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Friday, June 23, 2017

Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along Panel 2 Band 12

Panel 2 Band 12 of the Never Ending Sampler!

Here is the entire sampler so far:

And this is Band 12 by itself:

Home Sweet Home is worked with backstitching.  Work the trees with Smyrna Cross Stitch.  Think about some little red beads for apples or berries!

Here it is with the Band 12 overlap for placement purposes:

Have a great weekend everyone!





Monday, June 12, 2017

The Button Quilt - A Pictoral Guide To Button Clusters

I have a new book available:

The Button Quilt - A Pictoral Guide To Button Clusters

Buttons are an easy and inexpensive way to embellish crazy quilts! This is a pictorial guide to creating lovely button clusters! 25 close-up photos of the blocks on The Button Quilt will give you a lot of ideas and inspiration for your very own Button Quilt! A brief description of each block is included.

28 pages - $10.99 + shipping
 
Available at both Magcloud -  http://www.magcloud.com/user/kitty-and-me
 
 
 

Friday, June 09, 2017

Never Ending Sampler Panel 2 Band 11

It's going to be a hot weekend!  Here's Band 11 of Panel 2 of the Never Ending Sampler Stitch Along.

First the entire sampler so far:

And here is Band 11 by itself:

And finally, with the Band 10 overlap for placement purposes:

This border is worked with backstitching, cross stitches and satin stitches.  Here's a closeup of the shamrock:

Have a great weekend!  Stay cool!!!






Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along Panel 2 Band 10

Are ya'll ready for the next band of the Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along?  Here it is.  Panel 2 Band 10:

Here's band #10 by itself:

And here it is with the band #9 overlap:

You'll be working the Herringbone Stitch with a Fan stitch beneath it.  The dots can be French Knots or Colonial Knots or beads.  Your choice!  For help with the stitches, visit Sharon B's Pintangle Blog and click on the Stitch Dictionary.

Here's a closeup of the Fan Stitch:




Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along Panel #2 Band #9

Is everyone caught up on the Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along?  Or are ya'll outside working in your gardens?  If you need some quiet time to cool off, here is Band #9 of Panel #2.

First, the entire sampler so far:

And here is Band #9 by itself:

For placement purposes, here it is with the Band #8 overlap:

Work this band with back-stitching.  This is a blackwork band.  You can work this band all in one color or you can work it in multiple colors.  Or you can work it traditionally, with black!  Have fun with it!


Monday, May 08, 2017

Never Ending Sampler Panel #2 Band #8

I hope everyone is caught up on Panel #2 of the Never Ending Sampler because today, I have Band #8 for you!

Here is the entire sampler so far:

And here is Band #8 by itself:

This band is worked entirely in cross stitches.  Please feel free to use multiple colors.  You can also add beads if you wish!

And here is Band #8 with the #7 overlap for placement purposes:




Also for today, if you're on Facebook, there are a couple of new groups that you might be interested in. 

First is, Fans Of Kitty And Me Designs.  This is a place where you can post photos of any of my designs (stitched pieces), be it this sampler, my cross stitch patterns or my crazy quilt patterns.

Next, if you love Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine, you'll enjoy this group hosted by Karen South
Friends Who Like Crazy Quilt Quarterly Magazine.

And don't forget to post your sampler photos over at The Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along Group!

There's lot's of places to hang out and have fun with stitchers!!!!

Monday, May 01, 2017

Never Ending Sampler Panel 2 Band 7

How is everyone doing on the Never Ending Band Sampler?  I hope ya'll are caught up now!

Today, I have Band #7 of Panel 2.  Here is the full sampler so far:

And here is Band #7 by itself:

And then with the Band #6 overlap for placement purposes:

Band #7 is worked with Eyelet stitches, straight stitches and french knots or beads.

Happy Stitching!!!



Sunday, April 30, 2017

Crazy Quilt Quarterly Magazine Summer 2017 Is Now Available!

The Summer 2017 issue of Crazy Quilt Quarterly Magazine is now available:

Our cover artist for this issue is.....wait for it......the one and only, crazy quilter extraordinaire  Sharon Boggon!!!!  Thank you Sharon for sharing your beautiful work with us!!!

Available at both Magcloud:  http://www.magcloud.com/user/kitty-and-me

And at Etsy:  http://www.kittyandme.etsy.com/

And thank you to everyone who took the time to write articles, tutorials and send photos!  This publication would not be possible without our contributors and advertisers!!!  Thank you so much everyone!

Happy Stitching!

Pam

Thursday, April 27, 2017

America, America Primitive Patriotic Cross Stitch Sampler

My latest Cross Stitch design:

America, America, God shed his grace on thee! A beautiful primitive counted cross stitch sampler celebrating our patriotism!! The stitch count for this design is 96 stitches wide X 148 stitches high. On 28 count Evenweave or 2 fabric threads (or 14 count Aida) the stitched piece will measure 6 3/4 inches wide X 10 1/2 inches high. Designed with Sampler Threads by The Gentle Art, I've also included the DMC equivalents. Designed by Pamela Kellogg of Kitty and Me Designs.

Available at both Magcloud:   http://www.magcloud.com/user/kitty-and-me

And at Etsy:  http://www.kittyandme.etsy.com/

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

2018 Crazy Quilt Calendar Contest

Just a reminder, entries for the 2018 Crazy Quilt Calendar are due on May 31st!


We're hoping for lots and lots of entries this year!!  With "Musicals" as a theme, it should be a lot of fun!!!

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