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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.

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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.

 

 

GOS Issue 61 March 2011

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Designer Profile
Cynthia Chamblee and she has design, “Emerald Elegance”.

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

Feature Pattern
“Under the Virginian Sun” by Marie Le Gouis of Atelier des fees brodeuses.

All Things Counted
“From Inspiration to Design” by Elizabeth Almond from Blackwork Journey. The project is “Red Thai
Mandala”.

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Scarlet Sampler”

Whimsical Thoughts by Helga Mandl
“Snow White”

Beginner’s Hardanger Course with Meg Shinall
HC402: Dove’s Eye Filling and Scalloped Buttonhole Edging.

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

GOS Issue 60 January February 2011

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Designer Profile
Marie Suarez and she has designed a “Love Pinkeep”.

Feature Pattern
“Welcome Little One Birth Sampler” by Giulia Manfredini of Giulia Punti Antichi.

“Baby’s Guardian Angel” by Giulia Manfredini of Giulia Punti Antichi.

“Teddy Bear Balls” by Janie Hubble Designs.

“My Heart’s Desire Needleroll” by Karen Kluba of Rosewood Manor.

“For My Friend” by Maria Warnke of The Stitcherhood.

“A Gift to Yourself” by Marie-Chantal Lord of Macha Creations.

“Friendship Bird Floss Tag” by Michelle Lutzen of Stitchy Kitty.

“A Little Girl’s Pram Ornament” by Maria Teresa Vitali of MTV Designs.

“God’s Gifts” by Barbara Westhoven of West Wind Cross Stitch Designs.

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Daisy Ring Sachet and Jar Top”

“Sweety Heart” by Nicoletta Farrauto of Niky’s Creations

“Amitiè Biscornu” by Patrizia Martellini of The Cute Mermaid Designs.

“Flower Pot Sampler Purse” by Robin Laukhuf of Olde Willow Stitchery.

“Baby Fingers Towel” by Tamara Bronnimann of Tams Creations.

“Pins and Needles for a Lady” by Tanya Haines of Thimble Cottage Designs.

“Panic Free Gift Towel” by Tracy Horner of Ink Circles.

“A Victorian Card” by Virginie Lykins of Roland-designs.

“Travel Tissue Case” by Wal D’Champs of WDC Designs.

Beginner’s Hardanger Course with Meg Shinall
HC401 – Foundation and Queen Anne’s Lace Web

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

GOS Issue 59 December 2010

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Designer Profile
Deborah A. Dick of Tempting Tangles Designs. Deborah has designed, “First Light”.

Feature Pattern
“Christ Child Mandala” by Laura Lattudia of Passione Ricamo.

All Things Counted
“A History of Thread Winders” by Robin Laukhuf of Olde Willow Stitchery.

Sampler Symbols
The meaning of the Rooster motif on antique samplers by Patrizia Martellini.

“Magic Wishes” by Cross Stitching Art

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Frosted Berlingot”

Whimsical Thoughts by Helga Mandl
“Merry Christmas Card”

Beginner’s Hardanger Course with Meg Shinall
HC302 – Diagonal Dove’s Eye Filling

On Christmas Day Mystery Sampler
Part Four of Four by Janie Hubble of The Cat’s Whiskers Design Studio.

GOS Issue 58 November 2010

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A Christmas Booties for Silvia by Giulia Manfredini of Giulia Punti Antichi

Christmas Rondell by Janie Hubble of The Cat’s Whiskers Design Studio

Sampler Tree Ornament by Karen Kluba of Rosewood Manor

O Holy Night by Lettie Eckberg of The Needle’s Notion

The First Day of Christmas by Nancy Pederson

Time to Decorate by Sandy Dering of San-Man Originals

Golden Green Ornament by Yvette Stanton of Vetty Creations

Christmas 2010 by Barbara L. Hutson of Queenstown Sampler Designs

Lady Caroline’s Christmas by Barbara Westhoven of West Wind Cross Stitch Designs

Christmas Star Tag by Annemiek Koning of The Needle’s Content

Holiday Home by Elizabeth Foster of Elizabeth’s Needlework Designs

Winter Houses by Emily Morrison of Industrioushead

Star Ornament by Lynda Bodkin of Loopylou Designs

Christmas Satchel by Marinella Paoletti of MingiuStitch

Christmas Bellpull by Maria Teresa Vitali of MTV Designs

O’ Little Christmas Tree by Robin Laukhuf of Olde Willow Stitchery

New Year, New Ewe by Tanya Marie Anderson of The Sampler Girl

Christmas Deer Ornament by Nicoletta Farrauto of Niky’s Creations

2010 Stocking Ornament by Jeannette Douglas of Jeannette Douglas Designs

Snowman Cracker by Thea Dueck of The Victoria Sampler

Winter’s Eve by Pamela Byrd Smith of The Prairie Schooler

GOS Issue 57 October 2010

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Designer Profile
Marie Le Gouis of Atelier des fees brodeuses. Marie has designed “Autumn Meeting”.

Feature Pattern
“Birds of a Feather” sampler and stitching accessories by Yvonne Horn of Papillon Creations.

All Things Counted
“A Trip to the Ukraine” by Nancy Wallerstein.
Stitch three “Ukrainian Eggs” by Pam Smith of the Prairie Schooler.

Unravelling Sampler Verses
“The 1817 Deborah Marston Sampler” by Barbara Chatterton-Lurring. Stitch and make “The Deborah
Marston Pincushion Pocket” by Kirsten Edwards.

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Pumpkin Patch”

Whimsical Thoughts by Helga Mandl
“Bambi”

Beginner’s Hardanger Course with Meg Shinall
HC301 – Foundation and Edelweiss Web

On Christmas Day Mystery Sampler
Part Three of Four by Janie Hubble of The Cat’s Whiskers Design Studio.

GOS Issue 56 September 2010

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Designer Profile
We interview Marielle Zang Pujob of Filigram. Marielle has designed, “Laces and Embroidery”.

Feature Pattern
“Italian Garden Shaker Carrier” by Marie Le Gouis of Atelier des fees brodeuses.

With My Grandmother’s Hands
“The Elizabeth Frisby Story” by Annie Conley.

All Things Counted
“Queen Isabella of France” by Elizabeth Talledo.
Accompanied by the “Isabella of France Purse” project.

“Sampler Symbols – Hoopoe Bird” by Patrizia Martellini.

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Love Knots”

Whimsical Thoughts by Helga Mandl
“Little Red Riding Hood”

“Gazelles in Two Colour Ways” by Nolda van Hezewijk of Aaron Art.

Beginner’s Hardanger Course with Meg Shinall
HC203 – Lacy Buttonhole Edging

On Christmas Day Mystery Sampler
Part Two of Four by Janie Hubble of The Cat’s Whiskers Design Studio.

GOS Issue 55 August 2010

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Designer Profile
Cynthia Zittel from The Drawn Thread. Cynthia has designed for us “Waltz of Flowers – Petite Scissor & Needlecase”.

Feature Pattern
“Collaboration Autumn Box” by Maria Teresa Vitali of MTV Designs and Marinella Paoletti of Mingiustitch.

All Things Counted
“Unraveling Sampler Verses” by Barbara Chatterton-Lurring. The Lerena Comins Sampler.
Project includes the “Lerena Comins Pincushion” by Kirsten Edwards,
and
“Sampler Symbols” by Patrizia Martellini. Includes the project, “Pleasure” which is a butterfly scissor fob.

Dame Snow’s Academy for Distinguished Girls
“Sarah Jane Lathrop 1829 Marking Sampler” by Barbara Chatterton-Luuring.

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Gillyflower Scissor Keep & Fob”

Whimsical Thoughts by Helga Mandl
“Give A Little”

“Regency Lady” by Barbara Westhoven of West
Wind Cross Stitch Designs.

Beginner’s Hardanger Course with Meg Shinall
HC202- Dove’s Eyes and Wrapped Bars

On Christmas Day Mystery Sampler
Part One of Four by Janie Hubble of The Cat’s Whiskers Design Studio.

GOS Issue 54 July 2010

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Designer Profile
Lettie Eckberg from The Needle’s Notion. Lettie has designed “Folk Art Flowers
Coin Purse”.

The Gift of Stitching at the Sydney Quilt & Craft Fair.

Feature Pattern
“Happy Birthday to You” by Casey Buonaugurio.

All Things Counted
“Combining Techniques” by Elizabeth Almond – part two. Finish stitching the “Fountain Mandala”.

With My Grandmother’s Hands
“The 1794 Amelia Flewweling Sampler Adaptation” by Susan Bradford.

Blackwork with Nancy Pederson
“Sweet Heart Satchel”

Whimsical Thoughts by Helga Mandl
“To Plant a Tree”

Beginner’s Hardanger Course with Meg Shinall
HC201- Spider in a Lacy Web

Elle Brode des Lettres Carmin Mystery Sampler
Part six of six by Isabelle Mazabraud-Kerlan of Reflets de Soie.