Thursday, August 27, 2009

My Wish List--charts & kits

OK, so I'll never be able to stitch all these if I live to be 100, but a gal can dream, right??? Top ones on my list are in green.

***And if anyone has just the chart from a kit I like, I'd trade for the chart only***

Arachne's Silken Web
Decorating the Reef
Art Ventures
Firefighter Design Motifs
Birds of a FeatherAll Hallows Night, Bird Sampler, Bloom Where You Are Planted, Fat Cat, Land That I Love, Lost Spirits, Liberty, Mermaid Sampler, Peace, Scared Silly, Soweth Sampler
Carolina House Designs
Pink Pearls and Roses
Carriage House Samplings
A Mind Independent and Free
Carousel Charts
Sunset Mermaid
Mermaid Box
Cherry Wood Design
3 Black Cats
Chessie and Me
Ocean City Sampler,
Couchman Creations
Marine Mates
Cross Eyed Cricket
Dickens Mittens Last Word, Great Pumpkin Conspiracy, Haunted Treehouse, Open House, Sleepy Hollow, A Summer Place, Three Gables, The Voyage Home
Dames of the Needle
Luna Solstice, M is for Mermaid
Drawn Thread
For the Birds
Dennis Originals
Unsung Heroes - Firefighters
Elizabeths Designs
Christmas Alphabet, Natures Alphabet, Natures Alphabet II, Stitchin Friends,
Erica Michaels
Christmastide, My ShadeFamily TreeFireman's Pride, Fireman's Pride II
Glendon Place
Grimm, Glum, and Gloom on Halloween; Monster March, Murky Manor, Open House
 Fireman (with charms), Shoreline
Jeanette Douglas Designs
 Summer at the Ocean
Just Nan
 3 Santas, Autumn in the Square, 12 Days of Christmas Whimzi, 3 Santas, 4 Wishes, Barnabee's Quest, Batty Hatty & Boo, Be Scary, Beach Roses, Beware, Christmas Peace, Christmas Ribbons, Crystal Roses, Frightful, Ghastly Ghostly Ghouls, Ghoulies & Ghosties, Girl's Night Out, Moonriders, Pansies Please, Pearl Angel, Queen's Bluebird Box, Queen's Heart, Queen of the Needle, Snow Faces, Witch Way
M Designs
America Tree
Midnight Stitching
Heartstruck Quaker
Milady's Needle
Halloween Rules,
Midsummer Nights Designs
Fear Not, Heaven Above, House by the Sea, Liberty, Memorial Sampler, Peaceful Paradise, Primitive Wizard of Oz,
Notforgotten Farm
Hallow's Eve
The Prairie Schooler
Christmas Day, Cranberry Christmas, December, Santas and Snowmen, Thanksgiving Comes Again, Winter Wind
Praiseworthy Stitches
Behold the Lilies, Christmas Tree, Kringle's Tree Farm, Quaker Small, Swans Kiss
The Primitive Needle
Let Your Life Speak, Witches Hollow
Rosewood Manor
And A Forest Grew, Seasons of the Trees
SamSarah Design Studio
Flip Flop, Star Fish, Toy Boat,
Sampler Girl
At Home with Jane Austen, Emily Dickinson Sampler, Literary Littles 1-5, Mansfield Park, Miranda Mermaid, Mrs. Darcy of Derbyshire, My Love for You, Northanger Abbey, On Eagles' Wings, Pride & Prejudice, Return to the Sea with Jane Austen, Sense & Sensibility, Sweet Sparrow Sampler
Shakespeare's Peddler
Sarah Woodham 1770
Shepherds BushAdore, America and Bees, American Sampler, Americana Scissors Fob, A Rosey Year, Autumn Blessings, Be-Attitudes Series, Bethlehem Christmas, Celebrate Everything, Come Tarry, Fear Not, Fright, Glory Fob, Halloween Night, Happy Haunting, Happy Pumpkin Roll, Happy Pumpkin scissor fob, Happy Wishes Fob, Jingle, Keeping the Bees, Life and Liberty, Monthly Musings Series, On the Haunt, Rejoice, Santa's Christmas, Scatter Spring, Spooky Spots, Stripes Kit, Tending the Blooms,  Witch's Treat
Stitchy Kitty
Snowman Trio
Stoney Creek
Elliot (The Hero)
Sweetheart Tree
12 Days of Christmas series, A Celtic Challenge, Americana Hearts, American Heritage, Antique Elegance, Bashful Butterflies, Blooming Hearts, Butterfly Dance, Christmas Cheer, Enchantment, Friendship Kit, Hearts and Flowers, Indian Corn, Irish Blessing Sampler, Irish Heart, Ladybug's Lament, Moody Blues, Patriotic Square, Pink Carnations, Pirouette in Purple, Proud Little Pumpkins, Rhodes Butterfly Biscornu Kit,  Snowflakes in the Pines, Sparking Shamrocks, Stitcher's Favorite Fob, Sweet Valentines, Tangled Shamrocks
Water's Edge
By the Sea, Flamingo Sunset
Waxing Moon Designs
 Jacks are Wild, My Heart Beats True

Friday, September 5, 2008

Wish List -- Fabrics

I can always use:

12 x 12 or 13 x 13 pieces of 14 ct white or off-white Aida
25 to 40 ct. whites and neutrals of evenweave or linen
25 to 40 ct. hand-dyed evenweave or linen of different shades (esp Sassy's Fabby's or Silkweavers)

My favorites are:

28 or 32 ct. natural, raw, or Summer Khaki lugana or cashel

Other specific project needs:
9 x 15 -- 32 ct Barnwood linen (SB Better Not Pout)
11 x 17 -- 32 ct Antique Ivory linen (SB Road to Bethlehem)

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Wish List--Accessories & Finishing Supplies

--Q snaps of various sizes, esp. small
--Thread Heaven
--needles in size 26 or 28
--PAKO needle organizer
--cording tool

--fat quarters of fabric for finishing
--eyelets and rings for floss tags
--crushed walnuts shells or poly pellets for stuffing fobs
--pins of various colors
--ribbons or cording for finishing

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Wish List -- Threads

I use DMC. My favorite specialty threads are Weeks Dye Works, Gentle Arts Sampler Threads, Crescent Colours, and Thread Gatherers Silk 'n Colors.

Here's some specifics:

Kreinik VFB #4
002 Gold
003HL red, hi luster
202HL Aztec gold, hi luster
153V vintage burgundy
005 black
009HL emerald, hi luster
003 red

Kreinik BF
003 red
002 gold

Kreinik FB #8
013 beige
002 gold

Caron Collection Waterlilies
158 grape
083 pine forest
072 midnight

Caron Collection Soie Crystale
4005 yellow, pl.
0076 navy

Needlepoint Inc. Silk
548 Renaissance green, vy. Dk.
209 russet red, ul. Vy. Dk.
206 russet red, lt.
296 Old English green, dk
244 meadow green
692 palomino gold, lt.
245 moss green
843 Hellenic gold
588 burnt umber
208 russet red

Needle Necessities
153 razzle-dazzle red
198 tropical rainforest
152 Moulin Rouge
139 mountain spruce

DMC Coton Perle #8
712 cream

DMC Coton Perle #12
224 shell pink, vy. Lt
712 cream

Needle Necessities Pearl 8 Overdyed
8158 rose quartz

Thread Gatherer Silk ‘n Colors
164 acorn woods
1001 newt green

Thread Gatherer Hand Painted Silk
Vintage Browns

Ginnie Thompson Flower Thread
100 white
208 rose, lt.
255 red, vy. Dk.
370 Christmas red
665 lilac, dk
660 lilac
530 blue, med.
525 blue, lt.
830 grey, dk.
900 black

Gloriana Threads
113 autumn arbor
062 cranberry

Rainbow Gallery Treasure Braid Petite
PB01 bright gold
PB20 dark green
PB10 white pearl

Rainbow Gallery Holo Fyre Werks
FH6 red

Rainbow Gallery Wisper
W64 beige heather

Rainbow Gallery Mandarin Bamboo Floss
M809 ruby red

Madeira GlissenGloss Estaz
01 opal white

Access Commodities Accentuate Metal Thread
041 silver
300 iridescent white

Wildflowers OverDyed Cotton

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Wish List-- Non-stitching related

I collect:

--firefighter, EMT, RN, cat and snowman ornaments
--Willow Tree figurines

Friday, September 14, 2007

Wish List -- Beads, Charms, Buttons, Etc.

I love JABCo buttons, Just Nan Charms, Trilogy charms, Heart in Hand charms, Lizzie Kate charms, Shepherds Bush charms and Mill Hill Beads and Treasures.

Here's some specific wishes:

Trilogy Token
TR303 Meadow Flowers

Darice Inc. Spaghetti Oval Beads
06955-1-T31 sea mist

Mill Hill beads
03051 misty
42018 crystal pink
03037 abalone
42043 rich red
40374 rainbow
00479 white
40479 petite white

Mill Hill Glass Treasures
12292 small flat star, amethyst
12045 Star Treasure (2)

JABCo buttons
4447.T holly (2)
3430 folk art red spike
3412 dried thyme spike
3502.S tarnished gold star
1106.S blackbird
4415.L peppermint
4417 gingerbread boy
NH1022 butter star (2)
3328.M Lilac medium star
1172.S Rook button

By Jupiter Charms
#20100 Ant. Gold Squirrel