Posts tagged ‘cross stitch’

Spring Quilt Market 2011: FreeSpirit — Joel Dewberry and Anna Maria Horner

Both of these collections have gotten a lot of press– you can see Laurie Dewberry’s recap of market including some more beautiful booth pictures here.  Anna Maria has also gone public with her Needleworks collection (there’s also a link there to a segment with the DIY Dish ladies explaining more details about LouLouThi). Kristen is [...]

Japanese Fabric of the Week: Clover Cross Stitch Prints

These super cute prints are from Japanese sewing and knitting notions company Clover, and I’d love to know if they have plans for more fabrics and if we’ll be seeing them for sale in the U.S. I suppose these are meant for stitching over but I like them as they are. Spotted at Emi Craft [...]

Textile Stew: 5/5/10

Pin Pals on Etsy make cross-stitch pins, buttons, barettes, and other ephemera. So sweet! (via Black Threads) Melody Miller reports that her debut for Kokka, Ruby Star Rising, won’t be released till fall. Alexia (Saki Designs) is selling some Flea Market Fancy and out-of-print Heather Ross for Nashville Flood Relief. The book Pattern by Orla [...]

Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

This is the most retro-video-game-like of them all. Again, from Antiquefabric.com (they must have a special place in their hearts for this style). One yard of 35″ wide fabric, c.1950s, $16. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

All the designs so far have been bitmappy-looking faux cross stitch; this one, as well as some others I’ve come across, use cross-stitchy Xs as borders or accents. This Fans and Cross Stitch feedsack is another one from Antiquefabric.com. Notice how the offset repeat and orientation of the fans create a strong illusion of jagged [...]

Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Faux Cross Stitch Look floral full feedsack, $12 from vintagetouch on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Three little examples from Rickrack.com — a floral in two colorways and a folky pink Pennsylvania Dutch print. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Feedsack with grapes and plums, from the collection of Just-a-Mere on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

I am really loving this theme, aren’t you? This print really takes the cake. It’s a feedsack from Antique Fabric, $24. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel