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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – Floral Pillow Slip Edging Part 2

Last week, I posted the left half of this floral pillow slip edging pattern and today I’m sharing the right half. There’s still almost two weeks if you wanted to make these for Mother’s Day gifts.  And as I mentioned last week, they’d also be beautiful bridal shower or birthday gifts for any of the ladies on your gift list.…

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Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – Floral Pillow Slip Edging Part 1

Mother’s Day this year is May 11th in Canada and the US.   This week and next week, I’ll be sharing the pattern for a floral pillow slip edging that would make a lovely Mother’s Day gift. These would also make beautiful bridal shower or birthday gifts. Today, I’ll share the left half and I’ll post the right half next week.…

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Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – Lamb Baby Bib

With Easter slightly less than two weeks away, here are two adorable bibs on one pattern to embroider for the babies in your family. On the smaller bib, “baby” in French knots and lazy daisies should be traced onto the center of the bib after you’ve traced the outline of the bib onto your fabric. For the larger bib, the…

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Budget Savers, Christmas on a Budget

How to Make a Sea Shell Angel

Have you been on a beach holiday and spent some time collection shells? Or maybe you’re lucky enough to live close to the ocean and go every chance you get! (This was me when we lived in Maui and Florida.) If so, get ready to make some sea shell angels!   You’ll need: One scallop shell for the angel body…

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