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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #99

Happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Last week was a glorious week weather-wise, making it feel like spring. Friday, I was even able to go for my walk without wearing a jacket. We’re back to cooler temperatures now but it won’t be long before things will be green again and the plants will be poking their heads…

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Embroidery, Quilting

Blocks 23 and 24 – In Our Garden BOM

Have you been following along with the In Our Garden BOM that was hosted by Amy from Sew Incredibly Crazy? My last two blocks are done! Amy designed January’s blocks in addition to the first two blocks back in February of 2016. Her “Garden Cabin” was a nice quick block to put together. Each month, I’ve made the pieced blocks…

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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #98

Since today is Family Day here in Ontario (as well as in Alberta and Saskatchewan,) I decided to get a little creative with this week’s vintage embroidery pattern. In my best handwriting, I wrote out the words Family and ‘Ohana (Hawaiian for Family) and then I used the flowers from this vintage Workbasket alphabet to create two pretty motifs to celebrate this day dedicated…

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Embroidery, Quilting

Blocks 21 & 22 – In Our Garden BOM

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had a chance to work on the final four blocks for the In Our Garden BOM 2016. Jan from Sew and Sow Farm designed December’s blocks. Block 21 was her beautiful pieced block that I have made in blue and white fabrics: I absolutely love how this block turned out. It’s such a…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #97

With so many people in Canada and the US either digging out from a snowstorm, in the middle of one or preparing for one to arrive, I thought I’d share something to remind everyone to hang in there, spring is only a few weeks away! This adorable little donkey is bringing you a basket of spring flowers to brighten your…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing

5 Quick to Make Last Minute Valentine’s Gifts

This year is just speeding along, isn’t it? It seems we’re just over one holiday and another is fast approaching. If you’re looking for some last minute Valentine’s items to make to give or for decoration, I’ve got some lovely ideas to share with you today.   Valentine’s Pips made using my Thimble Pip Tutorial are perfect for holding small…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #96

For today’s vintage Workbasket pattern, Dave and I searched through our files to find more hearts for you to stitch up for Valentine’s Day or any upcoming weddings and anniversaries you may be celebrating. Some of these may have been featured here in the past as pattern sheets with a mix of other small motifs but Dave transferred five of…

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