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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #111

Happy Monday everyone! To those of you in Canada, Happy Victoria Day! With the US Memorial Day long weekend only a week away, I thought I’d share a smaller pattern that could be stitched in time. This pattern for the Liberty Bell was obviously sent out to Workbasket subscribers sometime during 1976 in celebration of the bi-centennial but you could…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #110

Happy Monday Everyone! I hope that all you mothers had a wonderful Mother’s Day yesterday. I spent the day getting ready for the coming week and then our son brought supper so I didn’t have to cook. 🙂 Here in Canada and the US, we have long weekends coming towards the end of May. Next Monday. May 22nd, Canada celebrates…

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Sewing

My Scrap Drawer Overfloweth

Anyone who sews or quilts knows that fabric scrap storage can be a challenge. One drawer in my fabric dresser is set aside just for scraps that are smaller than a fat eighth. I’ve been storing all the really small fabric scraps that I use for applique in plastic zip bags and then when I’m finished the applique project, I put…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #109

I don’t know what the weather is like where you are but we had rain 5 out of 7 days last week. My poor pansies and bleeding heart were looking so droopy yesterday until the sun finally shone and perked them up a bit. It rained so much that I have a mini lake in the back yard! So when…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #108

Happy Monday! Last week, I shared an adorable, vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern for a family of a hen and her chicks. Well every family needs a father, so this week I’m sharing the pattern for the rooster. Stitch up one or both patterns to add a bit of whimsy to your farmhouse decor. Or if farmhouse decor isn’t your thing,…

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