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! …

Sacred and Immaculate Heart Free Cross Stitch Patterns

Today I’m thrilled to be sharing 2 new cross stitch patterns with you: The Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary–both as free cross stitch patterns. Well, all of a sudden it’s June!  How did that happen?  I hope that you are enjoying a beautiful day wherever you are and getting into …

Family Time-Line in Cross Stitch

It’s finally done and hung and in my living room–my Family Time-Line in Cross Stitch.  Yay!  It has been a labor of love, but I am so happy it’s done.  Aren’t we adorable in cross stitch?  I know I have shared a few of these little portraits included in my family timeline in cross stitch …

Spring Bunny Cross Stitch Pattern

Today’s project–a spring bunny cross stitch pattern–is a simple pattern that I just love.  Isn’t this little bunny cute?  It’s a quick project (as far as cross stitch projects go) and has a folksy flare. Plus, I created a free pattern for this cross stitch project.  So, it’s time to get stitchin’ and gearing up …

Flower Cross Stitch Pattern

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FoamSensations #CollectiveBias It just feel like Spring will never come this time of year–and living in Minnesota the reality is that Spring could still be a ways off! Regardless it’s time I took this into my own crafty …

Clover Cross Stitch Pattern

It’s officially March which means I should be posting St. Patty’s Day projects, right?  Well, I have have been busy as a bee behind the scenes here working on a Felt Alphabet Book Pattern that will launch next week (soooooo excited!) and I just have something very small to offer for St. Patty’s Day: this …

Descriptive Stitched Valentines

Fear not!  You still have time to stitch up a little something for your loved one this Valentine’s day. You were worried about this, weren’t you?  Or am I the only one that feels like a holiday just ain’t a holiday without something stitched to commemorate it?  Well, regardless, it’s time to get descriptive about …