Specialty Item Designs
Stitch Count is 159 H x 117 W. The pattern is a delicate little purse stitched on Black 32 count Jobelan. Diagrams for the specialty stitches and instructions for finishing are included in pattern. DMC and Anchor Marlitt stitched with one strand of thread over one fabric thread. Model used Seed and bugle beads on the surface and a pre-strung bead trim along the bottom edge. Design measures 4.97" H x 3.66 W.
This beautiful little purse will make any bride or special occasion one to remember. The entire pattern measures 115 H x 131 W. When stitched on Pampas 36 count linen from Picture This Plus the finished pattern will measure 7.19 H x 8.19 W. The pattern is stitched with one strand of DMC floss over two fabric threads six colors total. Mill Hill beads compliment the pattern and round size 4mm olive colored crystals are used for trim on the purse frame from Lacis.
Stitch Count for Front page is 71 H x 65 W and Back Page 73 H x 64 W. Stitched on 28 count Jobelan using one strand of DMC thread over one fabric thread, the finished size for the open safe is approximately 4.04” H x 3.82” W. Trimmed in size 11 seed beads that can be ordered through Keslyns.
Stitch count for front page 66 H x 66 W, Back Page 64 H x 64 W and Inside Pages 50 H x 56 W. Pattern includes finishing instructions. When stitched on 28 ct. Thyme Jobelan using one strand of thread over one fabric thread, the finished size folded for the safe is approximately 3” square. Supplies from thread Gatherer.
Stitch Count 176 H x 98 W. This little sampler includes detailed diagrams for the specialty stitches and instructions for finishing into a notebook cover. The model was stitched on 28 count Linen using one strand of DMC thread over one fabric thread. Design measures 6.29” x 3.50”. Finished size is 9 1/4” H x 4” W. folded.
This pattern is dedicated to the woman’s son that talked to me after a show last year. She told me a beautiful story about her son loving Dragonflies and that he had been killed. Afterward she seemed to see Dragonflies everywhere. She won-dered if I would do something with a Dragonfly. I’m sad to say I didn’t write down her name and hope she sees this message. The Dragonfly is not stitched but made with wire and beads that is called wire weaving. The pattern includes instructions how to make the Dragonfly and it is so much fun and easier than it looks. The entire pattern measures 132 H x 204 W stitching with one strand of floss over two fabric threads. When stitched on 32 count Pampas fabric from Picture This Plus the finished pattern will measure 8.25" H x 12.75" W. Threads are from Gloriana, Thread Gatherer, and Carrie’s Creation and size 11 seed beads from Mill Hill. Custom framing by Craft Gallery in Ohio and frame is supplied by Huneywood Inc.
Stitch count 100 H x 197 W
The Dragonfly is stitched with threads from Access, DMC, and Rainbow Gallery.
It sparkles and comes to life on the rich Moonglow Cashel fabric from Picture This Plus. The model was stitched on 28 count fabric using one strand of thread and stitched over one fabric thread. The pattern would work on Dublin 25 count as well.
Stitch count for needle safe front page is 78 H x 78 W. Stitched on 28 count hand dyed Wood violet Jobelan using one strand of thread over one fabric thread. Patterns included for front, back, inside page and scissor sheath as well as finishing instructions. Finished size folded for the safe is approximately 3" x 3". Pattern may be ordered with beads.
This is my rendition of the "Gibson Girl" created by Charles Gibson an American graphic artist who captured the beautiful and independent American woman in the late 1890’s. Stitched on 40 count raw linen the pattern measures 165 H x 139 W. When using one strand of Planet Earth silk floss over two fabric threads with a total of six colors the finished pattern will measure 8.25" x 6.80". Custom framing by Craft Gallery in Ohio and frame is supplied by Huneywood Inc.
Stitch count: 115 x 115 A good example of Sym-stitching using only three colors of floss from Glissen Gloss. Stitched on Dark Chocolate Brown linen, 32 count with one strand of thread over one fabric thread finishes this design to measure 3.59” square. The pattern includes diagrams and instructions to make this one a quick stitch.
Stitch count 148 H. x 100 W. Jennifer’s Notebook Cover was created as a complimentary piece to match Jennifer's Wedding Pillow. A place for the bride to keep all her little treasures and notes from her special day. When stitched on 28 count Jobelan using one strand of thread over one fabric thread the design measures 5.3” H x 3.8’ W.
Stitch count 166 H. x 117 W. Kirstin’s Notebook Cover was created as a complimentary piece to match her Wedding Pillow. A place for her to keep all the little treasures and notes from her special day. When stitched on 32 count Victorian Green #685 Lugana using one strand of thread over one fabric thread. Design measures 5.19" H x 3.66” W. DMC, Anchor, with Mill Hill seed and bugle beads.
Stitch Count for front page is 84 stitches square and for back page is 48 stitches square. Model is stitched on 25 count Antique White Jobelan using one strand of thread over one fabric thread. Finished size folded measures 3.9” square. Pattern can be ordered with beads
Stitch Count 181 x 181. From my class taught in 2009. Don't let the specialty stitches scare you. The pattern has detailed diagrams and instructions to guide you through all the stitches. When stitched on 28 count Ivory Jobelan using one strand of floss over one fabric thread the design will measure 6.4" x 6.4" Supplies include Gloriana, Rainbow Gallery, DMC, and 15/0 seed bead. Box supplied by Old Colonial.
This little purse brings back memories of a time passed and how it got it’s name. I can also see it carried today on many special occasions. The entire pattern measures 165 H x 73 W. When stitched on 40 count raw linen from Fabric Flaire using one strand of thread over two fabric threads the finished pattern will measure 8.25 H x 3.65 W before the flap is turned down. Then pre-stung glass beads are added as a fringe at the bottom of the purse and along the back closure. A few glass beads are taken and sewn into the corners and attached to the delicate chain.
Mom and Me - Two patterns - Yes, they may look alike but they are two different patterns. Pictures just don't show how luscious this pattern is. Fabric is 32 count Belfast Monet from Picture This Plus for Mom and the subtle sparkle on white 32 count linen is from Fabric Flaire. The Blue Tanzanite from Access Commodities has that shinny blue/black color perfect to use for an insect. The other sparkle comes from Rainbow Gallery and DMC metallic floss. Stitch count Mom : 156 H x 131 W and Me: 84 H x 73 W. Custom framing from Craft Gallery and frame from Huneywood Inc.
This is the cutest little bottle. Less than 3" tall it is made exactly like an ole' canning jar - rubber liner and all. If you don't know what an ORT Bottle is then we'll tell you. Where do you put all those little ends that you snip off? Of course, they go in an ORT Bottle. That stands for "Old Ragity Tails" These make a wonderful fun gift. Stitch count is 30 H x 223 W. Design area measures 1.07"H x 7.96"W The pattern calls for DMC thread and Jobelan fabric 28 count. Finishing instructions included. In order to keep the cost down the kit only comes with bottle, pattern, charm, and ball chain for the charm. You supply the fabric and thread.
Stitch count for front page is 69 H x 68 W and the back page is 26 H x 26 W. When stitched on 28 count Water Cress Jobelan using one strand of DMC thread over one fabric thread the design measures 3.61” x 3.52” folded. Pattern may be ordered with beads.
Stitch Count 395 H x 189 W. The model is stitched on 40 count raw linen from Wichelt. Silver lined #11 seed beads were used along with silk threads are from Vicki Clayton. This was a class piece taught By Lynda in late 2011. Diagrams and detailed instructions are included in pattern.
Stitch count 125 H x 125 W. This example of Sym-stitching uses only two colors of thread both from Weeks Dye Works. The design is made easy with the detailed diagrams and instructions. Lugana 28 count linen - Mushroom is stitched with one strand of thread over one fabric thread. Design measures 4.46” x 4.46”.
Stitch count is 145 H x 145 W. The stand-up model with 8mm bead legs is stitched on 25 count Okefenokee Linen from Cross Wing. When using two strands of thread over one fabric thread the design measures 5.80” x 5.80”. Three thread colors used from Weeks Dye Works, Thread Gatherer, and Kreinik.
Stitch count is 151 H x 162 W. This is a very good example of Sym-stitching that Lynda teaches around the country. Pattern comes with detailed diagrams and instructions. When stitched on 28 count Ivory Jobelan with one strand of thread over one fabric thread, the design area is approximately 5.39” H x 5.79” W. Threads from Gloriana & Thread Gatherer
Stitch count 101 H x 89 W. The needle case has little pages room for all your tools and a pocket for your scissors. Finishing instructions included. Model was stitched on White Jobelan 28 count using one strand of thread over one fabric thread. Design measures 3.6" H x 3.2" W.
The stitch count is 177 H x 177 W. Another good example of my Sym-Stitching technique. When stitched using two strands of thread over two fabric threads on 32 count linen, Cafe Mocha from Enchanted Fabrics the design area will measure 5.53” x 5.53” And threads used are from Kreinik, Gloriana, and Weeks Dye Works. Beads come from Mill Hill.