10 Year Anniversary Quilt

Last year I created an origami crane cross stitch pattern and in the back of my mind I kept thinking about how neat it would be to stitch 1000 cranes. But my logical side told me that idea was crazy and I should focus my efforts on reasonable projects instead. I seriously started thinking about it again last week and was trying to figure out how to make it happen. My first thought was to get an enormous piece of fabric and embroider them all onto it. While I think that would have looked cool, it seemed silly because then what am I going to do with a giant piece of ... Read More

Free Pattern Friday – Origami Crane

When Josh and I got married I folded 1,000 paper cranes and used them as decorations at our reception. Ever since then, origami cranes have had a special place in my heart. I've been wanting to make a crane cross stitch pattern for a long time and finally sat down and did it! And it's my gift to you. Why not stitch 1,000? The finished crane is about 4x2 inches when done on 14ct. Download the PDF here - Free Pattern Friday September 2014 There are more free patterns to download here, and patterns to purchase here at my Etsy. ... Read More