Thursday, April 27, 2017

Episode 27


FOs
Isabella Fox by GigiR Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Sand Dune and various hand-dyed silk threads (Attic Conversion).

WIPs
Martha Pudsey 1835 by The Scarlett House - 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens and Needlepoint Inc. silk threads (1 over 2).

Maynia Plans (subject to change)
Days 1 and 2 - Start Sarah Redfearn by The Scarlett House - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar and hand-dyed silk threads. 

Days 3 and 4 - WIP - Martha Pudsey

Days 5 and 6 - Start Ann Rayner by Threads through Time - 40 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar using hand-dyed silk threads and NPI silk threads. 

Days 7 and 8 - WIP - His Eye is on the Sparrow - 40 ct. Country Mocha using various cotton hand-dyed threads. 

Days 9 and 10 - Start The Scarlett House Smith Sampler - 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue using hand-dyed silk threads. 

Days 11 and 12 - WIP - Love Never Fails by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Fawn using DMC. 

Days 13 and 14 - Start the Scarlett House Mary Linley 1829 - 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue using Belle Soie silks.  

Day 15 - WIP - American Sampler by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Meadow Rue using cotton hand-dyed threads. 

Friday, April 07, 2017

Episode 26


FOs 
Cross Stitch Nation by Heartstring Samplery - 36 ct. Wren by Picture this Plus, various hand-dyed cotton threads (1 over 2). 




WIPs
Heart & Hand by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Bluegrass by Lakeside Linens, various hand-dyed cotton threads (1 over 2). 

Isabella Fox by GigiR - 40 ct. Vintage Sand Dune by Lakeside Linens, various hand-dyed silk threads (1 over 2). 




Coffee Quaker by Heartstring Samplery - 40 ct. Vintage Fawn, various hand-dyed cotton threads (1 over 2). 

ABC Samplers by Little House Needleworks - 36 ct. hand-dyed linen by Zweigart, Classic Colorworks threads (Shepherd's Bush conversion - 1 over 2). 

Stash
ABC Samplers by Little House Needleworks - Thread, Fabric and Patterns from Shepherd's Bush



Three With Thy Needle & Thread Patterns - Essamplaire Petites Collection II, Heart & Hand and Tulip Festival from 123 Stitch

The Scarlett House - Martha Pudsey 1835 and Smith Sampler and a few silks that I needed from Needlecraft Corner




Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Episode 25


FOs
None

WIPs
American Sampler by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens, GAST and WDW (1 over 2)

His Eye is on the Sparrow by Heartstring Samplery - 40 ct. Doubloon by Picture this Plus, GAST and WDW (1 over 2). 

Cross Stitch Nation by Heartstring Samplery - 36 ct. Wren by Picture this Plus, CC, GAST and WDW (1 over 2). 

Toe-up Vanilla Socks - Phydeaux Designs Chaussette "Calypso." Size US 1 (2.25 mm) Nova Platina circular needles. 

Restarts
Summer at Hollyberry Farm by Stacy Nash - 40 ct. Vintage Fawn, GAST (1 over 2).

Stash
Heartstring Samplery "In the Garden," Plum Street Samplers "French Woolens," and Little House Needleworks "ABC Samplers - XYZ."




Friday, February 17, 2017

Episode 24


FOs
February Word Play by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens and GAST (1 over 2). 




Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandi Turner - Hedgehog Fibres Sock "Teacup" using Size 2.25 mm Nova Platina 32" circular needles.  




WIPs
American Sampler by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue using CC, GAST and WDW (1 over 2). 

His Eye is on the Sparrow by Heartstring Samplery - 40 ct. Doubloon by Picture this Plus, GAST and WDW (1 over 2).

Citron Shawl by Hillary Smith Callis - Malabrigo Lace "Fuchsia." Size US 6 needles. 

Stash
Dutch Beauty, Cross Stitch Nation, Chalk Squared Sept. and Oct., Summer at Hollyberry Farm, 40 ct. Doubloon and 40 ct. Vintage Fawn.  



Saturday, February 04, 2017

Episode 23


FOs
Garden Club Series by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Buttercream and GAST (1 over 2)




Pebble Beach Shawl by Helen Stewart - Madelinetosh Prairie "Well Water." Size US 4 needles. 

WIPs
February Word Play by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter and GAST (1 over 2)

Histoires de Moutons or Sheep Stories by Jardin Prive - 40 ct. Vintage Fawn and DMC (1 over 2)

Stash
American Sampler by Plum Street Samplers (I think I'm going to use 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens), Three Little Proverbs and Bird Collection III by Heartstring Samplery from The Needler in Lexington, SC.  Threads and 40 ct. Wren by Picture this Plus from 123stitch.com. 

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Episode 22


FOs
Peppermint Twist by Little House Needleworks - 32 ct. Vintage Pear and DMC, WDW and CC (1 over 2). 

WIPs
Garden Club Series by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Buttercream and GAST (1 over 2). 

Little Sheep Virtues by Little House Needleworks - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar and DMC (1 over 2). 

4 Seasons by Lizzie Kate - 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha and WDW (1 over 2). 

Pebble Beach Shawl (size medium) by Helen Stewart - Madelinetosh Prairie "Well Water" (size 4 ChiaoGoo needles). 

Stash
Yarn - Hedgehog Fibres Sock "Pheasant", Malabrigo Sock "Aniversario" and Malabrigo Lace "Fuchsia."

Cross Stitch - Lizzie Kate Winter Sampler (Planning to stitch this on 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter using the called for threads). 

Monday, December 19, 2016

Episode 21


FOs
2016 Christmas Ornament by Little House Needleworks - 40 ct. Pearled Barley (recommended threads except I used GAST Oatmeal instead of CC Khaki Mocha).

Joyfulness Little Sheep Virtue by Little House Needleworks - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar and DMC threads (1 over 2).

Knitted Round Dishcloth - Kitchen Cotton and US size 7 needles.




WIPs

Garden Club Series by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Buttercream and GAST (1 over 2).

Little Sheep Virtues by Little House Needleworks - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar (all on same piece of linen) and DMC (1 over 2).

4 Seasons by Lizzie Kate - 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha and Weeks Dye Works (1 over 2).

Peppermint Twist Ornament by Little House Needleworks - 32 ct. Vintage Pear and CC, WDW and DMC (2 over 2).

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Episode 20


  • Garden Club Series by Blackbird Designs 

40 ct. Vintage Buttercream by Lakeside Linens and GAST (1 over 2)

  • Love Never Fails by Barbara Ana Designs using 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue and DMC (1 over 2).
  • Queen of Harvest by With Thy Needle & Thread using 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus and various cotton hand-dyed threads (1 over 2).  
  • Little Sheep Virtues Joyfulness by Little House Needleworks using 40 ct. Vintage Examplar and DMC (1 over 2).
  • Isabella Fox by Gigi R using 40 ct. Vintage Sand Dune and various hand-dyed silk threads (Attic Needleworks conversion - 1 over 2).  
  • Wheaten Wrap by Anne Hanson using Knit Picks Palette in Huckleberry Heather (size US 4 Nova Platina Interchangeable circular needles). 
  • Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandy Turner using Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Teacup (Size US 1 Nova Platina circular needles). 

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Episode 19 - Lots of Finishes!


FOs
  • All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha by Zweigart and Anchor Threads (1 over 2).

  • Goodness and Grace by Shepherd's Bush - 32 ct. Stepping Stone by R&R Reproductions and various silk and cotton threads (1 over 2).
  • Sampler Hill by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens and various cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • Morning Yearning Shawl by Sarah Rose - Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light "Vermillion."  

WIPs
  • Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandy Turner using Hedgehog Fibres Sock "Teacup."
  • Anniversaries of the Heart by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens and various cotton threads (1 over 2). 




Friday, October 21, 2016

Episode 18

Hey Everyone!  It's been an exciting couple of weeks here in SC.  First, we had Hurricane Matthew (only minor damage and branches down at our house, thankfully) and then it was the Stitching at the Beach Retreat in Myrtle Beach. 


FOs
  • Jenny Bean's Halloween Sampler by Shakespeare's Peddler (I forgot to share this in my video - I will show it next time).  
40 ct. Vintage Pearled Barley, Limited Edition GAST (1 over 2)
WIPs
  • All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs using 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha by Zweigart and Anchor threads (1 over 2). 
  • Hannah Coates 1848 by Hands Across the Sea Samplers using 40 ct. Fawn by Lakeside Linens and DMC threads (1 over 2). 
  • Goodness and Grace by Shepherd's Bush using 32 ct. linen and threads that came in the kit (1 over 2). 
  • Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandy Turner using Hedgehog Fibres Sock "Teacup."
Stash
  • Two fat eighths of 40 ct. linen by Silkweaver and Chart w/threads and fabric by Hands on Design (sold at Down Sunshine Lane booth at the retreat). 
  • Various Charts and Magazines from the swap table at the retreat.