Russian Chicken Pattern

1871 cross stitch pattern from a book on Russian folklore. Quick and easy little one-color pattern of a stylized bird with a dramatic wing and tail.

Punch Needling

My first foray into punch needling with a cute pink flamingo pattern from Dimensions.

Punch Needle Embroidery

An impulse buy of a needle punch kit at Christmas and the purchase a Dimensions needle punch – my thoughts on the needle and classical embroidery technique.

Christmas Palm Tree Embroidery

A vintage embroidery pattern gets a modern interpretation with this Christmas Palm Tree embroidery pattern from The Crafty Tipster and her Mom.