December 23, 2011

What do you do when you're upset?

Merry Christmas cross stitch
Stitched by Pam

Pam stitches. And I think you and me do the same thing, too. Just a little Christmas stitching to remind you that the things you make, even in the toughest times for you, can inspire other people with a little holiday cheer. So stop worrying about who you have and haven't shopped for, and maybe just take a moment to stitch something. I think you'll feel better. :)

p.s. - The cross stitch pattern Pam used comes from CrossStitcher magazine, issue 245.

If you can't find a copy where you are, it looks like digital issues are available for purchase on Zinio.

9 comments:

  1. Loving aqua and red these days.. this is lovely work :)

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  2. It's true! I've been stitching all week to have gifts ready for folks. Thanks for this post.

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  3. I love this stitchery by Pam. I have to do a little searching now and see if I can find the pattern. When I'm upset I usually either go shopping to a craft/quilt store or actually do some crafting. It is my therapy! Merry Christmas!!
    Julie

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  4. Thank you so much for featuring me! Stitching is definitely good for the soul. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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  5. what a good post! Yes, Christmas is different this year for me.

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  6. Stitching, knitting, embroidering - all are my favorite nerve calmers! Pam stitching is wonderful!

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  7. This has been a tougher year for us, financially, and I have made more gifts than ever (quilts, pillows, ornaments, cookies (yum!, etc.) But I am finding I am blessed with people who really appreciate the handmade gifts and I will be trying to plan for this more next year.

    I have also found CrossStitcher at JoAnns (I often use my coupons to get it cheaper too) and AC Moore. I really enjoy the magazine and look forward to the next one. :)

    Happy Holidays everyone!

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  8. This is the cutest-ever cross stitch Merry Christmas. I love to sit and stitch any time -- in good or bad times.

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  9. This is really pretty!!
    I definitly stitch to help me relax and unwind, and zone out at the end of a long day.

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