Watermelon Welcome

Watermelon seems like an appropriate welcome for the summer months. We actually planted some watermelon in our garden this year and they’ve been blossoming this week, so I’m curious to see how they turn out.

You’ll find this cute freebie on the Glory Bee website here.

Enjoy & Happy Stitching!

Welcome Friends Pineapple Motifs

You’ll find pineapple motifs in all sorts of needlework and embroidery patterns. Pineapples are considered a welcoming motif, a sign of hospitality and of friendship.

(Here’s a link to an interesting article if you’d like to learn more about pienapples and their symbolism throughout history.)

This free cross stitch pattern from imagine gnats is colorful, fun, and an easy project to stitch even for a beginner.

Enjoy & Happy Stitching!