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Share a Little Love - LOL 1

LOL 1 - Share A Little Love$11.50 retail

A bird couple sharin' some lovin' at the bird bath surrounded by a border of flowers.

Stitch the water with blending filament for more realism.

Chart reads: "Share a Little Love"

Stitch count:

181 x 243

Approximate finished size:

13" x 17.5" (14 ct)

11.3" x 15.25" (16 ct)

10" x 13.5" (18 ct)




My House - LOL 2

$9.50 retail

My Mother had this saying on a wooden wall plaque when I was a child.

I have never forgotten it and it was one of the first charts I ever designed.

It is my life's motto and one that I definitely live by!

Chart reads: "My house is clean enough to be healthy and dirty enough to be happy"

Stitch count:

115 x 147

Approximate finished size:

8.2" x 10.5" (14 ct)

7.2" x 9.2" (16 ct)

6.4" x 8.2" (18 ct)


Kitchen Witch - LOL 3

$10.50 retail

Cross stitch only version of the Kitchen Witch. 

The Kitchen Witch is a Norwegian tradition.  Hang her above your door at the entrance to your kitchen and she will bring you good luck.  Also available in a hardanger version, to follow the Norwegian theme.

Chart reads: "Look who's landed in your kitchen, Bringing fortune to your home.  It's me, the lucky kitchen witch, Your special little gnome.  I'll end burnt pots, I'll keep meals hot, I'll do such magic chores.  For I'm your lucky kitchen witch, Keep me safe by your kitchen door."

Stitch count:

421 x 85

Approximate finished size:

30" x 6" (14 ct)

26.3" x 5.3" (16 ct)

23.4" x 4.7" (18 ct)


Kitchen Witch - hardanger version - LOL 3H

$11.50 retail

The Kitchen Witch is a Norwegian tradition.  Hang her above your door at the entrance to your kitchen and she will bring you good luck.  I incorporated hardanger into this design to follow the Norwegian theme, but the chart is also available in a cross stitch only version.

Chart reads: "Look who's landed in your kitchen, Bringing fortune to your home.  It's me, the lucky kitchen witch, Your special little gnome.  I'll end burnt pots, I'll keep meals hot, I'll do such magic chores.  For I'm your lucky kitchen witch, Keep me safe by your kitchen door."

Stitch count:

383 x 125

Approximate finished size:

27.3" x 9" (14 ct)

24" x 7.8" (16 ct)

21.3" x 7" (18 ct)


No No Bad Dog! - LOL 4

$9.50 retail

An adorable basset hound puppy only, like most puppies, he has gotten into something he shouldn't have....

Chart reads: "My name is NO NO BAD DOG!  What's yours?"

Stitch count:

133 x 169

Approximate finished size:

9.5" x 12" (14 ct)

8.3" x 10.5" (16 ct)

7.4" x 9.4" (18 ct)

 

 

 


As God Is My Witness - LOL 5

$9.50 retail

A sentiment sure to be shared by many who stitch with silk floss.  A take on Scarlett's proclamation that she'll "never go hungry again!"

Model stitched using Vikki Clayton's Hand Dyed Fibers variegated silk floss.  Use any color of silk floss that strikes your fancy.

Chart reads: "As God is my witness, I'll never stitch without silks again!"

Stitch count:

200 x 129

Approximate finished size:

14.25" x 9.25" (14 ct)

12.5" x 8" (16 ct)

11" x 7" (18 ct)


Cats Sleep Anywhere - LOL 6

$10.50 retail

The poem "Cats Sleep Anywhere" was written by children's author Eleanor Farjeon.

It has been adapted to cross stitch under exclusive license by Labor of Love Designs.

Chart reads: "Cats sleep anywhere, Any table, any chair.  Top of piano, window ledge, In the middle, on the edge.  Open drawer, empty shoe, Anybody's lap with do.  Fitted in a cardboard box, In the cupboard with your frocks.  Anywhere!  They don't care!  Cats sleep anywhere!"

Stitch count:

135 x 253

 

Approximate finished size:

9.6" x 18" (14 ct)

8.5" x 15.8" (16 ct)

7.5" x 14" (18 ct)


Cracked Egg - LOL 7

$8.50 retail

This chart celebrates the wonder of true friendship.

Chart reads: "A true friend is someone who knows you're a good egg, even if you're a little cracked"

Stitch count:

129 x 94

Approximate finished size:

9.2" x 6.7" (14 ct)

8" x 5.9" (16 ct)

7.2" x 5.2" (18 ct)

 


Don't Wanna... - LOL 8

$8.50 retail

The majority of people probably know or belong to a cat (or many cats) like this curmudgeonly fellow.

Chart reads: "Don't wanna...Don't havta...Ain't gonna!"

Stitch count:

116 x 73

Approximate finished size:

8.3" x 5.2" (14 ct)

7.25" x 4.5" (16 ct)

6.4" x 4" (18 ct)

 


Stop Global Warming - LOL 9

$8.50 retail

This chart was designed in honor of all the men in our lives...at least the men in MY life! LOL

Chart reads: "Stop global warming. No farting"...with the cow's talking bubble stating "Oops...pardon me"
Alternate charting with the words "No tooting" and the cow's bubble stating "Don't look at me...that was the dog!" is included.
...or, personalize it by stitching whatever you would like in your cow's talking bubble!

Stitch count:

81 x 151

 

 

Approximate finished size:

5.8" x 10.8" (14 ct)

5" x 9.4" (16 ct)

4.5" x 8.4" (18 ct)


Men's Laundry Day - LOL 10

$8.50 retail

Another chart designed in honor of all the men in our lives!!! LOL

Thanks to Martha M. for being my Muse on this design!

Chart reads: "Men sort their laundry into two piles.  Filthy and Filthy but wearable"

Stitch count:

138 x 110

Approximate finished size:

10" x 8" (14 ct)

8.6" x 6.8" (16 ct)

7.6" x 6" (18 ct)


Balanced Life - LOL 11

$8.50 retail

Most cat and dog lovers will agree with the sentiment in this chart.  It's the Yin-Yang of life.

Chart reads: "For a Balanced Life, you need a Dog to Adore you and a Cat to Ignore you"

Stitch count:

172 x 61

Approximate finished size:

12.3" x 4.4" (14 ct)

10.75" x 3.8" (16 ct)

9.5" x 3.4" (18 ct)


Sneezing Position - LOL 12

$10.50 retail

Laurie Rockman / "Mug Shots" Greeting Cards artwork adapted to cross stitch under exclusive license by Labor of Love Designs.
Laurie uses cartoons to express her amusement with human foibles, idiosyncrasies and vulnerabilities. This line of charts will show you her lighter side of life, as well as the beauty in imperfection.
Keeping you in stitches!

Chart reads: "The sneezing position for the over forty"

Stitch count: 112 x 140

Approximate finished size:

8" x 10" (14 ct)

7" x 8.75" (16 ct)

6.2" x 7.8" (18 ct)


Filling Of The Cups - LOL 13

$10.50 retail

Laurie Rockman / "Mug Shots" Greeting Cards artwork adapted to cross stitch under exclusive license by Labor of Love Designs.
Laurie uses cartoons to express her amusement with human foibles, idiosyncrasies and vulnerabilities. This line of charts will show you her lighter side of life, as well as the beauty in imperfection.
Keeping you in stitches!

Chart reads: "A rite of passage into middle age...the filling of the cups"

Stitch count: 112 x 140

Approximate finished size:

8" x 10" (14 ct)

7" x 8.75" (16 ct)

6.2" x 7.8" (18 ct)


Sensible Shoes - LOL 14

$10.50 retail

Laurie Rockman / "Mug Shots" Greeting Cards artwork adapted to cross stitch under exclusive license by Labor of Love Designs.
Laurie uses cartoons to express her amusement with human foibles, idiosyncrasies and vulnerabilities. This line of charts will show you her lighter side of life, as well as the beauty in imperfection.
Keeping you in stitches!

Chart reads: "Not ready for sensible shoes"

Stitch count: 112 x 140

Approximate finished size:

8" x 10" (14 ct)

7" x 8.75" (16 ct)

6.2" x 7.8" (18 ct)


Breast Rest - LOL 15

$10.50 retail

Laurie Rockman / "Mug Shots" Greeting Cards artwork adapted to cross stitch under exclusive license by Labor of Love Designs.
Laurie uses cartoons to express her amusement with human foibles, idiosyncrasies and vulnerabilities. This line of charts will show you her lighter side of life, as well as the beauty in imperfection.
Keeping you in stitches!

Chart reads: "A Meno-Moment...the Breast Rest"

Stitch count: 112 x 140

Approximate finished size:

8" x 10" (14 ct)

7" x 8.75" (16 ct)

6.2" x 7.8" (18 ct)


Equality - LOL 16

$10.50 retail

Laurie Rockman / "Mug Shots" Greeting Cards artwork adapted to cross stitch under exclusive license by Labor of Love Designs.
Laurie uses cartoons to express her amusement with human foibles, idiosyncrasies and vulnerabilities. This line of charts will show you her lighter side of life, as well as the beauty in imperfection.
Keeping you in stitches!

Chart reads: "A Meno-Moment...Equality"

Stitch count: 112 x 140

Approximate finished size:

8" x 10" (14 ct)

7" x 8.75" (16 ct)

6.2" x 7.8" (18 ct)


They've Fallen - LOL 17

$10.50 retail

Laurie Rockman / "Mug Shots" Greeting Cards artwork adapted to cross stitch under exclusive license by Labor of Love Designs.
Laurie uses cartoons to express her amusement with human foibles, idiosyncrasies and vulnerabilities. This line of charts will show you her lighter side of life, as well as the beauty in imperfection.
Keeping you in stitches!

Chart reads: "Face it!! They've fallen and they can't get up!!"

Stitch count: 112 x 140

Approximate finished size:

8" x 10" (14 ct)

7" x 8.75" (16 ct)

6.2" x 7.8" (18 ct)

 


With Age Comes Wisdom - LOL 18

$8.50 retail

This little mouse is proof that we all get wiser with age!

Chart reads: "With Age comes Wisdom"

Stitch count: 126 x 99

Approximate finished size:

9" x 7" (14 ct)

7.8" x 6.2" (16 ct)

7" x 5.5" (18 ct)

 





Einstein's Imagination - LOL 19

$8.50 retail

Albert Einstein helps us keep everything in perspective!

Chart reads: "Imagination is more important than knowledge"

Stitch count: 155 x 87

Approximate finished size:

11" x 6.2" (14 ct)

9.7" x 5.4" (16 ct)

8.6" x 4.8" (18 ct)

 




Time Is Precious - LOL 20

$8.50 retail

All crafters have to agree with this statement, I think!

Chart reads: "Time is precious...waste it wisely"

Stitch count: 134 x 80

Approximate finished size:

9.6" x 5.7" (14 ct)

8.4" x 5" (16 ct)

7.4" x 4.4" (18 ct)

 

 

 


Loose Interpretation Of Clean - LOL 21

$8.50 retail

Another chart proving I am not an immaculate housekeeper....sorry, Mom!

Chart reads: "Welcome to my loose interpretation of clean"

Stitch count: 104 x 78

Approximate finished size:

7.4" x 5.6" (14 ct)

6.5" x 4.9" (16 ct)

5.8" x 4.3" (18 ct)

 

 

 


Ahh...Divorce - LOL 22

$10.50 retail

Laurie Rockman / "Mug Shots" Greeting Cards artwork adapted to cross stitch under exclusive license by Labor of Love Designs.
Laurie uses cartoons to express her amusement with human foibles, idiosyncrasies and vulnerabilities. This line of charts will show you her lighter side of life, as well as the beauty in imperfection.
Keeping you in stitches!

Chart reads: "Ahh...Divorce.  Like the last lick of your Thanksgiving leftovers"

Stitch count: 112 x 140

Approximate finished size:

8" x 10" (14 ct)

7" x 8.75" (16 ct)

6.2" x 7.8" (18 ct)