6068 S. Sheridan Rd. Tulsa, Ok. 74145 (918) 493-1136 (888) 543-7004 E-Mail
A whimsical selection of assorted designs... Patti looks at life with a positive attitude, and wants you to, too!!! Many, many designs in her portfolio... I have a few of my favorites pictured here!
Hope Blooms - USING ALL YOUR NEW 35 DMCs!
From SamSarah Studio this inspirational quote from Lady Bird Johnson has been transformed into a cute piece of cross stitch. Patti used the entire set of DMC's 35 new colors, and put every one of them into this design!
It is shown on Stormy Night Belfast Linen... but we think any creme, white, yellow... (lots of colors, really) would look good with this because of the color variety throughout. Finishes approx 6 x 8 on the 32ct... GET OUT THAT NEW SET OF FLOSS and start using it!!! Hope Blooms is presented as a leaflet.
Over The Hills from SamSarah Design Studio
I couldn't pass these up in Patti's suite at the recent Needlework Galleria show we attended in St Charles MO. They were released as part of her Over The Hill series (see the little checkerboarded hills on them?) All presented as small charts with button embellishments, each is stitched on Weeks Dye Works 20ct Blue Jeans hand-dyed linen, and finish about 8 x 8. They call for Watercolors thread - which is a heavier pearl-cotton thread suitable for that 20ct.
If you want to make these smaller on 30 or 35ct linen, you can match the called-for DMC threads to weeks hand-dyed flosses easily. On 36ct, these will all finish about 4 x 4! (Get the patterns and then decide which way to stitch them.) Cute and cheerful, they make you smile!
Sam Sarah has completed this 3-part design that is so cute and colorful... just small, simple, not a ton of parts to them, or tons of embellishments, these are MANAGEABLE!
Out of the Woods: Raccoon
Stitched on 32ct Charlotte's Pink by Weeks Dye Works, the raccoon is first chart, cute little owl is second, and that awesome fox is the third chart! Together, they finish about 11 x 5, and they are KILLER!
Colorful, full of personality, they are so creative and different from anything else out there. Super-cute for a nursery! Maybe decide on fabric after you have all three charts?
Blue would be good, apple green... we'll do an auto-ship for the other two charts coming to help you collect the set.
Heard it Through The Grapevine
This is a cheerful hearts and dots thing all swirled together -- stitched on 32ct Charlotte's Pink Linen by Weeks. (don't get hung up on pink... you can change that if you need to!)
Presented in only 3 parts with no embellishments, you can always add as you want to, but this is fine just the way it is. Stitch the alphabet letters or make up a message of your own to spell in here! The entire design finishes approx 18 x 7.
Be aware that each portion CAN stand alone if you aren't doing the whole alphabet... so don't feel like you have to buy all three of these to get the full charm and impact of the design! We're doing an auto-ship for charts two and three -- in case you want them all.
Sam Sarah has a couple of colorful new designs that are small enough for pretty pin cushions!!!!! Offered as charts with a few button embellishments, what I love best are the colors in both! Patti shows these finished with large frames and a huge quilted finish... but really, they are small designs, and they would be CHARMING finished just as little cushion pillows with some bumpy ball fringe trim or tassels, or something like that. You can get by with 9 x 9 cuts of the Peoria Purple in either 30 or 32ct for either, and there is virtually no difference in seeing the 30 vs 32ct.
Halloween Happy is stitched on Week's (30 or 32ct) Peoria Purple Linen with 5 shades of DMC or hand-dyeds. It finishes just under 5 inches square. Can you see the buttons? Stars in the background, the bat on the ghost arm and heart on the cat.
Vote * Indivisible * I Pledge Allegiance
Sam Sarah has three designs that are very timely and I thought these would present well together! All offered as charts, each comes with a small button or two. How about a bowl of Political Pin Cushions??? Choose some Lady Dot Creates Union, Sizzle, Vintage, Snow or Vanilla Ball Fringe or chenille to trim these -- get the trim and then match your hand-dyed threads for the set!
Steam Punk Dragonfly & Bumble Bee
Two of SamSarah's animal designs that seem to be made of scrap metals, these are colorful and funky!
Offered as charts with a tiny smattering of bitty buttons, each is stitched on hand-dyed Weeks 32ct linen and finish about 6 x 6. Coded for Weeks flosses or regular DMC, I think these would make cute bedroom door signs!!!
Steam Punk Sparrow
A companion to the Steam Punk Sea Serpent, this little guy is supposed to remind you that he is welded together from metal junk-yard parts. Finishing about 7 x 6 on Weeks 30ct Scuppermong Linen, he is so full of color and personality!
He'd make a fun pillow all decked out with wacky trims, but he's cute hanging from his junkyard hardware as well. Chart comes with 6 tiny buttons -- 5 for his tail and his heart!
Over the Hill - Patriot and Birds & Bees
Sam Sarah Studio is beginning a new set of designs that she is presenting in chart format with a small packet of button embellishments. Named 'Over the Hill' because each as a 'hill' shape near the bottom of the design, she is presenting them on Weeks 20ct Blue Jeans Linen and stitching them with hand-dyed Caron Collection Watercolors thread. They finish approx 8 x 8 if you choose the large count fabric.
NOW... you CAN stitch these with regular DMC floss, or find some pretty hand-dyed flosses already in your stash... and choose Week's 30ct linen of the same colors to make them smaller (5 x 5-ish.)
The larger version uses the same scroll hanging hardware that her Something Wicked Mystery Sampler used -- so if you have that already, take if off your Halloween piece and use it for these. If you opt for the smaller linen, maybe a stand-up cube for finishing???
Anyway, Watercolors, Linen and Charts are all offered separately, so you can choose options.
Santa's Cabinet - The Elves
Here is a delightful row of little Christmas Elves delivering toys to decorate the tree and delight the still-sleeping little ones!!! Offered in leaflet format with a small collection of bitty button embellishments, it finishes approx 3-1/2 x 12 and is worked on Weeks 30ct Blue Jeans Linen.
You CAN do this piece alone... it happens to be the top section of a 5-part design .. so be aware of that when purchasing your fabric. You'll need either a 9 x 18 for JUST this design, or an 18 x 18 cut for the whole thing -- that hasn't been fully published yet. I just LOVE this topper design... I'm not sure you need a whole 4 more parts below!!!!!
Patti from SamSarah has a fun new design that is worked on the new Polka Dot Belfast Linen. Mr Snow Magical is stitched with Weeks Dye Works or DMC flosses... the white dots are already on that 32ct dusty blue linen... just ignore them!! (Their job is to look cute at the end!) He has a few Rhodes stitches in his belly - I think they kind of accent those polka dots!
After he is finished, garnish with the 4 stars, hem him, and hang him on the 6-inch metal hanger that is INCLUDED in the chart! Snow Magical finishes 6-inches square, very, very cute!
Home for Christmas
Here's a delighfully cheerful banner that should welcome everyone home for Christmas!! Stitched on Weeks Dye Works 30ct Red Pear Linen in only 8 shades of Weeks (Aztec Red, Goldenrod, Grits, Havana, Island Breeze, Meadow, Morris Blue and Periwinkle) or DMC flosses, there are a few button garnishes on here, but you could always come up with more!
I love the curvy house and the tree, everything looks so happy and whimsical... it just makes you smile. Stitched size is approx 7 x 9, the snowflake hanger-topper is available separately if you choose that finishing option. Offered as a leaflet.
Don't miss Patti's other new things... including two new Christmas stockings.
Steampunk Sea Serpent
Gosh, this is really different, really creative, and maybe perfect for someone a little creative in your life! Stitched on 32ct Parchment Weeks linen -- you could even get bold and choose a COLOR here -- this little nuts and bolts guy finishes approx 6 inches in size and is shown hanging from his very own metal gears hanger.
He would be really cool if you added some metallics or beads to him as well... check-out his light bulb/headlight and the little propeller off his tail! There is a small button packet that offers the bubbles coming from his mouth and the heart on the weathervane. Great colors, cute subject, offered in leaflet format with hanger separate.
Not Even a Mouse and Whooo Owl Stockings
Sam Sarah has two new stockings to add to her set of 8 others! These are all stitched on Weeks 20ct Hand-dyed linen -- all in different colors. Patti uses Watercolors hand-dyed Perle Cotton for these... that it what makes all the colors *move* in these. Quite on the contemporary side of stocking designs... these are a fun option, and there are enough for an entire family!
Mouse and Owl join, Kitty, Puppy, Nick, Cocoa, Snowkids, Ornaments, Sugarplums and Reindeer. The names are spelled out in alphabet buttons... these are wood with paper letters, but Just Another Button Company has letter 'tiles' almost like Scrabble letters. They look great on these stockings, 4 different colors... we special order your name's letters. Pattern suggests 2 inches of fabric around design -- a little easier on Santa's budget! Whooo has 4 tiny black buttons in those eyes... big beads will work as well.
Kitty Kitty and Puppy Stockings
SamSarah continues her fun set of Christmas Stockings with something for the fur-lovers in your family -- or the little fur-balls, themselves!!! What makes these so unique from the other stocking designs that we carry are the Watercolor hand-dyed cottons used to stitch on the fun colors of 20ct Weeks hand-dyed linen!
Big, bold, eyecatching designs... these all look great from across the room... especially hanging from the mantle! Personalize the top with alphabet letter buttons, too! Puppy is stitched on 20ct Straw, Kitty is worked on 20ct Red Pear. Too Cute!
Nick & Chip Stocking
Sam Sarah's 5th Christmas Stocking, this one is for the 'Cool Dude' of the House! So many times, stockings really don't offer your boys a dignified option!!! This one is perfect! The Dude and The Man... this is stitched on Week's Dye Works 20ct Mocha Linen with one strand of Caron Collection's Hand-dyed Watercolors thread. Watercolors is similar to size 5 Perle Cotton, and is hand-dyed, giving you all those subtle color variations.
As with all the other stockings... stitch and garnish with clay alphabet letters spelling the special name. This one features a few package buttons, too! Sam Sarah has a really nice collection of non-gender and age-specific designs for stockings... check 'em out on our stockings page!
Oh yum... here are the steaming cups of cocoa left out for Santa! The 6th Sam Sarah Stocking offering... this is another really good one... not gender or age specific... not too difficult to stitch... very easy to personalize... just plain NICE!
Offered as the leaflet, this is stitched on Weeks 20ct Cappucino Linen with Caron's Watercolor thread, and finishes approx 10 x 14. Generous enough for lots of Santa's loot, it is decorated with candy cane and marshmallow buttons!!!
Snow Kids and Ornament Stockings
Sam Sarah has two new Christmas Stocking designs that are gigantically cute and full of personality! Very simple in design element, there are 4 in the set so far. They feature giant images of snowmen, ornament balls, Christmas candy, and reindeer noses! Offered in leaflet format, they are designed to be stitched on the new Weeks Dye Works hand-dyed 20ct linens. The linen itself, is very soft. Colors are *to dye for*, however, these look great on 18ct Natural, too, if you prefer a stiffer fabric to work with.
Anyway, you'll notice that each stocking looks 'overdyed.' THAT is the result of Caron Collection's Watercolors hand-dyed perle cotton. You'll have to work your stocking designs on a contour to achieve that awesome movement from the color variations in your thread... but it's worth the effort!!! Garnish each stocking with the appropriate name -- in scrabble ABC buttons -- how cute is that? We offer the leaflets, and linen cuts. Clay embellishments include just the stars, flakes, bells, etc. Letter squares by special order. Check out the other two... we carry their linen and threads as well!
|Making Christmas Stocking Selections? Don't miss seeing the entire collections of several different designer's talents! Christmas Stockings are an individual thing! Some want all in the family to match... some want different designs to 'match the person'... Check out our Stocking Page for lots of options!!!|
Sugarplum & Reindeer Stockings
Samsarah has two fun, new Christmas stocking designs that you probably won't finish in time for the Big Day this year... but next Christmas is only 13 months away!!! Big, Bold and Simple designs, each finishes approx 11 x 15-1/2 on 18ct Natural Linen. All of the color you are seeing on these is achieved by the Caron Collection Watercolors overdyed #5 Perle cottons used! SUPER EASY solid stitching, the hand-dying in the threads does all the color-work!!!
Offered as the leaflets, we have the threads bundled together for you... and the bells or peppermint buttons featured on each. If you want clay button letters for your names... please SPELL that name for us, so we can order the correct letters!
When Pigs Fly! from SamSarah Design Studio
Well here is the perfect thing for the pessimist in your life! Sam Sarah has taken her metal Stix... last time we had flying fish stuck on them... and now she'd added Pigs! Stitched on Weeks 30ct Confederate Grey hand-dyed linen in just 5 shades of floss (Grits, King Mackerel, Peach Fuzz, Hibiscus and Whiskey) you could frame them... but they really DO fly perched atop their Sam Sarah Stix!
Offered as a leaflet, there is a bitty bag of blue button embellishments for their tummies. VERY unique and cute... if you know someone who's doing a nursery in pigs (people do the strangest things!)... you could even stitch a birth announcement on the back of one of these! Or... of course... commemorate any occasion that is marked with the promise of 'When Pigs Fly!' Baby Spiral Pig is approx 3-1/2 x 4-1/2. Middle Heart Pig is about 4-1/2 x 5, and the Big Polka Dot Pig is 5 x 6. Three 10 x 10-inch fabric cuts will do nicely... so order fabric cuts -- one to a pig!
Buttercup from SamSarah Design Studio
A sweet note of encouragement... or one a little more 'acidic'... this is pretty dog-gone cute! *Chin Up, Buttercup... or Suck it up, Buttercup!* Kind of fun perched atop a file cabinet at work (?)... ! Patti has charted this to be stitched over two on 20ct Weeks Blue Jeans linen (approx 6 x 12), and she's used Watercolors -- which is closest in weight to #5 Pearl Cotton. 20Ct is the size necessary to fit the cute metal bug stand shown in the pic.
If you want this smaller... you can choose the same color of fabric in 30ct... or choose an aida... the stitch count is really just 59 x 117. (That would finish 4 x 8 on 14ct. and would make a fun stand-up cube that could convey your message is a less bold fashion! Offered as a leaflet, there is a set of small buttons to garnish -- you can see them on the background.
from SamSarah Design Studio
Sam Sarah is doing the Happy Dance!!! To celebrate her 15 years in business, she has designed us the most cheerful piece -- it's stitched on the brand new Zweigart Petit Point White/Natural 30ct Belfast Linen using Weeks flosses!!!
Offered as the chart, with the new linen and a fun little 7-inch metal and wooden hanger piece, there is also a trio of heart button embellishments. You'll need the 10 overdyed or DMC flosses from your stash for the stitching. The whole thing is super-cute and finishes approx 7 x 8-ish. Just brings a smile to your face!
Ten X the Fun!
Oh.... more fun panels for your Sam Sarah Perpetual Calendar... or use these just by themselves for the fun of it! You'll recognize the stand and backing cards that Patti used in her calendar series... (You could even use the backsides of the 50 cards you already have!) This is series of 10 leaflets is now complete. The first to release was a set of 5 Halloween Hats. Stuff 'em, make ornaments, stitch them on one piece of fabric -- anything you want! Worked in Weeks Dye Works flosses, each measures only about 2-1/2 x 3 or 4 inches in size.
Here's a cute set of cupcakes to celebrate whatever you need them to! The final installment in Sam Sarah's 10 X The Fun Series... these have all featured the perpetual calendar frame and finishing cards that Patti used this earlier this past year. We can send more cards if you like, and since these are shown on 14ct brown Perforated Paper, we can send more of that, too, if you need it (two 9 x 12 sheets per package). You decide!
Oh My Gosh... these are the CUTEST little fish! A trio of geometrically decorated little guys, stitch them, stuff them and perch them on their fish stix! The Gone Fishing banner is just a cute -- a totally different application for the design! The individual guys on the stix are stitched on Week's 30ct Straw linen in either Weeks hand-dyed or DMC flosses.
The Gone Fishing version uses the same fish colors but Week's 30ct Sea Foam Linen instead -- so you can see that fabric color is negotiable! Garnished with a red heart button, (set is $3.40) each fish varies in size -- the little one is less than 2-1/2 x 5, the largest is approx 3 x 6. We have both the metal fish-topper and base stand for this, as well as the set of three 6, 8 and 10-inch stix set. (Patti told me at Market that she is planning more STIX patterns -- like *Carrot Stix!* -- later in the fall or next spring!)
Here's a cute, plump little guy! Stitched on Week's 30ct Blue Jeans linen, he finishes just under 8 x 8. His metal hanger -- which is optional -- can handle your adding magnets to the back, so it can hang on the office cabinet or a metal door somewhere.
Just a simple design, the sky is scattered with a few star and snowflake buttons (which run $4.60!)
COLOR, and more color, this is stitched on 30ct linen in Crescent and Week's flosses.
Finishing approx 6 x 11, it's cute with or without the pink and white button garnishes.
Happy Easter (Or Birthday) Bunny
This little guy is busy gathering festive eggs for his basket and ignoring his carrot garden! Stitched on Week's 30ct Grasshopper Linen with Week's overdyed flosses, he finishes a whopping 6 x 11.
The button embellishments trim the flower centers and those bitty carrots.
Remember Harried Hare? Here is the Autumn Version!!! Check out that squirrel, cemented onto his Indian Corn-mobile, pulling a trailer-full of autumnal pumpkins, squashes or gourds -- take your pic! Great color... what is totally enchanting about this piece is that you can stitch those Indian Corn cobs in 3-D! Why go to a movie, when you can stitch it at home???!
Those colorful cobs are stitched on Light Khaki Gingham linen.. they are one piece of fabric, cinched together with a chenille trim. VERY clever, Scurrying Squirrel measures approx 11 x 4... check your stash for some wheel buttons, and maybe beads for the corn?
Sadie Stuart: I Pledge Allegiance Sampler
Here's a faded-glory-flavored piece that features the original Pledge of Allegiance as its verse! Stitched on Weeks Dye Works 30ct Havana in yummy shades of Crescent Colours hand-dyed cottons, this finishes approx 4 x 9-1/4.
There is a small needle book pattern included that is worked on Week's Tin Roof hand-dyed Gingham, too... so you get a taste of two different colorways for this piece. Each project features a few special stitches -- nothing hard -- just something fun for a bit of extra texture.
The leaflet includes an awesome entire-page history lesson about our Pledge and its history. All its changes, all the controversies... simply wonderful to read! It makes this little sampler all the more meaningful! Offered as a single leaflet.
Oh my gosh.. this is so cute! Bunnies dashing with their carts of carrots seem to be the Springtime theme this year, and this one looks to be quite a confident driver! Harried Hare finishes approx 10 x 4 on Weeks 30ct Baby's Breath Linen. The cart of eggs is totally colorful, but what makes the whole leaflet are those STITCHED and STUFFED carrots! They are stitched on hand-dyed Weeks 28ct Scuppernong Gingham Linen. You can see the wavy green tops... that is the left-over un-stitched fabric that you have cut in a curvy shape and button-hole stitched around the edges to make it wave.
It is such a cool finishing idea -- Patti has great finishing instructions and actual stitch and fabric photos on the back page of the leaflet, so you'll totally understand what to do! (Flipping the center carrot upside down on the linen will save fabric -- but you can always purchase more than I estimate here.) So different, so *artsy-fartsy*, (spell checker doesn't like that word!), all is stitched in a medley of pretty hand-dyed cottons, you could always add embellishments if you like!
A darling row of chubby bunnies and equally as chubby carrots... this is stitched on 28ct Woodlawn hand-dyed linen... but if that is not available to you, 30ct Guacamole would be great, as well!
Published in 2005, this is still cute for the Season! Button available separately.
The Witch's Hat
One of Sam Sarah's newest releases, this is SO CUTE! Stitched on 30ct Weeks Guacamole using Weeks hand-dyed cottons (DMC conversions included), the colors in this are rich and dusty at the same time. Bright Leaf, Deep Sea, Kohl, Peoria Purple, Seaweed and Scuppernong to name a few, there are also some special stitches scattered about for extra interest.
Swirled Stem Stitches on the ghost, Satins and Smrynas in the hat, one of the stars has French Knots... but you could always do some matte finished beads instead. Real cute, offered as the leaflet with clay and linen separately.
The Witch's Broom
This is OVER-THE-TOP *cute and unique!* New from Sam Sarah, it is a witch's broom stick stitched over 2 threads on 18 or 20ct linen, and embellished with miniature stitched ornaments. The model measures an incredible 4 inches wide by 48 inches tall!!! (Ours is shown here horizontally... because it'd stretch halfway down your page if we didn't!)
It's perfect for any one of those skinny walls you have in your house between doorways or someplace like that. Basically, the broom is stitched in overdyeds, and then you stitch as many of the 13 -- 2 x 2-ish motifs, to embellish where ever you want to! The little ornaments are worked on various colors of Weeks linen -- Peoria Purple, Pumpkin and Guacamole -- and you can tell from the pic that they have done some of the same motifs on different colors of fabric.
This is SO neat and different... it is charming, imaginative, and enchanting! Offered as the leaflet, fabrics and clay embellishments are offered separately. (Check your thread and fabric stash for anything fun for the little ornaments! Our model will be on 18ct Natural Linen, and the 30ct for ornaments. ) Get busy, so you're ready for Halloween!
Here's a trio of plump carrots dressed up for the Spring! Fun geometric patterns inside the carrots, the button garnishes add quite the festive touch. What is interesting, however, is the finishing. NOTHING fancy, but how eye catching! Each linen piece is simply turned under, than tacked onto a piece of Weeks Dye Works wool -- and crooked at that!
What a fun way to address these! You can make funky little doorknob hangers all over the place! Each carrot measures approx 40 x 69 stitches -- so fabric choice determines final size! Get creative and make 24... Karots!
Oh my gosh... is this the cutest birth announcement??? Something so 'little boy' that can hang in his room for years and years!!! Your little pirate is stitched in overdyeds on 28ct linen, and finishes approx 6 x 6.
There are alphabet letters and numbers included for your personalization... and we have the darling set of button embellishments as well. You get a sailboat, dragonfly, buzzard, and some gold coins -- the pirates bounty! Offered as a leaflet with claypack.
Sweet, Sweet Babe
I LOVE this soft, cheerful, colorful, delicate little piece!!! Stitched on 28ct in soft pastel shades of lavender, moss, buttermilk and rose overdyeds, it welcomes the newest lady to your family! Finishing approx 6-1/2 x 6-1/2, it features a set of clay buttons... a bumble bee, lavender rose, and three tiny posy flowers. Very sweet and fresh!
Here I Am!
Simple and sweet... the verse says it all! Offered as a leaflet with all the necessary buttons -- in both color options, -- this is stitched in your choice of boy or girl colors, and finishes approx 5 x 5.
Cute and contemporary, this is quite finishable, so will present nicely as a special baby gift. We have extra clay packs available for this leaflet, in case you are experiencing a 'baby boom!'
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