Monday, March 01, 2021

Episode 95



FOs
  • Jessie Watson c. 1816 by Hands Across the Sea Samplers - 40 ct. Cafe au Lait by Zweigart and AVAS Soie d’Alger threads. 
  • Harriette Elizabeth Coe by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 
  • Dorothy Walpole 1774 by The Scarlet Letter - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter and AVAS Soie d’Alger threads. 
WIPs
  • Jane Southward by GigiR - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar and silk threads (Attic Needlework’s conversion). 
  • Harriett Salt 1866 by Hands Across the Sea Samplers - 56 ct. Cafe Au Lait Kingston linen by Zweigart and AVAS 100/3 silk - color #681. 
  • Mary Barres Sampler by Stacy Nash Primitives - 40 ct. Creme Brûlée by R&R and WDW threads. 
  • Susanna Lynch 1862 by Lila’s Studio - 40 ct. Tea and Coffee Dyed Zweigart linen and GAST threads. #stitchAsia stitch along. 
Small Starts
  • Ann Gott 1848 by NeedleWorkPress - 46 ct. Straw by WDW and Classic Colorworks threads. 
  • Seven Sheep Sampler by The Scarlett House - 36 ct. Morning Coffee by XJuDesigns and silk threads. 
Stash
  • From Sassy Jacks Stitchery - Elizabeth Harding 1792, Harriett Salt 1866 and Mary Lea 1793 by Hands Across the Sea. 
  • From Hoop & Frame - AVAS Soie 100/3 threads for Ann Morison by Hands Across the Sea. 
  • From Hobby House Needleworks - Fat 1/2 of 56 ct. Cafe au Lait Kingston linen by Zweigart. 
  • From 123 Stitch - AVAS Soie d’Alger for Elizabeth Harding 1792 by Hands Across the Sea. 

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Sunday, February 14, 2021

Episode 94


FOs
  • Forever & Ever (small design) by Brenda Gervais - 40 ct. Clay Pebble by Silkweaver and  cotton threads. 


WIPs
  • Jessie Watson c. 1816 by Hands Across the Sea Samplers - 40 ct. Cafe au Lait by Zweigart and AVAS Soie d’Alger silk threads. 
Stash
  • Attic Needlework - Jane Southward by GigiR and silk threads (conversion by the Attic) and Ann Gott by NeedleWorkPress. 
  • Hobby House Needleworks - 56 ct. Cafe Au Lait linen and 100/3 silk threads for Harriett Salt 1866. 
  • The Stitch and Frame Shop - 40 ct. Antique Lace by Seraphim, 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens, Little Deeds Sampler by The Scarlett House and Classic Colorworks threads for Ann Gott. 

Friday, February 05, 2021

Episode 93


FFOs

FFO’d Again!
  • Elizabeth Hunter by The Scarlett House - 40 ct. Vintage Sand Dune and the called for cotton threads. 
  • Caroline Broomhead by Plum Street Antiques - 36 ct. Ligonier Latte by R&R and silk threads (I changed some of the colors and those can be found here). 
FO
  • Pink Sparrow Sampler by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Buttery by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 

WIPs
  • Harriette Elizabeth Coe by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 
  • Anne Thomas 1854 by Hands Across the Sea Samplers - 36 ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 
  • Rose Wreath Sampler by GigiR - 46 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads.
  • Isabella Johnstone by NeedleWorkPress - 32 ct. Parchment by WDW and Belle Soie Silks (2 over 2).  
  • Louisa Barny 1892 by Reflets de Soie - 36 ct. Old Stationary by Seraphim and AVAS Soie d’Alger. 

Kitted Projects
  • AC Bluebird Quaker Sampler by Sassafras Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Strawflower Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 
  • Our Lasting Friendship by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Heartland by Picture this Plus and cotton threads. 
  • EF 1864 Sampler by NeedleWorkPress - 40 ct. Mayflower Mocha by R&R Reproductions and NPI silk threads. 

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Episode 92


FOs
  • Margaret White 1841 by Sassafras Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens and DMC threads. 

WIPs
  • Pink Sparrow Sampler by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 

Stash
  • From Hobby House Needleworks - AVAS Soie d’Alger for Jessie Watson by Hands Across the Sea Samplers. 
  • From The Stitch and Frame Shop - 40 ct. Bees Knees by Seraphim and WDW Louisana Hot Sauce for The Red House Sampler by The Sampler Company. 
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*I didn’t list all my WIPs, but if you search through my blog you can see past pictures and/or descriptions of them. 

Friday, January 15, 2021

Episode 91


FOs
  • Merry and Minty by Brenda Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. Vellum by Picture this Plus and the called for cotton threads. 
  • The Best Time of the Year by Brenda Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. Brenda’s Brew by R&R and the called for cotton threads. 
  • Hannah Jenkinson Sampler by Stacy Nash Primitives - 36 ct. Ale and the Country Sampler’s cotton thread conversion

WIPs
  • Gathering the Greens Sampler by Stacy Nash Primitives - 40 ct. Vintage Fawn by Lakeside Linens and the called for cotton threads. 
  • Margaret White 1841 by Sassafras Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens and DMC threads. 
  • Mary Barres Sampler by Stacy Nash Primitives - 40 ct. Creme Brulee by R&R and the called for WDW threads. 
  • Mary Lindsay 1828 by Chessie & Me - 36 ct. Latte by Fiber on a Whim and the called for cotton threads.
  • Noel Sampler by Brenda Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. Dusty Road by Seraphim and the called for DMC threads. 
  • Harriette Elizabeth Coe by Brenda Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar by Lakeside Linens and the called for cotton threads. 
  • Winter Rose Manor by Brenda Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. Brenda’s Brew by R&R and most of the called for threads (I made three changes - WDW Brick instead of WDW Cayenne, WDW Cinnabar instead of GAST Woodrose and WDW Parchment instead of GAST Roasted Marshmallow. 
  • Bells on Christmas Day by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Faun by Picture this Plus and the called for cotton threads. 
Christmas Stash
  • Seven Sheep Sampler by The Scarlett House
  • Flea Market Souvenir by Blackbird Designs
  • Antique Family Sampler 1839 by Lucy Beam Love in Stitches
  • Louisa Coulimore by Hands Across the Sea Samplers
  • Faith, Hope & Honor by Carriage House Sampling’s
  • Linen from Fire Poppies - 40 count Hogbristle and Up in the Attic by Fox and Rabbit Designs, 36 ct. Ligonier Latte, 40 ct. Mayflower Mocha and 40 ct. Patriot’s Brew by R&R Reproductions. 
  • Linen from The Stitch and Frame Shop - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar, Pecan Butter and Strawflower by Lakeside Linens, 36 ct. Old Stationary and Thesbe by Seraphim Hand Dyed Fabric by Laurie and 40 ct. Brenda’s Brew by R&R Reproductions.
  • Linen from Ye Olde Cross Stitchery - 40 ct. Mayflower Mocha by R&R Reproductions. 

Friday, December 11, 2020

Episode 90


FOs
  • Last Rose of Summer by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Sand Dune by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads.
  • Her Fair Works - A Sewing Box by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Vellum by Picture this Plus and cotton threads. 
WIPs
  • Mary Barres Sampler by Stacy Nash Primitives - 40 ct. Creme Brûlée by R&R and WDW cotton threads. 
  • Rose Hips and Ivy by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Winter Brew by R&R and WDW cotton threads. 
  • Joyeux Noel by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Strawflower by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 
  • Merry and Minty by Brenda Gervais - 40 ct. Vellum by Picture this Plus and cotton threads. 
  • Noel Sampler by Brenda Gervais - 40 ct. Dusty Road by Seraphim and DMC threads. 

Monday, November 09, 2020

Episode 89

WIPs

  • Harriette Elizabeth Coe by Brenda Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 
  • Come Into by Garden by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus and WDW threads.
  • Noel Sampler by Brenda  Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. Dusty Road by Seraphim and DMC threads. 
  • The Mary Argent Sampler by NeedleWorkPress - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 
  • Jane Cowey 1850 by The Scarlett House - 40 tea and coffee dyed linen and NPI silk threads. 
  • Winter Rose Manor by Brenda Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. tea and coffee dyed linen and cotton threads. 
  • Hannah Jenkinson by Stacy Nash Primitives - 36 ct. Ale by Picture this Plus and cotton threads (Country Sampler conversion). 
  • Hannah Tingey 1823 by The Scarlett House - 40 ct. Caramel by Seraphim and NPI silk threads. 
  • Mary Betchell 1810 by The Scarlett House - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens and Belle Soie silk threads. 
Stash
  • From Fire Poppies - Winter Rose Manor by Brenda Gervais, Early Christmas Morning by Blackbird Designs, 40 ct. Wren and AVAS Soie d'Alger silk threads. I also got some Seraphim fabric (36 ct. Meadow Grass and 40 ct. Caramel, but they do not have anymore and don't plan to get it again anytime soon. The best place to order Seraphim fabric is directly through them at https://seraphimfabrics.com/). 


Monday, September 21, 2020

Episode 88

Stitching WIPs
  • Noel Sampler by Brenda Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. Dusty Road by Seraphim Hand-Dyed Fabrics by Laurie and DMC threads. 
  • The Mary Argent Sampler by NeedleWorkPress - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 
  • Susanna Lynch 1862 by Lila’s Studio - 40 ct. Tea/Coffee-dyed Zweigart Linen and cotton threads. 
  • Mary Barres Sampler by Stacy Nash Primitives - 40 ct. Creme Brulee and WDW cotton threads. 
  • Come Into My Garden by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus and WDW threads. 
  • Maria Phinney 1832 by Shakespeare's Peddler - 46 ct. Straw by WDW and cotton threads. 
  • Lucy Snushall 1847 by Samplers Remembered - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens and cotton threads. 
  • Pink Sparrow Sampler by Brenda Gervais (With Thy Needle & Thread) - 40 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar and cotton threads. 
Stash
  • From Kitten Stitcher - Pink Sparrow Sampler by Brenda Gervais, Maria P. Oliver by Carriage House Samplings, Ellen Strick 1849 and Susan Wasband by The Scarlett House, Sarah Gentle 1821 by Samplers Remembered and Esther Syer 1796 by Plum Street Samplers. 40 ct. Marbled Bunny and Latte linen by XJudesign. 



Monday, September 07, 2020

Episode 87

FOs
  • Oh Joyous Day by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus and cotton threads. 

Cross Stitch WIPs
  • Susanna Lynch 1862 by Lila's Studio - 40 ct. tea/coffee-dyed linen and cotton threads. 

Knitting WIPs
  • Sprite's Fen Shawl by Helen Stewart - Madelinetosh Prairie in Astrid Grey. 
  • Heartnut Socks - Yoshi and Lucy Brillante in Dark Magic. 
  • Plain Vanilla Socks - Life in the Long Grass in Garden Party.
  • What the Fade!? By Andrea Mowry - Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in Cheeky, Typewriter, Crystal, Salty Tales and Graphite and Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Lt. in Rose.
  • Hourglass Throw by Anne Hanson - Brooklyn Tweed Shelter in Faded Quilt. 

Samplers I'm considering for Sampler September
  • The Stables at Hollyberry Farm by Stacy Nash Primitives - 36 ct. Winters Brew by R&R and WDW cotton threads. 
  • Rosehips & Ivy by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Winters Brew by R&R and various cotton threads. 
  • Mary Barres Sampler by Stacy Nash Primitives - 40 ct. Creme Brulee by R&R and WDW cotton threads.
  • The Mary Argent Sampler - by NeedleWorkPress - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens and WDW cotton threads.
  • Lucy Snushall by Samplers Remembered - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter and cotton threads. 
Stash
  • From Fire Poppies - Sweet Summer Come Again by Blackbird Designs, 38 count Wayfarer's Cloak by Legacy Linen and 36 count Liberty Gathering Grey. 
  • From Country Sampler - Noel Sampler kit by With Thy Needle & Thread and Peace & Goodwill Sampler kit by Chessie & Me.
  • Gifts I received - Elizabeth Cheetham 1824 by The Scarlet Letter, Sarah Needham by Samplers Forever, Ann Morison by Hands Across the Sea Samplers (exclusive chart for Traditional Stitches) and Hannah Hinson by Hands to Work. 

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Episode 86

Stitching WIPs


  • Oh Joyous Day by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus and cotton threads.
  • Miss Manners by GigiR - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens and various silk threads. 
  • Manor at Quaker Hill by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus and cotton threads. 
  • Jane Tindall 1864 by NeedleWorkPress - 40 ct. Fawn by Lakeside Linens and AVAS Soie d’Alger silk threads. 
  • Mary Carter 1712 by Hands Across the Sea Samplers - 46 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar by Lakeside Linens and AVAS 100/3 silk threads. 
  • In All Things Be Exceedingly Diligent by NeedleWorkPress - 40 ct. Coffee/Tea Dyed Linen and various cotton threads (click here for conversion). 
  • Ann Grimshaw 1818 by The Scarlet Letter - 40 ct. Antique Sampler by Victorian Motto and Antique Black Gloriana silk threads.
  • Mary Barres Sampler by Stacy Nash Primitives - 40 ct. Creme Brulee by R&R and WDW threads.
  • Harriat Brown Redwork Pinkeep Sampler by Stacy Nash Primitives - 40 ct. Parchment by WDW and Old Red Paint Gentle Arts Sampler Threads. 
Knitting FO

Knitting WIPs
Stash