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Simple Stitches

Simple Stitches

Who says you need to be an expert needle worker to create a stunning design? Today’s heart demonstrates the use of very simple stitches.  I have talked about using bands in designs previously and this is another great example. While there is no specific pattern used, this is an adaptation of a design featured in…

Lavender Bargello

Lavender Bargello

Since our colour feature focuses on purple/lavender this month, I’m going to share not one but two bargello samples — both with a beautiful lavender colour feature. If you are new to the series, each month we feature one Bargello sample (two this month) using a particular colour theme as inspiration. Hopefully, you will find…

Spring Stitching

Spring Stitching

Are you ready for some spring stitching? I think it is time, don’t you!? While we are not seeing much spring weather here on the west coast (YET), this colour combination reminds me of daffodils and iris in the garden. I’m looking forward to seeing some daffodils pop up soon as I planted a lot…

Purple

Purple

We are celebrating the colour PURPLE throughout the month of April. Welcoming April means welcoming spring here on the west coast. When I thought about what colour to choose for my monthly Colour Feature Series, I could easily have chosen pink, yellows or greens. BUT, I opted to select the colour purple as it reminds…

Purple Cross Stitch Pattern

Purple Cross Stitch Pattern

Purple is a stunning colour to use on any needlework project, but especially when creating beautiful cross-stitch patterns. This post is an excellent example of that. This lovely floral pattern is part of the ‘Garden Stars’ pattern.   The entire pattern is designed by Ink Circles. The design has lots of circular motifs, incorporating shapes reminiscent…

Nine Patch

Nine Patch

This month we are sharing a nine-patch mini sampler! Welcome to our mini sampler series. If you are new, we are posting one complimentary mini sampler per month stitched with Colour Complements threads. If you are a quilter, then you will most likely be very familiar with the nine-patch block. This was one of the…