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Bear Paw Cabin • The Outdoorsy collection by Moda Fabrics inspired the colors and patterns of this cozy stitched cabin that is nestled among dense pines and framed by a star quilt-block design.
NORTHERN LIGHTS • The striking contrast of this silhouette design on artistically hand-dyed fabric creates a picture-perfect combination.
Bears & Berries • This mother bear and her cub munch on a tasty meal of late summer berries as they prepare for a long winter nap.
ANIMAL TRACKS • Step into the wild with this design featuring paw and hoof prints from a variety of woodland animals and birds. How many tracks can you correctly identify?
Ocelot • Listed as an endangered species, this wildcat with its gorgeous dappled fur may be found roaming remote areas of South Texas or living under leafy canopies in South America.
WHERE FLOWERS BLOOM PART 5 • Let your stitching repertoire bloom with this yearlong series presented in an eye-catching bandsampler design. Stitched atop hand-dyed Cashel linen, each band employs Sullivans USA floss and features a blooming array of colorful specialty stitches to learn and perfect. Part 5 features horizontal and vertical satin stitches and Bargello stitches.
Autumn Leaf • Worked entirely in backstitch, this autumn maple leaf rests prominently on a background of beautiful hand-dyed fabric to create an attractive home accent piece.
Country Kitty Sampler • Autumn leaves float through the air as a curious black kitten roams a quiet barnyard in this quaint sampler-style design.
Happy Fall • This quick-to-stitch project, worked in full and partial cross stitches, will make a fun addition to your autumn farmhouse kitchen decor.
Pumpkins & Leaves Needle Set • A unique assortment of specialty stitches combine effortlessly in this sophisticated autumn needle set.
Violets in Autumn • As summer draws to an end, these lovely violets will extend greenery and color to your home and garden through autumn and into winter.
Simply Gourdgeous • Create a piece of fun autumn decor with this design featuring embellished gourds and a whimsical play on words.
The Alice Park 1832 Sampler: • The Significance of Religious Hymns in Sampler Art
Alice Park 1832 Reproduction Sampler • Borrowing words from a popular hymn penned by William Cowper circa 1771, this sampler displays a young stitcher’s careful practice of cross stitch and tent stitch.
Enchantress • Stitchers won’t mind getting caught in the magical spells of this beautiful enchantress who’s surrounded by mystical swirls of beads and sparkling thread.
HALLOWEEN TIME • Pops of bright orange and turquoise add a modern flair to this fun Halloween design featuring vintage-style lettering and motifs.
HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR • FROM PUMPKINS, BATS AND GHOSTS TO WITCHES AND BLACK CATS, HERE ARE FIVE ORNAMENTS TO ADD SOME TRICKERY TO YOUR HALLOWEEN STITCHING.
SWEET HALLOWEEN WISHES
JACK THE STITCHER
GHOST IN THE GRAVEYARD
PICK OF THE PATCH
Favorite Finds • Editor Tanya Fox shares information on a few new and exciting stitching products. To purchase these products, please visit the company websites or your local needlework shop. For additional help locating these products, contact the manufacturer directly.
Where to Find it
Part 5 My Quaker Christmas Sampler • Join a festive holiday-themed mystery stitchalong with this Quaker-style project from Nancy Wahler of Faithwurks Designs. Missed Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4? Get the charts in the February, April, June and August 2021 issues at...