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A New Design For A New Year

 

 

Looking for a stitching project for the New Year?  My first design for the New Year, Floral Bouquet in Pinks and Blues, is just what your need!  Its name is Floral Bouquet In Pinks and Blues.   Keep reading for more details.

 

It's Snow Season at AC Needlework

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It REALLY has been snowing at AC Needlework!  Literally!!  Four to five inches of snow fell this past weekend in my neck of the woods! While it was a soft, fluffy snow, we are ready to see it go. Watching the flakes fall from the sky brought to mind the snowflake cross stitch designs in the AC Needlework shop.  Keep reading to get more details about them.

 

New Snowflake At AC Needlework and It's Free

 

If you love snow, this is a perfect counted cross stitch design for you – and it’s FREE!  Keep reading for more details about the Silver Snowflake Cross Stitch Design  from AC Needlework.

 

How To Create a Smile? Cross Stitch a Pansy!

 

 

 

Whether you call them “johnny jump ups”, violas, or pansies, nature gives us these sweet faces that make us smile in the dead of winter in the South.   Learn how to bring smiles to friends and family anytime of the year by stitching these counted cross stitch pansy designs from AC Needlework. 

 

Celebrate Fall by Cross Stitching This Fall Harvest Quilt Block

 

 

 Fall - my favorite time of year!  It means relief from the hot, muggy days of summer in the South.  Those crisp, clear days with intense red and gold leaves against vivid blue skies are breathtaking.  It also means harvest time!    Keep reading to see how this season inspired my Fall Harvest Quilt Block counted cross stitch design.  

 

 

Cross Stitch Stars Are Here and They Are FREE

 

 

If you follow AC Needlework on Facebook, you know I promised that new pattern releases were coming soon.  Well, I am happy to report that new Cross Stitch Stars have arrived at AC Needlework and better yet they are FREE for you in the AC Needlework free pattern gallery!  Keep reading for all the pattern details and get some ideas for using these patterns.

 

Have You Tried Zenbroidery Yet?

 

 

 

Have you tried zenbroidery?  It looks like fun, especially if you want to take a break from counted thread projects, want to learn traditional embroidery or are in the mood for a mixed media approach to stitching.  So, join me in exploring zenbroidery!

 

Cross Stitching A Rail Fence Quilt Block

 

 

The zig and zag of a rail fence is the inspiration for a popular 19th century quilt design known as the Rail Fence Quilt Block.  Not a quilter?  That’s ok!  Why not bring this eye tricking design into your cross stitch repertoire?  Keep reading to see how.

 

 

Free Counted Cross Stitch Designs from AC Needlework

 

Free counted cross stitch patterns have come to AC Needlework!!

 Keep reading for more information.

 

 

A New Holiday Design - Red Poinsettia Star

 

Do you love poinsettias?  I do!  Christmas is not complete without them.   My new cross stitch design, Red Poinsettia Star, was inspired by a red poinsettia accented with touches of white and, of course, green leaves.  Keep reading to get more details.

 

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