Category Archives: cross stitch

quilting and cross stitch

Blocks one through six are complete for Mama’s Little Shortcuts and it is great how they are coming together so nicely. As I get the fabrics ready for each block, I usually poo-poo at least one but have used what … Continue reading

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Emma Elliot – Completed 12 July 2017

I finished stitching Emma on Monday but I had dozens of away waste knots that needed to be secured.  Here she is — I changed a few things … some were intentional some were by accident.  I am really glad … Continue reading

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Emma Elliot Sampler

A couple of weeks ago I brought out the Emma Elliot Sampler that I started last year. I only planned to spend a week with her but it is sort of like popcorn…. I can’t seem to put it down. … Continue reading

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A Contented Heart XS & Gradient Garter Blanket

A Contented Heart This is another ewe and eye and friends cross stitch project called a contented heart.  It was stitched on 32 count mocha linen 2 over 2.  This is kit from 1994 but, as usual, I swapped out … Continue reading

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EEF Cross Stitch & Crochet Car Seat Blankies

Wow — and how time flies! Pumpkin Bird from Ewe & Eye & Friends The last few days I spent with a cross stitch kit from Ewe & Eye & Friends.  This is Pumpkin Bird, it was my Day 13 … Continue reading

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Middle Earth Stitching

Most of my recent stitching time has been spent with The Realm of Middle Earth (from Tilton Crafts). This is my stitching starting at the top right corner — very confetti with just over 3000 stitches complete and a zillion … Continue reading

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Another Challenge Complete

SK Maleficent (Evil Queen) – page 1 Page 1 is complete for my HAED challenge project! This is SK Maleficent (renamed Evil Queen) from the art of Annya Kai. Ground fabric is 22 count tan hardanger and I am stitching … Continue reading

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Primitive Sheep and Maleficent

Finally … making some progress on my Day 4 start of the Cross Stitch Crazy challenge.  This is Primitive Sheep from ewe and eye and friends.  I bought this as a kit with 32 count natural linen — as with … Continue reading

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Autumn Acorn by EEF

Autumn Acorn – kit by EEF @ 1998 This is my first finish of 2017! A cute little piece designed by Kam of ewe and eye and friends in 1998.  I bought this as a kit that included 36 count … Continue reading

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Project List for 2017

My 2017 project list – it just keeps growing. Quilting Quilt for baby Cooper – must do!! Pick a BOM from resource center and make top Knitting Six bandages for DOVE – must do!! Last 2 car seat blankies from … Continue reading

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