Roo’s original collection of charming knitting patterns are designed for babies and toddlers. These adorable designs by Gail Pfeifle feature colorful motifs and simple construction, with easy-to-follow directions. The Hedgehog pattern shown) is for a crew neck sweater in 5 sizes (6 mo/1yr/2yr/4yr/6 yr) using an Aran weight yarn with a gauge of 18 sts = 4 inches. Contact Yarn Craft Supplies.
From August 2010 – November 2010 DMC held a Pink-Stitch-Along hosted on the DMC Blog at http://dmc-threads.com. DMC asked stitchers to stitch quilt blocks using the free patterns released on the DMC website so that they could be finished into a pink quilt. Over 100 artists submitted quilt blocks. This gorgeous quilt is the final product of everyone's efforts. DMC is proud to be auctioning this hand made piece, quilted and designed by Nancy DiDonato, and will donate 100% proceeds of the sale to the Susan G Komen Foundation.
The pink quilt measures 46” wide by 67” long. Auction closes Monday January 31st, 2011 at noon. If you are present at the CHA Winter Show in Los Angeles we urge you to come by the DMC Booth#1839 and hear when we announce the winning bid. A representative from the Susan G Komen Foundation Los Angeles Chapter will be present to accept the donation.
Peony Garden is the latest design from Mirabilia. The piece is stitched on 32ct Pink Sand Linen from the line of fabric hand picked by Nora Corbett. Several Mill Hill beads and speciality threads make the peonies stand out. Design size is 12" x 18". Contact Wichelt Imports, Inc.
Stitch the pure freshness of summer white, lavender, and soft green on linen with this beautiful new cross stitch kit from Maia. The kit includes 16 count tan aida fabric, Anchor threads, easy-to-follow chart and instructions. The finished size is 10" x 10". Retail $52.50. Contact Westminster Fibers.
This elegant fifteen-sided Biscornu is available in two colourways, Victorian Christmas and Victorian Violet. The 5 squares around the middle feature lacy Hardanger weaving, and the top and bottom have Bargello and silk ribbon flowers, using delicious silks, sparkling metallics, silk ribbon and beads. There is even a tiny scissors fob to match each colourway. Retail US $13.50. Fiber packs retail US $24.90 (include overdyed silks, silk flosses, silk ribbons, metallics, beads, and heirloom buttons). Linen packs retail US $15.60. Contact The Victoria Sampler.
A sneak peek at the 3rd in the Dictionary Series—1st there was Stitch, then Needle. Cherrywood Design Studios is gathering all of the tools of our trade. Stitched on WDW Gingham linen with WDW 2-strand thread. Want to make sure the Cherrywood gals don’t leave out your favorite needlework term? E-mail them today. Contact Cherrywood Designs Studios.