Autumn,  BYOF,  New Designs,  Stitching

New Releases for Fall!

I'll be shipping the following three releases to all shops on my automatic very soon.. hopefully next week!



This was originally released at the Shepherd's Bush retreat in 2014, and the model was stitched and framed by the wonderful, lovely, darling Sherri-Berkman-of-Total-Framing-in-Virginia!

The stitch count is 182w x 164h, and it is stitched using all cross stitch over two linen threads.

The model was stitched on 36 ct. Vintage Light Examplar by Lakeside Linens, and the threads used were by Classic Colorworks in Milady's Teal (DMC 169), Cayenne (300), Copper Penny (402), Fool's Gold (435), Deep Fennel (598), Stepping Stones (611), Pebble Beach (642), Ye Olde Gold (833), Weeping Willow (3011), Hickory Sticks (3021), Timber (3781), River Rocks (3787), and Tennessee Red Clay (3859).



These three little cushions are fast little stitches, and if you have an autumn tree (like my sister, who decorates a small tree for any and every holiday!), you could easily attach hangers for them to be hung there, or on the handle of a cabinet, or even a door knob. Or maybe in your car's rear-view mirror. Or maybe not.

Here are the stitch counts for all three cushions:

Goodness & Plenty: 113w x 38h
Alphabet Sampler: 59w x 50h
Harvest Bird: 74w x 57h

The models were stitched on 36 ct. Stars Hollow Blend from R&R Reproductions, and the finishing was done by my Pike's-Place-Partner, Donna Otlowski. She did such a beautiful job!

The threads used were by Classic Colorworks in Roasted Chestnut (DMC 400), Hazelnut (420), Brandied Pears (434), Wilderness (830), Manor Red (902), Caterpillar (3371), Cinnamon Toast (3772), and Antique Lace (Ecru).

The stitches used in these cushions are cross stitch and back stitch, all over two.


This is the fourth of five Sampler Lessons that will be released. (The other Collection in progress is A Bowl Full of Merries, but Merry Two is still being worked on; there will, however, be brand new Collections coming to the Serial Bowl family next year!)

The kit is a BYOF (Bring Your Own Fabric) kit, which means it includes the threads and trim to complete the project, but you will need to supply the fabric you want to use. The model was stitched on 36 ct. American Chestnut linen, by an extremely kind stitcher with the most perfect x's: Jean Hohulin.

The stitch count for Sampler Lesson Four is 83w x 81h. All stitches are cross stitch over two threads, but the chart says "except where noted." This was an oversight on my part, and should not have been there. I apologize for that!


Please remember that all of the Serial Bowl Collection kits are limited in number; all prior kits have sold out, and for that, I thank you tremendously. (You all have no idea how sweet and encouraging it is to get such lovely feedback from you. Stitchers are truly the best kind of people!)

 As soon as these ship out, it's back to the drawing board for me… Enjoy the weekend!


  • Beth

    Oh boy I love them all! I am sorry I missed out on Lesson One but I am making sure to get all of these now that I know about them! I don’t know where you come up with so many cute ideas!

  • Robin in Virginia

    What a fabulous assortment of designs you are releasing, Paulette. Goodness & Plenty is a definite must have. Enjoy your weekend!

  • Jacquie

    Oooh I adore all your new designs, especially lesson four… It’s calling me!! I need this!! It’s lovely, England stockists are not so good so I doubt I will get this anytime soon 🙁
    Love your designs…. Have a lovely weekend 🙂
    Smiles 🙂

  • Cathryn

    Paulette, these new designs are wonderful!! Love them all! Also PS Every time I see Sophie, she is getting more and more beautiful! Takes your breath away! 😀 Cathryn

  • Rosalie Moon

    Dearest Paulette,
    Although the kits are gone for the first three – and I might not be quick enough for the fourth – might you have created PDF files of the previous pattern which could be bought individualy, orperhaps all five in a set, once the final kit is sold?

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