Fun projects in all shapes, sizes & skill levels!
One Stitch Ahead
Seasonal Gathering • Vibrant yellow sunflowers sit prominently on sprays of leaves and berries in this late-summer gathering from the fields and forest floor.
Cabin With a View • The setting sun casts a warm glow on this serene wilderness landscape captured by graphic designer and artist Lucy Laux and adapted for needle and thread.
TINY PUMPKIN LANDSCAPE • This tiny work of art utilizes full and partial cross stitches and backstitches, along with just a few key colors to paint a striking abstract autumn landscape.
Warm Autumn • This quick-stitch pattern finishes nicely as a wrap for a basket or pumpkin. It will be a lovely addition to your fall decor. For an even faster finish, try working it on a stitch band with prefinished edges.
Celtic Fall Trio • Colorful beads in rich autumn hues give dimensional detail to this rustic trio. An acorn, gourd and maple leaf are all featured in this set of seasonal patterns.
Blackwork Pumpkin • This plump little pumpkin cushion will be the perfect spot to rest your pins and needles. Offering full crosses and backstitches combined with a simple blackwork pattern, it’s sure to be the pick of the patch!
Home Sweet Home Sampler: Part 5 • Hang out the welcome sign as you stitch your way through a series of 12 houses, each featuring a unique style. Part 5 features a NYC brownstone and a cozy country home.
FALL FRIENDS • Whether it be coffee, tea or cocoa, what’s in the cups isn’t as important as the company that shares them. Inspired by the grackle birds and squirrels living side by side in the oak trees all over Austin, designer Kristi DeCaria-Poliquin offers this friendly duo.
Autumn House • A pair of squirrels busily work to collect their winter stash of acorns. Finished as a sweet little pillow-style pincushion, this quick-stitch project will be ready before the first snowflake falls.
Cuddly Cup • Created with Sulky’s Filaine 12-wt. Acrylic Thread, this cozy little fox design comes to life when the stitched fibers are brushed to produce a realistic furlike appearance.
Happy Fall Critters • This adorable collection of woodland animal designs will provide hours of stitching enjoyment. Create a card with one, display a few in frames, or combine them all into a colorful patchwork pillow. The possibilities are endless!
Sweater Weather • You will be smiling with every stitch as you work this quirky design featuring an orange tabby cat pedaling home with his farmers market treasures.
Stitching Around the World • The Royal School of Needlework & Contributors to Victorian Era Embroideries
Annie Beaulah Mini Sampler • Take a step back into the 1800s when you work this lovely reproduction of Annie Beaulah’s sampler. Imagine the patience this young girl must have had as she learned and practiced her needlework skills.
ALL-STARS SONGBIRD QUILT BLOCKS: Bluebird • Join in this exciting six-part series featuring eye-catching quilt blocks and colorful songbirds.
HALLOWEEN ORNAMENTS • From pumpkins, bats and spiders to witches and black cats, here are five ornaments to add some trickery to your Halloween stitching.
Halloween Shepherdess • A friendly witch steps right out of her pumpkin patch and into this delightful, sampler-style wall hanging. Linen fabric provides a lovely backdrop for the shepherdess and her gathering of cats and sheep.
Dancing Witches • A trio of silhouettes join in merriment by the light of the moon in this adaptation for cross stitch of the spellbinding work of artist Rebecca Russell.
12 Days of Christmas Ornament Series: Days 9 & 10 • Build your Christmas ornament collection with this series from Cherry Parker....