Cross Stitch

Christmas Cross Stitch Ideas

Continuing on the theme of my last three posts, albeit a little later than I had planned, I am now going to look at Christmas cross stitch ideas. I have recently received the latest “Fox Collection” catalogue (see “Are You On Track For Christmas?”) which had another full page of Christmas ideas in it. I… Continue reading Christmas Cross Stitch Ideas

Crochet

Toy Crochet Patterns For That Special Someone

The joy of crocheting often compels us to make all kinds of useful garments, place mats and tablecloths, in all manner of styles and in various colours. This fantastic use of yarn is however not used so much in the making of toys. There are a great deal of crochet patterns out there for a… Continue reading Toy Crochet Patterns For That Special Someone

Cross Stitch

The Magic of Outlining

I am always fascinated by what I regard as the magic of outlining when it comes to cross stitch. I have recently finished a special project for a very special friend. We have been friends since just before starting high school. This year a group of us are turning sixty, so we have obviously been… Continue reading The Magic of Outlining

Cross Stitch

Christmas Is Coming!

I remember when Christmas goods appeared in the stores at the beginning of December. Now they seem to start appearing in early September. I suppose I am really in an ambiguous position on this though. On the one hand it doesn’t seem right to have Christmas stock for sale in the shops this early in… Continue reading Christmas Is Coming!

Cross Stitch

The Wonderful World of Cross Stitch

I love counted cross stitch! That statement may sound a bit strong, but I really enjoy watching a picture emerge on a previously blank piece of material. There is such satisfaction in being able to see what you have achieved and in being creative as well. Don’t get me wrong – there can be plenty… Continue reading The Wonderful World of Cross Stitch