finished on a pink tote bag
I used a combination of DMC satin and cotton threads

BOO

BOO by the Stitcherhood
Stitched on 32 linen for a Seasonal exchange
Charted all in black, I used a hand dyed orange in sections
&  I added the web and orange eyes in BOO

Thistle Manor

Thistle Manor by Blackbird Designs on 28ct Linen
Stitched for my exchange partner Lisa with DMC variegated
Stitched and finished by Mare

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Oh, Christmas Tree!





Stitched by Michele
Designed by Kell of KincavelKrosses
Pattern found here


Stitched on Aida 14 ct, DMC threads and metallic gold, embellished with red seed pearls and finished as a flatfold.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Basket of Hearts

Stitch this free pattern
called 'Baskets of Hearts'
Biscornu can be stitched in one day.
stitched by conny at

scissor fob


this pattern is available in the freebie gallery on 123 Citrouille blog

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Fall hedgehog freebie


Freebie can be found here.
Stitched on unknown linen with recommended DMC.
Designer is Borduurblad (?)
Stitched by Tracey

Saturday, January 22, 2011

PMS Subversive Sampler


Designed and Stitched by Kell Smurthwaite
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE

28-count latte evenweave; DMC linen flosses

Baa Baa Blackwork Sheep


Designed and Stitched by Kell Smurthwaite
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE

16-count white aida; DMC 310

Summer ATC


Designed and Stitched by Kell Smurthwaite
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE

28-count "Sky High" evenweavefrom Polstitches; "Apples and Pears" Dragon Floss

Rhodes Butterfly Biscornu


Designed and Stitched by Kell Smurthwaite
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE

Sparkly tangerine 28-count linen in pink and orange floss

Blackwork Biscofleur


Designed and Stitched by Kell Smurthwaite
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE

White 14-count aida; DMC 310 floss; black tassel; black ribbon; soft toy stuffing

Beaded Humbug


Stitched and designed by Kell Smurthwaite
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE
White 18-count aida; red and green floss; red, green and gold seed beads

Snowflake Humbug


Stitched and designed by Kell Smurthwaite
Design available from Kincavel KrossesHERE
Red 28-count Jobelan; DMC Blanc

Winter Snow ATC


Stitched and designed by Kell Smurthwaite
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE
White 22-count hardanger fabric; variegated floss

Autumn ATC


Stitched and designed by Kell Smurthwaite
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE
White 22-count Janina, DMC 111

Snowflake Bookmark



Stitched and designed by Kell
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE

Navy 14-count aida, Crescent Colours floss in Snips and Snails, backed with blue self-adhesive felt

Quaker Bookmark




Stitched and designed by Kell
Design available from Kincavel Krosses HERE

Ribband 14-count ecru bookmark; DMC 321 & 797, backed with white self-adhesive felt

Friday, January 21, 2011

Mistletoe Reindeer


Mistletoe Reindeer Ornament
Daffycat Designs - chart available here
36 ct Flax Linen, DMC Floss
Stitched by Carol

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Holly Reindeer


Holly Reindeer Ornament
Daffycat Designs - available HERE
36 ct Flax Linen, DMC Floss
Stitched by Carol

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Blackwork Biscofleur


Stitched by bagladyinstitches
Designed by Kell Smurthwaite
Pattern found here

A 15-sided biscornu stitched on cream Aida 14 ct, DMC threads 333 and 3607.

Needle and scissor case



stitched and designed by Manka
32ct linen
leaf stitch with one thread
cross stitched with two threads

pattern here

Friday, January 14, 2011

Snow and Frost Humbug




Stitched by bagladyinstitches
Designed by Kell Smurthwaite, Kincavel Krosses
Website for this freebie is here: Kincavel Krosses


Stitched on white evenweave 10 threads to a cm, changing the recommended pink to a light green, DMC threads.

Stitches used are Algerian Eyelets, Rhodes and French Knots. I found a website that showed how to stitch French knots almost painlessly, otherwise, if you really hate doing French Knots, you can use beads instead!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The mask


designed by: penelopis
.
stitched by: penelopis
.
threads: DMC
.
fabric: Aida

Monday, January 10, 2011

Snowman with Pipe

Snowman with Pipe
designed by Lorraine Niesyto for Cyberstitchers
stitched 2/2 on 32 ct natural linen
by Margaret

Snowman with Black Hat

Snowman with Black Hat
designed by Helga Mandl for Cyberstitchers
stitched 2/2 on 32 ct lugana
by Margaret

Prairie Schooler 'Snowman'

Snowman by Prairie Schooler
stitched 2/2 on 32 ct natural linen
with DMC floss
by Margaret

Pretty pink pillow

Freebie stitched by Lynn B 
using DMC threads and a freebie pattern here  
Freebie designed by Martine.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Peace on Earth


"Peace on Earth" freebie from Samplerbird Stitchery.
Pinkeep stitched on 32 count Aerial Picture This Plus linen. Ornament stitched on 32 count Raw Zweigart linen. Both stitched with DMC floss.

Remembering Grandma

called 'Grandma's Afghans'
uses your floss scraps
free patterns designed by Conny

Friday, January 7, 2011

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries © Casey Buonaugurio
freebie, can be found on her website 

27ct evenweave by DMC
Threads: DMC


same materials



Nina

Petite Lettres Rouges

Petites Lettres Rouges Blackbird Designs
28ct Cashel by Zweigart, color 53
Belle Soie 'Red Fox' and 'Rustic'
stitched 1 over 1
Stitching's size: 9,8 cm x 5,5 cm

Petites Lettres Rouges Blackbird Designs
32ct Murano by Zweigart, dyed by myself
My hand dyed DMC color '
Cherry Cola - first version'
stitched 1 over 1
Stitching's size: 8,2 cm x 4,8 cm



Nina

Needles

Black Needles Ravenelle (freebie)
40ct white Newcastle linen by Zweigart
Victoria Clayton silk 'Be Grimed'


Nina

SpiraLbre

SpriraLbre Cargaud (freebie)
20ct aida, coffee and tea dyed by myself
TGA 'Dark Chocolat


Nina

Rose

Freebie Rose by Babi's Treasures (her freebie blog is here)28ct Raw Cashel linen
Nina's Threads - Violet, Moss, stitched 1 over 1


Nina