Saturday, July 31, 2010


Was thinkin what to start to stitch next, and... found Renato Parolin designs! And fell in love with them straight away. They are so simple and so amazing!
Had antique white evenweave and wanted really darker color, so putted it in coffee(yea, rite, just normal coffee and hot water) and got color what i desired. Deadly. Next, found red mercerised threads (made in india) and gonna start my work as soon as posible! :)

Heres how finished designs gona look like. Adorable!!!

As always, happy stitching!


Thursday, July 29, 2010

Fairy with baby (final)

YAY!! Finally finished my Fairy with baby project! Sooo happy with the result. Absolutelly love it and cant wait to put it in proper frame and hang im my litl man's room.:)

And more pictures here, so proud of myself!

And some close ups:

Design: Joan Elliot
Fabric: 14 count white Aida
Threads: Mix of Anchor, cheap chinese ones, Kreinik nr.4, DMC Metallics
Beads: Gutterman and mix from cheap beading kit
Needle: Nr. 24 Tapesty Needle
Stitched by: Froggy

Joy in the making! XXX


Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Little Heart Sampler

Hey ho, nearly finish my fairy with baby project, its turning unreal, cant believe it actualy looks so good. Mite be sharing it soon. :)
Next i decided to stitch something small,and found this Little Heart Sampler from My Heart Designs. Thanks Debbie : ) So cant wait to start it! Joy joy!

As always, happy stiching!


Monday, July 26, 2010

Needle Minder

Yay! Finally got my needle minder from Kemscott Designs. Its absolutely deadly!

Also i've got some Kreinik Metallics threads, DMC Gold & Silver Metallics and DMC white & black to finish my Fairy with baby project.

So needle in hands and let's go!

Happy stiches!


Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Fairy with baby progress

Wasn't blogging for while, was busy busy with bactuses, have two now, one you saw here, and made another one, which i called 'Orange Crush', and which i mite share tomorrow (if be lucky with pictures).:)
My 'Fairy with baby' going well, spent two full days working on them, so not much left, yay!! As well ordered some stuff from my favorite 'Sew & So', some metallic threads and my wished Needle Minder!! So can't wait for stuff to arrive!!
So here my work progress:

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Daisy Biscornu

Wasnt doing biscornus for a while, and this one come out so easy. I love the pattern same as i love daisies! :)

Design: Unknown (found on
Fabric: Zweigart 28 Count Jubilee, colour Antique white
Tread: Anchor
Beads: cheap version of Mill Hill
Stitched by Froggy

Friday, July 16, 2010

Blueberry Delight Bactus

YAY!!! Finally finish my first bactus yesterday!! Called it Blueberry Delight, because of colors and because i like blueberries :) Colors turned very well, was very joyfull to make it and Im very happy with the result. Thinking about making another one, summery version.

pattern: Baktus by Strikkelise
yarn: Ocean (shade 163, dye lot 43), 70% Dralon 30% wool, 1,5 skeins
needles: 3.00 mm
size: widest point (deep): 11 inches, length: 57 inches from tip to tip

Thursday, July 15, 2010

More Goodies!

Was really happy morning 2day again. Got my parcel from Sew & Saw at 9 a.m. this morning. Happy days!! Got full box of goodies!!
This time i got:

1. Mighty Brighty clip-on Light. YES!!!
2. Soluble Canvas. Gona make some stuff for my litl man. :)
3. DMC Needle Threader
4. DMC Vintage Scissor Case. Be nice match with my DMC Needle Case.
5. Hoop.. Hoop.. Hurray!!! :} 8'' (20 cm) Embreidery Hoop
6. Dinky-Dyes hand-dyed silk (Luna Park)

So hoppefully gona finish my started Bactus today(its goin very well, so much fun in making) and start new project. Didnt decide what its goin to be yet.
Anyway - Joy in the Making!!!


Tuesday, July 13, 2010

That strange word... Bactus

Was so bored today, finish one project and didnt wanted to started another one, waiting for my favorite 'Sew & So' stuff to arive, which gona happen in few days. Grrr... cant wait!!
So was bored and searching internet all over for new ideas and cool hand-made stuff. And guess what i found? BACTUS!!!
Bactus is a scarf or kerchief, which is soooo easy to make and it looks savage. So happy days, gona be busy for a few days!! yay!!
Joy in the making!!!
If you be interested in making one here's pattern with explanations, which i found helpfull.

Anyway if any questions - feel free to ask The Frog. She knows :()

Heres hows its gona look alike when be ready:

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Litl Hamster

My fathers birthday is next week and i really want to stich him a hamster for card. Searched internet all over, and couldn't find anything i like. Only found stitched hamster. :(
This one, isnt he adorable? :)

So i transfered it to crossStitch pattern with PM Stich Creator 3.0. So happy days!!!

Friday, July 9, 2010


This morning was so delightful, cause I went to check my mail box and found there bag with goodies which I ordered few days ago from So this was in the box:

I couldn't wait any longer and opened it, and this is what i found:


So things that I've ordered were:
1. Vintage needle case from DMC
2. 2 Horse heads floss organizers
3. Thread Heaven (to help preventing tangling and fraying of threads), wooooo!!
4. Zweigart 28 Count Jubilee Antique White Canvas

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Age of Elegance

'...Bring glamour to you walls with Angela Poole's silhoutte portraits...'
When i saw this in CrossStitcher magazine issue 228, I of course couldn't resist not to stich it! The result is lovely, especially Im really happy with frames, which I've got in Heatons. Great Job!

Happy stitching! XXX

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Fairy with baby

Hey everyone,
want to share my started work 'Fairy with baby' which I started to stich 2 months ago, and this is how process goin. About a half still left to do. Cant wait to finish this lovely project and put it in nice frame to decorate my baby's room. JOY!

Happy stitching!


Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Fabulous Scissors Fob

Finish my 'litl' scissors fob, it came bigger than expected, but all colors came out really nice!! Gona use it like scissor's fob till Xmas, then think Christmas Tree be better place for it! By the way, made tassel and twisted cord myself too, which was loads of fun, especially twisted cord!
I used 14 count white aida and colors of my choice. Took chart from deep internet fields (sorry, don't remember where).

Tatoo-styled Swallow

Hey hey its braggy time! Wanna share lovely swallow I just finish few days ago. Really in love with this tatto-styled design from Emily Peacock. Don't know yet where I'm gonna used it, maybe just put on the bag, or put in the frame. Hmm... hard desision!

Love this Emily Peacock's design!!!

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Home sweet Home

Sorry wasnt blogging for so long, was so busy stitching away. Finally finished my 'Home sweet Home' kit from CrossStitcher magazine ussue 228. Its turned absolutely lovely, and really pleasure to have that peace of bright colors in my house! :)

Kit is completed on 14 count white aida, with Anchor threads, which were in the kit. Thanx CrossStitcher magazine for such a nice free kit!!!


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