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Winter's Peace Sampler
from Artful Offerings
Karina's newest design is here... All blues and browns, it looks frosty-cold and kind of elegant! Worked on a gray or platinum background rather than any fabric that has a yellow tone to it, you're stitching that whole little street in various shades of blues.
Once again, I love her design balance... and the contrast between the blocky, solid houses and the lacy tree branches. Maybe you want to add some brown or blue metallics to this... or silver? Finishing approx 7 x 11, this is presented as a chart.
With a Grateful Heart
New from Artful Offerings, Karina writes 'The key to giving Thanks is doing so with a Grateful Heart. Set among amber stalks of wheat, a pair of smitten blackbirds adorn their favorite pom-pom hats while admiring a magnificent orange pumpkin displayed in a black pedestal urn.' Whew, a mouthful!
The birds are truly thankful for the bounty of wheat and pumpkins! She's trimmed the entire scene with stitched faux tea towel stripes. Charted for 36ct linen using Weeks hand-dyed flosses, it measures 7 x 12 when stitched.
Tomato Garden Adventure
Well, this is a piece full of imagination! Clouds in the sky, the flag blowing in the stiff wind... the little bunny-farmers and working hard to tether their hot-air tomato balloon so they don't lose their little buddy - the other bunny in the watering-can basket!
See the count-down numbers in the background, the sturdy little benches held together with antique keys, and the tiny berry anchors on the ropes? Stitched with a combination of Weeks, Gentle Art and DMC flosses on 36ct linen, this finishes approx 11 x 7-1/2 in size. Just the cutest and most festive thing for tomato season, it's presented as a chart.
Artful Offerings has a lot of new designs that are bold and eye-catching! I have NINE that we are adding to her page... so scroll down to have a peek at the rest, too! Whether you finish them as pillows, as she shows, or frame them, they're all darling!
Love is Patient
Artful Offerings has a sweet new piece to help celebrate the Valentine's Season. A fluffle of bunnies (we had to google that!) is busy bringing the key to your heart!
All dressed warmly in their red Valentine sweaters, it'd be fun to add Wisper furry thread for tails and some red metallic for the hearts! Even black metallic for the wrought iron key. Finishes about 9-1/2 x 5 on 36ct, it is coded for Weeks hand-dyed flosses as well as DMC.
Kind & Gentle Woodland Holiday Sampler
*As the snow gently falls in a not-so-far-away place, a group of kind and gentle woodland animals gather to help each other decorate a feather tree in the forest - for A Christmas holiday celebration.* By Artful Offerings, the alphabet and tiny dots of stitches fill the sky with the falling snow, while everyone in attendance is here wearing their Christmas Jammies! Only two more ornaments to hang on the tree. Once again, Karina's artwork is full of wonderful balance. The horizontal lines in the border, deer jammies and feather tree let your eye travel across the design, while the letters and flakes softly interrupt - like little snowflakes!
Stitched on 36ct Seraphim Antique Lace hand-dyed linen, the chart calls for a mixture of Gentle Art Sampler Threads and DMC, and it finishes approx 11 x 7-1/2. A darker linen would be pretty for this - stitch the letters and flakes in a lighter color... or go for a lighter dusty winter-colored grey background... this is a pretty piece! Presented as a chart.
How The Finch Stole Christmas
By Artful Offerings, isn't this a festive-looking guy? All dressed in his Santa Suit, he's holding a bright green package... lets hope he is DELIVERING rather than swiping!
Stitched on 18/36 he measures about 3 x 5. Coded for DMC and Gentle Art Sampler Threads, Karina has called for Simply Wool for his hat, trousers and collar trim.
Autumn at Bunny Hill Manor
Karina describe her latest design, "Tucked away in the peaceful hills and dales, Bunny Hill Manor is decorated for the season of Blessings and Thanksgiving with Quaker-style pumpkins, acorns and fall leaves. Bunny rabbits abound in the blissful harmony, and numerals and the alphabet complete this miniature sampler."
Stitched on 36ct, this finishes approx 8 x 11 and is stitched with both Weeks and DMC flosses.
This is kind of a festive little piece! Check out the awesome trees - they each have snow on ONE SIDE! Kind of an elegant presentation, stitch your family name where the date was, and maybe a greeting down on the row with the cardinals.
Coded for DMC or Weeks hand-dyed flosses of Pamlico, Onyx, Grits, Oscar, Red Rocks and regular ol' 349! Finishes approx 8-1/2 x 12 n 36ct - so quite generous in size.
Honey Hill Hamlet
Here's a very organized piece... stitched on Picture This Plus's Doubloon Linen with DMC or Gentle Art's hand-dyed flosses. You'll need Baby Spinach, Ruby Slipper, Carriage Black, Chamomile, Wood Trail, Gold Leaf, Pecan Pie and Chalk.
On 40ct, it is still quite large finishing about 7-1/2 x 10-1/2. The bees in the octagonals would make nice scissor fobs. Very patterned, very neat and tidy... pretty colors!
Rocking Horse Holiday
Harkening back to holidays-gone-by with a sweet rocking horse nestled in the holiday greens. Softly falling snow, adjustable bottle-brush trees, a lovely alphabet and numerals complete this festive miniature sampler.
Worked on Picture This Plus's 36ct Ale hand-dyed linen, you'll use a whopping 3 skeins of Gentle Art's Tarnished Gold and 2 skeins of Baby Spinach, and the piece will measure approx 8 x 15! Not so miniature, but very charming!
Giddy Goat & Folly Farmstead
Artful Offerings has two new designs to add to her fun collection of 'geometrically balanced' artwork.
Honey Bunny Sampler
Thoughts of Spring in the air already? Artful Offerings has a sweet new piece that might make that easier right now! Ms Honey Bunny is stitched on 30ct Weeks Linen color of hand-dyed linen with various shades of hand-dyed flosses. She finishes approx 8 inches square. Can you find the four-leaf-clover hidden in the pic?
Just a fun piece, you get a little graphic texture from the diamond shapes on the rabbit... wouldn't this be fun stitched with Gentle Art's Simply Wool threads?
Here's a classy little guy... just 'a settin' on the branch, waiting for more snow! Stitched on Weeks 30ct Dove hand-dyed linen - kind of a dusty blue green - threads featured are also hand-dyeds.
You can see the pattern inside the bird... that is done with two different colors of thread... gives it a real graphic and contemporary flavor. Greenery is also a gentle repeating shape, maybe add some metallics into those snowflakes? Presented as a chart, he finishes approx 9 x 9.
This is a cool design. All the graphic shapes - the curve of the moon, the curves of the owl and tree branches, and those round eyes... all accented with the bold vertical stripes on the owl and the horizontal stripes in the moon!
Very simple, with lots of visual impact, this little guy measures about 5 x 5-1/2 and is stitched with DMC or hand-dyeds on Weeks Guacamole linen. He'd make a cute pin cushion, but if you work him on 20ct Week's linen, he could be a couch pillow and measure in at 7 x 8 before you make a gigantic pillow out of him! Presented as a chart.
More Snow... Oh No!
Well that about sums it up for some of you out there! We don't get much of it in OK... could you send some our way? Artful Offerings's new design is worked on Smokey Pearl linen with Weeks hand-dyed flosses. It finishes approx 6 x 9 on 28ct.
The chart includes DMC conversions and pillow finishing instructions. It is only January... so there is time to finish this THIS snowy season!
Peppermint Polar Bear
Oh gosh, isn't this little guy cute??? He's peeking out of the greenery just to make sure you are there!!!
Choose a wintry blue/gray fabric (Smokey Pearl, Star Sapphire, Misty Blue) he finishes approx 5 x 6 on 28ct. Coded for DMC floss, HE does feature Gentle Art Simply Wool if you want to make him look fuzzy and warm. Presented as a chart.
New Arrivals from Artful Offerings
Here is a trio of new charted designs that just make me smile!
Happy Halloween Companions
from Artful Offerings
This is just a cute design to make you smile! By Artful Offerings, it is stitched on Week's Havana linen (several counts available, on 30ct this finishes about 6 x 7) and calls for Sampler Threads or DMC.
You could stitch the kitty in fuzzy black threads -- we have several options, you could add glass beads for the spider and cat eyes -- you could do the moon, bow tie and kitty hat in Fyre Werks metallic... you could bead the border... or add a couple more rows of a complimenting color to make it more jaggedy! Lots of options with this, because it has 'good bones!' Presented as a chart.
Squirrely Acorn Banquet
from Artful Offerings
A banquet of Acorns stashed away in this little guy's very best top hat... isn't he spiffy and cute? Stitched on Weeks 32ct Parchment linen this finishes approx 7-1/2 x 6-1/2, and is coded for DMC floss.
You might want to grab a few of the hand-dyeds from your stash too... just for fun! Presented as a chart, you could add some Just Another Button Company acorn buttons to the border, or maybe some leaves!
Mr Owl and Penny Penguin
from Artful Offerings
Artful Offerings has a pair of new charts that caught my eye! Two wintery-souls, each is surrounded by a bit of greenery -- like a little wreath.
Stitched on neutral fabrics, they call for either Gentle Art Sampler Threads or DMC floss, and finish into generous-sized 4 x 5 ornaments. No special stitches or anything... just super-cute designs!
Juggling the Holidays and Playful Posies from Artful Offerings
Punch a colorful winter snowman! Offered as line drawings, you'll need to transfer them onto your weavers cloth to punch. Flosses are good 'ole DMC, making these slightly more affordable to punch than lots of other designs, and each is embellished with a few Just Another Button Company clay pieces.
Very bright and cheerful, Juggling finishes approx 4 x 5, while Peppermint punches approx 4 x 4. So Cute!
DARLING, this comes as a line drawing you will need to trace on your fabric. It INCLUDES THE BUTTON SET of 7 playful posy clay buttons by Just Another Button Company!!! Finishes approx 4 x 6. Super-easy on the punching because there are so few color changes.
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