Wednesday, November 28, 2018

As anyone on social media probably already knows, I recently released two new Christmas designs.  The one above is Esther.  Esther was named after Lori Brechlin's sweet ewe who recently passed away (www.farmhousenotforgotten.blogspot.com).  Thank you, thank you to Beth Wiksen for stitching the model!


And this one is Deer Santa.  Thank you to Rindy Richards for both stitching the model and for naming this design!

Unfortunately there is a mistake in the floss list of Esther.  Believe me, I'm hanging my head in shame over this.  Here goes:

This is one symbol missing from the list:  A large black square has been left off the list and it represents Needlepoint Silk 998 or DMC 3799.  I am hand correcting the copies of the chart I have left and reprints will be corrected officially.

Now for more bad news:

This is a mistake in the floss list of Deer Santa.  There is a dash (-) symbol in the thread list that should not have been a dash, but should have been three black dots in the shape of a triangle.  The colors listed for the dash/thee dots are correct.  The symbol is not.

Again, I am hand correcting the copies of the charts I have left and will correct the symbol before having reprints done.

Many, many copies of these charts were sold before the mistakes were found.  If you have one or both, please make the corrections.

Thank you!

Happy Wednesday everyone!
Friday, October 12, 2018

New Goodies!

I have had SO much fun with this project!

I've made Needlework Labels to add to the back of your framed samplers and needlework pieces!  It was so much fun, in fact, I couldn't settle for just one set of eight labels, but had to do two!

The photo above is the first half of set number one.  
And below is the second half of set number one.


Next is the first half of set number two.


And below is the second half of set number two.


They are large (3 1/4 inches wide by 6 1/2 inches high), self-sticking labels.

Each one has the same area you complete:


And here are some random photos of individual labels (from both sets).













I can hardly wait to do more!!

You'll find these in my sampler Etsy Shop:

Hope you are having a great Friday and wishing you a wonderful weekend!
Monday, October 8, 2018

Amazing Work!


I found this photograph on Instagram this morning.  This gorgeous piece is the work of Victoria Kocheganova who lives on the coast of the Black Sea in the City of Novorossiysk in Russia.  Victoria took my Rebecca and Rodney patterns and combined them into a gorgeous work of art by adding her own touches to the designs.  Victoria says she has stitched for a very long time and has finished more than five hundred pieces!  WOW!!  

You can see more of Victoria's work on her Instagram feed.  Here's the link:

Thank you so very much for sharing your talents Victoria!
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

SIX MORE DESIGNS RETIRED

 The Village

I just learned that my distributor has discontinued six more designs.  A few of them have me a bit "thrown" as I really like the designs.  But, I have to look at the plus side:  six fewer patterns to have reprinted at very high costs.  Still!!

So, here they are.  I've updated my Etsy Shop (www.kathybarrick.etsy.com)
 to reflect the new 50% off price.
 Multiplying Bird

 Gregory in the Garden

 Miss Martha's Potting Shed

 Winter Swan

 PA Fraktur in Needle & Thread

Have a great day everyone!
Saturday, August 25, 2018

MORE RETIRED DESIGNS!

Ten more designs have been retired, effective today, August 25th.  (Only four months until Christmas!!)  
These have been added to my Etsy Shop (www.kathybarrick.etsy.com) with prices cut in half.  Enjoy!
 
Above is Bowful of Bunnies.
French Samplers

Good & Proper

Adam & Eve Revisited

Halloween Stocking

Joyeux Noel

My Mother's House

Painted Wings




Susanna Folley

Happy Weekend Everyone!
Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Big Reveal - New Designs!


Early Fraktur Drawing
A reproduction of an antique water colored fraktur.
(The full alphabet is provided for personalizing.)

And


Little Robins
I couldn't resist the verse!

Details available in my Etsy Shop:

I hope you like them!


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

New Designs!


I'll be releasing two new designs this week!
Thought I'd give you a sneak peek or two!






I'll be back soon with full-sized photos.
Have a great week everyone!

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