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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Embroidery, Gift Ideas, Quilting, Sewing

Bloggers’ Quilt Festival – My Mini Quilt Entry

Amy over at Amy’s Creative Side is hosting her semi-annual Bloggers’ Quilt Festival again and since I missed taking part in the fall festival, I wanted to make sure to enter this time around. (Last spring I entered this quilt that I made of our middle daughter.) I haven’t had as much time to blog or to sew for the…

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Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – 2″ Floral Alphabet A to O

Last year, I posted a smaller floral alphabet suitable for embroidering monograms on small projects such as sachets or handkerchiefs.  The larger 2″ floral alphabet that I’ll be posting over the next two weeks could still be the focal point of a small project but they are also big enough not to get lost on a larger project such as…

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Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – Rose and Small motifs

With Mother’s Day less than a week away, you probably won’t have time to embroider a larger project as a gift but you could always embroider one or more of these small patterns onto a bookmark or pin cushion that could then be added to the gift of a book or sewing supplies. This pattern is available as a pdf…

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