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Bloom Where You Are Planted • A phrase borrowed from the Stella Payton quote, “Bloom where you are planted and sow where you are fed” serves as a daily reminder to make the most of every day and opportunity.
Busy Bees • A busy quartet of bees makes its way among pretty posies stitched on buttery yellow linen in this dainty summer design.
Visitors to My Garden • These stitched insects would be welcome visitors to any garden. From pollination of plants to elimination of bad bugs, insects play an essential role in thriving gardens!
Ratatouille • The rich colors of harvested eggplant, zucchini and tomatoes partner perfectly on a background of vibrant green custom-dyed linen in this bookmark design that’s sure to whet your appetite.
Birds & Blooms • Handsome blue birds and a floral-filled urn stitched on milk-chocolate brown linen reflect the elegant style of historic needlework.
SUMMER BOUQUET • Stitch this beautiful bouquet of vibrant blossoms to brighten your home throughout the year.
Garden Mouse • Brighten the day of someone special when you gift this ornament featuring an adorable little mouse with her wildflower bouquet.
Berry Pincushion • Reminiscent of our grandmothers’ pincushions, this delightful project will be a cherished addition to any stitching basket.
ALL-STARS SONGBIRD QUILT BLOCKS: Robin • Join in this exciting six-part series featuring eye-catching quilt blocks and colorful songbirds.
Fond Memories • Whether you stitch this design as charted or break it into sections to create a handy table mat, the heart-warming phrase beckons family and friends to gather for a delicious dinner and good conversation.
Grandma’s Scrappy Quilt • Lovely patterns worked in full cross stitches and embellished with backstitching make up this design inspired by family heirloom quilts.
Family Rules • Inspirational sentiments and scripture combine with a lovely border of flowers and foliage in this design that will help you and your loved ones to stay focused on the most important aspects of family.
There’s No Place Like Home • Place this charming quick-to-stitch design in the entryway of your house to always remind you that there’s no place like home.
Pineapple Welcome • A pineapple, the near-universal symbol of hospitality through the years, is portrayed in a modern design to display and greet guests into your home.
Home Sweet Home Sampler: Part 3 • Hang out the welcome sign as you stitch your way through a series of 12 houses, each featuring a unique style. Part 3 features an awesome A-frame cabin and a classic craftsman cottage.
Stitching Around the World • Celebrating Scottish Samplers
Peacock Band • Stitch a quick band design depicting stately peacock motifs borrowed from the Ann Hardie 1854 antique sampler.
12 Days of Christmas Ornament Series: Days 5 & 6 • Build your Christmas ornament collection with this series from Cherry Parker. Sing along as we add designs featuring six geese a-laying and five golden rings to our collection.
Favorite Finds • Editor Tanya Fox shares information on a few exciting finishing 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.
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