GOS Issue 13 February 2007


Designer Profile
Interview with Natasha Mlodetski, cross stitch designer from the Ukraine.

All Things Counted
We explore the traditional blue and white cross stitch of China and create a small bag in this style.

Love of Stitching
A heart designed by Marie-Chantal Lord.

Feature Pattern
Sewing accessory set by Carol Rice of Adventures In Stitching. Includes a scissor fob, keeper, needle book and biscornu pin cushion.

With My GrandmotherÂ’s Hands
We take a look at vintage embroidery and visit the Crinoline Lady in her garden.

Spring Fling by Follow The Leader Designs
Colleen Leader has designed a spring pocket which can be adapted for a name tag.

Mystery Sampler
Part two of our mystery sampler. An 18th Century band sampler designed by Long Dog Samplers.

Blackwork by Lynne Herzberg
A Victorian blackwork frame

Easy Peasy Cross Stitch by Jacinta Lodge
Card 1: What you need and how to start
Card 2: The basic stitch and finishing off