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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – 5 Roses

This week’s pattern has five very different styles of roses but all recognizable as roses. The one on the bottom left looks very much like the Wild Alberta Rose.  While it grows all across Canada it is Alberta’s provincial flower.   The flowers are so fragrant and I can remember picking them to give to my mother when I was a…

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Embroidery, Quilting, Sewing

WIP – A squirrel, an owl and a raccoon

In addition to working on the edits/revisions on my novel, I’ve also been working on a little quilt that just makes me smile. The fabrics are so bright and happy and the appliqué blocks are adorable. I bought the kit from the Heritage Designs Quilting and Needlework shop at Amana Colonies in Iowa. I did change things a bit when…

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Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – Rearing Horse

Father’s Day is fast approaching and while there aren’t many embroidery patterns out there suitable for most fathers this one of a horse rearing would be perfect for the men in our lives who love horses or western themed items. For that matter, it would make a great gift for anyone who is into those things.  Perhaps someone you know…

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