Quilty Stitches Sampler Along Block #1

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30 Responses

  1. Shari says:

    Woo Hoo! And we are off to an amazing start!

  2. Stephanie says:

    So excited! Need to buy my supplies!

  3. Connie says:

    Thank you!!!!! I can’t wait. . . .cross stitch is so much fun. Love that you are doing so many great blocks from some of my favorite quilters. Happy stitching, everyone!

  4. whit says:

    Thank You!

  5. Judy says:

    Are you filling in with white inside each block too? I tried to zoom in and I think I see stitches.

  6. melissa says:

    I need to buy my supplies today!

  7. Ava says:

    Hope my question is not too complicated. Say the diagonal line where the quarter stitches should be is bordering too colors. Using your example the green uppermost point which borders the white. Would half of the quarter be in green and the other half be in white?

    Also are you using the sharp tipped or blunt tip needle?

    Thanks

  8. Jackie says:

    Thank you very much for your generosity. I have printed the charts and will be on to my start soon.

  9. Vicki says:

    Been wanting to learn cross-stitching for some time but can’t seem to keep the patience for it. So, hopefully, this small project will get me moving.

    I’ll check out some instructions on youtube so I don’t have to ask a lot of questions — like, how many strands of thread is used? Silly things like that LOL

  10. Claudia says:

    This is such a fun idea! Looking forward to seeing all those pretty blocks. Thanks for sharing and greetings from Germany

  11. Maria says:

    Oh this looks like fun. Wonder if I can find Aida cloth tucked away in my cupboard. Thank you.

  12. Marie-Claire says:

    Votre blog est magnifique Marie-Claire(Belgique)

  13. Danette says:

    I agree this looks like fun! Thank you for sharing you pattern. I’m just getting my supplies together.

  14. I blogged about this today and shared some of my cross stitched pieces displayed in our home. I’ve printed out the pattern and can’t wait to get started!

  15. Beaj says:

    Thanks …need magenta ink…my printer is not working….need to wait till Wednesday..:(

  16. Kathy M Boice says:

    I look forward to new posts.

  17. Oh yes! yes! yes! I have to do this! My DH just brought home a big box of cross stitch fabric from the local thrift shop today & I really want to stitch something. How adorable! Thanks so much for doing this. Have a super day!

  18. Judy S says:

    I would like to know how many strands of embroidery floss you used? Thanks

  19. Hildy says:

    Newbie her. I understand to find the center of the aida. Then you measure 5 inches over and five inches up, but what stitch goes in that spot? Is that we’re the smashing starts or the first quilt block and how to I center the quilt block in the square created by the smashing? How many strands of floss are you using?

  20. Jackie says:

    One more “Thank you” Corey:) I finished my block last night and I’ve just posted into the flick(er) group.
    This was a lot of fun!

  21. Hildy says:

    Hey Corey, I know I asked this before, but didn’t see a response. When I count the five inches up and over, is this where the smashing starts?
    Or is this where the swoon block starts? If it is the swoon block, is this the top right of the block? I am still waiting to get started. Lucky me,because I have some wonderful stitchers in my quilt guild that have offered to help.

  22. Bea says:

    These blocks are SEW clever and how great that you used EQ for them. makes me want to cross stitch now, hmmm. How big do you need the canvas to be? I guess how many stitches across? I heard it’s 16 blocks, so 4 x 4 and I’ll count the swoon block, I have a ton of presencia for embroidery but using it for something like that would be darling, just wondering about the thickness

  23. Gmama Jane says:

    Hello Corey,
    I’m here via Sew We Quilt! Samm talked with me several weeks ago and has asked me to be one of the Cheerleaders for her new site Sew we Stitch!! I LOVE Quilting but my old love of Cross Stitching can now be incorporated into my quilting!! How many of us have a drawer full of unfinished cross stitch projects or finished projects but nothing creative to use them for…until Now!!! I’m excited to reclaim my love of everything cross stitch and think I’ll join in with your Stitch Along once Christmas is voer and I finish quilting a quilt for a client. No more paid clients, 2015 is going to be stitching for ME!!!!
    Blessings,
    Gmama Jane
    Grandmama’s Stories
    http://grandmamasstories.blogspot.com

  24. crisy says:

    Mmmmm just what is needed now in the middle of our winter, in new Zealand, just perfect. Now that Aida ‘ n’ thread, where rrrrrr u. Thanks, this will be fantastic 2 do just 4 me also this year.

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