Free Ebooks of Needlework designs

This French site houses some delightful old embroidery patterns . These books have been scanned and are free to download. Most of them are cross stitch designs particularly of alphabets. Anyone who loves old samplers will like these but there are some designs for other counted techniques too. On another …

Wednesday WISP another apricot block done

I am still working on blocks for the the diamond block quilt I am working on. As I have explained before the quilt is inspired – or the shape of the blocks were inspired by a quilt made by Martha Bingley in 1883. I am gradually embellishing them one by …