About Us

Sandi Phipps has been creating and manufacturing counted cross-stitch designs for over thirty years, with over 400,000 kits sold.

Many thousands of her gift items have been sold in Christian Book Stores, Hallmark Stores as well as gift stores and catalogs.

More than 30,000 Matted Sentiments mounted and ready to frame, with matching counted cross-stitch kits have been sold.

Kits, leaflets, chart Packs, greeting cards and CD’s are being sold in Hobby Lobby, Jo Ann ETC. stores and retail outlets around the world.

Sandi’s kits are sold in The Stitchery, Counted-Cross for The Stitchery, Herrschners and the Craft Basket, Mary Maxim, Better Homes and Gardens, and Best To You for Cook Ministries.

On the cover of Abbey Press, as well as United Purchasing Exchange. The Amway Christmas catalog, and Current Inc. along with numerous other catalogs.

Her designs have appeared in Family Circle, Woman’s Day, Woman’s World, Crafts, Crafts N’ Things, Lady’s Circle and over 60 other magazines.

Calico Christmas Cross-Stitch is her 128-page hard cover book published and sold worldwide by Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. It was also a Better Homes and Gardens, Book Club selection.

Many of her original sentiments in her designs are award-winning poems, published in poetry anthologies, appearing in The Library Of Congress.

Current, Inc. has licensed numerous designs by Sandi and is producing some of her Greeting Cards along with a complete 12-month 2004 Calendar. They have purchased numerous other kits for sale in their catalog with a circulation of 17 million.

Introducing 10 new CD’s each with 12 beautiful complete, ready to print on customers printer and stitch, designs by internationally known needle artist Sandi Phipps.

Included are detailed instructions for doing counted cross-stitch complete with diagrams of stitches used. Easy enough for a beginner, rewarding enough for experienced stitchers.

Bonus included: 5 Tips for marketing your own original craft designs from Sandi’s New CD “How To Successfully Market Your Original Craft Designs”

Scrapbook Booklets and pages are her newest product to be available soon.

An innovative elegant approach to Scrapbooking! Each page is unique using the hand stitched design elements from Sandi’s award winning poems, and largest selling cross-stitch pictures.

Inside each of the four 28 page full size 12x12 tear out page booklets are:

One-page that is a re-creation of the picture that may be used as the outside cover of the album, or as a page inside if preferred.

Two-vellum pages with the entire poem which can be cut out and used throughout the album to re-create the poem and tell a story to make a truly memorable album.
Also additional smaller poems are on the vellum pages to cut out and paste as captions.

Ten-coordinated unique pages, printed from the original hand cross-stitched design.

One-page of additional cross-stitched designs elements to cut out and paste wherever desired.

A bonus included in each booklet is the chart for one of Sandi’s cross-stitch designs. The cross-stitch design makes a lovely additional keepsake.

The four themes are taken from her most famous, largest selling cross-stitch designs.

“My-Daughter –My Friend” depicts the daughter growing up from little girl to grown woman. This piece was designed for Sandi’s daughter and became an award winning poem, cross-stitch design, and matted sentiment sold worldwide.

A touching beautiful Booklet for a mother to add photographs and memorabilia making an elegant tribute to her daughter. This booklet makes it simple to create a one of a kind album to be cherished and prized for a lifetime. Item # 2000

“Mother’s Honor Due” is the poem Sandi’s daughter wrote for her, and Sandi created a beautiful cross-stitch design to share with her cross-stitch customers. This loving tribute from daughter to mother is designed to make an album for the daughter’s mother using the design elements and poetry depicting the little child surrounded by her mother’s love, growing up and honoring her mother as a grown woman. This special booklet will make a unique, loving and treasured album for that very deserving mother. Item # 2002

“Love You Give Away” is designed to recreate an album for your wedding, anniversary, or loved one. The two vellum pages are designed to cut out the poems and sentiments written by Sandi to make your pictures have very special and meaningful captions.
The unique pages with the original hand cross-stitched design elements make attractive and dynamic backgrounds to capture your loving moments. Creating an album that will be admired, enjoyed and truly memorable is especially easy and rewarding. Item # 2004

“I’ll Sing You A Lullaby” will make a truly elegant, unusual, one of a kind album for that precious baby. Your treasured pictures and keepsakes will be enhanced with the beautiful cross-stitch pages from the award winning design. Each page is unique and adding any of the two pages of sentiments printed on the vellum pages, can make your baby album simple and enjoyable to create, and yet each album will be different, depending on your choice of sentiments and placement of pages. This booklet will be the biggest hit at the baby shower and the most unusual gift the loving mother can receive. Item # 2006

In addition to the four beautifully created Scrapbook Booklets each one also has available:

1. Matching Counted Cross-Stitch kit,
2. Leaflet of Counted Cross-Stitch design.
3. Poem printed in script on antique white linen paper, matted in an elegant 2 piece mat set. The top mat is beautifully done with embossed floral design in each corner, bottom mat provides additional color balance. These are properly mounted ready to put into any 8x10 frame.
These award winning poems are not done in cross-stitch, they are printed in elegant script, ready for any type of framing.

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