Category Archives: GOS

GOS Issue 72 May June 2012

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Designer Profile
Kat Rocha of Cross Eyed Kat. Kat has designed a set of four designs called “Polychromatics”.

“The Bristol Sampler” by Wal d’Champs of WDC Designs

All Things Counted
“The Lady and the Unicorn” by Nicoletta Farrauto of Nikyscreations. Article includes a pincushion chart.

“Robin’s Make Do and Mend” by Cathie Matthews

“Natural Dyes: Madder, Woad and Indigo” by Susan Haverson of Cross Stitch It. Article accompanied by two samplers using blue and red thread.

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond
“Organisation – Tying up Loose Ends!”

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Zinnias Medallion”

Mystery Sampler
“My Lovely Sewing Tools” by Marie Suarez – Part six of six

“Array of Style Sampler Series” by Judy Odell – Final parts three and four.

GOS Issue 71 March April 2012

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Designer Profile
We interview Beth Twist of Heartstring Samplery. Beth has designed a “Forget Me Not Pincushion”.

“A Tale of Embroidery Salvation” by Kim Price.

Feature Pattern
“Stitching Diva Tote and Accessories” by Cathy Habermann and Theresa Curry of Cherry Wood Design Studios.

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond
“Fabric for Embroidery”

“Array of Style Sampler Series” by Judy Odell – Part Two

All Things Counted
“The 1806 Mary Lamb Historical Sampler Pattern Reproduction” Presented by The Ohio Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

“In My Garden” by Marinella Paoletti of Mingiu Stitch

“Easter Pouch” by Meg Shinall of The Flower Thread Company

“Bouncing Bunny” by Maria Warmke of The Stitcherhood

“Easter Egg” by Cross Stitch It

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Lavande Sachet”

Mystery Sampler
“My Lovely Sewing Tools” by Marie Suarez – Part five of six

GOS Issue 70 January February 2012

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“Sweet Love Pincushion” by Romina Petrucci of Romy’s Creations

Designer Profile
Virginie Lykins of Roland-designs. Stitch a beautiful reproduction of a filet crochet pattern
called, “The Deer and the Hunter”.

“Changing Tastes” – an excerpt from The Cult of the Needle, 1915

Feature Pattern
“Alayne – 2012 New Year Pincushion Doll” by Giulia Manfredini of Giulia Punti Antichi

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond
“Transferring a design to fabric – Part Two”

“Array of Style Sampler Series” by Judy Odell – Part One

All Things Counted
“Kitchen Samplers” by Pamela Lewis of Praiseworthy Stitches. Accompanying project is “Friendship”.

Mystery Sampler
“My Lovely Sewing Tools” by Marie Suarez – Part four of six

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Love Token”

Needlefob Collection by Cindy Valentine
“Christmas Flowers”

“Blackwork Knot Garden” by Julie-Anne Rogers of
All Kitted Out

“A Little Grey Sampler” by Kirsten Edwards

GOS Issue 68 October 2011

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Designer Profile
Robin Laukhuf of Olde Willow Stitchery Threads.
Stitch a beautiful reproduction sampler, “Esther Faircloth”.

Whimsy Thoughts with Helga Mandl
“Autumn Pinkeep”

Cross Stitch Investigators
See our advertisers, read reports on threads, fabrics and tools, have your questions answered, enter competitions, new chart releases, and join the CSI:Academy!

Feature Pattern
“To Everything There is a Season”, by Pam Lewis and Susan Rohm of Praiseworthy Stitches.

All Things Counted
“From Notebook to Project – A Personal Voyage of Discovery!” by Elizabeth Almond.

Needlefob Collection by Cindy Valentine
“Think Pink”

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Floral Tuffet”

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond
“Transferring a design to fabric – Part One”

Mystery Sampler
“My Lovely Sewing Tools” by Marie Suarez.
Part three of six.

GOS Issue 67 September 2011

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Designer Profile
Susan Myers of Acorn House Designs. Stitch the exclusive, “Little Autumn Gift Bag” project.

“The Stitcher’s House” by Banu Demirel.
Part Seven: Balconies

Feature Pattern
“Sampler of 1748” by Virginie Lykins of Rolanddesigns.

All Things Counted
“A glimpse inside the world of cross stitch homepreneurs” by Barbara Chatterton.
Stitch “Oak Acorn” by Pickle Lady Farm.

Needlefob Collection by Cindy Valentine
“Twin Hearts Needlefob”

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Strawberry Mattress Pincushion”

“Jessie Burnet Sampler” by Valeri Vejrostek of Aspen Ridge Threadworks.

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond
“Scissors and cutting tools

Mystery Sampler
“My Lovely Sewing Tools” by Marie Suarez. Part two of six.

GOS Issue 65 July 2011

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Designer Profile
Cindy Grayson of Cindy Mae Designs. She has designed, “Quaker Teapot”.

Product Profile
Win a collection of pearl thread from Tentakulum Manufaktur.

“The Stitcher’s House” by Banu Demirel.
Part four: Bedroom and Bathroom

Feature Pattern
“French Fancy Biscornus” by Yvonne Horn of Papillon Creations.

All Things Counted
“The Borromeo Tapestries” by Nicoletta Farrauto of Niky’s Creations. Part Three – Royal Visitor Pincushion

Needlefob Collection by Cindy Valentine Fanciful Needlefob

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
Tudor Rose Bouquet Box

“Alexander Wentworth” by Barbara Westhoven of West Wind Cross Stitch Designs.

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond Needles

Mystery Sampler
“My Mother’s Garden 2” by Nicole Dostal of Northern Expressions Needlework. Part Six

GOS Issue 66 August 2011

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Designer Profile
Helga Mandl. She has designed, “Home Sampler”.

“The Stitcher’s House” by Banu Demirel.
Part Six: Attic and Roof

Feature Pattern
“Blossom Breeze” by Maria Teresa Vitalia of MTV Designs.

All Things Counted
“Tape Measures” by Danielle Tebb. Enter the August 2011 Tape Measure Challenge.

Needlefob Collection by Cindy Valentine
“Beeskeep Needlefob”

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Grapevine Sampler”

“Mrs Wentworth” by Barbara Westhoven of West Wind Cross Stitch Designs.

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond
“Gadgets and Gizmos”

Mystery Sampler
“My Lovely Sewing Tools” by Marie Suarez. Part one of six.

GOS Issue 64 June 2011

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Designer Profile
Isabella Abbiati of The Primitive Hare. She has designed, “Delicate Pin Pillow”.

“The Stitcher’s House” by Banu Demirel.
Part four: Dining and Stitching Room

“Ort I or Ortn’t I? by Danielle Tebb

Feature Pattern
“Woodland Vines” by Tracy Horner of Ink Circle Designs.

All Things Counted
“The Borromeo Tapestries” by Nicoletta Farrauto of Niky’s Creations. Part Two – Parrot Pincushion

Needlefob Collection by Cindy Valentine
Pineapple Needlefob

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“A Jane Austen Bookmark”

Whimsical Thoughts by Helga Mandl
“My Mother’s Wisdom”

“Abigail Wentworth” by Barbara Westhoven of West Wind Cross Stitch Designs.

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond “Frames, rings and floor stands,a luxury or a necessity?”

Mystery Sampler
“My Mother’s Garden 2” by Nicole Dostal of Northern Expressions Needlework. Part Five

GOS Issue 63 May 2011

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Designer Profile
Michelle Lutzen of Stitchy Kitty. She has designed, “Daisy Dog”.

“The Stitcher’s House” by Banu Demirel.
Part three: Living Room

Feature Pattern
“Mother & Daughter Huswife” by Barbara Westhoven of West Wind Cross Stitch Designs.

All Things Counted
“The Borromeo Tapestries” by Nicoletta Farrauto of Niky’s Creations. Part One – White Peacock Pincushion.

Needlefob Collection by Cindy Valentine
Peacock Needlefob

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Embroidery Essentials Floss Pocket”

Whimsical Thoughts by Helga Mandl
“Think of Me”

“I Love Stitching Needlecase” by Lynda Bodkin of Loopylou Designs.

“The Apple Picker” by Erik D Shipley of Ship’s Manor.

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond
“Frames, rings and floor stands,a luxury or a necessity?”

Mystery Sampler
“My Mother’s Garden 2” by Nicole Dostal of Northern Expressions Needlework. Part Four.

GOS Issue 62 April 2011

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Designer Profile
Sandy Dering from San-Man Originals. She has designed, “Happy Quack”.

“The Stitcher’s House” by Banu Demirel.
Part one: House frame and door.

Feature Pattern
“History of English Domestic Embroidery Sampler” by Susan Haverson of Cross Stitch It.

All Things Counted
“A Thousand Years of English Domestic Embroidery” by Susan Haverson.

Needlefob Collection by Cindy Valentine
Ladybug Needlefob

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“April’s Promise”

Whimsical Thoughts by Helga Mandl
“Welcome Spring”

Stitching with Ease by Elizabeth Almond
Introduction

Mystery Sampler
“My Mother’s Garden 2” by Nicole Dostal of Northern Expressions Needlework. Part Three.