This sampler has a lovely story, as told by Elaine, Galliana's designer. As a child, her Mum would point to the dew in the garden and would explain how spiders spun magical webs which caught dew sprinkled by fairies. A witch named Agatha lived nearby in the woods and would collect the precious dew, then... (check pattern details for the rest of the story).
It's still time to join Barbara Ana's Halloween SAL
See (right) a sneak preview of the design already stitched in part 1, including a tiny witch watching over a bubbling cauldron, a mysterious hanging plant ending in the shape of a snake with red eyes, and part of a city all lit up on All Hallows eve. What's next? Be first to know by subscribing to Barbara Ana'sWitchy Dreams Mystery SAL!
Counted cross stitch pattern by Perrette Samouiloff
Halloween stitching with Barbara Ana
Subscriptions to Barbara Ana's Halloween SAL are now closed but your can now purchase the whole chart. There is plenty of fun to have stitching ahead of Halloween with Barbara Ana and dozens of amazing designs to select from.
Counted cross stitch pattern by Barbara Ana Designs
Beguiling Witches by Barbara Ana
Three new irresistible series of witches, just released by Barbara Ana Designs. They come in Barbara Ana's signature style that mixes humour, whimsiness, a reminiscence of Quaker samplers, a huge dose of creativity and a very subtle sense of color.
Here is an amazing stoty, told in cross stitch by Deborah A. Dick of Tempting Tangles. The designer managed to squeeze in an amazing amount of detail and plenty of fun ideas such as the cat shaped ghosts lounging in the tree.
Counted cross stitch pattern by Samantha Purdy Textiles
Not only does it house a witch and a number of animals, it also serves as a magic potion factory, complete with a lab room, library of magic formulas and a furnace room, all the equipment for delivering magic spells on an sizable scale. Another fun Halloween pattern by Barbara Ana Designs.
... of that closet. You're in for a surprise. This pattern is full of special effects, starting with the glow in the dark motifs, and the shiny black lacquer effects of the specialty threads. Fun and detailed stitching for Halloween with Shannon Christine!
Check out this beautiful stitched version of Luna, also by Shannon Christine. It was crossed stitched on 32 count Crystal Haunted by Picture This Plus Fabrics. We love the detail of the spider web lace on the hat!
Counted cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Wasilieff
What will you be cross stitching for Halloween this year?
Eyes glowing in the dark, owls flying low, bubbling cauldrons....It's the time of year when stitchers forget to be serious and get stitching some really quirky stuff.
There are over 50 Halloween projects to pick from on Creative Poppy's website.
Here are details of some of our cross stitch patterns for Halloween, by some of your favorite designers. Click on the images to see the full design.
The best little roadside inn since 1692!
Don't search any further if you're looking for a comfortable bed on your next trip. The Witch's inn may be isolated but it is a welcoming place, neatly looked after by a hard-working little witch and the two black cats that keep her company.
A fun and whimsical design by Barbara Ana Designs.
Beware: here come the ninja and the roaming eyeballs!
In terms of cross stitch design, you can expect The Frosty Pumpkin Stitchery (the Amanda and Ashleigh girls' team) to bring you the unexpected. This is exactly what this Halloween Spooky Sampler is all about, full of surprises and fun unexpected stitching from start to finish.
Fun ornament stitching for Halloween: Batty buddybug
A quick and fun little project, brought to you by Faby Reilly. This is the first in the series of adorable little "Buddy Bugs", with many more to come. This one glows in the dark. Start collecting them now!
A free tutorial by Faby Reilly Designs - La Fée Rie
Maria Diaz Designs: Spookiest cross stitch alphabet ever!
Greet any one knocking on your door on Halloween night with a "welcome message" stitched in the spookiest alphabet ever designed for cross stitch! Here's the most amazing "Gothic Rock" alphabet pattern , complete with guitars, skulls, snakes, spiders et al. that will send shivers up the spine of your guests! A design by the very creative Maria Diaz.