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Experienced cross stitcher
Tue, Jul 26, 2016 12:32 PM
Posted by Shawn LaFleur
I am an extremely experienced crossstitcher and would love to complete projects for you. I have worked on all kinds of Aida and Linen cloth, and some waste canvas work. I have been doing cross stitch work for over 35 years. I did some work for Ghoststitchers until the company went out of business. I have been looking for another source to do what I love for other people. Maybe I can help you out with those unfinished projects that you might have?
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    Reply from Ana
    Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:17 PM
    Could you do a cross stitch from the very beginning? I have a pattern, aida cloth in 20 count (tan) and all the floss, but have not started yet. It is from here: . Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte - Georges Seurat.

    What do you charge? Go to top

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      Reply from Shawn LaFleur
      Saturday, July 30, 2016 8:18 AM
      Ana,I could do this for you for $70. Go to top
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        Reply from Ana
        Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:54 AM
        Shawn - great! Could you email me at with details needed so I can make a decision soon? Also could you send pics of sample work or references?

        -Ana Go to top

        • Reply from Shawn LaFleur
          Saturday, July 30, 2016 12:11 PM
          I just sent you an email with some pictures.
          Shawn Go to top
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    Reply from Kelly
    Sunday, August 07, 2016 10:28 AM
    Hi there, I am looking for help to complete a cross stitch by mid September if possible. It is a Tobin Baby 11 X 14" sampler - Noah's ark. I have done quite a bit myself but unable to complete. Would you be able to help? Go to top
    • Reply from Shawn LaFleur
      Sunday, August 07, 2016 3:39 PM
      I would love to help you finish your sampler.
      Shawn Go to top
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    Reply from Alison
    Monday, August 08, 2016 1:29 PM
    I need some help finishing a project. It is The Great Wave Off Kanagawa kit from Anchor.

    The cross stitch part is done. However, I started the back stitch a few years ago and never completed it. Probably a quarter or less of the back stitch and none of the French knots are done. Would you be interesting in finishing this for me? Please send an estimate to: aepling @ yahoo. Thank you! Go to top

    • Reply from Shawn LaFleur
      Monday, August 08, 2016 10:46 PM
      Alison, I sent you an email. Shawn Go to top
  • Reply from Judy Smith
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016 5:00 PM
    Hi Shawn, can you do the following embellished cross stitch kit for me?

    I have an Audition embellished cross stitch dance young girl ballerina theme kit by Candamar Designs. The finished size is 11 by 14 inches. The kit is complete and has not be started. It includes a 14-count polyester/cotton Aida cloth pre-printed in full color, 100% cotton floss, decorative threads, chart and needle.

    If so, can you please email your fee, details, pictures, and approximately how long it will take you to complete it to me at:

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    Reply from Lucis
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:07 AM
    I purchased a personalised cross stitch for my sister, however as it was a photograph the cross stitch was sold as a printed sheet with a chart for the threads, she is unable to do this as she has a learning disability and can usually do any design with stamped material, but this would be too difficult for her.
    They have supplied the printed paper, cloth, chart and threads.
    I need someone to take over and do the whole project so I can give it as a gift to my sister.
    Is this something you could do?

    regards in hope
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      Reply from Shawn LaFleur
      Friday, August 12, 2016 12:48 PM
      Yes I can help you with this however I have some other projects to finish before I could work on this for you, if you can wait for a couple of months.
      Shawn Go to top
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        Reply from Lucis
        Saturday, August 13, 2016 2:29 AM
        That would be great as I'm aiming for it to be completed for Christmas, is there anything you need to know? Go to top
        • Reply from Shawn
          Saturday, August 13, 2016 2:01 PM
          You can send me an email with the details. My email address is
          Looking forward to hearing from you soon. Shawn Go to top
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    Reply from Joanna
    Monday, August 15, 2016 9:44 AM
    I have bought a cross stitch kit that I wanted to complete for my daughters wedding 17.09.16. Due to health and personal reasons I have not even started it and just thought I would ask if anyone had the possibility of completing it in this short timescale and how much it would cost. The kit contains everything and is unopened. It is a Bothy Threads kit on 14 count white Zweigart aida. Finished size 34 x 26cm. Uses full cross stitch and back stitch only. Called Love Blossoms ref. XKA4. Go to top
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      Reply from Shawn LaFleur
      Monday, August 15, 2016 1:20 PM
      I would love to help you with this but I don't think I can have it complete before 9/17/16. That's a little too quick for me to have it finished in time. Go to top
      • Reply from joanna
        Wednesday, August 17, 2016 2:33 AM
        Hi, thank you I would still be interested in hearing how much it would cost and what sort of time frame you could complete it in. Email me at
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    Reply from Christy Millikin
    Thursday, September 01, 2016 2:17 AM
    I have a 19 inch Diagonal Counted Cross Stitch Xmas stocking, by Bucilla, that needs to be finished by Xmas. The pattern is, A Beary Merry Christmas, #82920. Kit is complete with backing fabric, instructions, ivory 14 count Aida, and embroidery floss. I bought it on, or, E-Bay, its about 1/8 done. What would you charge to complete it, and can you have it completed by Xmas? Do you have references? Thanks so much.

    Christy Millikin Go to top

    • Reply from Shawn LaFleur
      Thursday, September 08, 2016 12:33 PM
      I would love to help you but I have two other large projects that need to be completed by Christmas and I'm not sure if I could get it done for you in that time frame. My email is . If you send me an email I can send you some pictures of my previous work. Shawn Go to top
  • Reply from Jenise Reider
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 4:19 PM

    I really am just asking for your opinion. I plan to make Christmas stockings for my family...probably for next Christmas. The pattern calls for red Aida 14...I was considering using a 28 count is a scandinavian looking pattern...In your opinion, would changing the fabric make a difference? Any pros or cons that you can see? Which fabric would you use?

    Thank you-
    Jenise Go to top

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    Reply from Linda
    Thursday, November 03, 2016 9:57 AM
    Hello... I have a cross stitch project started on linen (cross over two linen threads). I'm getting cataracts and my vision is no longer good enough to see these small stitches. Are you still available to complete this large picture? Thank you. Linda Go to top
    • Reply from Shawn LaFleur
      Thursday, November 03, 2016 7:30 PM
      Yes I can help you with this. I have three projects to finish up before Christmas. After that I am available. Shawn Go to top
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    Reply from Rowan Pope
    Tuesday, November 22, 2016 7:00 PM
    I have a cross stitch which I have not started. I don't think I am sufficiently skilled to do it & would love to find someone to do it for me. If you are interested please tell me what you would like to know about the cross stitch.

    Rowan Go to top

    • Reply from Shawn
      Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:01 AM
      I am interested and available to help you out with your project. If you can send me some details at I will need to get some details so I can quote you a price and an estimated time frame. Shawn Go to top
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    Reply from Lynette
    Friday, December 02, 2016 11:11 AM
    I am currently working on Emma's Garden (32 count linen). At the bottom are embroidery stitches of which makes a lace like design. I am only familiar with a few of these stitches. When I complete this piece would you be willing to finish it for me and if so what would you charge? Thank you.


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    • Reply from Shawn LaFleur
      Friday, December 02, 2016 5:36 PM
      I'm sure I can help you. I've done all kinds of unique embroidery stitches. Can you send me an email with a picture to
      I'll take a look and give you a quote.
      Shawn Go to top