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Elise

  • The latest scoop on Mrs. Nielsen Embroidery

    I want to say that I’ve finished renovating and moving into our new house and I finally have the space and quiet needed to start making patterns again and finishing tutorials. But alas, it’s…

  • I bought a house

    When this year started I did have a lot of plans for my Etsy shop, but also more tutorials and freebies on this website. Little did I know that after I had posted my…

  • A new year and some thoughts

    In 2017 I set up my Etsy shop to sell cross stitch patterns that I had made. I had no real plan, no big ambition and made very little effort to any kind of…

  • Chinese Traditional Folk Floral Mandala

    Chinese Traditional Folk Floral Mandala is a cross stitch pdf pattern recreated from a museum piece which is believed to have been first created between 1850-1900 in Western China. Originally embroidered with blue thread…

  • Chinese Traditional Folk Embroidery Carp Motif

    So I know I originally said “Scandinavian embroidery”, but there is so many beautiful things out there it seems like a shame to restrict one self. This beautiful carp roundel was made somewhere between…

  • The Blue Fluted Mega Heart

    My friend is getting married in two weeks and as a wedding gift I adjusted this beautiful picture for cross stitch. The reason why I settled on this pattern is a bit silly, albeit…

  • Back from vacation!

    I’ve spent two wonderful (and exhausting) weeks in North-Jutland of Denmark. My original plan was to draw up some new patterns and work with those during the evenings when we weren’t out exploring somewhere. …

  • Norwegian Bunad Biscornu Pincushion

    The Fourth Norwegian Bunad Biscornu Pincushion

    I love the traditional Norwegian patterns for the “bringeduk” because they come in some many different shapes and patterns and on top of that, everything changes depending on the colours you use. This one…