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Squirrels #1601 from Une Croix, le temps d' un The' Jardin Bleu from The Tralala Collection -- click to see more The Ultimate Sampler Motifs Source Book by Brenda Keyes -- click to see a larger view! XS288 Our Humble Homestead from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Hand Stitched House by Theresa Lawson - click to see more

Welcome to May and The Silver Needle's *May Daily Treats!*
We're going every-other day this year and offering Treats each Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the month of May! We'll post the Treat here... then click through the pic to choose yours. Our Treats special pricing is good on its day and the next, unless we run out of it.
(That means Monday's Treat should last Monday and Tuesday.
Wednesday should last Wed and Thursday.
Friday's should last the weekend.
But... if we run out, the Treat is devoured and gone until the next one releases!)

Wednesday and Thursday's Treat features Petal Pusher Designs
The Patriotic Parade from Petal Pusher - click to see more Barbie Tingley has the cutest animals all dressed up for the seasons! Actually, they are the 5 same farm animals - a pig, cow, horse, chicken and sheep - but they dress themselves all up for the seasons and change their names! My favorite names are Uncle Ham, Bat Pig, Moo-Ells De Ville and Moo-dolf! So... each season has a parade of the 5 animals.

The Spring Fling, Patriotic Parade, Holiday Hoedown and Halloween Hoedown sets are all included in our special. Normally the charts are $6 each, but today's treat offers them for $4 each. Get all the charts of one animal (for instance all 4 pigs) or get a whole parade... you choose! How Does Your Garden Grow is the other design on Barbie's page... it's fun too, because YOU choose from the 11 designs to make your own Springtime Garden Row!

Dr Slick SN60 3-1/2 Inch Arrow Dr Slick SN61 3-1/2 Inch Micro Tip Arrow Dr Slick SN62 3-1/2 Inch Micro Tip All Purpose Dr Slick SN63 3-1/2 Inch Tungsten Carbide Arrow Dr Slick SN64 3-1/2 Inch Iris Dr Slick SN65 5-inch Synthetics
Presenting Dr Slick Razor-Sharp Scissors
Coming to us from the Fly-Fishing Industry are these incredible 3-1/2 and 4-inch scissors with huge "Gold Loop" finger holes, that can handle some pretty serious cutting needs! Wonderfully rounded handles with a nice weight to them, these feature larger finger holes and wonderfully fine and sharp precision cutting blades.Dr Slick SN60 3-1/2 Inch Arrow The blades feature a very fine micro-serration to them which keeps your threads where you want them when you cut them, and yet they feel as smooth as butter.

As far as the finger holes go, we have a comparison picture showing the difference between our DOVO embroidery scissors and the handles of these scissors on our scissor page... along with lots of other specific scissor details. Dr Slick uses words like 'hypodermic sharp' to describe their tips, and Tungsten Carbide vs Stainless Steel to describe some of the metals. All I know is that they have a really nice balance and weight to them, they cut like a dream, and the blades and tips are SHARP. Actually almost too big for my hands... I know lots of you will LOVE these!

Fragments in Time for 2022 number 4 from Summer House Stitch Workes - click for more Fragments in Time for 2022 number 3 from Summer House Stitch Workes - click for more Fragments in Time 2022 - #'s 3 and 4
from Summer House Stitche Workes
Beth Ann Seal's small series of bowl fillers for 2022 continues with these two... they have no names... but they SHOULD HAVE, because they are lovely!

Inspired by the Susquehanna Valley Antique Samplers, they are charming bits taken from old pieces. The first two are available, as well as a border chart to join all 8.

Cabbage Rose Seaside Manor from By the Bay Needleart - click to see more Cabbage Rose Seaside Manor
from By the Bay Needleart

By The Bay has a new design - a peaceful house-on-a-hill beside the sea! Donna has embellished her design with a lavish blue tree blooming with huge Cabbage Roses. Quite a different take on greenery... it's just a pleasing tiny scene!

Finishes approx 7-1/2 x 5, it's coded for DMC and Weeks flosses.
Donna has included one of her new Design Cards in here along with the plastic storage/display case!
Stitching With The Housewives Berry Bakery - click to see more Stitching With The Housewives Hello America - click to see more Stitching With The Housewives Proud to be an American - click to see more
Summer Stitching by Stitching With The Housewives! - Three New Releases.
All are parts of their set of 12 monthly designs... but you can just pick and choose one of two; you don't have to get all 12!
Everything comes as a chart, and coded for DMC or hand-dyed floss. Even though they are shown on a black background, these do turn out pretty cute on lighter background shades as well! Since each of these continues in their series, we have those all organized together for you on our SWTH page... you can see all designs so far in any series!
  • Berry Bakery is another in their 'Up on a Pedestal' series - full of strawberries and red summer color. Finishes about 5 x 7.
  • Hello America is the next in the 'All Jarred Up' set. It's kind of hard to tell with this one... but Uncle Sam is supposed to be standing in a jar. If you have no reason for Sam-in-a-jar, just bust him out of there! Leave off the jar and move over the signs so they replace that area. He's cute with all his fire works.
  • Proud to be an American is part of the 'Back Up the Trucks' series. Cute old trucks surrounded by chickens or flowers or signs-of-the-seasons.

Life is Just from Hands On Design - click to see more The Summer Basket from Hands On Design - click to see more Home of the Brave from Hands On Design - click to see more
New Arrivals from Hands On Designs
  • Life is Just... A BIG Bowl of Cherries! This small chart comes with a cherry charm and a matching thread card to organize your threads while you stitch this! Coded for DMC and stitched on any white, grab 347, 351, 435, 472, 535, 676, 931 and 3346 from your stash and you're ready. Your bowl of cherries will finish approx 3 x 5 on 32ct. Cathy designed this as a class bonus piece when we had her here last year for 4 days of classes in our She Shed! It's fun to see it published!
  • The Summer Basket - Mix quilty cross-stitch themes with coordinating cottons. I think Cathy chose her fabrics for this first, then coordinated her thread colors. She's done pillow finishing featuring 'big-stitch' quilting, and offers that info via a FlossTube Finishing Tutoral. These three designs are done with DMC 321, 3328, 3809, 3816 AND 3865 on 32ct Flax Linen. Autumn Basket's set of three designs will release in late August.
  • Home of the Brave - A lovely, flowing piece, Cathy publishes this through licensing with Lily & Val. Stitched on white with DMCs of 4, 535, 930, 932, 3712, 3799 and 2 skeins of 3831... It's a MUST!

A Firecracker 4th!... Our May 2022 Secret Needle Night Kit - click to see more

A Firecracker 4th!... Our May 2022 Secret Needle Night Kit
July 4th is coming... and you'll be ready with this month's Secret Needle Night! Our Firecracker Star is done with festive red, white, and blues, accented with black, gold and silver. Super easy and eye-catching, it measures about 5 x 5.

Mona worked ours up into a stand-up easel to perch on a counter or windowsill. Your complete needlework kit contains the 18ct white linen, the threads, beads and needles. Mona's Finishing kit is optional and additional, and it contains the trims, boards, and finishing assembly instructions. Happy Birthday America!

Broad Stripes and Bright Stars from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Broad Stripes and Bright Stars from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Broad Stripes and Bright Stars from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Broad Stripes and Bright Stars from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more
Broad Stripes and Bright Stars from Teresa Kogut!!!
Teresa Kogut has released a beautiful new book featuring 7 of her original Americana designs. Full of gorgeous project pics, the charts are huge and in full color. Everything is coded for hand-dyed floss and DMC, and every page is prettier than the last.

All the designs are featured in the cover picture, so you know what's inside. Teresa has designed a line of fabric: right Stars by Riley Blake Designs which releases in the Spring of 2023.The watercolor art in this book is taken from that new fabric line!

Souris Bobines from The Tralala Collection -- click to see more Fraises de Noel from The Tralala Collection -- click to see more ABC Fraises from The Tralala Collection -- click to see more
We have added 10 designs to our The TraLaLa Collection page.
All are presented in chart format, most are coded for European hand-dyed flosses and/or Gentle Art Sampler Threads, and DMC. You can always Google conversions, but from the chart cover pics you'll get a pretty good idea of what you like and can use. Click through to see the rest.
  • Souris Bobines features six tiny stitching mice - all tucked between spools of sewing thread. There is a real cute spool pin cushion in here, and scissors poking out of a spool as well, stitch this all together or take out some of the motifs. Measuring 205 x 58, it'll finish 3-1/2 x 13 on 32ct... so actually pretty generous in size!
  • Fraises de Noel - Measuring 95 x 151 in stitch count, each of these berry-shaped cushions will finish approx about 3 x 5, I THINK! Math is kind of hard to figure out on a CONE shape! Santa and his reindeer, and a little snowman amidst flakes and winter flowers... these are coded for DMC or Gentle Art hand-dyeds - just really cute! Both designs in the chart.
  • ABC Fraises - A sweet 5-inch pin cushion design, it measures 85 in stitch count. If you do it over one on 28 Lugana, it'll be only 3 x 3!
#6 The Bear from Cottage Garden Samplings - click to see more
The Bear
from Cottage Garden Samplings
Cottage Garden Samplings' A Year in the Woods Series continues with this happy big 'ol bear! He looks like he's sitting by the stream enjoying the cat tails and dreaming of something good to eat!

The 6th in this set so far... he measures about 5-1/2 x 7 on 36ct... same size as all his other animal companions.... which you can see all together on our CGS or Auto-Ship pages.
The 2022 Just Cross Stitch Magazine Annual Halloween Issue - click to see more
The 2022 Just Cross Stitch Magazine Annual Halloween Issue is Coming!
But we have a scary-long wait! Due in the shop this coming July 19th!

Promising at least 55 different Halloween projects, all we have is a cover teaser picture so far!
We're taking RESERVATIONS for July delivery.
 New Daylight Magnificent PRO from Daylight - click to see more New Daylight Magnificent PRO from Daylight - click to see more
May is for Magnifiers!
Our New Daylight Magnificent PRO 3-in-1 Magnifying Lamps are here!

Oh... this is a lovely floor or table lamp! Completely new and updated by Daylight Co this little baby boasts true Daylight-balanced LED lighting that never burns out. Awesome features include an adjustable stick height, a removable magnetic lens cover to protect against sunlight burns, an ergonomic switch and handle area to adjust your 5-nch lens, and 3 brightness levels.

I took it out of the box, and set it up in less than 3 minutes... and that was even looking at the little book instructions and everything! Smooth lines, the whole thing weighs 9 pounds including the box! A really nice streamlined and contemporary light... every stitcher needs one!

FYI: Look at our little Daylight Foldi-Go rechargeable travel Lights - 2 Pounds, little 6 x 6 x 3 folding thing that comes in a zippered hard-sided travel case - Fantastic! OR... Our Halo-Go Lamps - same idea as the Foldi-Go - just a little larger with a magnifier. It, too, folds up SMALL and FLAT for travel.Also 2 pounds and rechargeable!

New Flax is in! - click to see a larger view New Flax is in! - click to see a larger view Our Spring and Summer 2022 FLAX has Just Arrived!
Presenting De Soleil - Beautiful sunny Canary, Periwinkle and Clementine in solids, stripes, and the most delicious gauze weights!
Presenting BOLD - Bright Red Punch, Viola, Lime and Aqua prints and solids.

I unpacked it all during a snow storm... and now it's sunny and warm, and our gorgeous linen is bright and ready for the sunshine! My pics are our full racks in the shop. Individual pics and descriptions are now up on our FLAX page. Click through and enjoy looking at them all!

Whatever your size is, Murphy's Law says it'll sell first. So if you're even mildly interested CALL US for a personal phone shopper! There are a couple of cute dresses, there is a Men's Shirt style in the striped and gauze that is KILLER, and both collections have nice tunics. We have sizes Small to G-2!
Needle Nanny Tiger Kitty - click to see more Needle Nanny Snail from Puffin & Co Puffin & Co Needle Nanny Sunshine - click to see more Puffin & Co Needle Nanny Ladybug - click to see more MINI Needle Nanny Gnome - click to see more Gnome Needle Threader from Puffin & Co Puffin & Co Micro Threader Snail - click to see more
Puffin & Company has Several New Nanny Minders and Matching Needle Threaders!
Diane is releasing several matching sets of needlework tools... each features the strong rare-earth magnets so they stay where you put them! Always pretty and useful, the metal artwork that tops each consists of a mixture of Copper, Brass and Nickel, and they stay shiny and 'colorful!'
  • The Regular Needle Nannies are about 1-1/2 inches in size... new are the Ladybug, Happy Snail, Tiger Kitty and Morning Sun. (Morning Sun has no matching pieces, the other three do.)
  • The MINI Nannies are closer to 3/4 of an inch in size. Along with the 4 Regular Nannies, we have a little Gnome, and he's darling!
  • The Threaders come in two THREADING sizes. The decorative metal work is the same, but the hook to catch your thread is different - the thinner one fits beading needles, the larger one fits regular tapestry needles. We have the Gnome, Tiger Kitty, Happy Snail and ladybug available in both sizes.

Life is Better with Sprinkles Towel Kit from Bareroots - click to see more
Life is Better with Sprinkles Hand-Embroidered Dish Towel from Bareroots
Our collection of hand-embroidered kitchen towels by Barri Sue Gaudet has grown by this darling new towel offering! Joining our monthly designs this one needs to come out on festive occasions all year long! The towels are 100% cotton with a woven edge treatment. Barri has the full-sized embroidery design pictured in color, then provided the actual sized pattern to transfer to your provided towel.

If you aren't a fan of tracing... we have this cool stuff called Stick 'n Stitch... which lets you copy the pattern onto this film, stick it on the towel,stitch over it, then wash it away. Each towel comes with the DMC flosses called for and matching Rik Rak trim to dress your towel ends. Cute as can be... this is the 18th design in the set! There's one for every kitchen!

Shore of Freedom from Twin Peak Primitives - click to see more Independence Bell from Twin Peak Primitives - click to see more Lady Liberty from Twin Peak Primitives - click to see more
The American Trilogy from Twin Peak Primitives - click to see more The American Trilogy from Twin Peak Primitives
This is a really neat 'retro-inspired' designs to celebrate America! The Twin Peak girls are from The Netherlands... and I usually think the designers from other countries don't always 'get' our 'Americana Flavor'... but these are pretty good! Charts are large, and in addition to the black and white version, you get a complete color version as well. Available separately or all three together in one leaflet... choose just your favorite one or two... or do all three for a really nice trio presentation!
  • Shore of Freedom is fun. We're arriving to Ellis Island via that glorious hot air balloon and the sailing ship. Did you see the mermaids on here? 12 Colors of DMC, it finishes approx 10 x 10 on 32ct.
  • Independence Bell - This has the flavor of a European church! But we like it anyway! 16 Colors of DMC, this finishes about 7 inches square on the 32ct.
  • Lady Liberty - This is my favorite... love those ships sailing into the New York Harbor! This one finishes about 10 x 10 on 32ct.

The Moons of 2022 from Kathy Barrick - click to see more Spring Pin Drum from Kathy Barrick - click to see more A Parliament of Owls from Kathy Barrick - click to see more The Lion & The Lamb from Kathy Barrick - click to see more
A Few New Offerings from Kathy Barrick
  • The Moons of 2022 - This is a NEAT design! Ms. Kathy has listed the names for each month's moon in her verse, and surrounded them by a glorious border of night sky and early morning woods! Because we are already into 2022, and have already seen some of these moons, she has listed the 2023 moons inside the pattern (so you have no excuse not to stitch this) and then PROMISES that she'll do monthly moon names for 'as long as anyone needs them!'
    The moon names are selected by the Olde Farmer's Almanac, and Kathy has included a chart of a more condensed version of this - omitting those moon names - giving you just the sky and hills. Worked on 40ct linen, this finishes about 10 x 16... love the stylized trees and the rolling hills and that dramatic sky.
  • Spring Pin Drum - Isn't this little guy cute? A Bunny, butterfly, willow tree and the urn - which is half-stitched on each end! There is a picture on the cover showing that complete urn when you finally finish your drum! Stitched on 36ct, this finishes about 4-1/2 inches tall. Along with the chart, Kathy has finishing instructions included for that cool velvet strawberry garnishing the top!
  • A Parliament of Owls - None of them look scary - they're all pretty cute! Part of The Collective Noun Set of charts by Liz Matthews and Kathy - just for fun - because they can!
  • The Lion & The Lamb -- Coded for DMC or silks.. the Fox & Rabbit Ancient Ruin linen is a MUST for this striking piece! I love that gorgeous red flower in the center of this 7 x 12 piece.

Mill Hill Presents Autumn and Halloween 2022!
The New Button & Bead and smaller Autumn Harvest Collections are on the way!
Autumn 2022 Button and Bead Kits from Mill Hill - click for more
The Autumn Button & Bead Kits are the 5 x 5 inch designs. Worked on 14ct perforated paper, you can easily convert to fabric stitching if you want a different finish. Sunflower Garden features sunny yellow and lavender colors. Potions & Spells should creep you out for Halloween! Autumn Bench is the next installment in the Country Lane collection - we have 6 or 7 other designs to coordinate with this peaceful autumn scene, including a covered bridge and water mill. Broom Parking is a whimsical Halloween scene. Fall Beach is for all you lucky Near-The-Water-People who get to enjoy the beach year round, and Haunted Tower features a wonderful shaded sky with circling bat silouettes! Kits include the chart, flosses, beads, paper, needles and hand-painted Mill Hill ceramic button embellishment.
The Autumn Harvest Collection 2022 Kits from Mill Hill - click for more
The Autumn Harvest Collection includes the 3 x 3-ish designs. Batty is a up-side-down bat taking a snooze! Give Thanks makes a great fridge magnet - good seasonal advice! The Eyeball Martini looks interesting... mailbox and apple tree are cute, and that spooky cage looks very dramatic!
Louisa Barney Sampler Tin by Reflets de Soie -- click to see more!Heloise Cornu 1896 Sampler Tin by Reflets de Soie -- click to see more! Heloise Cornu 1896 Sampler Tin Set by Reflets de Soie -- click to see more!
Antique French Sampler Tins from Reflets de Soie
Directly from Paris, France! Reflets de Soie has put her sampler artwork on the tops and inside these fun 3 x 4 x 3/4 inch tins! Two different design options, you'll recognize Isabelle's Louisa Barney 1892 Sampler on one set and Heloise Cornu 1896 on the other.

Each tin has a sticker of the sampler on top. Inside, you'll find a matching needle card with five #28 tapestry needles, 20 printed business-card-sized thread drop cards and a small 1-1/4 x 1/2 inch round tin decorated with another label of the sampler artwork. Just a pretty treat for your stitching bag... you can store needles, threaders and minders inside the tin, and put threads on the pretty drop cards. Actually, these would make a lovely gift for a stitcher-friend - if you can part with it!

Home Sweet Home Stitch Along #6 Windy Harbor Cliff from By the Bay Needleart - click to see more Home Sweet Home Stitch Along #5 Chestnut Hills from By the Bay Needleart - click to see more Our Home Sweet Home Series from By the Bay Needleart Continues!
We have parts 5 and 6 in... Windy Harbor Cliff and Chestnut Hills. Pretty landscape scenes - each measuring about 3 x 5. Donna excels at designing different greenery patterns for her trees.

You can see from the composite pic the placement of all 12 designs in this piece... but if you don't want to stitch the whole thing, you CAN pick and choose your favorite panels! We have parts one through six now. There is an auto-ship for this set that you can still join as well. All is charted for DMC, and several different fabrics would work well for this - especially a hand-dyed sky/cloud blue!
Carrot Patch Needle/Sewing Case and Matching Beaded Fob from Fern Ridge - click to see more Magnificent Magnolia Needle/Sewing Case and Matching Beaded Fob from Fern Ridge - click to see more
7 New Needlecase and Beaded Fob Sets
from Fern Ridge Collections
The Fern Ridge ladies have been busy! We have 7 new needlecase and beaded fob sets to show you. The beaded scissor fobs are all flat Peyote beading - which you do in your hands - not on a loom. They look super hard, and really aren't at all. The most challenging part is keeping control of your threads and not tangling them between the 'frizzies' of the fringe! We have a ton of models in the shop for all of Pat and Peggy's things, so next time you're in... we need to give you 'a tour!' All of their kits come complete with all the threads, beads and extra stuff you need! They have actual photographs inside of stitch layouts and clear stitch diagrams and good color pictures to help you with your finishing.
  • Carrot Patch - The Needle/Sewing Case of this set is done on white linen, and is lined with bright orange. Stitched with silks, it finishes about 2 x w when closed, and comes with that cute bunny-shaped wooden thread board. One of my pics shows the kit ingredients - the beads and charms are just stunning! The Carrot Patch fob has the same cheerful bright greens and oranges, and more rabbit and carrot charms... this one has a few less rows of Peyote than some others... TOPS, it'll take 3 to 4 hours from start to finish.
  • Magnificent Magnolia Set - This little fob is really elegant! The green, cream and white are highlighted by the golden yellow. They've put white opalescent flower beads into the fringe. The matching stitched case is about 3 x 4... the original picture shows a rectangular shell button but the kits have been released with the most gorgeous creamy mother-of-pearl fillagree drops instead... two of them. Background on this case is natural linen.
Night Owl Needle/Sewing Case and Matching Beaded Fob from Fern Ridge - click to see more Silken Threads Set from Fern Ridge - click to see more
  • Night Owl - The browns, greens and golds in this set are stunning. The case kit comes with a feather waxer, a wooden owl ruler lots of butter-scotchy beads, and luscious hand-dyed green silk ribbon - which is there to hold scissors.The case is lined with green calico fabric, pockets for those wood tools and waxer... lots of special stitches, and an awesome beaded edge to the case.
  • Silken Threads - No sewing case this time around - but a Pin Ball! The little tiny spider fob is actually a good beginning piece to do - it's about half the size of all the other fobs they do. The fringe is controllable ad colors are pretty. I can't tell you the spider charm is 'cute' because it looks real! The kitted matching pin ball is 1-1/2 inches in diameter. You are simply doing a thin band of Peyote - like the little Santa Claus bracelet they have - and then wrapping it around the ball! They've even attached the little bead/ball feet on there for you, so it won't roll away! Another 'real' spider charm on this one too!
Hive Rules from Primrose Cottage Stitches - click for more A Bee C from Primrose Cottage Stitches - click for more Bee Nice from Primrose Cottage Stitches - click for more Bee Happy from Primrose Cottage Stitches - click for more Kind Words from Primrose Cottage Stitches - click for more Bumblebee Kisses from Primrose Cottage Stitches - click for more
Hive Rules, A Bee C, Bee Nice, Bee Happy, Kind Words and Bumblebee Kisses
from Primrose Cottage Stitches
Several cute new designs... I'm going to group them by season, so make sure to click through to see the rest!
  • Hive Rules - Lindsey is the designer-sister. *Bee Sweet -- like honey, Mind your own beeswax!, Love and Be Loved...* Hive Rules Aalong with these 5 other designs - all follow the same buttery/teal color scheme, and feature a bee theme. Beautifully published in leaflet format, the charts are colored and huge, with actual pics of the stitching right on the page. Worked on any white of your liking, everything is done with DMC. Cute as can BEE! Hive Rules measures 70 x 274, so finishes approx 5 x 20 on 14/28 or 4 x 15 on 36ct.
  • A Bee C is the alphabet of bees and hives. Measures 118 x 54, same color scheme, it'll finish 3 x 6 on 36ct. Full-sized leaflet format, with a huge, colorful graphic chart.
  • Bee Nice - Or Buzz Off! I love that! Half-sized chart, this finishes 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 on 18/36... again choose a white of your liking.
  • Bee Happy - This one measures 45 x 112. Even though it looks big in the pic, it really measures just 2-1/2 x 6 on 18/36ct - another bitty cushion-sized bowl filler!
  • Kind Words - Kind words are like honey sweet to the soul. Measures 71 x 55 - so finishes 3 x 4 on 18/36ct.
  • Bumblebee Kisses - The smallest BEE design, this one comes in at 40 x 72 - just 2 x 4! What a cute set of designs - all different, but they go together - like the 4 sisters!

Presenting Just Nan's Plumed Peacock Mouse - click to see more! Presenting Just Nan's Plumed Peacock Mouse... the First Mouse-on-a-Tin (MOAT)
This is the first of 4 of Nan's new little Magnetic Mice on Mini-Tins. Representing 4 of Nan's favorite Garden Visitors, we will be getting a Bee, Butterfly and Ladybug in the set as well.
Mr Plumed Peacock is all decked out in peacock feathers stitched with vibrant DMC shades of blue, green, aqua and royal purple - Nan has added bits of gold metallic too. Decorated with teal and gold hex beads his topknot is a frosted glass flower bead.

All 4 mice in this series (2 releasing in 2022, the other 2 releasing in 2023) will be magnetized so they cling to their little tins securely - to keep watch over that tiny needlebook inside. Tins measure 2 inches in diameter, top is decorated with peacock feather artwork and sides with scalloped trim. The 1-1/4 inch needlebook that fits inside the tin is stitched on the same Weeks Dye Works 32ct Linen (colored) linen and finishes a mere 1-1/4 inch! Presenting Just Nan's Plumed Peacock Mouse - click to see more!Mr Plume measures only 29 x 57, and little book is only 19 x 19! Nan's kit includes the instructions for stitching and finishing plus the decorated tin, gold tail, beads, gold sequin, flower bead, painted peacock charm bead featured in the center of the book, cream felt, and magnetized mouse base button.

We'll offer a 9 x 9 cut of Weeks 32ct Linen Linen, which will be enough to fit both pieces. All 4 Mice sets will be on this fabric. We're beginning our auto-ship for this little guy now - he releases April 4th... and his three friends to follow in late 2022 and 2023! Each of the auto shipments will have your fabric.
NOTE:The TIN auto is NEW auto separate from the Mouse/ornament auto.

412 Birds in the Round from JBW Designs - click to see more 413 An Elegant Alphabet from JBW Designs - click to see more 414 French Country Giraffe from JBW Designs - click to see more 415 French Country Lion from JBW Designs - click to see more 416 Petite Cottages from JBW Designs - click to see more
Judy Whitman has 5 New Spring 2022 Releases
  • Birds in the Round - Another charming teeny round medley of small motifs - Judy found all her little birds in various antique samplers. Finishes about 4 inches over 2 on 36.
  • An Elegant Alphabet - A lovely little piece inspired by antique French samplers. Stitch this in any color you wish; it finishes approx 7 x 9 on 32ct - look at the bird bringing the love letter!
  • French Country Giraffe - A new nursery animal - Judy has a whole zoo of critters done like this so far! Cute as baby announcements, stitch just one, or a whole toy train... everyone's on their own rolling platform!
  • French Country Lion - This guy looks a little more daunting than some of the other animals in this set... but he's a circus lion, so turn up the last stitch on his mouth and he'll be happy! Some of the interior motifs are a circus wagon and elephant!
  • Petite Cottages - Cute little 2 x 3 houses... each is charted for DMC and Judy has embellished the flower areas with Mill Hill beads. Would make cute stand-up blocks!
#48 - A Christmas Visit from  Prairie Schooler -- click to see more
#48 - A Christmas Visit
from The Prairie Schooler!
Back in print, this dates back to 1994 - a delightful set of smaller ornament-sized pieces, all DMC, all classic Prairie Schooler Personalty!

FYI: We have all the PS charts pictured in numerical order on our inside PS pages... along with the annual Santas and their medley reprints. We have the annual 'limited edition Santas' as well as the loose halloween cards and the tiny sets of previously freebie promotional cards they did with each set of releases. Quite a bit to peruse, and really fun!

#210 Prairie Fairies from  Prairie Schooler -- click to see more #210 Prairie Fairies from  Prairie Schooler -- click to see more
Remember the Prairie Fairies?
from The Prairie Schooler!

We finally stitched these little guys over one on 28ct and they are CHARMING!

Neighborhood Dog Show from Little House Needleworks - click to see more Neighborhood Dog Show
from Little House Needleworks
What a cute row of all shapes and sizes and colors of dogs! All we need is a squirrel! Originally published by Diane in 2014 as a fundraiser for a local pet shelter, here it is again for everyone.

Coded for DMC, you could change some dog colors if you need to, add hand-dyeds or even use Gentle Art's Simply Wools. Just Another Button Company has dog bone and flower buttons... and Puntini has tiny squirrel and acorn buttons. A super-cute pattern... what about fun names on there too?

Moggie Manor from The Blue Flower and Lindy Stitches -  click for more Seasons of the Heart from The Blue Flower - click for more Our Hearts Go Out from The Blue Flower - click for more
New Springtime Stitching from The Blue Flower
  • Moggie Manor Jeannine's cat was named Moggie - and this was Moggie's dream yard! Her house - as big as a mansion, her pond - full of the most delightful fish (I didn't say delicious!), and her trees attracted the most wonderful birds to watch! Coded for DMC, this finishes about 10 x 11 on 40ct. Such a fun piece because there is so much to discover each time you look at it. That's how Moggie felt, too!
  • Seasons of the Heart - Spring - There are four rabbits in here all tucked between the fresh spring flowers. Just a small design, it is coded for DMC and measures 101 x 80 - so 4 x 5 on 40ct over two.
  • Our Hearts Go Out - To Meet the Spring! A lot of hand-dyed thread variations in this piece... you can really see it in the border and bird colors. Finishing a generous 8 x 11 on 36ct, this is coded for DMC along with Jay Bird, Old Marigold, Magnolia Blossom, Steamed Broccoli and Bean Sprout!
Forest Friends Pincushion from Under the Garden Moon - click to see more
Forest Friends Pincushion from Under the Garden Moon
Forest Friends Pincushion from Under the Garden Moon - click to see more This designer is good friends with the Thread Milk people, so we are storing this design on that page for now.
This is enchanting. It's a 6 x 6 x 2 hand-appliqued felt pin cushion decorated with charming animals, vines, and little spotted mushrooms! NOT cross stitch at all... this is for all of you that love cutting bitty pieces of wools and felts, and then adding bits of Crewel embroidery to embellish.

The pattern has actual sized templates for cutting and arranging. We bought her little material packet, so EVERYTHING is included in here. So yours WILL look like this - same colors and fabrics, etc. You can't see the edging or back in the pic, but that features red baby rik rak, and a darling red/white and aqua floral backing fabric. I'm a sucker for this kind of thing... I think it's Over the Moon - even though it's by Under the Garden Moon!

Half the Fun from Ink Circles - click to see more New Doors from Ink Circles - click to see more New Doors and Half the Fun... A couple of new designs from Ink Circles
  • Old Keys Won't Open New Doors - Ok, personally, I think old keys are charming - especially the ones Tracy has charted here, but I get the message behind this anyway! It's 'Get with the program - embrace and discover opportunity!' Actually kind of a fun piece, choose just about any fabric you want... add some gunmetally grey, bronze, gold or silver metallics (kind of in the vain of those new doors you should be opening), and get this stitched! Good loving advice from Mom. Measures 181 x 149 - so 11-1/2 x 9-1/2 on 32ct, this is coded for DMC or Classic Colorworks hand-dyed floss.
  • Half the Fun - Is getting there! This is cool. It's a medley of all the different modes you can use to travel! Most recognizable are the hot air balloons in the center - but look closer! You'll find airplanes, cars, rockets, a cable car, helicopter, donkey rickshaw, skateboard, uni-cycle, a fernacular, (I can't spell that, but it's a cable car that runs on a track up and down steep hills - we've been on the one in Budapest!), trains, ships, buses, sailboats, bicycles and a motorcycle. Wow, so much fun to remember your travels! I've been on a donkey in Santorini, in a rickshaw in Bejing... if you love to travel or know someone who does... this makes a perfect memory! Choose any fabric you like, this is done with one color of hand-dyed thread. Tracy says there are only 6173 stitches in here!

Love Birds from Autumn Lane Stitchery - click to see more Current Mood from Autumn Lane Stitchery - click to see more Lost Souls Cemetery from Autumn Lane Stitchery - click to see more Santa Claus is Coming To Town from Autumn Lane Stitchery - click to see more
Across the Seasons with Autumn Lane Stitchery
  • Love Birds is for Valentines - and that's appropriate in every season! Pick a gorgeous red hand-dyed fabric, this is stitched using only white DMC. So pretty, it finishes almost 7 inches in size on 32ct.
  • Current Mood is cute. Stitched on any purple hand-dyed you like, this might be fun finished into a 4-sided standing cube! About 3-1/2 x 9 on 32ct... that cat just fits right in!
  • Lost Souls Cemetery - Another of Autumn Lane's signature spooky Halloween scenes, choose a pretty blue hand-dyed for this - just make sure your white ghosts will show up on it. No metallics called for, but wow - it'd be great in those golden eyes! Anyway, this finishes 10 x 14 on 14/28ct fabric and is stitched with black, white and 336, 823 and 825 blues. That whole light sky is the fabric! Doesn't it look like the bats are hanging clothes to dry up there on the branches?
  • Santa Claus is Coming To Town - a cool, retro-looking jolly old soul, Autumn Lane suggests any dark-ish blue fabric to represent the night sky. You could even add some wool threads to Santa or opalescent to the snow. Santa measures 7 inches when he's done on a 14/28 fabric, and right now, you have plenty of time to get this done before next Christmas!

Holly Jolly Buffalo from Open Road Abode - click to see more Winter Littles from Waxing Moon - click to see more Dreaming of Miss Claus from Barbara Ana - click to see more Christmas Claws from Salty Stitcher - click to see more
Christmas Designs in April!
It's never too early to think about Christmas Stitching... and I didn't want these three to swept underneath the carpet during Spring Cleaning... so here they are!
  • Holly Jolly Buffalo - by Open Road Abode. This was Melody's annual ornament in the Just Cross Stitch Ornament Issue last year. He's perfect for anyone who loves 'where the buffalo roam!' Stitched on white 14/28 (or anything else you like better), he finishes 3-1/2 inches. Presented as a single small card chart - the cover picture is nice enough to cut out and hang on the tree! (But stitch him instead!)
  • Winter Littles by Waxing Moon - This is a set of six small animals playing in the cold weather. Penguin skating, owl bundled against the wind, bird on a carrot nose, a fox that looks like a granny, a skiing lamb and finally a brown bear taking a break from shoveling. They all finish about 3-1/2 inches on 14/28.
  • Dreaming of Miss Claus - Another charming Dream-Girl by Barbara Ana! The 7th one! Miss Claus has gingerbread earrings, and on her white-as-snow billowing hair are mountains of chocolate and a peaceful, sleepy village. The stars are done with metallic gold. Her hair is worked with 3743 and 3865. Both colors look white, but contrast each other - they make that gorgeous geometric pattern in her hair. It looks so 3-dimensional. The chart is huge, and printed in full color... very easy to see and follow, and Miss Claus finishes a mere 4-1/2 x 6-1/2 on 32ct!
  • Christmas Claws by Salty Stitcher - Designer Kristi says: *Christmas Island's mass red crab migration is one of the mist incredible natural processes on Earth. Every year, millions of crabs merge from the forest on Christmas Island off the coast of Australia and Indonesia and make their way to the ocean to breed, swarming across roads, streams, rocks and beaches. The migration actually starts with the first rainfall of the wet season, usually in October or November.* What a fun thing to stitch! Measuring 100 x 100, it'll finish 5-1/2 inches on 18/36ct. Charted for 11 colors of DMC or Sulky thread - you can use some hand-dyeds in your water if you want to... and they suggest petite seed beads for all those crab eyes - if you aren't into French Knots!
Cardboard Milk Bottle Caps for Threads from Thread Milk Design Company - click to see more Cardboard Milk Bottle Caps for Threads from Thread Milk Design Company - click to see more Cardboard Milk Bottle Caps for Threads from Thread Milk Design Company - click to see more Thread Ring with 10 CHRISTMAS Milk Caps for Threads from Thread Milk Design Company - click to see more
Cardboard Milk Bottle Caps for Threads from Thread Milk Design Company
These are sets of 1-5/8 inch cardboards that feature antique-inspired artwork from old milk bottle caps. Each is drilled with two holes - one to attach to a ring, the other to tie your threads onto. (Picture those paper coasters they give you in English Pubs, and the beer coasters you get in bars - these are the same material.)

Something fun and colorful to dress your threads, they are super-cool tucked into sewing cases or decorating the zipper pull on a sewing pouch. They'd also be neat tucked between your stitched cushions in an old bowl, like the props used in The Bowl Series! Two different sets at the moment - The Ring set has 10 caps plus the charms and logo tag. The other set is simply 50 loose milk cap cards.

Statehood Splendor CALIFORNIA from Thread Milk Design Company Statehood Splendor DELAWARE from Thread Milk Design Company Statehood Splendor GEORGIA from Thread Milk Design Company Statehood Splendor ILLINOIS from Thread Milk Design Company Statehood Splendor  PENNSYLVANIA from Thread Milk Design Company Statehood Splendor TEXAS from Thread Milk Design Company
The Statehood Splendor Series from Thread Milk Design Company
These are educational! Of the 50 United States, we have 25 charted so far, and they are offered as individual state charts. Each design measures 50 x 50... you can stitch them on any fabric you want... even mix and match the colors if you like. Coded for DMC and hand-dyeds all 50 will use the same color palette. Thread Milk has researched every state, and included a lesson with each chart... then used that info to make different motifs for each state. The 13 colonies each feature a medallion on the lower right... some of the designs use a monochromatic hand-dye thread... they're all different but they go together!
Statehood Splendor Trayfull from Thread Milk Design Company
Not being designed in any particular order, we're not taking reservations for states not done yet, as the design plan is one state per week till the end of 2022. I think we are showing my pic I took at market of her collection so far... all the cushions are nestled in a big wooden table decor tray from Hobby Lobby - which will hold all 50 when the set (and YOU) are finished! Note: The charts have numbered the states - for example, Delaware is listed as #2, California is #9. That is just the order in which she designed them... NOT the order in which they became a state. Don't get confused by that!

New 2022 Premax Scissor Offerings New Scissor Offerings from Premax of Italy!
  • 3-1/2 Inch Black Ringlocks - Same lovely brushed finish as our stainless these are super sharp and offer larger finger holes than lots of other styles.
  • Red Silicone Serrated or Regular Embroidery - Just a nice, classic embroidery scissor - these feature a pretty translucent red silicone coating on the handles for a little softness. They are offered in a serrated style or regular. The serrated has minute little 'bumps' in the metal (think of a bread knife or hack-saw) - they feel different when you cut with them... the serrations 'grab' your threads a little - to keep them from sliding down the blades when you close the scissors to cut.
  • Red & Blue Tartan Plaid - 3-1/2 Inch classic style, the handles are decorated with an enameled plaid design - either a deep red or dusty blue!
More Colorful New Scissors of The Season - click for more
More Colorful New 2022 Scissors of The Season
We have a delightful collection of decorated scissors that are super cute to accent special fobs and tuck into fun sewing cases.

They are sharp and do cut... but are not at the' top of the scissor-quality food-chain'. They ARE, though, colorful, fun and look great with your stitched projects. The added 'plus' inside a cute case!
From left to right: Kisses, Honeybee Blue, Autumn Trees, Honeybee Yellow, Shamrock, Candy Corn and Cherries.
Ann Gott 1848 Sampler Cleaning Cloth - click for more
Sampler Eyeglass Cleaning Cloth
*A present for you my dear...* is the verse on the antique sampler whose image decorates this 5 x 6 microfiber lens cleaning cloth. Super handy to keep in your stitching bag... these are great to dust off your glasses or your magnifying lens.

We're calling this design Ann Gott 1848, as that is the signature on the sampler down at the bottom. Just a pretty thing for a stitcher to have!
A Tisket, A Tasket from Rosewood Manor - click for more FREEDOM from Rosewood Manor - click for more Crosshaven Sampler from Rosewood Manor - click for more Griffins of the Kingdom from Rosewood Manor - click for more
A Tisket, Freedom, Crosshaven Sampler, Griffins of the Kingdom from Rosewood Manor!
Karen Kluba's imagination at work! All presented in leaflet format with lots of take-out bonus ideas...
  • A Tisket, A Tasket - A lovely blue and gray basket of flowers, this is stitched on Picture This Plus's Vellum hand-dyed fabric using Weeks Dye Works hand-dyed cottons. Grits, King Mackeral, Galvanized, Tin Roof, Porpoise, Fathom, Deep Sea, Blue Jeans and Jay Bird... the colors are so neat all together for this piece! 280 x 190... final size depends on fabric count - but on 36, it'll be a little over 15 x 10. You need mulitple skeins of each of the threads... but what a striking piece! But as always, Karen gives you lots of little take-outs from the larger design - pin cushions, needle cases - lots of stuff!
  • FREEDOM - When she designed this... she kind of had USA in mind, but then after the current world events... realized that Freedom is a goal everywhere... and not necessarily limited to red, white and blue! The main piece measures 181 in stitch count - so 10 x 10 on 18/36ct. She did use Weeks Merlot, Linen, and Fathom... the model is on Murky by Picture this Plus... but that can change too!
  • Crosshaven Sampler - This is a bright, sunny, summertime sampler. Several panels can be stitched individually, but all the yellows and greens are pretty together. Charted for DMC, it's generous in size - 189 x 317.
  • Griffins of the Kingdom - This companions Crown, Crosses and Keys of the Kingdom... stitched mostly in one color - with metallic accents. Karen has some Griffin trivia in here... one of which says that Griffins are hailed as the king of al creatures.. and they are the right personality for their title: noble, fearsome and above else protective. Stitch count on this is 184 x 187 - so 10 x 10 on 36ct. Lots of black on this and two different Petite Treasure Braids - the red and gold metallics!

PuntiniPuntini When I Think of Gardening PuntiniPuntini When I Think of Traveling - click to see more PuntiniPuntini When I Think of Stitching - click to see more
When I Think of Gardening, Traveling and Stitching from PuntiniPuntini
Oh gosh, more of Paola's charming word designs! Each is her original design that doesn't REQUIRE any of her darling buttons or pins... but you're crazy if you do not take advantage and embellish with her many options!
  • When I Think of Gardening - Charted for DMC, on 36ct this finishes a teeny 3 x 7. The chart doesn't come with any buttons or pins but Paola has featured her new mini-set of garden pins on here - a watering can, radish and carrot - you can see them in he pic. She has several OTHER sets of buttons and pins that will work on this one too - just go browse in our area that shows what is available this season. DARLING miniature fruits, vegetables and flowers await you!
  • When I Think of Traveling - A suitcase, the Collesium, The Statue of Liberty, Big Ben, an Airplane, a camera - which is now almost an antique! - , and The Eiffel Tower. I can actually say I've been to all these places! No buttons with this one... I don't know why... but we'll work on her for something cute. We have metal charms, but that seems to break the rules since Paola is the QUEEN of gorgeous hand-made clay!
  • When I Think of Stitching - Super cute - EVERY Stitcher needs this little cushion! Stitched on (anything you want) 36ct with regular DMC, it measures just 3 x 6. The stitched floss, the sampler, the stack of fabric, the tomato cushion... it's all cute. The chart doesn't come with any of her buttons or pins, but you have a lot of options. Along with her yarn and sewing sets we already have, Paola has two small sets of pins for this one. Set one features a button, thimble and thread, while set two has the tomato instead of the button. You can't go wrong with either set!

Foldi-Go Light from Daylight - click to see more Foldi-Go Light from Daylight - click to see more Foldi-Go Light from Daylight - click to see more
The Foldi-Go Light from Daylight Company
Wow, this is the coolest little light! It weighs less than 2 pounds - including its little hard-sided carrying case! Rechargeable, it has 8 hours of battery time - with a battery level indicator. It extends, bends, rotates, has 4 levels of LED 6000K brightness, and will work for a million different tasks!

A perfect little light to travel with, every time we unwrap one to display in the shop - we sell it in a jiff! SO compact and lightweight!
We had been waiting since November for a re-supply, and now they're here!
Baby Boy Binky from Just Another Button Company - click to see more Baby Girl Binky from Just Another Button Company - click to see more Ear-Resistilble Rabbit from Val's and Just Another Button Company - click to see more
  • Baby Boy or Girl WITH BINKY! from Just Another Button Company
    Just Another Button Company designed this darling chart which comes with either a blue binky button and BOY letters, or a pink binky button and GIRL letters. Cecile does remind you that she used her grandchildren's coloring for these, but if you search 'DMC floss skin tones' online, they give you lots of options for diversity with skin and hair colors! So.. your little person can look just right! Use flosses from your stash, but buttons are included with the chart. The designs finish about 4 inches in size, unless you personalize with a name too. Cute as can be... I have a two-year-old binky-lover... and that thing comes out for peanut butter and other equally special things!
  • Ear-Resistible Rabbit from JABCO and Val's - This is a fun little piece... but you don't stitch the whole thing! Little Rabbit is printed on 18ct perforated paper... you stitch the black and white border and the green leafy vine. Thats it. The rest are Just Another Company buttons and Val's pre-cut felt flower that you tack on! Zip-Zap - it's done! The packet includes the rabbit printed on the new Mill Hill 18ct perforated paper, chart, buttons and pre-cut felt pieces. A Needleprint & Play design - a collaboration between Val's Stuff and JABCO, super colorful, cute and quick!

To Plant a Garden from Forbidden Fiber - click to see more To Plant a Garden from Forbidden Fiber
"To Plant a Garden is to believe in tomorrow." Stitch this for the Green-Thumbed-Person in your life! A Limited Edition design and kit I picked up at Market...it comes from Forbidden Fiber Company. They are 'mean and green' - their threads are hand-dyed, their hand-dyed fabrics match, and this particular kit comes in a hand-dyed cotton zip pouch that matches everything!

The green house design measures 150 x 108 - so around 7 x 9-1/2 on 32ct. The special kit comes with the fabric pouch, chart, 7 skeins of FF hand-dyed floss, a needle minder and the hand-dyed stitching fabric of either 25 Ct Lugana, 16ct Aida, or 40 ct Linen - a generous, hefty kit!. I chose three different fabric options to try to keep everyone happy! It's really pretty, and something fun for a 'plant head!'

Loose Rooster from Lindy Stitches - click to see more
Loose Rooster
from Lindy Stitches
Stephanie at Lindy Stitches made a darling rooster pin cushion as her Market Special this spring.

Presented as a full kit, you get the 32ct Lugana, Weeks Dye works hand-dyed flosses for that brilliant rooster, the striped ticking finishing fabric, rust topper and bottom fabrics, mini pom pom trim hand-dyed by Lady Dot, an awesome rooster charm and 2 different colors of silk ribbons.

The finished cushion measures a little over 3 inches in diameter and a good 7 inches tall. Everything about it is festive, lively and lovely!

Praise the Lord & Pass the Ammunition from Dirty Annie's - click for more So Many Cowboys from Dirty Annie's - click for more Not My Pasture from Dirty Annie's - click for more
Praise the Lord & Pass the Ammunition, So Many Cowboys, Not My Pasture from Dirty Annie's
By Dirty Annie's - a new designer at Market this Spring - I love these! Make sure to see her other charts we brought home.
  • Praise the Lord measures just 60 x 60 stitches in size. Stitched with just Rose Petal and Straw Hat overdyeds by Classic Colorworks, the chart comes with a tiny pistol charm!
  • So Many Cowboys, So Little Rope companions Praise the Lord... same two colors, same design size, only this one comes with a horseshoe charm.
  • Not My Pasture - One of my very favorites from the show... just sweetly says it like it is! Choose any fabric, it calls for 7 colors of hand-dyeds, which you probably already have in your stash. It's finished size is 57 x 57 - just 3-inches or so!
Happy Halloween 3-D Box Kit from Val's Stuff Halloween Favorites Book II Limited from Val's Stuff Val's Favorite Snowmen from Val's Stuff
Happy Halloween 3-D Box, Limited Editon Halloween and Snowman Favorites from Val's Stuff
Val's Stuff has been busy designing Halloween and Wintery things... giving us plenty of stitching time before we're ready for scares and snow again! And don't miss the newest Plant Poke!
  • Happy Halloween 3-D Box Kit - Get out some purple paint for this fun little 5 x 5 x 1 wooden tray design! Presented in a complete kit - A Market Limited Edition thing - you get the wooden tray, all the perf paper needed, all the felts, buttons, a bit of pipe cleaner, and a little spool to use as a spacer. You're stitching the greeting, bat and pumpkin, adding a few pairs of button eyes, and cutting out the cat, moons and leaves. Then, grab your glue gun and fire away... this is the cutest! The little tray will stand up like a shadow box and it looks really cool because the pumpkin 'sticks out' a little from the background decor.
  • Halloween Favorites Book II Limited - A set of 6 paper ornaments - all worked on 14ct perf paper. You'll need bits of floss from your stash, but all the stitching papers, the orange, purple, green and black backing felts, eye buttons, bead teeth, and little ghost and star buttons are included. Val's individual ornament kits usually run about $14 or $16 each... but this special collection has SIX for $50!
  • Val's Favorite Snowmen - Bright red, yellow, green, blue, black and white... these are all different but they go together! The limited edition kit contains the 14ct perf paper, the black backing felt and a small smattering of buttons. Lots you could add to these - a little opalescent in the snowmen and flakes in the sky. Cute for January decorations - because 4 of these at NOT Christmas at all!

A Heart Remembers from Blackbird - click for more Humming of the Bees from Blackbird - click for more What Remains from Blackbird - click for more Blackbird design from the 2022 Nashville Market Cookbook - click for more
Blackbird Designs Arrivals!
  • A Heart Remembers - This book features Alma's interpretation of a gorgeous antique floral sampler with red roses and birds. It also includes the previously out-of-print 5 bonus charts from the 2008 Loose Feathers Series, along with the Basket of Memories Reward of Merit. Barb designed four smaller heart-shaped samplers that are finished as pin cushions. Breathtaking photography across the 52 pages... just a treat to browse through!
  • Humming of the Bees - Lots of floral urns, with a very primitive house and borders, it is Alma's interpretation of an antique sampler from 1839. Worked on 36ct Veldt from Picture This Plus, it finishes approx 13 x 10-1/2 and is stitched with a variety of hand-dyed flosses.
  • What Remains - Is Love. Worked on Weeks 36ct Straw linen with hand-dyed flosses, it finishes approx 9-1/2 inches square.
  • PLUS! You see above a design that Blackbird contributed to the 2022 Nashville Market Cookbook - Happiness is Homemade.

Two By Julia from Shakespeare's Peddler - click to see more Cathcart Colquhoun 1785 from Shakespeare's Peddler - click to see more Jane Summer's Work 1831 from Shakespeare's Peddler - click to see more Throw Wide the Windows from Shakespeare's Peddler - click to see more Antique Cats & Crowns from Shakespeare's Peddler - click to see more
New Samplers from Shakespeare's Peddler
Shakespeare's Peddler has new Samplers! I do love her new covers she's done!
  • Two By Julia - A pair of samplers by two sisters... Theresa talks about how she found them and all the little quirky things in them that she loves! The one with the big house had the yard stitched entirely in Chain Stitch! (But you don't have to do that - thanks to Ms Theresa!) Anyway, two charming little samplers in here abut 9 x 9 each on 32ct. Teresa has new software and she's been busy taking glorious pictures, so these new books of hers are just lovely to page through! Presented in a leaflet format with fun musings by Theresa.
  • Cathcart Colquhoun 1785 - Theresa can't resist Eyelet alphabets - and just found this little sampler in December of 2021! She bought it, recharted it, and here it is - 3 months later! She loves the chunky people, and the fact that that little girl who stitched it - Cathcart - misspelled her name in it! 237 Years old, the original was done in wool thread. Re-charted for DMC, you can look at the Gentle Art Simply Wools for that wool alternative! Cathcart's sampler finishes 13 x 15 on 36ct. There is a bit of history in here, and after you read all of it, you're just in love with this fun little sampler! Again, a beautiful publication to page through and dream of projects still to be!
  • Jane Summer's Work 1831 This is a neat one. Theresa talks about all the favorite classic motifs in samplers - this one ticks all the boxes for her! Gorgeous pots and flowers, neat borders... this one is generous at 14 x 16 on 32ct. Which - - she says - - is a 'good size' for a girl her age when she did it 200 years ago! Huge chart, fun info inside about the piece!
  • Throw Wide the Windows is simply the small take-out of the house from the larger Jane Summer piece. If you like just that and don't want the stress of the whole larger chart staring at you - get the little version! I like the dark band above the house, and I think it'd be pretty repeated below too. Charted for hand-dyeds or DMC, this finishes just 6 x 11 on 18/36ct.
  • Antique Cats & Crowns - This is the 6th in Theresa's set of little 'Antique Things' collection! We have keys, teacups, rabbits and baskets, scissors and birds - and they are a lovely set of cushioned designs. Grab any fabric in your stash you like - find a color of thread that goes with it... each of these is adorned with a bit of antique lace - which is always fun to find at a flea market! Presented in a small chart format. There is a pic on the back cover of the rest of companion designs - as a treat!

American Stitch House from Chessie & Me Bird & Bee Pyn Pillow from Chessie & Me To have a Friend from Chessie & Me Martha Jefferson 1842 Sampler from Chessie & Me Martha's Pillow from Chessie & Me
Newest Designs from Chessie & Me
Chessie & Me's Newest Designs are ready to add to your stitching stash.. and get onto your To-Stitch-Next list!
    Strawberry Liberty Kit from Chessie & Me
  • American Stitch House - A stitched flag decorates the roof of a paper mache house-shaped box, and then the 3 x 10 needle roll and tiny fob fit inside. If you can't find house boxes, take your finished flag with you and browse - even an oval would be nice for this. Linda gives box info in the chart... and don't forget to pick up the paint!
  • Bird & Bee Pyn Pillow - This measures about 4 x7, and I can tell it features Lady Dot chenille trim.
  • To have a Friend - *You must be a friend.* A darker shade of Weeks linen, several specialty stitches in here, the girl and dog are over one on the mail piece.
  • Martha Jefferson 1842 Sampler is beautifully organized - approx 10 x 12 - and Linda has offered just the house as a cushion option in the companion chart - Martha's Pillow.
  • Strawberry Liberty Kit - This is Linda's annual linen and silk cushion kit! Stitched on Fiber On a Whim's Cyprus hand-dyed linen with Glorianna hand-dyed silks, the stars in the flag are Smyrna Crosses and the little crow is over one!

The Sewing Bee from Erica Michaels - click for more Stitch All The Things from Erica Michaels - click for more English Sampler Berries from Erica Michaels - click for more Liberty Games from Erica Michaels - click for more Chocolate or Coffee? from Erica Michaels - click for more
The Sewing Bee, Stitch All the Things, English Garden Berries, Liberty Games, Chocolate or Coffee?
from Erica Michaels
Erica Michaels has several new things... lots of cute pin cushion ideas... and that fun patriotic crossword!
  • The Sewing Bee - This pair of designs was part of our Summer Event with Linda - via ZOOM - two years ago (already!) It companions Heartstrings Samplery's bee design as well. Presented as a chartpack with buttons and charm embellishment included, Linda has varied the two designs slightly from each other - so you can 'berry' or 'square' it!
  • Stitch All The Things - Just a reminder of how fortunate we are to have so much FUN STUFF to stitch! Linda has decorated this with antique buttons (you probably have some favorite buttons in your stash) and trimmed both pieces with Lady Dot's Vintage Ruler Twill Tape. The chart comes with some hand-dyed buttons by Just Another Button Company.
  • English Sampler Berries - More strawberry cushions - these feature bands taken from English samplers. All three designs are included in the chart... you can use any neutral linen... and mix and match the wool bits on the toppers when you finish them.
  • Liberty Games - This is a fun piece... a 7-1/2 x 11 patriotic crossword puzzle! Just like Reindeer Games, Linda has nestled words together and inter-mingled all sorts of tiny motifs in the quirky leftover spaces. She has included 2 smaller designs in here - one for a berry cushion and another is a drum stand-up. Stitched with a mixture of Weeks and DMC flosses, 36ct Vellum is the featured fabric in the model pic.
  • Chocolate or Coffee? Duh, BOTH! Kind of hard to tell in the picture, but there are 4 designs in this pack... two berries, 2 squares. They are all stitched with just Weeks Chestnut and Tatanka hand-dyed floss and trimmed with Weeks wool and Lady Dot trims.

Amazonia by Laurel Burch for Mill Hill! - click for more
Presenting Amazonia from Laurel Burch for Mill Hill
The Mill Hill People have adapted 4 new designs by Laurel Burch in to Cross Stitch. Animals from the Rainforests of the Amazon... aren't they awesome? Worked on 14ct Olive Green perforated paper, the colors in these are stunning - the animals are bold and stylized - and they are just dynamite!

Complete kits include the chart, paper, flosses, beads and needles. They are not solid beading - just enough glitz to highlight textures and give these animals personality. We have Giraffes, Leopards, a Mom Monkey with her baby, and Zebras - with wild eyes! Mill Hill makes frames for these... available separately.

To Gather Again from La-D-Da -- click to see a larger view Summer Stitcher Needlebook from La-D-Da -- click to see a larger view
To Gather Again and Summer Stitcher Needlebook from La D Da!
La D Da has two limited edition kits that we brought home from this Spring's Market!
  • ToGather Again With needle and Thread will finish as a long piece, or standing drum-shaped pin cushion, with that tiny matching fob piece. Lori's kit includes Weeks 36ct Confederate Gray hand-dyed linen, Weeks flosses, wool for the drum topper, ribbon for the fob, fabric for the bottom, and a fancy trimmed (made-by-Lori) stick pin for good measure.
  • Summer Stitcher Needlebook is her second limited edition kit. This one includes the 32ct Straw linen by Weeks, Needlepoint Silks, mounting board, lining, felt and assembly instructions. It'll finish approx 10-1/2 x 4.
To Be Free from Shepherd's Bush - click for a larger view Liberty Needle Case from Shepherd's Bush - click for a larger view Liberty Ewe from Shepherd's Bush - click for a larger view Flag Day from Shepherd's Bush - click for a larger view
Tina and Teri's New Releases are Here!
Fun Shepherd's-Bushy-Personality in all of Tina and Teri's new things! Summer will be here before we know it, and you'll be ready.
  • To Be Free - Celebrate Summer with this sweet sampler. Stitched on 32ct hand-dyed linen (I bet Teri dyed it!) with a combination of hand-dyed flosses, it comes with a smattering of small buttons. A billowing border, the happy little sheep grazing on the hill... life is pretty good! Complete kit, I imagine this to finish about 5 x 8.
  • Liberty Needle Case - Long may our land be bright with Freedom's holy light. This is a fold-over design stitched on 32ct with hand-dyed cotton flosses. Again a tiny button embellishment, the design has the tiny village on one side and the verse on the other. You can always 'cushion' both sides if you want... but you do get that fun red flag fabric you see in the pic and the felt lining and star... just not the scissors! The Lady Dot hand-dyed rik rak is also special and included!
  • Liberty Ewe - The annual little EWE doing his thing... this little guy appears in Halloween, Spring, Winter and Christmas designs - he's always dressed in a different festive hat that is really a hand-made clay button! Joining the rest of the flock is Mr Liberty Ewe. Above the tiny village, and below the proud flag, this year's hat is red and white striped! Complete kit includes the 20ct linen, all the threads, ribbon trim for the edge, and that glorious button!
  • Flag Day - A cute pin cushion - just 2-1/2 x 4 - for a limited time (NOW!) it comes packed in a little top-hinged tin box. Mount the finished piece on top of the box or cushion it... whatever. A fat little blackbird is perched atop his favorite sheep - who is wearing HIS favorite striped hat!

The Spring 2022 Issue of Punch Needle and Primitive Stitcher Magazine - click to see more
The Spring 2022 Punch Needle & Primitive Stitcher Magazine has Arrived!
A great publication PACKED FULL of beautiful projects... every page is more delicious than the previous one! 24 exclusive designs inside - a combination of Cross Stitch and Punch Needle, featured designers this month include Shakespeare's Pedder, Stitching with The Housewives, Teresa Kogut, Blue Flower, Barbara Ana - it's a great list.

Always a 4 or 5 page spread showing DETAILED finishing techniques... we have only a couple of the old backissues left, as they are a great resource and do not last long!
Christmas Alphabet A-B from Romy's Creations - click for more Christmas Alphabet C-D from Romy's Creations - click for more Christmas Alphabet E-F from Romy's Creations - click for more Christmas Alphabet G-H from Romy's Creations - click for more Christmas Alphabet I-J from Romy's Creations - click for more Christmas Alphabet K-L from Romy's Creations - click for more
Alphabets by Romy - Halloween and Christmas from Romy's Creations - All the way from Italy!
The Christmas Alphabet - This is the first half of the alphabet stitched into pin cushions or ornaments - one for every letter. By Romy's Creations, they come two letters to a chart pack... and so far we have A through L! Super cute... you can peruse the set so far, and see of you want just some or all of them. Romy is from Austria... and she does her own line of hand-dyed flosses, so we'll have those available for this Christmas set for a limited time. The charts are coded for DMC as well. Each letter finishes about 3 x 3... and you should invest in about a half yard of fabric to make sure they match. We have an auto-ship for he remaining letters ... check out that option, too.
Halloween Alphabet U-V from Romy's Creations - click for more Halloween Alphabet S-T from Romy's Creations - click for more
Halloween Alphabet S-T & U-V
We are continuing with this charming Halloween Alphabet too! Romy is almost finished with this one... all the rest are pictured on our Auto-Ship page.

We have her threads for Halloween as well. I love that little Voodoo doll!
To My Friend Pinkeep Stack from Stacy Nash -- click to see more Strawberry Pinkeep and Scissor Fob from Stacy Nash -- click to see more Jane Lefurgy Thread Keep & Hoop Sewing Bag from Stacy Nash -- click to see more Merry Merry Pinkeep from Stacy Nash -- click to see more
Stacy Nash has several New Releases!
  • To My Friend Pinkeep Stack - Dedicated to Barb Adams - A set of 4 small pin cushion designs all in a neat stack. Worked on 36ct hand-dyed with weeks flosses, Stacy added a spool of thread and scissors on one and blackbirds and strawberries on another. I believe the scissor charm is included with the chart.
  • Strawberry Pinkeep and Scissor Fob - Another berry basket design, this one has a matching smaller fob - 40ct Havana Linen, more Weeks flosses. One of Stacy's strawberry waxers is featured in the photo - and is available separately. Again, the tiny scissor charm is included with the chart.
  • Jane Lefurgy Thread Keep & Hoop Sewing Bag - A little larger of a sewing case, it is a sampler reproduction Stacy has done, and rather than frame it, she's made it into a larger envelope to store something larger - like your hoops! On 40ct, the case finishes 7 x 9... can't wait to see this one stitched and finished.
  • Merry Merry Pinkeep - Oh a charming larger cushion - it measures almost 8 inches square! Decorated with a festive greenery border along the top, the grand house, prancing deer and finally the peaceful snowy evergreen scene along the bottom, it's stitched with regular DMC floss! 36 Patriot's Brew - Natural or some of the 'sampler colors' of hand-dyed linens will all work for this.

Bee Still My Heart from Heartstring Samplery Really Mercy Five Festive Little Fobs Travel from Heartstring Samplery Small Samplings from Heartstring Samplery - click for more
New Releases from Heartstring Samplery Heartstring's Samplery's Beth Twist
  • Bee Still My Heart - This is the release of our project that Beth did for us at our Summer 2020 retreat! SO pretty, she made a sewing roll decorated with Quaker motifs and floral sampler motifs... all with a bee theme. Picture This Plus Legacy Linen, Weeks flosses, the colors are pretty - Havana, Lancaster Red, Oscar, Red Pear, Twilight and Whiskey. The case has a matching strawberry cushion by Erica Michaels - which was also part of our retreat. (See that matching design on our Erica Michaels page.) Beth's design is presented in chart format.
  • Really Friends - Another release of a previous exclusive design, inspired by Jane Austin - it measures approx 7-1/2 x 11 on 32ct. The bottom band looks really charming with the castle and carriage on it, but we'll know more when the patterns are in our hands! Available in a chart format.
  • Mercy Megginson 1849 - Beth describes this as a 'bright and cheerful' piece: Mercy was 11 when she stitched it, and it finishes approx 10 x 12 on 32ct. Chart includes lots of genealogical research into her life story - which always makes the stitch more fun and the finished piece more special. Weeks and Classic Flosses, 32ct Fox and Rabbit Hogbristle.
  • Five Songbirds - An adaptation of part of Mercy Megginson's sampler- I see Adam and Eve on there, so I think it's part of the bottom area. Good colors, cute trims... Same fabric as the main sampler.
  • Festive Little Fobs Travel Edition - Beth has 12 other Festive Fob collections - they are the CUTEST things! Travel joins the collection with a dozen tiny designs suitable for small fobs, cushions, needlecase decorations, whatever! I can't see them all in here, but I see sunglasses, palm trees, an airplane and I think The Collesieum, so it will prove fun to use for vacation momentos!
  • Small Samplings - This is a full-sized multi-page book featuring 5 small samplers and 3 pincushions - all being Beth's reproductions of antiques in her personal sampler collection. Full color photos, clear charts, all the fabrics and counts, as well as threads vary throughout, it looks pretty good! This is a limited Market release book - probably not generally released till May.

Needfuls from Scarlett House - click for more Colonial Blooms from Scarlett House - click for more Philadelphia Vine from Scarlett House - click for more Schoolgirl Samplings from Scarlett House - click for more
Needfuls, Colonial Blooms, Philadelphia Vine and Schoolgirl Samplings from The Scarlett House
Scarlett House's new offerings are here... click the pics to see more as well. As always, Tanya's charts are beautifully presented in chart format.
  • Needfuls - A charming collection of cushioned designs - each one measures 100 x 100 in stitch count. Tanya has a coverlet-inspired piece, a quilt, a cushion to feature your favorite old buttons, an English sampler alphabet, and finally the one in the forefront - with all the fun antique tools pictured! It's easy to miss the stitched tape measure and spool borders on there. All are stitched with Classic's hand-dyed flosses. The chart pack includes all 5 designs.
  • Colonial Blooms - LOVE this... two different fabric options are presented, and believe it or not, both are stitched using the same colors! (except that Collards is used in the lighter version only.) Luscious blooms spilling everywhere!
  • Philadelphia Vine 1755 Sampler - We don't have much info on this one yet... but it finishes 10 x 15 on 40ct... it looks very English to me - all the traditional colors, borders and motif shapes... and it has a very good and sound verse!
  • Schoolgirl Samplings - A nice trio of cushions - kind of reminds me that pieces in a set CAN be done on different fabrics and still compliment each other. You could do your initials and age and date on one... and do them for all the past stitchers in your family - or just USE your family names so you don't have random, strange names peeking out of your filled bowl of cushions! Really a pretty idea... and HERE is something to use one of your grandmother's silver trays for - don't the creams and reds look good against that tarnished patina?

New Releases from With Thy Needle's Brenda Gervais
Lovely things... preorder whatever you want, we brought home a LOT!

The Rabbit & The Rose from With Thy Needle -- click to see lots more Keeper of the Pins from With Thy Needle -- click to see lots more Seasons of the Heart from With Thy Needle -- click to see lots more
The Rabbit & The Rose, Keeper of the Pins, and Seasons of the Heart from With Thy Needle & Thread
  • The Rabbit & The Rose is a charming little pin cushion done with DMC floss. Brenda has a few Smryna Crosses in here and she's stitched her bunny tail with Rainbow Gallery's Wisper thread - for a little fluff! Finishes approx 3-1/2 x 5 on 40ct - so a 'hare' larger on 36 or 32! Presented as a chartpack.
  • Keeper of the Pins - This is one of Brenda's 'medium' leaflets - like Jelly Bean Jubilee and Snowball. It features a collection of pin cushions for the needleworker at heart. Cute new designs to companion 'I Collect' and 'Queen of the Needle'... there is a tomato pin cushion in here, an antique sewing bird, and fun button 'card.' A fat quarter of 36ct Country Vintage Mocha will do everything.... (probably 32 would work as well). All sweet pieces, everything finishes into a small pin cushion size. Gather some fun trims and a pretty display bowl and you're all set!
  • Seasons of the Heart - All 4 of these designs are presented in the pattern booklet - along with numerous and varied artwork prints of the little seasonal tags you see on the stitched cushions. Do your fun stitching on 40 or 36ct using all the brands of hand-dyed cottons. Then, follow the instructions in the booklet - she uses rubber cement, and tells you how to create your little tags! Really sweet designs, each finishes the same size - I think about 4 x 5.

Peony Bouquet from Samplers Not Forgotten - click to see more Dutch Rose Kit from Samplers Not Forgotten - click to see more Patriotic Heart Kit from Samplers Not Forgotten - click to see more Memories from Samplers Not Forgotten - click to see more Dutch Rose Garden Sampler 1849 from Samplers Not Forgotten - click to see more
We're excited to bring home our Treasures by Samplers Not Forgotten!
  • Peony Bouquet is Kimberly's Market Exclusive Limited Edition design this year. Presented in fully-kitted format. Stitched on 36ct hand-dyed linen, it features a very soft vase of lavish blooms - all stitched with soft, dusty colors. Kimberly has included antiqued lace trim, coordinating backing fabric and hand-dyed velveteen to make the scissor pocket she shows on the pattern. A very pretty little cushion, it'll finish approx 4 x 5.
  • Dutch Rose Kit - another beautiful little floral cushion design. Again stitched on 36ct hand-dyed linen, this one includes the charm, silk ribbon and hand-made antique lace trim. A little smaller than Peony at 3 x 4-ish.
  • Patriotic Heart Kit - A softer take on stars and stripes, this complete kit offers you 36ct hand-dyed linen (I think it's putty - but not sure.) The coordinating hand-dyed ribbon and ball trim to match the threads.
  • Memories - Kimberly did a fun beach-y thing... Memories features three different framing borders of waves, crabs, seahorses, seaweed and tiny swimming fish. 'Our memories of the ocean will linger on long after our footprints in the sand are gone.' The beach chair is neat - there is a whole little scene along the bottom. Stitched on Weeks Dye Works 36ct Confederate Gray hand-dyed linen using Weeks cottons, this will finish about 8 x 10. We have BEAUTIFUL pin and button options by Puntini - little sand dollars and lighthouses... all sorts of cute mini things - I think they would be great together with this design!
  • Dutch Rose Garden Sampler 1849 - Wow, look at these gorgeous motifs scattered about in this! Stitched on Weeks 36ct Parchment Linen with multiple skeins of 17 shades of Weeks hand-dyed flosses, this will finish about 14-1/2 x 15-1/2. If you don't think you're up to a larger piece like this - DO THOSE MOTIFS as individual cushions! What a gorgeous set of smalls to nestle in a bowl... use Kimberly's finishing ideas from the rest of her cushions as inspiration for yours. This is just an exquistite piece - presented in chart format.
Vintage Acorns from Jeannette Douglas Acorn Tray Set from Jeannette Douglas Matter in Hand from Jeannette Douglas Quaker Star Delight from Jeannette Douglas
New Arrivals from Jeannette Douglas
Jeannette has 6 new releases that came home with us from Market. All available as leaflets this time around... most are coded for DMC's and hand-dyeds... here we go!
  • Vintage Acorns - This is the 5th in the Vintage Series, roughly the same size as the rest (Flowers, Birds, Stars and Animals). It is a lovely medley of all things ACORN! Finishing only 7 x 8 on 40ct... you can choose just about any neutral fabric for this and enjoy stitching with the hand-dyeds from Weeks, Gentle Art and Classic.
  • Acorn Tray Set - What a fun combo of designs matching the Stitch Tray, and Flower Tray. The plump drum-shaped pin cushion features a large acorn with specialty stitches to accent the tiny band sampler inside the tray. Then, add the teeny scissor fob, and you have a three-piece set of smalls. All feature trim by Lady Dot, and since Jeannette has chosen lots of luscious hand-dyed silks for this - there is a thread pack available as well.
  • Matter in Hand - This charming sampler (139 X 164) says CROSS STITCH in 8 languages! Jeannette knows we love to hold 'matter in hand' - our needle in one hand and linen in the other. Just like her Christmas and Halloween samplers, she has Cross Stitch spelled in French, Spanish, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Chinese and Russian... because she knows that needlework crosses all language barriers for sure! Stitched with hand-dyed cottons, or her DMC conversion.
  • Quaker Star Delight - A charming splash of little Quaker Stars cover both the mattress and drum cushions in this set of smalls. Stitched with Weeks and Classic hand-dyed flosses, they feature Lady Dot velveteen and chenille, and Jeannette does include those micro-buttons featured on the mattress with her leaflet.

TONS of NEW from Teresa Kogut - I can't believe all that she came out with (I counted at least 30!) - and I have no idea how you can get it all stitched in a lifetime! However, I am here to remind you that Cross Stitchers don't have to stitch EVERYTHING in their stash... half the fun is appreciation of all the cool stuff out there!
Introduce me to a fix-it guy who has used all his screws or a golfer who has hit all his golf balls... or a photographer who has taken all the pictures he ever will... and we'll be even! Meanwhile ENJOY Teresa's talents! She has several books with multiple designs in each!

Love Lives Here from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Love Lives Here from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Love Lives Here from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Love Lives Here from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more
Love Lives Here from Teresa Kogut!
Nine designs in here - All use DMC, all on different counts and fabrics! This book includes the charts and finished stitched pics for all of these!
This Small Sampler, Basket of Joy, Love Lives Here, Our Whimsey Housse, Home, My Big Bird, Tweet House, Quilter's Home and Saltbox!

Flurry from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Flurry from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Flurry from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Flurry from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more
Flurry from Teresa Kogut!
This book includes 9 designs as well! Stitched models all shown inside by the charts, all are stitched on various fabrics and counts - all using DMC!
Flurry includes Snow Family, Welcome, World Go Round, Snow Clown, Pray for Peace, Winter Bouquet, Merry Birthday Jesus, Bearing Gifts and Be Merry.

Let Love Reign from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Let Love Reign from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Let Love Reign from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Let Love Reign from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more
Let Love Reign from Teresa Kogut!
Three designs in this book as well.
The main sampler, Let Love Reign, has two smaller designs to compliment it - Love Your Family and How Much I Love You.

Gather from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Thoughts & Dreams from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Thoughts & Dreams from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Newcastle Bouquet Biscornu from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more Madonna & Child - A Work of Heart from Teresa Kogut -- click to see more
  • Gather from Teresa Kogut
    Three designs in this book... love, love them... all coded for DMC. YOU choose color and count you like best to stitch them!
    Book includes ABC123, Gather, and Sally Emerson.
  • Thoughts & Dreams from Teresa Kogut
    Three designs in this book too!
    Daydream Believer, My Darling and Flowers or Weeds.
  • Newcastle Bouquet Biscornu from Teresa Kogut
    I am a little confused by this one... cover shows one-two-sided design, but then 3 more below... with no other information.
    Jury is still out on this one... but i think you get all 4 designs in the book!
  • Madonna & Child - A Work of Heart from Teresa Kogut
    This gorgeous design belongs with Teresa's Angels! SUPER DETAILED stitching in these... they are not easy to follow, but so worth the effort if you can do them! Solid stitching, color changes everywhere - choose any fabric you like!
    Madonna and Child measures 126 x 135 so finishes approx 8 x 10 on 32ct.

Lady Katherine Kitty and Sir Perceval Puppy - Hello and Goodbye from Summer House Stitch Workes - click for more
Lady Katherine Kitty and Sir Perceval Puppy - Hello and Goodbye!
from Summer House Stitche Workes
This is a pair of stitched needle cases that features the front of the cat or dog on the front, and their backside on its backside. Then, open your stitched case to find little mice stitched on the inside 'endpapers' of Katherine's, and little dog bones inside of Perceval's.

Too darn cute! Worked on 32ct Flax linen with good old DMC floss, they measure 6 x 4 when open - so a mere 3 x 4 when closed. What a fun place to use a cute animal charm or button if you have one.
Spring Forest Scrapbook from The Blue Flower and Lindy Stitches -  click for more Spring Forest Scrapbook from The Blue Flower and Lindy Stitches -  click for more Spring Forest Scrapbook combination from The Blue Flower and Lindy Stitches -  click for more
Spring Forest Scrapbook from Lindy Stitches and The Blue Flower
This is a collaboration design between Blue Flower Designs and Lindy Stitches. You might remember their Saltwater Scrapbook piece last year... this year's is bursting with the new spring animals in the forest. Presented in two charts (each is available separately, so you will need to order both to get all 9 panels) - Jeannine from Blue Flower has contributed the snail delivering spring blooms, racoons under their umbrellas, a lazy bear, and pair of sleeping foxes. Stephanie from LS did the deer, that awesome grasshopper tipping his hat to the ladybug, the birds, bees and butterflies, and finally those darling hedgehogs.

You can stitch each of these 3 x 3 (61 x 61) pieces individually, or join them together... depends on your finishing talents! Choose a pretty light blue fabric, a fat quarter will do all either framed or singly. All are stitched with various hand-dyeds and coded for DMC as well. I just love the different animals, and all the pretty colors - such a refreshing collection of charm!

Adorn Your Heart from Plum Street Samplers Thistle House from Plum Street Samplers My Garden House from Plum Street Samplers Corgi Caboodle from Plum Street Samplers God Bless America from Plum Street Samplers This is the Day from Plum Street Samplers
New Designs from Plum Street Samplers
Paulette has 6 new things... all chart format... here we go!
  • Adorn Your Heart - Paulette's favorite part of this one is the pink cow! 'Adorn your heart, adorn your mind with knowledge of the sweetest kind.' This finishes apporx 9 x 12 on 36ct.
  • Thistle House - Finishes 5 x 7... the repeating shapes of the thistles and leaves on here is really pleasing. Paulette says the color palette is of soft sage, gray, pink and white... hard to see in the pic.
  • My Garden House - An absolutely beautiful bouquet of flowers beside a crisp white house... this can be 'drummed' like in the pic, or framed. Stitched with Weeks and DMC, it measures about 10 x 3 - which is why it's perfect for that little drum shape!
  • Corgi Caboodle - Oh my gosh, the next little family stack... these all finish the same size and look great together. Pretty pink flowers and plump Corgi pups. Paulette says there might be more doggy sets coming!
  • God Bless America - This features a bald eagle in her nest perched atop a grand house. (There is a roof on there - just too light in the picture.) The house number is 1776 and there are 13 stars long-stitched under the roofline... and the colors are delicious. I love the festoon border! Finishes approx 9 x 10 on 36ct.
  • This is the Day - The Market Exclusive this year this features one of Paulette's favorite verses... but she says it'd be pretty even if you left off the words. There is a mountain goat leaping over that lavish potted plant potted plant. I guess he's rejoicing and being glad with his day - in his yard - at home! Finishes about 9 x 11 on 36ct... she's tucked some bright colors into that little sun - kind of thinking outside her design-box!
A Snowman's Christmas from Praiseworthy Stitches - click for more Holly Jolly Stacker from Praiseworthy Stitches - click for more
A Snowman's Christmas & Holly Jolly Stacker from Praiseworthy Stitches
Pam and Susan of Praiseworthy Stitches have debuted their two new Christmas designs for this upcoming year - their annual Christmas Village Scene and another Stacker piece - just like Creepy Pumpkin Stackers! Both are presented in chart format.
  • A Snowman's Christmas joins the super-charming set of bustling Christmas Town Square pieces - like Churchyard Christmas and Winter at Sugar Hill. Lots of quaint houses and bitty scenes with children and animals everywhere, this year we have a very festive snowman by the village ice rink. The evergreen trees this year are see-thru! Look how they charted them - lots of repeating lines. Lots of design texture there - really pretty. You can see through those thin branches, and it just makes everything more shivery cold and snowy!
    You'll need a fat quarter cut of Picture This Plus's hand-dyed linen... our shop models work on about 10 different shades they make... you just want that varigation in the background to simulate the cloudy, wintery sky. Touches of metallics here and there... this whole set of Christmas Scenes, Santa's Midnight Ride and Going To Grandma's are ALL cute!
  • Holly Jolly Stacker is a fun way to choose three different fabrics that you like that go together. Pam and Susan are painting antique wooden spools green - that is your 'tree trunk' - and have included them with the chart. I can't tell yet what the fabric colors are in this yet... but we improvised a lot with Creepy Pumpkins, so I imagine we'll have options here too. Just choose three fabrics that are the same count, and the same 'feel' - soft or stiff, and your stitched tree with be darling!

Floral Fantasy Designs by Debbie Mumm for Mill Hill! - click for more
Floral Fantasy Designs by Debbie Mumm for Mill Hill
Mill Hill is releasing 4 new lavish floral designs by Debbie Mumm - adapted to Cross Stitch. Available as Mill Hill kits, each is stitched on either the very pastel Touch of Yellow or Touch of Blue 14ct Aida fabrics using DMC flosses, and then garnished with Mill Hill glass beads.
Very 'Spring-y and Happy,' they are large, and finish almost 8 inches square! The frames in the pictures are available by special order.

Our 2022 Nashville Market Cookbook - Happiness is Homemade - click to see more
Our 2022 Nashville Market Cookbook - Happiness is Homemade
This is a fun little 6 x 9 softcover cookbook stuffed with 100-ish recipes from our industry designers, suppliers and shops, along with 30-ish small charts from the participating designers.

The Market people have compiled these for three years of shows now (but we didn't get one last year because we didn't have an in-person show). If you're a recipe collector (or actual user!) it's cool because recipes in here come from some of the European gals as well as all different areas of the US. (So, like the recipes from the Italy girls are really authentic Italian recipes!)

It's only $8 and a fun gift for your stitch group stitchers! We bring them home from the Show. Our first batch completely sold out, but more are coming!.

The New Spring 2022 Mill Hill Bead Kits are here!
  • Spring 2022 Garden Gnomes Kits from Mill Hill - click for more
    Garden Gnomes is a darling new set of the small ornament-sized designs - these would be perfect stuck on a wooden skewer and used as plant pokes! Presented as full kits of the perf paper, all the beads and flosses, there is a brass charm in each as well. Three gnomes and three little cottage houses to match them!
  • The 2022 Spring Bouquet Series Kits from Mill Hill - click for more
    The 2022 Spring Bouquet Series is cute!
    Presented as full kits of the chart, needle, threads, beads and Mill Hill glass Treasure charm, they all measure about 3 x 3. More fun plant pokes or magnets for your fridge or file cabinet... or Christmas Tree next year! We laughed, WHY one need a stitched TACO? Why to go with the pizza slice and hamburger and all the other cute food ornaments they've done in the past! Might be a fun vacation momento too!
Little Sherpa Scissor and Accessory Holder - click for more
Little Sherpa Scissor and Accessory Holder
On my GOSH, this is the CUTEST little scissor holder! I have put our 4-inch Margaret DOVO scissors in here along with a package of needles so you can gauge overall size. Slightly weighted and stuffed, it features a fabric-lined slip-pocket that will hold scissors, knitting needles, a stiletto, thread rippers and catchers, a pen or pencil - just whatever tools you need safely stowed beside you.

When you aren't stitching, your things will look happy and organized poking out from him - especially tucked up on a shelf away from curious fingers. His total length is about 6 inches, he stands 3 inches high and about 3-1/2 inches wide and weighs about 4 ounces! SO so so cute!
Yes, there's even MORE!     
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