Welcome to Our Stitchee Yearbook!

Below you can snoop through and learn all sorts of fun things about our Stitchees.

These are in no particular order, but if you want to look for someone specific you can use CTRL + F and search for a specific name. Or grab a coffee and scroll through and learn all about your fellow Stitchees!

*Are you a new Stitchee? Or have you not filled in your interview?? Send me an email and we will add you in!

Where are you from? Ontario Canada

One word to best describe you? Quirky

What’s your favorite color? Pink

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Tinkerbell!!

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Usually one of my three kitties, as well as a Stitchee mug of something. 

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Enjoy it, don’t stress about it! Everything is fixable!

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Having a family that truly means the world to me!

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Flossie

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Tinkerbell!

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Usually binging something, currently Dexter or listening to an audiobook

Any last words? Thank you to each and everyone of my Stitchees for helping me make this little family the best thing in the world!

Amanda Dion

Stitchee Creator

Where are you from? Florida, USA

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Shawna Owens

Stitchee Since May 2019, Stitchee Mod

Where are you from? California USA

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Ashley Quon

Stitchee Since Sept 2022, Stitchee Mod

Where are you from? Ipswich England

One word to best describe you? Funny

What’s your favorite color? Green

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Johnny Depp

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Nintendo switch

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Do not stitch when drunk

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Have people to talk to about cross stitching

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Stitch

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Sloth in the mornings

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Queen

Any last words? (Get creative here lol) Don’t worry be happy

Rachel B

Stitchee Since Sept 2022

Where are you from? Northamptonshire, UK

One word to best describe you? Batty

What’s your favorite color? PURPLE!!!

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Temperance Brennan

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? My Yeti cup with a drink it!

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? You don’t need to have a fancy ORTs Jar – recycle what you have around you!

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Community!

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Aida

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Cat!

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Currently I am watching the MCU in chronological order; as in the storyline, or audiobooks

Any last words? The answer is 42!

Jemma Jones-Hayes

Stitchee Since Sept 2022

Where are you from? Arkansas USA

One word to best describe you? Loving

What’s your favorite color? Blue

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Anne Rule

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? A drink

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Give encouragement to everyone or try too

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Having others that I can talk to about projects

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Lugana

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Wolf

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Any of my favorite tv shows( mostly 90s), true crime podcasts when in the car

Any last words? No

Lana Leatherbury

Stitchee Since March 2023

Where are you from? Hulen, OK, USA

One word to best describe you? Erratic

What’s your favorite color? Pink

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Mark Hamill

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Something to drink

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Use a magnet board and line magnifier to help save your wyes and keep track of your place.

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? A place to see and share all things related to stitching without fear of judgement and always full of encouragement

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Bobbie

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Raccoon – small, chubby, nocturnal, eats anything, and has dark circles around its eyes.

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Old sitcoms or TV shows like Friends, golden girls, Castle, or Once Upon A Time

Any last words? I have discovered that buying craft supplies and doing the actual craft are two different hobbies.

Sarah Arnold

Stitchee Since Sept 2022

Where are you from? Texas USA

One word to best describe you? Reader

What’s your favorite color? Teal

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Never thought about it 🤔

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Sweet mint tea

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Stop stressing, it’s supposed to be enjoyable

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Community

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Lugana

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? A dragon-hoarding cross stitch paraphernalia and things to read

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Either binging shows/movies I have seen many times or Amazon playlists

Any last words? Do what you enjoy and you’ll never work a day

Jennifer Schratwieser

Stitchee Since April 2020

Where are you from? Florida , USA

One word to best describe you? Curious

What’s your favorite color? Purple

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Hitler, just to learn how he could talk people into anything

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Of course my phone

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Light, light and more light

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? To belong to a group of people who will suggest and talk in a positive manor

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Needle

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Wolf

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Today a book

Any last words? Never give up just throw it across the room and then fuss get up and pick it up and try tomorrow, lol

Melissa Sousa

Stitchee Since March 2023

Where are you from? New Jersey USA

One word to best describe you? Creative

What’s your favorite color? Blue

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Marguerite Henry

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? My phone

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Enjoy the time you stitch.

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? It means friendship and community

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Lugana

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Wolf

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Whatever tv show is on

Any last words? Stitch to your own tune

Tracey Reilly

Stitchee Since Sept 2022

Where are you from? London, England

One word to best describe you? Unique

What’s your favorite color? Pink

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Thursday Next (from the Thursday Next books)

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? My hedgehog pencil case called Harvey, he stores all my stitching things

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Don’t stitch anything you don’t enjoy

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Community, Friendship and loads more patterns

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Needle

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? I’d say a seahorse

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Today I’m watching the F1

Any last words? My last words would be simply to only stitch things you enjoy and remember that if you dislike it you can stop.

Sammi Campion

Stitchee Since March 2020

Where are you from? Mississippi, USA

One word to best describe you? Imaginative

What’s your favorite color? Green

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Queen Elizabeth I

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? My cats!

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Learn about the different Aida count sizes and the needles strands of floss that work best with that count

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Having access to lots of fun patterns and getting to know new people!

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Flossie

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Cat

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Usually tv series that I’ve seen before like Gilmore Girls or Community

Any last words? I always look forward to weekly or monthly pattern releases!

Lis C

Stitchee Since March 2023

Where are you from? Virginia, USA

One word to best describe you? Fubar

What’s your favorite color? Blue

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Paternal grandfather

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Laptop

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Have extra needles

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Friends with similar hobbies

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Aida

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Cats

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Tubi

Any last words? What I love about being a stitchee: someone always knows the answer to a question or where to find it, people to share your WIPs with who get the work you put into it, always someone somewhere on discord to talk too, the live stitch groups, people always sharing new WIPs and great patterns. the extra items that Amanda posts in the Hub.. e.g.; tutorials, resources

Emily Jenkins

Stitchee Since March 2023

Where are you from? Hephzibah, GA, USA

One word to best describe you? Kind

What’s your favorite color? Teal

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Patrick Swayze

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? CraftStation

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Enjoy what you do

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? With being a truckers wife, who is gone 3 to 4 weeks at a time, is having friends from around the world with the same interest in stitching and having fun.

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Hula

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Cat

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Streaming different shows depending on mood.

Any last words? Enjoy what you do. Don’t get stressed about getting something done. Don’t stress over mistakes. Everyone has to do frogging. Lol.

Myra Lawrence

Stitchee Since March 2022

Where are you from? Kansas City, Missouri  USA

One word to best describe you? Crafty

What’s your favorite color? Yellow

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be?Reba McEntire

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Notebook/paper

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Take your time and don’t rush, enjoy stitching

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? So much help and training and friends to help when I need it, and the encouragement each member gives to others.

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Bobbie

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Either seahorse (favorite animal), or any of the wild cat family

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Nothing in particular, just got have noise, tv or music

Any last words? Find your happy place and stitch, have fun and if you get frustrated with a WIP put it away for a minute, start something new, then later come back to the WIP. I have been there with a WIP and have completed so much more of it since coming back to it.

Betty Burch-Peterson

Stitchee Since March 2021

Where are you from? Oldham UK

One word to best describe you? Busy

What’s your favorite color? Purple

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Whitney Houston

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Water bottle

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Work at your own pace

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Community

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Aida

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Horse

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Westlife

Any last words? Enjoy yourself

Carrie Ann

Stitchee Since March 2023

Where are you from? Greenwood, Indiana, USA

One word to best describe you? Survivor

What’s your favorite color? Pink

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Sacagawea

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? My bobbins everywhere tumbler with ice water

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Kit up completely before starting!

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Part of a stitching community

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Flossie

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Phoenix

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Flosstube, booktube, true crime

Any last words? Spread positivity wherever you go!

Mary Shimp

Stitchee Since Sept 2022

Where are you from? Shawano, WI

One word to best describe you? Curious

What’s your favorite color? Purple

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? The man, or woman, who wrote the plays by William Shakespeare. (Inquiring minds want to know)

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? My small sewing box with all my supplies. I don’t have a designated stitching spot, just wherever I choose to sit.

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Have fun with it and do what works for you. Stitch what, and on what, you enjoy and never allow yourself to feel less than if you don’t enjoy things like full coverage or stitching on linen.

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Family. I don’t have a lot of friends in general, and even less that stitch (craft) on the level and with the intensity that I do. It is so wonderful to have found a community of people who get it. We are definitely a unique group and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Lugana

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Frogs!

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Floss tube, ACF Bookends Stitches in Crime series, Star Trek, or right now, The Good Wife.

Any last words? Stitching is more than a hobby. For some of us it’s our creative outlet, a meditation, a way to quiet the voices in our mind, or any number of other things. Whatever your motivation, embrace it, and know that there are kindred spirits out there that get it. We see you, we welcome you, and we are here to support you through the good stitches and the frogs and everything else life throws at you in between.

Letitia (Tish) Ehlen

Stitchee Since March 2023

Where are you from? Hamilton Ontario, Canada

One word to best describe you? Disney

What’s your favorite color? Green pink and blue

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Ellen

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? My scissors

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Be very careful when frogging out anything smaller then a 20ct.. I learned the hard way..

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Friendship. I talk to some amazing Stitchees who I’ve become good friends with.

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Stitch

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Cats.. my three cats are my live savers

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Anything good.. I love just listening to music when I’m stitching and it all depends on what I’m stitching

Any last words? Mmmmm I think stitching has helped me in so many different ways especially with my mental health. It has helped me with my depression my anxiety and if it wasn’t for stitching helping me get the some really hard times I’m not sure where I would be.. I get so happy when I start a new project and even happier once its done.. now the in between is a different story… lol..

Cassandra Jackson

Stitchee Since July 2019

Where are you from? Chattanooga, TN

One word to best describe you? Busy

What’s your favorite color? Black

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Scarlett O’Hara

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Sweet tea

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? If it’s not working put it aside and come back later

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? It has brought back my love for cross stitching!

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Hula

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Sea turtle

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Usually one of my criminal shows like criminal minds, NCIS, Hawaii Five-O. Something I don’t have to pay attention to but can just listen to.

Any last words? Even if it’s too much on you to stitch, a break is never a wrong thing.

Juanita Wade

Stitchee Since March 2023

Where are you from? Hamilton Ontario Canada

One word to best describe you? Compassionate

What’s your favorite color? Blue

If you could meet any ONE person (fictional or real, alive or dead) who would it be? Albert Einstein

What is one thing that is always close at hand when you are sitting at your stitching spot? Magnetic flashlight so I can my needle

Best tip you can give any stitcher (new or seasoned)? Enjoy it

What does being a Stitchee mean to you? Everything Amanda Dion does is awesome

Who’s your favorite Stitchee Mascot? Lugana

What is your spirit animal? Or spirit anything — what do you feel you identify most with? Wolf

What are you watching (or listening to) when your stitching? Netflix or any streaming service

Any last words? Some tips: every stitch counts, do whatever you love to stitch, only stitch for those who can appreciate it, learn something new which is what I have been doing with this group.

Wendy

Stitchee Since Sept 2022