A Doodle Sampler

Do you remember the needlework or cross-stitch samplers?  They were created to demonstrate or test a skill of needlework.

I have a friend, Marsha who creates the most AMAZING needlework!! I always enjoy seeing what projects she is working on!  🙂

This doodle reminded me of the cross-stitching I used to do…


A Doodle Sampler

It is like a sampler of doodle patterns that are all “interwoven” together!

It isn’t quite done but I thought you might enjoy seeing it anyway.

Have you ever done any kind of needlework or cross-stitch?  I’d love to hear what you have created with thread!

Cheers! 🙂

14 responses to “A Doodle Sampler

  1. Amazing Jill, I love your doodles.

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  2. Wonderful doodle Jill! I love to do needlepoint and this does remind me of different stitches!

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  3. This is really awesome!!
    I love your doodles so much and am always inspired by your beautiful work! ❤️💜💙

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  4. I really like cross-stitching, but find other kinds of embroidery really hard. It also takes a lot of time, which I don’t have – unfortunately. I follow some embroidery artists on Instagram and it is absolutely amazing what they can do! But for me I like knitting better, because it´s possible while watching TV. You cannot create beautiful embroidery while watching TV, because you really have to focus on what you do… Love your doodle, Jill! That would be a quite challenging embroidery – at least for me… 😉 Have a wonderful weekend!

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    • Hi Ann, I used to enjoy cross-stitching too. I do like hand embroidery but it is something that requires attention. I think it’s awesome that you enjoy knitting and can do it while watching TV! 😃 I do a lot of doodling while watching TV. I don’t think I could do this doodle in hand stitching but I do enjoy others who can! 🌈👍💕

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  5. Doodling with ink and paper is far more relaxing than needlework ever was for me. Your doodles are always amazing!

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  6. This would be beautiful in blackwork. Patterns, whether drawn or stitched are always meditative. (K)

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    • Hi Kerfe, it would be beautiful in blackwork. I haven’t done any of this kind of stitching. I will have to research it. I hope to do more stitching this fall. I always like your stitched mixed media pieces. 😃

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