Cross Stitch hair conversion from blonde to brunette with DMC codes

For those that have asked. Here is my hair conversion from blonde to brunette. I hope this might help others from time to time in your personalized projects. #xstitch #crossstitch #lavenderandlace #inthearmsofanangel #xstitchersofinstagram #crossstitcher #crossstitching #crossstitchaddict #pointdecroix #stitchersofinstagram #stitchmaynia from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2bu8MTI

Rapunzel (Mirabilia) #WIP #xstitch

And we have a stopping point for the night. You know those days when you really don’t want to quit? Ah, but tomorrow is a school day. #crossstitch #mirabilia #rapunzel #xstitch #wip #craftblogger #xstitchersofinstagram #crossstitchersofinstagram #crossstitchaddict #pointdecroix #fantasydyedfabrics #opalescent #handdyed #32count #belfast #linen #kreinik from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2chH5vC

In the Arms of An Angel (ready for beads!) #wip #xstitch

I got extensions in the mail today. Now finally she all fits on the frame in one view. Now I just need to be brave enough to start beading. #crossstitch #crossstitchaddict #inthearmsofanangel #jobelan #28count #lavenderandlace #angel #miscarriage #millhillbeads from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2craS5w

The Raven Queen (new start!) #wip #xstitch

Done for the night. Started her skin 1×1 (28 count Laguna) and I’m realizing the next stitch on her arms is meant to be a blended stitch. Any suggestions???? #wip #crossstitch #xstitch #theravenqueen #crossstitchaddict #crossstichersofinstagram #crossstitcher #xstitchersofinstagram #28count from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2c5kiFQ

Adventures in Nashville (from a reader’s perspective) Part 1

This past week I was blessed with the experience of an incredible adventure. As a mama of three littles under the age of seven, I do not get out much and I have never before been away over night. As my youngest has recently turned two and is nearly weaned this was the time for a mama adventure. A beloved dear reader friend invited me to share an Airbnb and attend a one-day Christian Fiction Readers Retreat. We turned it into three days and had an amazing time! One might think, what is the big deal getting together with a reader friend? But what if I told you that this friend lives states and many hours away and our relationship was built upon the commonality of our book choices and timing of our addition of children to our families? We are kindred spirits, although we may be in contact from. . .

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In the Arms of an Angel is ready for beads #WIP #xstitch

Well here she is folks. I found one skipped stitch of 815 in her skirt while adding in the @kreinikthreads 002. As well as one skipped blended stitch of 815/3371 too. I will be able to fill those in. But I’m out of 002, so I need to decide if I’m headed to my LNS or online to 123stitch.com. I doubt my @joann_stores will have the #kreinik . #crossstitch #xstitch #WIP #28count #wichelt #morningdew #jobelan #crossstitcher #crossstitching #craftbloggers #crossstitchaddict #crossstitchersofinstagram #stitchersofinstagram #stitchmaynia #xstitchersofinstagram from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2bABR1O
She is ready for beads. This freaks me out a bit as I haven’t ever added beads to my cross stitch before. I guess truly she is my first more advanced cross stitch. The first one I’ve stepped away from kits and Aida fabrics. I know I have two of the three colors that I need of Mill Hill Beads so we will have to see what I decide to do next. 
While I don’t have a Sticky Bob (box for b
(I’ll edit the post later but for now I’m sharing it as an image post. So I apologize for all the text in the summary feed!) 

Madonna & Child (Joan Elliott) #xstitch

What do you think about #blueberry #Jobelan from #wichelt for @joanelliottdesign #madonnaandchild ? #28ctlinen #xstitch #crossstitch from Instagram: http://ift.tt/28J7lax New project! Chart Name: Madonna & Child JE109 Designer: Joan Elliott Stitch Count: 158w X 207h Finished Design size on 14 or 28 over two: 11w X 15h inches My fabric choice: 28-count Wichelt Bluberry Jobelan – Hand Dyed 51% Cotton & 49% Rayon/Modal. Slightly darker than DMC 211. Materials purchased: Joan Elliott Design Works, Stitchers Inc. In July, for a distraction, I got a lot of new cross stitch projects together including charts and fabric to go with them. What do you think about this one? I have only seen one picture of this project stitched out and she had done a conversion making it very pink rather than red. I definitely think I want to the red. I fell in love with this pattern when I saw it released as a kit. . .

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The Raven & The Raven Queen #xstitch

The Raven is a project the Enginerd picked out for me to do for him. That totally entitles me to buy Mirabilia Nora Corbett’s The Raven Queen for me right? #xstitch #pointdecroix #theraven #crossstitch from Instagram: http://ift.tt/1UZosdV Halloween Project! Chart Name: The Raven Designer: La-D-Da Stitch Count: 161w X 64h Finished Design size:  approx. ~ 10 3/4 X 4 1/4 inches My fabric choice: 30-count Weeks Dye Works Havanna 100% linen – Hand Dyed Materials purchased: Stitchers Inc. Specialty bits & bobs: Hand dyed thread and fabric Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, …    And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple curtain Thrilled me—filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before;     So that now, to still the beating of my heart, I stood repeating     “’Tis some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door— Some late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door;—  . . .

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Hello there, dear readers…

Crazy times, ‘eh? Well! My email inboxes are exploding and apparently are incapable of being tamed, but I’m trying! We went on a family vacation to a South Carolina beach and the kiddos all go to be introduced to the ocean and the concept of waves for the first time. That was fun and a good distraction for physical and mental healing. I have been busy cross stitching and going for lots of distraction these days and honestly, I am getting better. Interestingly, I gained a bit of weight with this last pregnancy, but since it did not take the normal route it did not shed as quickly. So please, pray for me to figure that out. I’m hoping a little more seriousness with Trim Healthy Mama and South Beach Diet will help. *Some affiliate links included. I’m working on some children’s picture book reviews. I just finished an amazing. . .

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#HAED Challenge 3 #xstitch #WIP

“Spring” by @RuthLSanderson. This is my third started #HAED project. New start for 2016 Challenge 3. #xstitch #crossstitch from Instagram: http://ift.tt/29aS8HE Stopping point for the day. Also the end of these colors in the first row. Picking up a never ending color tomorrow! #xstitch #xstitchersofinstagram #haed Challenge 3. 1×1 on Laguna. #crossstitch #crossstitcher #crossstitching #crossstitchersofinstagram #ruthsanderson #summer from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2999K8r Progress on HAED Challenge 3 #xstitch #crossstitchersofinstagram #craftbloggers #crossstitching #crossstitcher #crossstitch #xstitchersofinstagram #haed #heavenandearthdesigns #ruthsanderson from Instagram: http://ift.tt/29npfeo

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Patriotic Angel #xstitch #WIP

Done for now. Gonna put it away until New Years or another patriotic holiday jumps on me. I should be able to finish it in another session or two. Just a little more background detailing and some backstitch words. #xstitch #angel #patriotic #july #july4th #dimensionsgoldcollection #xstitchersofinstagram #crossstitch #crossstitcher #crossstitching #craftbloggers #crossstitchersofinstagram from Instagram: http://ift.tt/29ssGNj

“In the Arms of an Angel” #xstitch #WIP

Hair and skin is complete on angel and baby as of today. Now to work on her dress. “In the Arms of an Angel” Lavender & Lace designed by Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum. Stitched on 28ct Wichelt Morning Dew Jobelan. 2×2. Skin 1×1. Stitched and hair color conversion by Margaret Chind, Creative Madness Mama. #xstitch #crossstitch #embroidery #sewing #needle #angel #mood #miscarriage #lavenderandlace #jobelan #28count #morningdew #crossstitchersofinstagram #xstitchersofinstagram #stitchmaynia #pointdecroix from Instagram: http://ift.tt/293PFMs