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An Exotic Tapestry

With fabulous exotic design and stunning contrasting shades, this classic Persian tapestry is perfect for bohemian room décor. This piece will make a bold statement in any room; find the chart Here!

Dreaming of Paradise

Bird-of-Paradise and Hibiscus! Petals of absolute perfection in wispy shades of pastel color. Add to that, the stunning Orchids that bedeck this outstanding design. The center diamond of orchids is worked over one thread to capture every nuance of the delicate petals. A stitched, beaded fringe adds a finishing touch to this elegant piece. Find the chart Here!

The Importance of Bees

A beautiful Beehive motif graces this sampler from Sandy Orton.”Life is the flower of which love is the honey.” This rich and colorful design has lots to offer the experienced stitcher. It has a variety of stitches, stitches over one thread and forget-me-nots, carnations, and bees everywhere. Find the chart Here!

A Beautiful Rustic Sampler

This is our take on the classic Americana band sampler in a style more sophisticated than primitive. This subtle design by Deanna Hall West has soft tones of gold, green and teal which will fit into today’s décor. A full 18 ¼” long on 14 count fabric when finished. Find the chart Here!

A Stoic Rooster

This intricate rooster design by Nancy Rossi blends intricate patterns of flora and fauna into an exquisite artwork that can be applied in many ways. A fetching companion to our Hen design. Find the chart Here!

New England Spring

Spring is in the Air! A mesmerizing marvel after the harsh, cold New England winters. Behold the welcoming sight of buds and apple blossoms as they cover the trees. No season is as welcoming as Spring. Find the chart Here!


Happy Birthday!

Today is my daughter’s birthday, so what better way to celebrate than to share this beautiful February Birthday design with you all? Everyone needs a Fairy in their life. This one is just right for February birthdays because she’s wearing the color of the birthstone, purple Amethyst, holding a heart and has flowers in her hand. A lovely design for anyone born in February. One in a series of twelve faeries.

Each PDF download comes with a full color image, chart, DMC floss color guide, general instructions and stitch guide. find the chart Here!

Pretty Pansies

Everything’s coming up Pansies. Spring into the season with these bright-faced Pansies and trailing ivy. A vase filled with beauty and charm. Find the chart Here!

Flowers All Year Round

A beautifully designed and detailed flower for each month of the year is depicted in this charming quilt-like sampler. These flowers can be used as a complete sampler as shown or individually on bookmarks, ornaments, small frames or on hand towels. The classic botanical style is timeless and will fit any décor. Find the chart Here!

Let’s Get Quilting!

If stitching full size traditional quilt blocks seems too daunting, try stitching 12 tiny quilt block designs instead. These adorable and charming little square motifs fit the seasons and each month of the year and look fabulous as a grouping consisting of all twelve. They would also make great birthday gifts, stitched up on cards, bookmarks or in small frames for that special friend or quilting aficionado. Find the chart Here!