Category Archives: HAED (Heaven and Earth Designs)

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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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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It’s Santa!

He’s done!   This is Mini Be Good For Goodness Sake, it is from art work by Dona Gelsinger and charted by Heaven and Earth Designs. Santa was started as part of a cross stitch challenge in January and I put … Continue reading

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Santa and Doing Challenges

So …. I have continued on with my Santa and filled in the holes in the background.  What a great looking guy!   I have learned that the ongoing haed challenges are not for me. Normally I like to participate … Continue reading

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More Mini Be Good

So I tried — but couldn’t help myself and went back to Mini Be Good – I have worked on nothing else.  This shows page 2 completed for the challenge.  This time I am really going to try to leave … Continue reading

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Christmas In July – The End

I ended the  month with cross stitch ornaments — Gingerbread Boy & Girl These came from Kount on Kappie book 36.  I stitched them on 22 count hardanger one over one.  The white backstitch is two strands — I started … Continue reading

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Christmas in July Continues

Only a few days left for the Christmas in July themed stitching. This past week I finished my gingerbread boy ornament. It would be safe to say that the red and green striped background took longer than the boy — … Continue reading

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Heartstrings Santa with Snowman & HAED Challenge

Continuing on… I have had a  lot of fun with my Santa with Snowman canvas.  I am following the stitch guide in order.. this shows the completed face and beard. I stitched as directed in the guide. The hat with … Continue reading

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A Little XS & A Little NP

I have worked on two different Christmas projects this past week. This is a Pat Thode / Heartstrings needlepoint canvas called Santa with Snowman.  I am stitching from a kit by Fireside Stitchery that includes a stitch guide, threads and … Continue reading

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