Holiday Gift Extravaganza 2021 – My Gift to You

Hello my dear friend! Jan, of Jan Hicks Creates here, and we have come to the end of my Holiday Gift Extravaganza for 2021. It has been a wonderful two weeks of sharing, laughing, crying and yes, giving. As I am sure you know, my thoughts, and questions, this year centered around my new home, and what home means to me and to each of … Continue reading Holiday Gift Extravaganza 2021 – My Gift to You

Be Well Cross Stitch Pattern

I decided to add my own little offering to the #bewellandstitch free patterns various designers have released. Charted in both DMC and Gentle Arts Sampler Threads, I hope this little design helps you find a little peace and tranquillity as we go through these very uncertain days. Design size is 85 x 35. Know that I am sending you love and peace and joy as … Continue reading Be Well Cross Stitch Pattern

Bloomtopia Fundraiser Stitch Along by Fat Quarter Shop

I have been asked to help host the Bloomtopia Fundraiser Stitch Along by Fat Quarter Shop. They have done quilting ones for a number of years and have decided to add a cross stitch fundraiser this year as well. Every year, they do these stitch alongs to raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Central and South Texas. I am thrilled to have been asked … Continue reading Bloomtopia Fundraiser Stitch Along by Fat Quarter Shop

Jan Hicks Creates – Flosstube #50 – Cross Stitch WIP Parade for Stitch Maynia 2019

Started working on Shades of Gold by Northern Expressions Needlearts after reskeining the large skeins of silk from Missus Sedas into smaller, more mangeable skeins for stitching. Two new Flosstubers to check out:CreatedtoCreateBH – has great multi-media ideas for finishing cross stitchCynthia Brew Creates – is a fairly new cross stitcher and has jumped in with both feet. Lots of lovely projects. And now, my … Continue reading Jan Hicks Creates – Flosstube #50 – Cross Stitch WIP Parade for Stitch Maynia 2019

Jan Hicks Creates – Flosstube #49

Flosstube #49 Concerned about climate change and the effect it’s having on our world? I have come across an organization that has put out a call for people to contribute to adding to the understanding and knowledge of climate change, using knitting or crochet as a medium to create a visual representation. This organization, called the Tempestry Project, has teamed up with the National Parks … Continue reading Jan Hicks Creates – Flosstube #49

Jan Hicks Creates – Flosstube #46

Flosstube #46 Michelle Bendy Stitchy -Remember to find Michelle Garrette and subscribe to her new channel Double the Stitchy Fun – thisnanastitches – Tamara and me chatting and stitching from opposites ends of the country! WindyBay – Doris, fairly new to Flosstube Mike’s crazy kitchen – video of making chili and watch for his video on how to make yogurt in the Instant Pot. Coming … Continue reading Jan Hicks Creates – Flosstube #46

Jan Hicks Creates – Flosstube #43

Slowly making progress on several of my BAPs (Big-ass Projects!) and my little WIPs, too. Check out this week’s YouTube video here. Flosstube Channels to check out: Stitching in Doo DahFiber Talk This week’s projects: Grateful Hearts – this week saw a little more progress on the one over one block. (This chart is from 2000. I don’t know if it is still in print. … Continue reading Jan Hicks Creates – Flosstube #43

I’m Back!! Weekly Progress Post – 2/24/19

Time to revive my blog and start using it again. Not only am I going to keep notes for all of my YouTube videos here, I will be making weekly progress/new start/finish posts in order to keep track of my progress while I’m working on so many things. These weekly posts will also help me keep track of what I’ve worked on each week, and … Continue reading I’m Back!! Weekly Progress Post – 2/24/19