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Friday, October 13, 2017

2017 Cross Stitch Christmas Mystery Stitch-Along

The Halloween Mystery was a huge hit!!!  So I decided to offer a Christmas Mystery Stitch-Along!!

Here is the information for the 2017 Cross Stitch Christmas Mystery Stitch-Along:

2017 Cross Stitch Christmas Mystery Stitch-Along
Schedule
Part 1 - November 1, 2017
Part 2 - November 8, 2017
Part 3 - November 15, 2017
Part 4 - November 22, 2017

Stitch Count:  115 stitches wide X 149 stitches high
Fabric:  14 count Pale Blue Aida or 28 count Pale Blue Evenweave over 2 fabric threads
Finished size:  8 1/8 inches wide X 10 5/8 inches high.
Fabric size for framing:  14 1/8 inches wide X 16 5/8 inches high

Threads:  DMC
White, 310, 413, 598, 666, 747, 772, 895, 963, 3345, 3346, 3347, 3348, 3705, 3706, 3708, 3811
Kreinik Metallic - #4 Braid Color #032

The Christmas mystery will work the same way as the Halloween mystery.  I will send you an Etsy confirmation message with a link to where you will be able to find each part of the mystery on the scheduled release date.

To join in on the Christmas mystery, please order it from my Etsy shop - http://www.kittyandme.etsy.com/

This design is worked in my traditional design style.  It's not a sampler.  It's cheerful and whimsical and suitable to leave out all Winter long!

Monday, October 09, 2017

2017 Halloween Cross Stitch Mystery Is Now Complete!!

Here it is ladies, the complete 2017 Halloween Mystery Project:

Halloween Cat 2017 Counted Cross Stitch Mystery Project

Thank you to Sharon Cooper for stitching the model!!

The mystery is complete now.  If you ordered the project, you can find Part 4 in the same location as Parts 1 - 3.  I will leave that location accessible for 1 week from today at which time, I will remove it.
If you find that you're missing anything, you can drop me an email and I will send your files to you.

The leaflet for this design is now available at Magcloud: 
http://www.magcloud.com/user/kitty-and-me
(Print and digital)

And at Etsy:  http://www.kittyandme.etsy.com/
(Print only)

Thank you to everyone who joined in on the mystery!  I hope you've enjoyed your Halloween project!

I will be offering a Christmas mystery this year as well.  I will have more information for you later this week!!!

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Fans Of Kitty And Me Designs

You're invited to join Fans Of Kitty And Me Designs Facebook Group!!  You can talk with other stitchers, both cross stitchers and crazy quilters, post your stitching photos and ask questions!!!


Monday, October 02, 2017

2017 Halloween Cross Stitch Mystery Part 3

Good morning everyone!  Part 3 of the 2017 Halloween Cross Stitch Mystery project is now available.  For those of you who have ordered it, you can find it in the same place as parts 1 and 2.


A special thank you goes out to Sharon Cooper for stitching the model!!!

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Millennium Cats Counted Cross Stitch Patterns

The Millennium Cats were designed in 1999 for the celebration of the upcoming “new millennium”. Because we had no idea what the new millennium would bring, the cats are faceless. I remember there being an overshadowing fear of the internet and all computers shutting down, never to reboot again! LOL!!!

There is one cat for each month of the year and one birthday cat for a total of 13 designs.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 17 years since I created these little cat designs. They were very popular when I first released them and for those of you who missed them the first time around, I offer them to you now in the new re-published format.

In recent years, I’ve received many requests for these designs. They are perfect for stitching as ornaments, fingertip towels, refrigerator magnets or as a sampler.

In rememberance of the year 2000, which we all survived along with the internet and our computers, I present to you, The Millennium Cats!

Available in Print and Digital at Magcloud:  http://www.magcloud.com/user/kitty-and-me

Available in Print only at Etsy:  http://www.kittyandme.etsy.com/

Sunday, September 24, 2017

2017 Halloween Cross Stitch Mystery Stitch-Along Part 2

Part 2 of the Halloween Mystery Cross Stitch Project is now available.  If you ordered the design, you can find the file in the same place as Part 1.



Special thanks go out to Sharon Cooper for stitching the model!!

If you'd like to order this project, please visit my Etsy shop.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Inspirational Birds Counted Cross Stitch Patterns

My Inspirational Birds Counted Cross Stitch Patterns are now available again:

Inspirational Birds Counted Cross Stitch Pattern - Cardinal

Inspirational Birds Counted Cross Stitch Pattern - Blue Jay
Don't forget:   Part 2 of the Halloween Mystery Stitch Along will be released on Sunday afternoon!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

First Robin Of Spring Cross Stitch Pattern

Okay, so Spring is still 6 months away, but if you start now, you can have this finished in time for Spring!

Little by little, I'm re-working my cross stitch patterns into new leaflets.  This was the mystery stitch along that I did for Spring of 2008.  It's one of my most popular designs:

First Robin Of Spring Counted Cross Stitch Pattern
This is available at Magcloud:  http://magcloud.com/user/kitty-and-me

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

Digital versions are also available now but only at Magcloud.

The Halloween Mystery Stitch-Along is very popular!!

I have an appointment on Monday morning that I forgot about.  I will be releasing Part 2 of the Halloween mystery on Sunday afternoon!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Lots Of Fun Things To Do Here At Kitty And Me Designs

There are a lot of fun things going on here at Kitty And Me Designs!

Pam Kellogg's Halloween Cross Stitch Mystery Stitch-Along
 First, my 2017 Halloween Mystery project is now underway!!  Would you like to see Part 1 all stitched up?  Here is Sharon Cooper's piece:

2017 Halloween Cross Stitch Mystery Stitch-Along Part 1
Sharon's stitching is beautiful and I believe she said it took her about 7 1/2 hours to stitch Part 1.
Part 2 will be available on Monday September 25th.

For my Crazy Quilt friends, in case you missed it, the staff of Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine is hosting an ATC Swap!  Our "Share Your Mini's" Artist Trading Card Swap is a fun way to share your work with others!  Click the link above to learn more about it!

Crazy Quilted Artist Trading Card

And speaking of Artist Trading Cards, Renee at Hand Stitched Treasure blog has put together an excellent tutorial on making CQ ATC's!!  If you're not sure of how to make them, you don't want to miss Renee's directions!!  Best ATC directions I've ever seen!

For those of you stitching the Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along, we will start Panel 3 on November 1st of this year.  I'm giving everyone some time to get caught up on the 1st 2 panels.

Panel 2 of the Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along
Finally for today, I'm pleased to announce that all of my Counted Cross Stitch Patterns are now available as Digital files.  The Digital Downloads are available at Magcloud.

If you're not comfortable with Magcloud, please contact me and I will make arrangements to manually send them to you via email.

So that's my news for today everyone!  Pick a project for yourself and have some fun!!!


Monday, September 18, 2017

Are You Ready To Stitch The Mystery?

For those of you signed up for the 2017 Halloween Cross Stitch Mystery Stitch-Along, Part 1 is now available!  Follow the directions that I sent via my Etsy shop!!!

Click here to join the 2017 Halloween Cross Stitch Mystery Stitch-Along.

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