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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #90

Happy Monday Everyone! Today here in Canada (and other Commonwealth countries) we’re celebrating Boxing Day. For some, it will be a day of hitting the after Christmas sales. But for me, it’s my day to slow down and relax after the busyness of the holiday season. I don’t have to cook because the fridge is full of leftovers. I don’t…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #89

As this is the last Monday before Christmas, I’m gifting you not one but two vintage Workbasket patterns. This sweet snow gentleman and his lady really do belong together. Dave has resized the originals so that you have three sizes of each to stitch. Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern – Snow Gentleman with Top Hat in Three Sizes downloadable PDF Vintage…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #88

I have always loved setting out candles during the holiday season. May today’s vintage Workbasket patterns bring light into your life now and as you stitch them! Wouldn’t they look lovely embroidered on a bookmark to include with a gift of an inspirational book. They’re also just the right size to stitch and turn into tree ornaments or reusable gift…

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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #87

Only 18 days until the jolly man in the red suit begins to make his yearly trip around the world… but that should be more than enough¬†time for you to stitch up this sweet pattern of him and his sack filled with toys. I’m thinking of stitching Santa on a light blue background done in Redwork except for the fur…

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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #86

Happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! With less than 4 weeks left before Christmas, the push is on to get more gifts on the go. Most other years, I’d be closing in on the home stretch of gift making but this year I’ve barely just begun. There’s going to be a lot of late night sewing and…

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Embroidery, Quilting

Happy Thanksgiving – In Our Garden BOM

I’ve been busy trying to get the hand stitching done on this month’s applique block that Lana from It Seams to be Sew designed for November – In Our Garden BOM. Lana loves bunnies so her little pilgrim bunny is here to wish you a… As you can see… I had a bit of fun stitching that bunny! First, I…

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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #85

Each of today’s vintage Workbasket Angels is unique yet equally adorable. The first angel could be stitched at the top of an appliqued Christmas tree on a table runner or a wall banner. The little angel perched on top of the music note could be added to a book cover for the music lover in your life. And the one…

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Embroidery, Quilting

Almost Caught Up – In Our Garden BOM

Do you ever feel like someone has pressed fast forward on the world and that you’re always playing catch-up? This whole year has seemed like that to me! But there’s one thing that I’m almost caught up on… the In Our Garden BOM. I’m about half way through the hand stitching on this month’s applique block designed by Lana from…

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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #84

I’ve been calling today’s set of patterns the Crazy Quilter Special because when I first saw them I thought to myself they would be perfect for adding to small sections of a crazy quilt block. They could, of course, be used in many other ways as well. Last year, I made an Advent Calendar where I stitched a design on…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #83

Every where I go I keep hearing the comment that the days are simply flying by and that the holidays will be here before we know it. To help you get ready, I’ll be sharing holiday themed vintage Workbasket embroidery patterns every Monday right up until Christmas. One of my favorite holiday traditions is picking out the Poinsettia. My favorites…

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