The Purple Thread

Kits & Charts


Here you will find my past designs, sold in Cross Stitch shops unless they are teaching pieces. I enjoy combining antique treasures, easy finishing, and fun stories into each of my creations. Please use the tab, Find A Shop, to find a retailer near you carrying The Purple Thread!

One Fine Day Scissor Fob

One Fine Day Scissor Fob

A bit of French or English reminds you that each day can be One Fine Day. The knots in your ribbon loop and the heart charm set this fob apart.

My Button Bag

My Button Bag

What is there to say about someone obsessed with buttons! The kit comes with the bag already made and includes a new old stock black antique shoe button.

August Dreams Purse (Front)

August Dreams Purse (Front)

This darling little clutch purse is the second in my purse series and can hold a tiny pair of scissors or needle pack. The vintage heart on top is copper and the little handles on the sides are wooden beads. Purple wool finish the back with a couched silk ribbon on top.

August Dreams Purse (Back)

August Dreams Purse (Back)

Needle Garden

Needle Garden

I am just in love with this little finish and secret place to tuck your needles. Pull your wool out of the pocket to reveal the needles.

Holly Express Limited Edition Series, First in Series-

Holly Express Limited Edition Series, First in Series-

My mom loved sleighs and had many in her collection. I thought it would be fun to create a series of limited edition Christmas sleigh kits…the one for next year is already bubbling out of my imagination!

A Flat Iron Scissor Fob

A Flat Iron Scissor Fob

A Fun Triangular Scissor Fob

A Stitcher's Christmas

A Stitcher's Christmas

A Holiday Of Stitching to Share

Anna's Garden

Anna's Garden

A Packet For Your Needle

Autumn On The Delaware

Autumn On The Delaware

A Random Spot Sampler

Close To My Heart

Close To My Heart

A Folded Needle Keeper

Christmas Treasure Bag

Christmas Treasure Bag

A Bag to Give as a Treasured Gift

Harvest Glory

Harvest Glory

A Fall Etui Shaped as a Pocket

I Am Everywoman

I Am Everywoman

Handmade Buttons on a Pillow Cushion

Mrs. Reppert’s Herb Bag

Mrs. Reppert’s Herb Bag

A Tribute To A World Renowned Herbologist

Winter Violets

Winter Violets

Winter Violets

USA Vote Scissor Fob

USA Vote Scissor Fob

Betsy’s Needle Boards

Betsy’s Needle Boards

A Reminder of our Famous Patriotic Stitcher

Back To Spool

Back To Spool

A Fun Scissor Holder and Clever Stitched Project

Circle Pin (front)

Circle Pin (front)

Circle Pin (back)

Circle Pin (back)

Four Season's Chart

Four Season's Chart

Four Ways to Protect your Scissors

Gabrielle’s Needlebook

Gabrielle’s Needlebook

Part of our Signature Black and White Series

Three Corners Scissor Fob

Three Corners Scissor Fob

A Bit Different than your ordinary Scissor Holder

Mama’s Scissor Fob Chart

Mama’s Scissor Fob Chart

A Great Memory for all of Us

For Granted

For Granted

Someone and Something to always Remember

Mum’s The Autumn Word Floss Holder

Mum’s The Autumn Word Floss Holder

A Personal Favorite and Cleaver Holder

Independence Maggie

Independence Maggie

To Every Opinion there is a Civil Reply

Old Hobson’s Meadow

Old Hobson’s Meadow

A Perfect mixture of Silk and Cotton in an interesting Pin Cushion

Penny Bag

Penny Bag

The Most Original Little Bag with many Stitching Options

Petunia’s Pins

Petunia’s Pins

Pins, Pins, and Pins around a sheet of Flowers

My English Roses Scissor Fob

My English Roses Scissor Fob

A Bit like Needlepoint, this Fob is Covered with Stitching

Nola’s Gate Needle Holder

Nola’s Gate Needle Holder

An Unusual Pull Thru Needle Holder as part of the Black and White Series

Remembering Ruth Chart

Remembering Ruth Chart

A Box Top Cover to hold the Very Best Memories

Sisters of My Needle

Sisters of My Needle

So Many of You have Told me Stories of Your Sisters

Spring Tulips Scissor Fob and Needlebook

Spring Tulips Scissor Fob and Needlebook

(sold separately)

Tenderness of Heart Two Ways- Fame

Tenderness of Heart Two Ways- Fame

A Sweet Tribute to a lovely novel by Dear Jane

Tenderness of Heart Two Ways

Tenderness of Heart Two Ways

Pillow

September Apples Pillow

September Apples Pillow

Who Doesn’t Love the Shine of September Apples

A Trio of Sweet Pea Scissor Fobs

A Trio of Sweet Pea Scissor Fobs

Pinwell

Pinwell

Round like a Never Ending Circle

Ever Green Noel

Ever Green Noel

To hold your Aromatic Greens on a Window or Door

Eleanor’s Hat Pins

Eleanor’s Hat Pins

A Remembrance of a Great First Lady

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus

My Tribute to a Sophisticated Halloween

Mermaid’s Purse, First in a Series

Mermaid’s Purse, First in a Series

A Sold Out Limited Edition

Star Gazer- Mattress Needle Holder

Star Gazer- Mattress Needle Holder

This Clever Ribbon and Wool Needle Holder is Shaker Inspired

Pink Lemonade Cottage

Pink Lemonade Cottage

Fob, Pinholder, and Traveling Needle Book- My First and Fondest Project

Pink Lemonade Cottage Inside

Pink Lemonade Cottage Inside

Sybil’s Diamonds

Sybil’s Diamonds

A Wooden Spool Scissor Holder

By The Salty Sea Scissor Fob

By The Salty Sea Scissor Fob

Inspired by the Constant Delight of Salty Yarns

Inspiration

Inspiration

The very First in the Black and White Series

Mrs. Hughes’ Sewing Kit

Mrs. Hughes’ Sewing Kit

What I Imagine a Favorite Character would own

Petite Fleur

Petite Fleur

A Tiny Hornbook with Scissors