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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #72

With kids going back to school, what better time than now to share this pretty vintage Workbasket pattern for a Curvy Alphabet. This week it’s A to O, next week will be P to Z.   Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern – Curvy Alphabet A to O downloadable pdf. ********************************** (Ad) **********************   WELCOME TO STITCHERY LINK PARTY #72 For those…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #71

As promised, today’s vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern is the mate to last week’s Happy Flowering Plant. Simply substitute this face for that one and you’ll have a boy plant. ūüôā Just as soon as Dave and I finish painting the sewing room/office and the new bookshelves that he custom built for me, I have a plan for these two patterns!…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #70

Happy Monday Everyone! At least I hope it’s a happy Monday for you and if not, here’s something that’s sure to cheer you up! According to the Vintage Workbasket pattern, this little smiling plant is supposed to be made into a matching set of pot holders. (I’ll share her mate next week.) Wouldn’t she¬†also¬†look adorable on a tote or gift…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #69

Today is National Girlfriends Day so I’m sending each of you a small bouquet of vintage Workbasket roses to thank you for being here each week… for stopping by, for taking time to leave comments and for linking up or visiting those who link up to the Stitchery Link Parties. Imagine them stitched in yellow… yellow roses of friendship! Vintage…

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Recipes

Easiest (and Tastiest) Dip Ever!

Monday, August 1st is a Civic Holiday here in Ontario. Not everyone will have the day off, but luckily Dave does. That makes it a mid-summer long weekend for us! We don’t have any set plans. But I can guarantee with almost certainty that sometime this weekend when our family gets together for a bbq, this dip will be on…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #68

The past two Mondays I’ve shared with you a sweet kitten and an adorable puppy. Well, you just know that they¬†must have a child to love them. This darling little one could be stitched with¬†short hair or with the braided pigtails added. Either way, the patterns make for a super cute trio! Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Patter – Chubby Cheeked Child…

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Quilting

Catching Up – In Our Garden Blocks 5 & 6

This is the Wednesday post that turned into the Friday post! I got busy with a fun new project and the week slipped away from me. I’ll be sharing the tutorial and pattern for it just as soon as I can get to the fabric store to buy some much needed solids¬†to finish it off. But to give you a…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #67

Last Monday, all the cat lovers were treated to a pattern for the sweetest kitten¬†ever. Not to be outdone, this week’s vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern features the most adorable puppy. Doesn’t he look spiffy¬†with that big bow around his neck! Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern – Adorable Puppy Wearing a Bow downloadable pdf.   ********************** Welcome to Stitchery Link Party #67…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #66

Let’s start off the week with a whole lot of sweetness. And what could be sweeter than this vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern of an adorable kitten wearing a flower necklace. Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern – Sweet Kitten with Flower Necklace downloadable PDF. ********************** Welcome to Stitchery Link Party #66 For those who are newly subscribed or are visiting for the…

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Quilting

In Our Garden BOM – Blocks 11 & 12

I had soooo much fun making July’s applique block designed by Joan over at MooseStash Quilting! Block 12, called Funky Flower Pot, features a pretty pot filled with flowers and the most adorable little snail! (I’ll show you Block 11 in a minute as I have some tips to share with you that helped me put it together.) I’d say…

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