Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Do you need any Splendor?

This is a great buy on Splendor!  I just ordered some for me!  No affiliation, but wanted to share!

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Friday Fiber Focus!

8 yards 12 ply

On Special!

$2.49 through 30 June!
No Limit!

Here’s a gift from Come to the Point to kick your Summer Stitching into high gear. Come in and stock up!

The following is from the Rainbow Gallery website:

Splendor is a 12-ply silk floss with an unusual construction. It has three bundles of four strands each. It is easiest if you pull the bundles out first and then take out each strand. The twist of each individual strand is tighter than most silks. This makes Splendor easier to use. It will not snag on all but the roughest hands. Be careful to ply and lay the silk to keep the nice shine. This silk is perfect for people who have been afraid of silks. Many of the usual problems experienced with silk will not occur with Splendor. Anyone that stitches with cotton floss will have no problem with it. Six strands on 14 count, 4 strands on 18 count, 2 strands on Congress Cloth.

This thread is NOT on closeout!

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Final Box

The final box is a plaited diamond pattern that starts with Fyre Werks in the Center, then Neon Rays.  In between the Neon Rays, I laid in Kreinik and then top all of that with metallic.  Beads are added on the corners.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Coral Reef Santa

This is the Coral Reef Santa #8353 model I stitched for Leigh Designs from the Seashore Santa series.  He even has little snowflakes on the sand!  He is now made into a standup and was at the June TNNA show.  The finished size is 7 x 10.5 and is on 18 count.  Stitch guide by me!  You can see the entire series at  and read more about our backgrounds on Jane's blog at

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Queen Mary's Brooch

Queen Mary's Brooch #7224 is a 6 x 6 square on 18 count and is one of the coasters in Leigh Designs new series Crown Jewels Coasters just released at TNNA!  The model was set in a pillow!  See the entire line and the stitched models by clicking under the photos that have Stitch Guide by.......
Here is the link!

It was a busy spring stitching models and writing stitch guides!  Guide is available with the canvas or from me!

Monday, June 13, 2016

Red Bird!

This is the framed Red Bird #6320 from the new Summer in the Park series by Leigh Designs!  All stitched and framed and on display in Washington DC for the TNNA show.  The entire line can be seen here:

It is a 10 x 10 on 18 count and come with the stitch guide by me, or can be purchased from me. 

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Third box

The third box is worked with a square stitched in the center with 4 shades of floss.  Then Double Fan stitches are worked around the piece

Friday, June 10, 2016

Second Box

The Second Box started with a Rhodes stitch in the center with Neon Rays.  Then  a cross stitch over one is worked around the square.  An elongated cross stitch in metallic is over the top of those.  Last two different colors of Kreinik create the diamonds with  modified Jessicas over the top!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Pieces of Africa returns!

I finished the first pattern in the boxes across the center panel.  Several center diamonds in various threads, then a gold overlay, followed by two Crescents in Kreinik and finally some beads!

Monday, June 6, 2016


Tada!  All the vines are in too!  Thanks, Machelle for a great design!  So fun to stitch this one!  Stitch guide will be available with the canvas or from me!

Thursday, June 2, 2016

More than halfway!

Zig Zag pumpkin is almost done....notice the stitches go in different directions to make the shape curve?