Sunday, May 26, 2013


I have posted lots of new threads and linens on Ebay...all at a discount from 10% off to 25% off on quality items.  Please see my listings at:

Waterlilies:  15% off to 25% off

Gentle Art Sampler Threads 10% off 

Weeks Dye Works 10% off

Will be listing Crescent Colours and Kreinik Soie d' Alger soon.

Free shipping on 10 or more skeins of floss.

I have listed a number of linens, from 26 count to 40 ct at 10 to 15% off.  Also listed is ric-rac, cross stitch patterns such as The Drawn Thread, and more.  I still have lots to list.  

If you are looking for a particular linen or chart, let me know and I can order it in.

I have also listed some of my kaleidoscope handmade pincushions on Etsy as well as a number of charms, with LOTS more coming.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Just listed CARON WATERLILIES on Ebay.

Just listed Caron Waterlilies on Ebay at 15% off.  Will be adding more.  I am also working on listing
some Caron Wildflowers, Soie d' Alger, Crescent, Gentle Art.  Takes a great deal of time to do this, so please be patient.

I am listed under memoriesgarden.

Saturday, April 6, 2013


Silk'n Colors silk floss is up for bid (at an unbelievable discount) on Ebay for two more days.  Take a look.  They are simply beautiful. Also up for auction are several Prairie Schooler charts and others.  I will be selling Ann Dale and Time Well Spent samplers as soon as I can get them up...Many more to come.

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Hesters Needle --Hearts Left Behind


Someone contacted me looking for this chart.  If you have one to sale, or even to loan, would you please let me know.

Thank you!

Saturday, March 30, 2013


This is a chance to get this gorgeous set for an unbelievable price!

I am trying to clear out my stash and have listed numerous cross stitch charts and floss on Ebay, as well as quilt patterns, etc.  Selling DMC Medici (sold), DMC Flower Thread), cross stitch fabrics and more.  Have many more to list.  Please feel free to ask questions.  Will be listing 32 count and 40 count linens, Silk'n Colours floss, Au Ver A Soie, and others. 

Please see these items here:

I have also listed on Etsy, "The Village Sampler," as well as my kaleidoscope pincushions, selling for $24.95 and under.  They are a lovely gift for your stitching friends.  Go to Etsy on my site at OakLeafDesign.  Great gift for Mother's Day!

***Free shipping on pincushions through April if you mention you saw them on this site.***

Thank you for looking.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bowls Without Borders and Giveaway!

Welcome to my turn showing off my
Bowls with Borders!!!

 Finally!  Here are MY bowls!  This was more difficult for me than I thought it would be. 
Trust me not to read the instructions first! 
I think I finally got it by time I finished my last two bowls.  :o(  
The green is more muted so they have more of a vintage look to them. 

I want to call it "Button Parfait"  LOL

in honor of my small accomplishment I am having a giveaway! 

I will be putting more of these pincushions up soon on my sale site at  Each one is individually handcrafted with a kaleidoscope quilt block using my own copyrighted pattern.  These cushions are filled with crushed walnut shells for weight and form and have a solid bottom so pins cannot go through to damage furniture.  I scour high and low looking for the perfect vintage or modern buttons or gems that will enhance each one. 

The real treat is that not only is every one beautiful, but no two are exactly alike. Not even I will know what they will look like until the last seam is made. 

If you would like a chance to win
my one-of-a-kind handcrafted pincushion,
just become a follower and leave a comment!

Visit these other sites to see their bowls!
Thanks to Regina Grewe for sharing her pattern with us.  If you would like to purchase a pattern visit her site at

Here is a photo of her bowls!  BEAUTIFUL!

Thanks for looking and have a super day! 

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Children Are Smarter Than We Give Them Credit For

Last Sunday my son overheard two young boys outside the bishop's office.  (Minister, chaplain, etc.)  One of them said to the other, "If you call me 'stupid' and then say you are sorry he will give you a piece of candy."  ......Priceless....