The Best of Paula Vaughan Cross Stitch Pattern Book. Paula Vaughan cross stitch adaptations have always been popular. Ambitious if you're still starting out in cross stitch, be warned this book doesn't really cover the how-to of cross stitch and finishing. But it is a treasure trove for nostalgic designs filled with flowers and quilts.
Included Cross Stitch Charts: Cherished Moments; The Quilter; Tea, Roses, and Romance; Let's Pretend; Love Songs; Quilting Lessons; Aunt Verdi's Porch; A Cameo of the Past; Summer Breeze; From This Day Forward; Spring Remembered; Sunlight and Silhouettes; Victorian Bouquet; Sisters Three; The Fabric of Dreams; Something Old, Something New; Yesterday's Dream; Reflections of the Past; Rose of Sharon; The Upstairs Sewing Room; Summers Remembered Pink Ribbon; A Little Girl's Fancy; A Bouquet for Elizabeth; The Seamstress; Wedding Ring Bouquet; Summers Remembered Blue Bonnet
from Leisure Arts, 1994, Hardback, 128 pages.
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--Needlecraft Patterns Language and Supplies Information: See image for recommended materials info for your craft pattern. This is a pattern only, no materials or supplies are included with your purchase. The pattern is written in English, in standard American terms. Pattern presumes you know the basics of and doesn't include any learn-to guides.
Remember that many of these are vintage needlecraft patterns. Your local craft store may not carry the same exact items listed in the pattern. Certain patterns may require a little online shopping trip. Again, please check out the images for the full materials list for each pattern.
--How Cardinal House Stitches Obtains Vintage Patterns (A Note from Kat): My family is seriously crafty. My grandmother ran her craft business, Lienhart Dollhouse, for decades in Pensacola, FL. Growing up, I helped her set up at craft shows all across the Southeast and frequented the wholesale showrooms of craft suppliers. I spent a lot of time with her as a kid. Her favorite bird was the Cardinal and I always think of her when I see one now since she passed. That's actually where 'Cardinal House' came from...for her.
Each member of the family tended to branch out with their own branch of crafts. My aunt ended up opening up her own craft supply shop, including an Ebay store as soon as that was a thing. She became a distributor for many of the publishers that were booming in the 1990's- early 2000's. Many of the patterns are from her collection. She closed up her craft shop and went to work with my uncle.
I also pick up books whenever I see them out at garage sales and thrift stores.