Design of the Month – SOUMAK April Follow Up

MORE ABOUT SOUMAK COMPANIONS available this month at 20% Off Retail

As the designer of my cross-point™ pattern collection I often visualize what a pattern group will look like in a room setting. One of the most fun patterns for me to design and color was SOUMAK. In the March blog post I talked about the origin of this historic pattern. The 01 colorway (as do the other colorways) has within its own companions, including the large square not shown above. These colors of blood red and greige would be perfect for leather upholstered furniture or for a masculine office space.  A whole room setting can be build around these colors adding the following additional companions:

MORE PAIRINGS

The same applies to the other 4 SOUMAK colorways shown on the Pattern Page on the website. Pairings within the pattern, plus additional companion kits in the same color combinations, can create a whole room of cushions. Continue reading

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Design of the Month – March and APRIL 2018

DESIGN OF THE MONTH – MARCH & APRIL :  Pattern SOUMAK and Companion patterns at 20% Off Retail

If you took advantage of the SOUMAK Special Offer in March or are just now getting around to ordering this beautiful pattern, I would like to extend the offer to the companion pillows shown on the website Pattern Page for Soumak.   All are available at the same 20% Off discount.

05 colors forest green/red/gold

A traditional Kasakh pattern in the cross-point™ Collection from Central Persia. The bold center motif of the eight-pointed star is a pattern symbol occurring in all cultures, including our American Indian heritage. The history of Kasakh patterns goes back 800 or more years as those Eurasian nomads not only decorated their clothing, wall hangings and yurts but also the land itself as was discovered from space. Continue reading

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Design of the Month – February 2018

 COMPANION PATTERNS SPECIAL OFFER FOR SIENA (Jan.&Feb. DOM)

SIENA 03

MORE ABOUT THIS SPECIAL OFFER AT 20% OFF RETAIL
left with SIE-03: Shalimar o3, Topkapi 04, Kilim II 01 not shown;
below with SIE-06: Morville 04, with SIE-07: Flamestitch 05 blues,  Kilim II 06, Topkapi 08 not shown


If you took advantage of the SIENA Special Offer in January or are just now getting around to ordering this beautiful pattern, I would like to extend the offer to the companion pillows shown on the January blog post (shown above) and also add a few. All are available at the same 20% Off discount. For SIENA 01 and 02, the all red pattern BASILICA (03 colors) or the all blues BASILICA 05, and FLAMESTITCH 01, available in 2 pillow sizes in addition to upholstery.

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cross-point.com – Design of the Month – January/February 2018

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DESIGN OF THE MONTH – 20% off Retail JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2018 This Jacobean pattern is a lot of fun to stitch. Connecting all leaves, flowers, birds is a scroll pattern and once that is in place, very little additional counting is … Continue reading

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cross-point.com – After Christmas 2017 SPECIAL

AFTER CHRISTMAS 2017?
only 5 days left for the Special Offer

CHRISTMAS STARS

CHRISTMAS STARS

I and several of my friends and fellow stitchers worked up a bunch of Christmas Stars from the cross-point™ group in a variety of colors, mainly left over wools from other previously ordered kits. They are a nice personal and memorable touch to attach to  gifts and an annual reminder of you in years to come. Continue reading

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cross-point ANNUAL SPECIAL OFFER 2017

ANNUAL SPECIAL OFFER

21 YEARS OF CROSS-POINT™

— the fast, fun, and easy way to stitch —

with 20% Off Retail

Postcard mailed today to everyone on our list

Postcard mailed today to everyone on our list

 

I launched cross-point™ 21 years ago – and how the time has flown! What began as a personal hobby has blossomed into a craft I have shared with stitchers around the world.

Just in time for holiday gift-giving (especially if the recipient is you!), I invite you to try cross-point™ now at 20% off retail during our 21 year celebration! Give a kit to a friend, then get together to stitch, laugh, chat – a beautiful way to spend time together….
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Design of the Month – November 2017

DESIGN OF THE MONTH
November 2017 – Pattern ZAGROS
always at 20% Off RetailZagros multicolor pillow and rug

Zagros (ZAG-01 colors above) is my adaptation of a rug pattern from the talented nomadic Quashquai of south-west Persia. The “chequer” pattern with intricate lacy border motifs is typical of their work, as is the great number of colors used in their patterns.  At cross-point™ we offer both a small rug as well as a pillow in two lively color combinations to stitch for Autumn, our most colorful out-of -doors season and, as well, to provide a cheerful setting during gray Winter months. You won’t get bored stitching this pattern – it is both simple and intricate.Take advantage of this generous offer by ordering both pillow and rug today!
Zagros 02 colors (at right) are bright and happy with a dark green ink background. The rug, #ZAGR-02, is also available.Zagros 02 colors, multi bright with ink background

Pillow (size 19″x14″high)  regular price $99.00, SPECIAL OFFER $79.20;
The Rug (size 24″wide xx 35″long) is     $229.00, SPECIAL OFFER $183.20
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Design of the Month – October 2017

DESIGN OF THE MONTH
October 2017 – Grape with Leaf Border
always at 20% Off Retail
cross-point Grape pattern color range

Grape with Leaf Border is available in 7 different color choices on the cross-point™ website pattern page. Available as a pillow kit 19″ wide by 15″ high (50x40cm) or as a table top runner 41″ long (104x40cm), perfect for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Table.grape table runner in o1 colorsThere are several 12th Century Geometric pillow kits available at the 20% Off Retail, coordinated with a few Grape with Leaf Border selections as shown on the website:
#GRA-03 and #12thC-03
#GRA-05 and #12thC-04
#GRA-06 and #12thC-02
#GRA-07 and #12thC-05
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cross-point Design of the Month September 2017

Design of the Month at 20% Off Retail September 2017

Pattern Tabriz

Pattern TABRIZ

TABRIZ – A fun, fast and easy pattern to stitch!

Like other KILIM patterns in the cross-point™ pillow kits collection, the TABRIZ design really is fun to stitch. Once the diagonals are done, it is easy to fill in the remaining colors. Tabriz is available in 3 sizes – from 16″x16″, 19″x12″high to 21″x21″ and in 7 color choices.

all available Tabriz colorstop row, left to right: TASM-01, TASM-02, TASM-03, TASM-04,
bottom row, left to right: TAB-05, TASM-06, TASM-07;

All 3 sizes of TABRIZ are 20% off Retail during September but here is another Special Offer: Since several of those colorways are coordinated with our most popular KILIM pattern, I am happy to extend the special offer for any KILIM companion ordered at the same time. Here are some suggestions: Continue reading

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cross-point Design of the Month – July/August 2017

cross-point™ Summer 2017beach? mountains? meadows or woods?

Wherever you spend the long-awaited summer months, it’s  time to relax, to be part of the great outdoors, to sit in the shade, favorite summer beverage nearby, perhaps a  “book-on-tape to enjoy while stitching one of our fabulous cross-point™ pillow, rug or upholstery pattern. Whatever your favorite color combination, please visit the color scheme articles on this blog for inspiration. In the Morocco Stripe image below you can see how the pattern adapts to three out of nine possible color combinations. You will find more suggestions here for Sea and Sky, Mountain and Wood, and Meadow and Field.

cross-point Morocco Stripe – three schemes

Need more incentive?

If you place your order through our online shopping cart, drop me an email to cross-point (at) cross-point.com and I will pass a 10% off retail credit back to you via your PayPal account. And check out my  Cucumber Soup recipes – so cool and refreshing on a hot day!

Happy Summer Stitching!

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