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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #93

Are you like me and feeling like you just want winter to be over already? The weather has been so weird! Last week, we got dumped on with snow. I spent 40 minutes shoveling so Dave would be able to get in the driveway when he got home from work. (The snow plow had deposited a huge drift when it…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #92

Happy Monday Everyone! We’ve only just finished the holiday season but it’s already time for those of us who craft to be thinking about what to make for Valentine’s Day. Today’s vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern for Abstract Heart Flowers would be the perfect quick stitch project! Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern – Abstract Heart Flowers   ***************** WELCOME TO STITCHERY LINK…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #91

Happy First Monday of 2017! For the first vintage Workbasket pattern of the new year, I’m sharing this lovely center medallion fruit bowl designed to be stitched as the feature embroidery on a table cloth or table topper. The whole pattern wouldn’t fit on an 8 1/2″ X 11″ sheet of printer paper so Dave has traced the fruit bowl…

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Gift Ideas

Santa Sack Swap 2016 – My Gifts for Pauline

For the past few years, I’ve taken part in the Santa Sack Swap hosted and organized by Cheryl over at Gone Stitchin’. This year, I was partnered with Pauline who blogs at Phoenix Heirlooms. I thought it would be fun to show you the gifts I made for her. For the swap, we’re to make our partners a sack, stocking or…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #90

Happy Monday Everyone! Today here in Canada (and other Commonwealth countries) we’re celebrating Boxing Day. For some, it will be a day of hitting the after Christmas sales. But for me, it’s my day to slow down and relax after the busyness of the holiday season. I don’t have to cook because the fridge is full of leftovers. I don’t…

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Hexie Turtle Adventures

A Hexie Turtle Christmas Eve

Hello Everyone!  Happy Christmas Eve! We’re the Hexie Turtles! I’m Lexie. Sue made me first, so that makes me the oldest. Lanie’s the next oldest. She’s my BFF! Rexie is the youngest. He’s my other BFF. Since I’m the oldest, I get to be the one to tell you about all our adventures. We’ve been having some really fun adventures this week!…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #89

As this is the last Monday before Christmas, I’m gifting you not one but two vintage Workbasket patterns. This sweet snow gentleman and his lady really do belong together. Dave has resized the originals so that you have three sizes of each to stitch. Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern – Snow Gentleman with Top Hat in Three Sizes downloadable PDF Vintage…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #88

I have always loved setting out candles during the holiday season. May today’s vintage Workbasket patterns bring light into your life now and as you stitch them! Wouldn’t they look lovely embroidered on a bookmark to include with a gift of an inspirational book. They’re also just the right size to stitch and turn into tree ornaments or reusable gift…

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Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Prairie Point Star Ornament Link Party

Welcome to the Prairie Point Star Ornament Link Party!   I want to start off by thanking everyone who has visited Super Mom – No Cape for my Prairie Point Star Ornament Tutorial. It is my most popular tutorial and to date it has been pinned over 14,000 times and shared on Facebook over 1,000 times. More than 2500 people have…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #87

Only 18 days until the jolly man in the red suit begins to make his yearly trip around the world… but that should be more than enough time for you to stitch up this sweet pattern of him and his sack filled with toys. I’m thinking of stitching Santa on a light blue background done in Redwork except for the fur…

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