Category Archives: needlepoint

What? January 15 Already??!!

It seems impossible that it can possibly be 15 January 2017. The Cross Stitch Crazy Challenge has been keeping me busy with the 15 new starts.  I started a variety of projects — small, medium, large, and huge…..   Of couse, … 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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Santa with Snowman NP — Oops!

So… Stitching was going along great on my Santa with Snowman project.  On Sunday I took a good look at what I had been doing and — Bad Santa I am not a fan of the bargello pattern, way too … 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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New Project — As Soon As Santa Is Done

For some reason, I always think I can be a fast stitcher — ha, ha, ha.  Or in this case, ho, ho, ho!! This is Santa at about 14,400 stitches with almost 6,000 stitches remaining I am really hoping that … Continue reading

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Quilt Pattern – A Completed Project!!

Quilt Pattern by Loretta Spears — Completed I just put in the last stitches on Quilt Pattern!! It is definitely time to move on to something that does not have threads that need to be laid in. I love being … Continue reading

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Quilt Pattern – Continuing On ….

Quilt Pattern – a counted needlework design by Loretta Spears Almost all of my stitching time for the past couple of weeks has been spent with Quilt Pattern.  The piece was a class project from 1986 (ish) that was designed … Continue reading

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Quilt Pattern by Loretta Spears

Quilt Pattern is a counted needlepoint piece designed by Loretta Spears in the mid-1980’s.  I brought it out for a UFO stitch-a-long at the end of May. Quilt Pattern as of 16 May 2015 The time I spent with this … Continue reading

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Cajun Quilt – Floss Usage

The thread requirements for Cajun Quilt are DMC floss. DMC                 #needed               #used Ecru                          3                          … Continue reading

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