Monday, December 27, 2010

O Christmas Tree

I started this last week. It is O Christmas Tree from Angel Stitchin , out of one of the JCS Ornament issues.

TMQ is Finished!

Design: Treasured Memories Quilt Afghan
Designer: Lois Winston
Magazine: The Cross Stitcher, Apr-Aug 1997
Started: 1997 ~~~ Finished: 2010
Fibers: DMC
Size: 41x67"
Stitched by Meari

Silvery Tree - Mill Hill

The last of the six Mill Hill Festival of Trees series.


Saturday, December 18, 2010

Holiday Spirit

Holiday Spirit
Designer: Samplerbird Stitchery
Fabric: 28ct White Cashel Linen
Fibers: DMC Color Variations
Time: 3.5 Hrs to stitch
Embellishments: Beads, Runched Satin Ribbon
Stitched By Meari

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Victorian Tree - Mill Hill

5 down...1 to go!


Thursday, December 2, 2010

Snowflake Tree - Mill Hill

From the Festival of Trees series.


Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Blessed Be

Blessed Be
Designer: Plum Pudding Needleart
Fabric: 32ct Brown Linen (Brand Unknown)
Fibers: DMC
Stitched by: Meari

I changed the wording to Needles and Pins since I knew I was going to make it into a needlebook. I stitched just the pumpkin for the back cover of the needlebook.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Quaker Snowman

Quaker Snowman
Designer: Midnight Stitching
Fabric: 32ct Maroon Linen (brand unknown)
Fibers: Six Strand Sweets, DMC
Embellishments: Runched Ribbon
Stitched By: Meari

Saturday, November 20, 2010

A Couple Finishes

Mill Hill Festival of Trees - Cardinal Tree

Keep Christmas In Your Heart - Stoney Creek


Wednesday, October 27, 2010


I tried to rejoin CSF Yahoo group but didn't get accepted. May I come back to post on here?


Tuesday, October 5, 2010

C is For Cure

Design: C is for Cure
Designer: Lizzie Kate
Fabric: 14ct Baby Pink Aida
Fibers: Six Strand Sweets
Time: 4 Hours
Date: 10/5/10
Stitched by: Meari

Gentle Menagerie

Designer: Diane Brakefield
Magazine: Cross Stitch & Country Crafts, Mar-Apr 1991
Fabric: 16ct White Aida
Fibers: DMC, Kreinik
Started: July 5, 2010
Finished: September 4, 2010
Framed: October 4, 2010
Stitched by Meari

Monday, September 27, 2010

Meari's Monday WIP 9/27/10

I've been working on TMQ a lot lately. Last week, I ended up re-charting the poem on TMQ because I wasn't sure it would fit in the space I had available on the afghan. Then I did some stitching. Here's my progress so far:

Other WIP pics can be seen HERE.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Sand Castles Mailart

Design: Sand Castles
Designer: Erica Michaels
Fabric: 14ct Beige Aida
Fibers: DMC
Stitched by Meari

Monday, July 19, 2010

Cancer Awareness Blackwork

Design: Cancer Awareness Blackwork
Designer: Kristine Herber, Dragonfly Stitches
Fabric: 14ct ecru aida
Fibers: DMC (962 & 963)
Embellishments: Seed Beads, Charm, Braided Trim
Stitched By: Meari

Monday, June 21, 2010

ABC Lessons

Design: ABC Lessons
Designer: Lizzie Kate
Fabric: 28ct opalescent linen
Fibers: Crescent Colors, DMC
Started: Feb 2010
Finished: June 2010
Stitched by Meari

Frame Detail

Monday, May 3, 2010

Marque page Amitié

Design: Marque page Amitié
Designer: Liselotte
Fabric: 28ct linen
Fibers: DMC
Time: 3 Hours
Stitched by Meari

Tuesday, April 27, 2010


Design: Love & Devotion
Designer: Lucie Heaton, UK Cross Stitcher March 2010
Fabric: 14ct Baby Pink Aida
Fibers: DMC, personalized colors*
Stitched by Meari

Custom matted and framed by Meari. You can't tell from the photos, but the mat is light gray marble. The frame came from a thrift store. It used to be an UGLY brown and those little "notches" at the top and bottom were painted gold.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Meari's WIP Monday 3/1/2010

I've been working on LK's ABC Lessons. Here's my progress so far:

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Karen P's Monday WIP on Sunday

Happy Birthday tabletopper from dutch treat designs....


Sunday, January 3, 2010

Spring Floral Tabletopper WIP

Got a lot done on this one this week, but didn't quite get it done, so back into rotation it goes! This is the Spring Floral Tabletopper from Dutch Treat.