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Cross Stitch Resources

Cross Stitch Resources

I don’t include instructions with my cross stitch patterns, so here are some resources for beginners. I did a lot of cross stitching after graduating from my Fashion Design program many years ago. When I started back up cross stitching after a hiatus of many […]

Iconic Women – Free Cross Stitch figures coming up

Iconic Women – Free Cross Stitch figures coming up

If you’ve been following along with my blog, you’ll know I’ve been designing sweet little cross stitch figures patterns. The cross stitch design program I’m using allows me to turn my patterns into previews as if they’re stitched on cloth, so instead of waiting until […]

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 4: Little Love Bug and a Bee

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 4: Little Love Bug and a Bee

Here’s my fourth free little cross stitch pattern. Actually there’s two! a Little Love Bug AND a Bee! I cross stitched mine in green, but at some point, I may have to do the bee too. You’ll notice on the bee I added backstitches to […]

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 3: Halloween ~ Samhain 1

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 3: Halloween ~ Samhain 1

Here’s my third free little cross stitch pattern. I’ll probably be designing more Samhain and Halloween Cross stitches as they are really popular in the Cross Stitch world-wide community and plus, I love them!!! Please see my first post for details on how to get […]

How to Support Artists

How to Support Artists

Fellow artists – feel free to share this image – just right click on it and copy or save it to share on social media! If you’d like a good quality downloadable print of it to print out and frame, please do purchase it in […]

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 2: TUDOR QUEEN 1

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 2: TUDOR QUEEN 1

Here’s my second free little cross stitch pattern. I’m having a great time designing and cross stitching, so I think I’ll be continuing for awhile on this little project! Please see my first post for details on how to get started. Here’s my first little […]

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 1: FLAPPER WITH A MAGIC LITTLE BLACK DRESS

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 1: FLAPPER WITH A MAGIC LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Here’s hopefully the first of many free little figure cross stitch patterns! I had a goal to make many patterns for sale inspired by my artwork, but unfortunately, every time I cross stitch seriously and/or spend too much time on the computer, I get some […]

VLOG 8: GNOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – A FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN

VLOG 8: GNOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – A FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN

As I mentioned in my last Vlog before the New Year, I’ve been working on a new offering – patterns of my work in cross stitch. I’ve been teaching myself a new software to do this and thought I would share this very simple, but sweet pattern […]

VLOG 7: MAKE YOUR OWN HEIRLOOM CHRISTMAS TREE HANGER USING RECYCLED FABRICS

VLOG 7: MAKE YOUR OWN HEIRLOOM CHRISTMAS TREE HANGER USING RECYCLED FABRICS

In this week’s video, we’re getting Christmas-y. I show a time lapse video on how to make a sweet Heirloom Textile Tree that could be passed on for generations using mostly recycled materials. I describe where to source some great fabrics and show a few tips […]

VLOG 6: DIY ART FOR THE HOLIDAYS – MAKING A GNOMEDALA

VLOG 6: DIY ART FOR THE HOLIDAYS – MAKING A GNOMEDALA

GNOMES, NORDIC ART AND FOLKLORE INSPIRED BY MAGICAL CHILDHOOD MEMORIES This week’s Art Vlog has a Wintery Nordic theme based on my love for Gnomes, my first love of magic and myth from my childhood. I talk about my childhood memory of my grandfather’s folklore cure […]