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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – Violets in a Mug

Even though the calendar says it’s spring now, for many of you it may still seem like is never going to arrive. I always like to keep a few African Violets as house plants to brighten up even the dreariest of winter or late spring days. Or you can spend this time waiting for spring to stitch these violets in…

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Embroidery, Sewing

My Version of the Sweet and Spotty Needle Wallet

I’ve wanted to make one of these “Sweet and Spotty Needle Wallets” by Natalie Lymer since I first saw it on her blog Cinderberry Stitches. I printed out the pattern at that time and put it in the binder where I store my embroidery patterns. Last April, I got it and several other patterns traced onto fabric so that I…

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Gift Ideas

Start Collecting Shells

There’s been an influx of Spring Breakers here this past week reminding me of years past when I was desperately trying to come up with ideas to keep our children occupied with fun activities. If you happen to be on spring break now (or heading off soon) and have escaped to a beach destination, send the children off in search…

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Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – Geraniums in a Pot

I missed posting last week’s Vintage Embroidery Monday.  I’ll be honest and say that I was busy and completely forgot until later in the week that I hadn’t scheduled the post. For your stitching pleasure today I’m posting Geraniums in a Pot: Geraniums always remind me of my Mom.  She absolutely hates how they smell.  The story goes that when…

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