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February 23, 2021
Kitty And Me Designs Update - Never Ending Sampler and more! from Kitty and Me Designs

 

Good morning everyone! I wanted to let you in a few things. 

First, if you prefer printed pattern leaflets, I now offer free shipping on all orders over $35.00.

If you like PDF files, I'm running a 15% off discount until Feb. 28th. Coupon Code: VALENTINE14 .
 
My standard Coupon Code is: STITCH1 . That code will never expire and it's good for $1.00 off on all orders.
 
Also, get your needles ready. I'll have Panel 7 of the Never Ending Sampler ready in the next few days. It's all done ...

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February 15, 2021
Join us for the Shine On Sampler Stitch Along! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We loved sewing up the Shine On Sampler quilt with you, and now we are excited to present its adorable companion, the Shine On Sampler Cross Stitch Pattern! This pattern is a bonus feature in The Bonnie & Camille Quilt Bee Book by It’s Sew Emma. This precious cross stitch pattern along with the other patterns in the book presents the celebrated mother-daughter team’s personal stories of how quilting has shaped their pasts and presents while influencing future generations! Join us next month for the Shine On Sampler Stitch Along!

Kimberly will be stitching a section each week for ...

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February 9, 2021
Introducing a New Design! from Where Art & Life Meet

Yesterday I launched my latest design, Making Waves: A Drawstring Bag in my Etsy Shop! I also made a short video for it. My instructions are very, very detailed. I include everything from how to begin, to how to stitch this bag together and film all stages of the process. YouTube videos demonstrate every step… Continue reading Introducing a New Design!

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February 8, 2021
Announcing the Prim and Proper Stitch Along! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Lori Holt’s hit Prim and Proper quilt was such a success that we couldn’t resist continuing the fun with a Stitch Along! This precious cross stitch pattern by Bee in my Bonnet has vibrant colors and stitches that transport us back to a time where things were handmade and homegrown with love and care. Sew don’t wait… Join us next month for the Prim and Proper Stitch Along with Lori Holt!

Kimberly will be stitching a section each week for 5 weeks from March 3 to March 31, 2021. She’ll be stitching with the Prim AuriFloss ...

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February 4, 2021
Finishing a Project, Pat Pauly & a Note to my Mom from Where Art & Life Meet

I’ve been busy. My Zoom class: Making Waves ~ A Drawstring Bag, which was an eight week “stitch along” is concluding today. We had SO much fun! I cannot show the finished bag in this post, but I will in next week’s post when I will also launch it in my Etsy Shop. Very exciting.… Continue reading Finishing a Project, Pat Pauly & a Note to my Mom

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January 21, 2021
Hopeful Flowers—Week One from Telling Stories Through the Needle's Eye

Our Hopeful Flowers Stitch Along is here!

We are thrilled to be able to share this free project with you over the course of the next two months. This wallhanging came about because we wanted to create something that focused on going beyond the blanket stitch for wool appliqué. The inspiration for the palette came from the amazing Tres Jolie lawns from French General that I (Kara) purchased this summer. We knew right from the start that this would be a great second project for our little Hopeful Bluebird Facebook Group. Little did we know that this small group would ...

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January 6, 2021
Join us for the Be Mine 2021 Stitch Along from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

A little birdie told me love is in the air! Our love for stitching sure is. Please join me, Kimberly Jolly, for the Be Mine Stitch Along. It is sure to be a lovely time with two new pattern releases and lots of love for cross stitching to go around!

This February, I am celebrating my love of cross stitch for 28 days of stitching up the loveliest patterns around. You can join me by stitching a new pattern every day, a new pattern each week, or spend your February stitching up one big piece.

Be Mine begins February 1 ...

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December 31, 2020
2020 Cross Stitch Finishes from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Fun fact about me – I was an avid cross stitcher before I ever knew how to quilt. Last Spring I started the Fat Quarter Shop FlossTube channel and each Wednesday I share what I’ve been working on. This year we hosted and joined in sew many stitch alongs, like Prim Village, Jolly July, Stitch-tober and many more! It’s been a year of floss, cloth, sticky board and finishing tape, and with my list of WIPs for 2021 still growing, it’s good for me to remember what I’ve achieved in 2020. I have it all documented in ...

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December 29, 2020
Christmas Farmhouse Fabric Size from Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara

Would someone who is more experienced please verify that what I’m writing is correct? I think I’m right but . . who knows any more. So, please don’t order fabric til someone else says I’m correct. The Pattern: If you go to the pattern page at Little House Needleworks, it gives you the stitch counts...

The post Christmas Farmhouse Fabric Size appeared first on Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara.

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December 23, 2020
Jolly Housewives Week 4 with Stitching with the Housewives from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

It is Week 4 of the Jolly Housewives Stitch-A-Long with Priscilla and Chelsea of The Real Housewives of Cross Stitch! I hope you had a fun and progress-filled week of stitching. I was having so much fun stitching up these patterns that I finished all of my projects early.

Jolly Housewives started December 1 and lasts until December 31. This year I stitched up six of my favorite Stitching with the Housewives Christmas patterns!

To help everyone stay organized, I created a FREE Downloadable December 2020 Calendar which you can use to plan your stitching for the month! Here is ...

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December 16, 2020
Jolly Housewives Week 3 with Stitching with the Housewives from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

It is Week 3 of the Jolly Housewives Stitch-A-Long with Priscilla and Chelsea of The Real Housewives of Cross Stitch! I hope you had a fun and progress-filled week of stitching. We still have two more weeks of stitching to go, but at this pace, I think I may finish early. Don’t worry, if you haven’t started stitching yet, it’s not too late to join me!

Jolly Housewives started December 1 and lasts until December 31, but I couldn’t wait, so I started stitching on November 24. This year I am stitching up six of my ...

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December 9, 2020
Jolly Housewives Week 2 with Stitching with the Housewives from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

It is Week 2 of the Jolly Housewives Stitch-A-Long with Priscilla and Chelsea of The Real Housewives of Cross Stitch! I hope you had a fun and progress-filled week of stitching. I know I did! Now, I am ready to share a progress update on my WIP’s. Don’t worry, if you haven’t started stitching yet, it’s not too late to join me!

Jolly Housewives started December 1 and lasts until December 31, but I couldn’t wait, so I started stitching on November 24. This year I am stitching up six of my favorite Stitching with ...

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December 2, 2020
Jolly Housewives Week 1 with Stitching with the Housewives from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

I am kicking off Week 1 of the Jolly Housewives Stitch-A-Long with Priscilla and Chelsea of The Real Housewives of Cross Stitch! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. I’m rested and recharged and ready to share a progress update on my WIP’s. If you haven’t started a stitch, it’s not too late to join!

Jolly Housewives started December 1 and lasts until December 31, but I couldn’t wait, so I started stitching on November 24. This year I am stitching up six of my favorite Stitching with the Housewives Christmas patterns! You can ...

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November 18, 2020
Stitch-tober Week 7 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

I am completely done with FQS Stitch-tober for this year! I am so glad you stitched along with me for 7 weeks of spooky, stitchy fun. We completed the Fright Night Mystery Series together and stitched through several other WIP’s.

These are the projects I stitched on for my seventh and final week.

 

 

 

 

 

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November 16, 2020
Jolly Housewives SAL with The Real Housewives of Cross Stitch from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Christmas is coming and it’s about to get a lot more jolly! This December we’re stuffing our stockings and decking the halls with cross stitch. Join me, Kimberly Jolly, and Priscilla and Chelsea from The Real Housewives of Cross Stitch for Jolly Housewives, A Merry Little Stitch-A-Long! You can stitch along with us by stitching up your favorite holiday patterns designed by Stitching with the Housewives all season long.

Jolly Housewives starts December 1 and lasts until December 31, but I can’t wait to get started so I will begin stitching on November 24. This is the ...

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November 11, 2020
Stitch-tober Week 6 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

I completed my Fright Night Mystery Pattern last week and now I am spending the rest of FQS Stitch-tober stitching up my other WIPS. I hope you are making progress everyday and enjoying it as much as I am! We have only have one more week left so it is crunch time! You can find inspo and potential projects on Fat Quarter Shop’s Stitch-tober Page if you are looking for more patterns to finish before the season is over.

These are the projects I started on for my sixth week.

 

 

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November 4, 2020
Stitch-tober Week 5 + Fright Night Update from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

I am stitching through Week 5 of Stitch-tober with the fifth release of Fright Night and some progress on my new WIP’s! I hope you’ve had an eventful week of stitching. We have two more weeks of stitching to go! You can find inspo and potential projects on Fat Quarter Shop’s Stitch-tober Page if you are stitching along too.

Week 5 of Fright Night revealed a haunting tree and a pretty pumpkin. I loved stitching this mystery with you, and I love how the whole spooky scene came together.

I invited some stitchy friends to stitch along ...

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October 28, 2020
Stitch-tober Week 4 + Fright Night Update from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

I am stitching through Week 4 of Stitch-tober with the fourth release of Fright Night and some progress on my new WIP’s! I hope you’ve had an eventful week of stitching. We’re just over half of the way through! You can find inspo and potential projects on Fat Quarter Shop’s Stitch-tober Page to get you started.

Week 4 of Fright Night revealed a spooky haunted house. I love the ghost detail! If you’d like to join, you still can! Sign up by October 30 receive the patterns today.

I invited some stitchy friends to stitch ...

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October 22, 2020
Designing, Ripping Out & A Video From My Mother from Where Art & Life Meet

I’ve been working away on my latest project: “Stitch Along With Ariane”, which is actually a Zoom Series that will span 8 weeks, with a weekly Zoom meet-up to discuss the past week’s lesson, and the following week’s stitches. I’m working on the background stitching while awaiting the last of my threads to arrive. I’m… Continue reading Designing, Ripping Out & A Video From My Mother

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October 21, 2020
Stitch-tober Week 3 + Fright Night Update from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

I’m stitching through Week 3 of Stitch-tober with the third release of Fright Night and some progress on my new WIP’s! I hope you’ve had an eventful week of stitching, but it’s not too late to join if you are just tuning in. You can find inspo and potential projects on Fat Quarter Shop’s Stitch-tober Page to get you started.

Week 3 of Fright Night revealed a super spooky haunted house! If you’d like to join, you still can! Sign up to receive the patterns today.

I invited some stitchy friends to stitch along ...

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