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FA Edmunds reminds us their Sit-On Needlework Frame can be used in your favorite chair, couch or while traveling. Rotates for easy access to the back of your work. Comes with a 9″ x 18″ Split Rail Scroll Frame. No basting, tape or velcro needed. Adjustable height from 12″ up to 18″. Allows you to take your project just about anywhere. Contact FA Edmunds.
Girl Jumping Rope is another memory silhouette of a beloved summertime pastime. The pattern includes instructions for making the child look like a boy. One of the things that make the silhouettes so popular is that they are natural, like a picture. Heart charm included. Contact email Eileen at Handblessings.
Seasonal themed mini sampler designs are now available in the popular Kreinik Stitch-A-Pen series. These are quick cross-stitch projects that are finished instantly in a high-quality pen (pens use Parker® refills, available through any office supply store). Kit includes Kreinik thread, Wichelt 14-count perforated paper, needle, chart and pen. Choose Spring, Summer, Autumn, or Winter. Contact Kreinik Mfg. Co., Inc.
LEON Day marks the half-year point for Christmas. There's a lot of Christmas in July marketing promotions, but June 25th is the official mid-point. Why the name LEON Day for this holiday? Because LEON is NOEL, the French word for Christmas, spelled backwards. Only 182.5 stitching days left!
Better get started on the Holly Jolly Mandala! A kaleidoscopic jumble of Christmasy motifs form a delicate snowflake-like design. It’s shown stitched in white DMC on an opalescent green linen, but it is easily adaptable to any choice of fabric and fibers. The stitch count is 115 square. Contact Tracy Horner at Ink Circles.
Here is Florence, The Spring Fairy from Cross Stitching Art’s series of seasonal fairies. The model is showcased on 32 count hand dyed Belfast linen. The size is 9.63″ x 11.75″. This design is suitable for any type and count of aida or linen. You will need 28 DMC colours, 6 colours of Kreinik metallic threads and 7 packs of Mill Hill beads for this design. Contact Hoffman Distributing Company, Inc. for wholesale info.
First and second in a series of eight cowboy boot designs. Blue Boot (left) has an artfully tooled leather look with scrolls and geometric shapes. The boot has a long John Wayne style toe. Turquoise Boot (right) has a laid back decorative style with turquoise piping trim and a rounded toe. Designs measure 4½″w x 5½″h. Contact AnnaLee Waite Designs for wholesale info.
Rectangular, half-frame in red with red and silver striped arms. Beautiful blue on the inside of the arms adds the perfect pop of color! Spring-hinged for added comfort. Glasses are paired with a matching case for fashionable protection. Contact Peepers for wholesale ordering.