Pray for Us Free Cross Stitch Pattern

Friends! Once again your love of the saints, your friendship and your support has blown me away.  BLOWN ME AWAY !  So many of you not only raved about the new 33 Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch I send out into the world last week, but actually bought them.  How fun is that?  (PS–they are …

113 Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch–Get Only The Ones You Need!

It’s true.  I’ve made A LOT of saint cross stitch patterns.  A LOT.  I’ve had a ton of fun doing it but the real reason that I keep making more and more saints in cross stitch is because of all of you.  Sure, it’s fun to sell a pattern but it is infinitely more fun …

33 More Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch {the last installment}

Friends–I have more cross stitch saint patterns to share with you today–33 of them to be exact.  Once again, I had a blast putting these patterns together, and I wish I could have made more.  Over the last 2 weeks I have been taking requests for saints to make in cross stitch from my newsletter …

Pope Francis on Mercy {free pattern}

Friends. This weekend both my husband and I found ourselves in a funk, as I’m sure many of you found yourselves.  The news of such hate in Orlando struck such a terrible cord.  I feel like we all took a collective sigh of “again?” As the days pass I feel like we are all looking …

St. Josephine Bakhita Cross Stitch Pattern (free!)

Well, it is a little bananas around here at the moment.  We got back from a whirlwind trip back to Minnesota on Sunday night which allowed us some wonderful time with family and friends.  Monday and Tuesday my husband stayed home and allowed me to take Josie to a doctor’s appointment without the rest of …

St. Isidore the Farmer Free Cross Stitch Pattern

Well, lately I have been missing the farm.  This year, for the 1st time ever, I didn’t make it down to the farm for calving.  I griped about my husband’s previous job that sent him on many long business trips, but with that job the kids and I enjoyed a lot of time down on …

Twinkle Twinkle Baby Announcement Cross Stitch Pattern

Hi Friends! Today marks the month mark from my due date, and although it feels like a month too long, I woke up this morning with the beginning stages of nesting.  Granted I haven’t actually done anything yet to make the home ready for our baby girl, unless you count making a few lists, BUT, …

20 Old Testament Characters in Cross Stitch

Who is ready for some more Cross Stitch Character fun?  I certainly am! After the success of my 40 Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch and 21 More Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch I have gotten numerous requests for other characters in cross stitch.  I have a list of saints I am working through (coming soon, …

Kiss Me–Free Saint Patrick’s Day Cross Stitch Pattern

Even though I (sadly) don’t have a speck of Irish blood flowing in my veins, I do love St. Patrick’s Day.  I love dressing up, an excuse to drink beer on a weekday and just all the Irish fun that comes with this feast day.  My mom shared this love with me since her beloved sister Mary‘s …

Free Alleluia Cross Stitch Pattern for Easter

One of the most enjoyable parts of blogging for me is being able to meet people with whom I have so much in common.  Yesterday’s post on the sickness of pregnancy certainly brought this into focus, but on a much more casual level, through the blog I have met other cross stitch lovers–and that is so fun. …

Free First Holy Communion Cross Stitch Patterns

Hello and happy Tuesday! I have a fun little project to share with you today that is 100% reader inspired:  A Free First Holy Communion Cross Stitch Pattern.  It’s simple, it’s small and, in my opinion, quite cute.  So, if you have a little one in your life making their First Holy Communion this year, use this pattern to …

Custom Family Portrait Cross Stitch Pattern

With the year drawing to a close I’m feeling a little bit nostalgic.  During this phase of my life, when the babies seem to just keep coming and the kids just keep on growing, over the course of a year a lot happens.  After all, just 5 little years ago it was only 2 of …

Nativity Characters in Cross Stitch

I’ve gotten into a bit of a pattern (pun intended)–each Monday I release a new cross stitch pattern.  The last couple of Mondays I have sent Saint Cross Stitch patterns out into the world, and I continue to be blown away by the response.  2 weeks ago I released some Printable Jesse Tree Ornaments for …

21 More Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch

Well, I’m back today with more saint cross stitch saint patterns–21 more to be exact.  Two weeks ago I released 40 Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch and I was amazed at the response.  I still am amazed.  In the past 2 weeks that pattern has sold over 300 times.  Isn’t it thrilling to think of …

Why I Stitch {and free pattern}

The post I shared on Monday, 40 Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch, has had such an overwhelming response (thank you!) that I just had to spend one more day talking about stitching.  Many many people have written me to say that they are excited to try cross stitch for the first time with this project. …

40 Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch

I’ve been busy working on a fun little project lately.  I took 40 different Catholic saints and depicted them in cross stitch.  I know, that might sound strange, but just look at how awesome they turned out: I had so much fun with this little project–and I actually learned a whole lot too.  I wanted …

Floral Geometric Cat Cross Stitch Patterns

I’m back with more cat cross stitch patterns!  (and everyone rejoiced, I’m sure). I just finished and listed a trio of Cat Floral Geometric Cross Stitch Patterns (pictured above) and I’m so excited to share them with you today.  They turned our pretty cute, right? Just a heads up.  Today we are talking about crafting and …

DIY T-Shirt Crafting

Oh my goodness!  I am so excited!  One of my bestest blogging buddies in the world, Adrianne from Happy Hour Projects, just published her very first craft book, DIY T-shirt Crafts.  It is jam-packed full of great ideas and gorgeous projects.  Adrianne is the queen of quick projects that she breaks down in such a …

Welcome Cross Stitch Pattern

In case you haven’t noticed, I de-stress and relax (which I feel like is mandatory these days) with handcrafts.  I particularly love crafts that are small, portable and take minimal brain power.  The perfect example of this type of crafting–CROSS STITCH! And, because I can never find exactly the pattern I am after I have …

Thailand Inspired Elephant Cross Stitch Patterns

It’s been awhile since I shared a cross stitch pattern around here–so that is exactly what I am going to do today. No wait, I’m going to share 2–both of which are FREE! Here they are–2 Thailand Inspired Elephant Cross Stitch Patterns that I am happy to offer you for free, now and forever.  Yay! …