Finishing services

After 20 years of finishing my own cross stich ornaments, I am now offering my services to others stitchers. Many stitchers have requested these services. If you are interested please contact me at cindy_derosa@yahoo.com

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The last post of the year

 This pattern is by hands on designs.
A year of celebrations
Done on 32 ct spellbook Jobelan by
Colourandcotton.com .
I added crystals and a blue snowflake

 Pattern by Prairie schooler
Button up.  I did a snippet .  So
Cute.  Made him into a tiny ornament.
 These snowmen I purchased at 75 percent
Off at one of the craft stores.  They have
A clip on the back.  I monogrammed the scarf
And sent all 6 out as stitching gifts.  They will
Be a surprise for stitchers.  They are super cute.


 The was a freebie from handsondesign.biz
I will finish into a tiny ornamnet.
 This was a gift from Carol at stitching dreams
A beautiful praIrie schooler santa.
He just makes me smile.
 This was a gift from Vonna the twisted stitcher.
What a beautiful finish.  Perfect colors.
 This is a gift from CraftyCat- Cathy
I actually stitched this piece and sent
It out as a gift.  I love the cardinals

Thank you to all the stitchers who made my
Christmas brighter.
 This is a snowman I made for my brother
In law who does home improvements.
I just used E6000 glue and added the scarf
 This is a cranberry cake I made for Christmas.
A great combination of sweet/tart
I hope everyone had a blessed Christmas.
The stitching community is the kindest group
I have ever belonged to.  As we head into the new year,
I wanted to wish everyone a blessed, healthy, and happy
New year.  I read each and every comment, thank you
For taking the time to say hello.

This year I stitched 102 cross stitch pieces.
I gave away over 3 dozens gifts to stitchers.
I have never stitched that many in one year.

2019 will be a different year of  stitching for me.
HAPPY NEW YEAR

Saturday, November 24, 2018

It's the most wondefull time of the year


I hope everyone had a great thanksgiving.
I finished the second block of Spring
At Hawk run hollow.  I truly enjoy this pattern.





I have been busy making fabric stars for
Gifts.  These are beautiful and I have added cross 
Stitch to many of them.  I have a video tutorial
Here if you would like make themhttps://youtu.be/RJ-pKom9D7w
Moo came to camp Cindy for a week.  Love him
I made miracle pie and it was super
 fast to make and yummy. Click here for video recipehttps://youtu.be/_S8k83GPqo0
Homdmade cranberry sauce
My son will be 27 on the 27th.  Happy birthday Chris.
Where does the time go.

We have a great time celebrating his birthday and
Thanksgiving.   I hope everyone has a blessed Christmas season.🌻

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Into November we go

 The first block of spring at Hawk run hollow
Is done. Stitched on 28Ct spring morning by colourandcotton.com

 The turkey is from heartstring samplery Festive little
Fobs harvest s edition. Done on a scrap linen.


 This pattern is by heartstring samplery
Festive little fobs christmas.
The metal trees I purchased at joanns on
Sale.  The magnet is on the inside of the fabric.

 To my delight I met up with Dena from halfstitchcrossstitch 
And Marlene from stitchingbythelakeby .  Both
Of these wonderful ladies do videos on flosstube.
The time I spent with them was amazing.  Thank you
Ladies for taking the time to visit with me.
 Marlene stitched this beautiful pillow.
 Dena stitched her first biscornu for me.
Beautiful treasures from both


 A family gathering.  Both of my children 
Have moved to new homes this past weekend.
They paid a visit to put some things in my
Storage.  We had lots of food and played some
Games.  Since I will not see my daughter for
Christmas, I gave her the cat I made for
Her.  She loved it and will it hang it in her van.

 I had fun antiquing this past week.
Some great finds







Into the holiday season we go.
The trees are turning colors.
I hope everyone enjoys the fall season
If you want details on these pieces, you can
Watch My video herehttps://youtu.be/WcalVCZBKbA


Monday, October 22, 2018

Fall finishes

 Pattern by Hands on designs
Live within your harvest.
On scrap linen.


 Stitching dots sent to stitchers
Pattern by hawk run hollow
The houses



Stitching is my hearts desire
Pattern by Hands on Designs

Happy fall everyone.  Blogger is still not
Letting me respond to most messages.

If you want more details you can watch My video herehttps://youtu.be/GCKhw91Po_w


Sunday, October 14, 2018

Stitching meetup and a save

 Pair O pilgrims by lizzie kate
I stitched these together.  Done on 28Ct monaco.

 Houses of hawk run hollow.
I had to save this piece.  I decided to
Make them into ornaments.  They look
Like stitching dots.  These will be gifted to stitchers.

 Meeting Pam and Steph from just keep stitchin
In Sweetwater Tn.  Love these ladies.
 Meeting Candy from Candy stitches.
A blessing to meet all of the ladies
At the retreat.

 Oct 13th and my sunflowers are still blooming