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cross stitch the bluebird trail, floral, flowers, birdhouse, birds, nature

Spring is just around the corner

By Colleen | March 19, 2019

When writing my title for this entry I couldn’t decide between “spring is just around the corner”  or “127 hours later… it is done” I mention the time it took to stitch this piece because it just seems like such a large number to me. I consider myself a relatively quick stitcher, so it kinda…

cross stitch america land that we love states emblems, historical

stitched and framed-America

By Colleen | March 18, 2019

Doing cross stitch has always felt rewarding to me. I start with a blank piece of fabric and after hours/days/weeks I get to see the stitched picture appear on the once blank fabric. But when I send that piece off to the recipient, I feel like I am still not seeing the full picture. While…

cross stitch cocktail construction, drinks, ingredients, vintage

Customized project- cocktail construction

By Colleen | February 13, 2019

Cocktail Construction by Carolina Cross Stitch Inc 1979.  This was stitched on 14 ct aida with stitched size approx 8.25 x 15.5 inches.  This piece was customized by the customer who graphed some of his own drinks and ingredients, so my photo varies from the original pattern cover sheet. Customer plans to frame this under…


By Colleen | January 2, 2019

  HAPPY NEW YEAR To view photos of completed projects from last year, go to the project gallery. I haven’t posted any of the newly completed projects from 2019 yet. Happy New Year and thank you to all of my customers.  I really enjoy the stitching as well as the interaction with you. ​Hope your…

cross stitch holiday glow christmas stocking. Santa giving gift to snowman, bag of toys

104 days….

By Colleen | September 12, 2018

  According to google, it’s only 104 days until Christmas… that means I need to step it up and get all those Christmas projects completed.  Here’s a few of the  Christmas projects recently completed.

better late than never- facebook & instagram

By Colleen | August 20, 2018

  It’s been 9 years on my “to do” list, but I finally added my site to facebook.  However, I will still continue to use this site as my main source of information and for quote requests. Feel free to stop by, say hello, or give it a like if you’ve been pleased with my…

cross stitch pretty little NY, colorful buildings, sky scrapers, statue of liberty, taxi

First finished project 2018

By Colleen | January 10, 2018

  Pretty Little NY was stitched on 18 ct fiddlers cloth. This colorful piece will be shipped to Australia.​Yes, I am happy to ship projects internationally.

*** Happy New Year- 2018***

By Colleen | January 1, 2018

  Yes, I am still doing commissioned counted cross stitch work.  I have spent the past year focusing on stitching and getting thru my waiting list, but I have not kept the site updated with progress photos -edit 1/10/18:  I just uploaded the photos of the completed projects from 2017. To view these, click on…

cross stitch celtic challenge, stitched over one, green

A Celtic Challenge

By Colleen | January 19, 2017

  This piece is titled ” A Celtic Challenge” by The Sweetheart Tree.  The piece arrived with the outer border unstitched.  I was asked to only stitch this “woven” celtic outer border and the customer will then complete piece by attaching the required beads and  Claddagh charm.  This was stitched on 32 count white with…

cross stitch garden of eden payla vaughan quilt hanging on fencepost, bonnet, flowers

Paula Vaughan’s Golden Needle Collection ( 4 pieces) 

By Colleen | January 14, 2017

  I recently completed 4 beautiful pieces by Paula Vaughan, from the Golden Needle Collection (Leisure Arts).  Each piece displayed a quilt in a different setting. These were stitched on 16 count antique white aida.  The titles include: Pink Ribbon, May, June Bride and Garden of Eden.  The customer plans to frame these pieces in…