Just CrossStitch - Volume 39, Issue 5 October 2021
From fall foliage to spooky stitching, this autumn issue of Just CrossStitch will have you threading the warmest orange and deepest black flosses. Take a trip to the wilderness with nature-inspired designs, delight in the whimsical Halloween projects and relax with classic autumn patterns. The 23 brilliant projects take you all the way through the most colorful season.
* Black cats and spooky bats! Pops of bright orange and turquoise add a modern flair to the "Halloween Time" design featuring vintage-style lettering and motifs. A grinning tomcat is dressed to the nines for Halloween fun from his candy corn cap to his jack-o'-lantern basket.
* Step into the wild with this design featuring paw and hoof prints from a variety of woodland animals and birds. The "Animal Tracks" pattern combines natural colors and patterns with a geometric design to make a fascinating finished piece. Display the piece in the open where guests can see how many tracks they can identify.
* Harvest time in the pumpkin patch! Celebrate the essence of autumn with the Happy Fall design. A classic scarlet truck carries giant pumpkins beneath a canopy of falling leaves. This quick-to-stitch project, worked in full and partial cross stitches, will make a fun addition to your autumn farmhouse kitchen decor.
Plus, you won’t want to miss the latest piece of the “My Quaker Christmas” sampler. Experience a taste of Christmas as you continue the classic sampler adding festive embellishments to frame a loaded sleigh.