Category Archives: cross stitch

More Legos, More Stitching

Another Lego finish! This is the Darth Vader Helmet, Lego kit #75304. Fun build, and for me (the super slow stitcher and builder) pretty quick – I spent about 5 days on the build. If you build this non stop … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Fun facts:  St. Patrick was British (not Irish) and is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland.  Blue is the color of St. Patrick. St. Patrick used the shamrock as a metaphor for the Holy Trinity. On to stitching….  I started … Continue reading

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Time Flies – Welcome 2023!!

It has been a busy start to 2023 filled with stitching, Legos and eBay. My stitching goal is to get in 100 stitches every day. I have completed the stitching on two Lizzie Kate Sleds and one of the small … Continue reading

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Sled Ornament Finishes & The 2023 Project List

The Sled Ornaments are absolutely adorable. I finished 5 in total (you have already seen the penguin but he wanted to be in the photo). The penguin, red house and snowman are from the same leaflet, Snowy Sleds. The pink … Continue reading

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The Project List 2023

It is time for my annual project list! Historically, I actually complete some of the projects on my list. Year 2022 was pretty much a mess and the list was completely abandoned. I have not looked back at it and … Continue reading

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It’s an Ornament!

I just finished my first sled ornament…. This is a Lizzie Kate Snippet design called Snowy Sleds (#S129). The chart calls for Weeks Dye Works threads but I used DMC floss. I stitched using 3 strands on 14 count brown … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornament Stitching and More

This year I decided to make cross stitch “sled” ornaments. The chart I started with is by Lizzie Kate. This is Snowy Sleds. I started with the adorable penguin, it is stitched on Mill Hill Antique brown perforated paper using … Continue reading

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Lego’s, Mill Hill, and Beaded Bell

This is a giant reminder to self ….. a small hammer is your friend, switch mill hill kits to fabric, and do not make beaded bells ever again. This is my latest Lego finish, Diagon Alley. Using a small hammer … Continue reading

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Mill Hill Kits – Fast and Fun

It is so great to have a finish! This is Carmel Apple, one of the Mill Hill kits that combines cross stitch with beading and the results are wonderful. Don’t you just love the tassels? It has a finished size … Continue reading

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It’s True… I Have A Finish!!

Yippee! America Land That We Love is finished!! This is a big project, 189 by 339 stitches! I have not washed or pressed it yet since it is likely that I will find something that needs to be adjusted. I … Continue reading

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