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Anita's Stitching

I have begun stitching in 1978. For the last 10 years, my stitching has been with "smalls". I love to use beads and ribbons and always looking for new ways for finishing. My email addresses is

Sunday, July 15, 2012

July 2012 updates charts, scissors, fabric...

A few new charts are added:

-Tree of Life Samplings "Beauty & Grace":

- Country Cottage needleworks "September Cottage" and "Cookies and Milk":

Pineberry Lane "Lydia Broom Sampler":

- Rosewood Manor "Flowers of Rosehall", she is using Valdani Silk floss ball for the design. It is very pretty.

With thy needle and Thread "August Word Play" and "Hilda's Alphabet Brew":

New Quilting Patterns: 2 new Quilting patterns, Lynette Anderson "Garden Gnome Needlebook and Scissors Keeper" and Atkinson Designs "Classmate":

New Products from Fabric Flair:

- Thread Organizer in 4 different colors and they are only $3.75 sale price.
-It measures 1 1/2" wide x 7 3/4" long. Organize 32 threads per thread organizer; each one is marked with letters A-Z so you can reference your thread to your chart; each has a flight safe thread cutter, making them great for projects on the go and made from durable plastic; a tape writing strip is on the back for identifying each color and you can replace it with mask tape for new projects.

- Grip-n-Stitch, it is a really cool tool:

Key Features: Grip-n-Stitch is the most advanced needlework frame in the world, a necessity for stitchers everywhere! Absolutely no ring marks or slacking guaranteed! Reusable and entirely adjustable for each project by increments of 1In (2.5cm). Fully adjustable to nearest 1In (2.5cm) frame size. Re-usable frame & pieces. Easy & quick to assemble. Each Kit creates a frame up to 56In. Completely Adjustable & Reusable. Makes any size frame (up to 56" diameter per kit). Complete adjustment of tension Never re-stretch, once on it keeps required tension. Full instructions, helpful hints and video online.This kit will make a frame from 16” to 44” measured around the outside. Adjustable size, reusable, easy and quick to assemble and use, and no ring marks. Kit contains twelve 2” pieces, four 1” pieces, four corners, clips, and padded adhesive tape.

Here is a video to show you the features of the tool:

I am still working on the linen and evenweave page of the Fabric Flair. The unique items are they have 36 ct evenweave available in many colors, I am only adding the basic White, Antique white and Ivory at this time. Flag Scissors of the World, great introduction price at $7.99 with leather sheath:

More countries will be added soon in a few weeks:

- I also added Premax Ring Lock Straight scissors and 3" Swan scissors gold and black:

Access Commodities Needle ID Card

6 sturdy plastic cards covered the following needles. There are six cards in the set, covering chenille, betweens, sharps, milliner, tapestry, and English crewel and French crewel embroidery needle. A very handy tool and a must have for all stitchers.

Mary Corbet (Needle n thread) has a detailed discussion on this needle ID card. She is so generous to give me permission to include the link to her blog here.

Prairie Horizon Stitchworks "Vintage Dollie Pyn Pillows". Limited Quantity.Vintage Dollie Pyn Pillows - Limited Edition. Each Pyn Pillow is approximately 6.5" x 6.5", sewn using Blackbird Designs fabric, imported Swiss lace and 2 mother of pearl buttons :

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

New scissors and new charts update

3 new Premax Scottish Scissors:

Quite a few new charts are added:

Blackbird Designs "Sarah's House" and "In the Meadow (Quilting):

New Victoria Sampler Designs "Summer Box " and "French Linen Pocket":

Lizzie Kate Inspiration Boxer "Sweetest Simple Things"

Samsarah "The Flock" Pat #5 Asterisk Bird:

Plum Street "Halloweenies":

Leisure Arts booklet "Words to stitch by":

32 pages. The booklet is by La D Da designer. 8 designs and the names of the charts are "By Her Hand", "Mares Eat Oats", "The Tie that Binds", "My Friend", "Roses are Red", "Nice Matters", "My Sunshine", and "Merry Sunshine". The charts are in colors and exceptional value.Total retail price for all eight charts are $72. Express your creativity - and your sentiments with these popular cross stitch designs by Lori Markovic. Whether you'r looking for the right words to thank a friend, brighten a family member's day, or remind yourself and others that Nice Matters .

New Items from Kelmscott Designs:

- Kelmscott Star Scissors - Kelmscott Cirlce and Square Scissors

- Kelmscott Windmill Needleminder - Kelmscott VB's Friendship Claddagh

The Just Cross Stitch Halloween's collector Issues has arrived today:

Here is the Lizzie Kate Halloween Mystery Part I shipment. All the prepaid orders will be shipped tomorrow, Saturday. More info can be found on the web site.