Friday, May 29, 2009

Erica Michaels, Little House Needleworks, Nora Corbett Designs, Blackbird Designs & Just Nan

Erica Michaels
To start off today's post, here's a very cute wool strawberry scissor fob/pincushion that was designed exclusively for The Silver Needle.

Very Berry
Fibers: Gentle Art Simply Wool, WDW Wool
Fabric: 30 ct. Silk Gauze

Little House Needleworks
Diane has two great new designs, Fresh Watermelon and Colonial Women. Check out the beaded black ants on Fresh Watermelon. Too cute!

Fresh Watermelon
Fibers: DMC
Fabric: 28 ct. Vintage Examplar Linen
by Lakeside Linens
Embellishments: Mill Hill beads,
black bird button by JABCo.
Stitch Count: 86W x 86H

Colonial Women
Fibers: CC, DMC
Fabric: 32 ct. Flax Linen
Stitch Count: 144W x 143H
Finished Size: 9"W x 9"H

Nora Corbett Designs
Sweet Pea and Pansy are the latest releases in the Pixie Couture Collection. Aren't they lovely? I need to hurry up and stitch L and M in the Letters by Nora series so that I can start on one of these!

Sweet Pea
Fibers: DMC, Kreinik,
Caron Collection Waterlilies
Fabric: 32 ct. Antique White Jobelan
Embellishments: Mill Hill beads
Stitch Count: 128W x 169H

Fibers: DMC, Kreinik
Fabric: 32 ct. Antique White Jobelan
Embellishments: Mill Hill beads
Stitch Count: 117W x 170H

Blackbird Designs
If you're a member of the Loose Feathers Club, then I'm sure you've probably already seen The Simple Things, pattern #36 in the series. Here it is for the rest of us!

The Simple Things
Fibers: WDW (sampler), WDW & CC (pincushion)
Fabric: 30 ct. Marva's Blend Linen
by R&R Reproductions (sampler),
30 ct. Old Mill Java Linen
by R&R Reproductions (pincushion)
Stitch Count: 168W x 66H (sampler),
32W x 32H (pincushion)
I'd been hearing about the release of Sirens of the Sea for awhile now. I finally have information about it to share with you. Also, there is another summer release from Just Nan called Pin Keeper's Garden. These designs will be available in June. Have a look!

Sirens of the Sea
Fibers: Au Ver A Soie
Fabric: 28 ct. Meadow Mist Cashel Linen
Embellishments: Beads, pearls,
silver shell (included)
Stitch Count: 59W x 157H
Finished Size: 4 1/4"W x 11 1/4"H

Pin Keeper's Garden
Fibers: DMC, GAST
Fabric: 28 ct. Graziano Natural Milan Linen
Embellishments: Beads, charms (included)
Stitch Count: 69W x 69H
Finished Size: 5"W x 5"H

Gosh, there are lots of goodies from some great designers in this post. Hope this keeps you happy until my next one!

1 comment:

  1. I've got Sirens and Pin Keeper's Garden on order already :D
    Can't wait for them both to arrive!