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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #123

Happy Monday Everyone! My goodness, the weeks have flown by and here we are with the final pattern in the vintage Workbasket Brownie Days of the Week embroidery series. Sunday Brownie appears to be conducting a music lesson. Wouldn’t this pattern make an awesome gift for the music teacher or music lover in your life! As with the other Brownie…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #122

Happy Monday Everyone! Our little Brownies sure have been busy… from washing floors to ironing, mending to gardening and polishing dishes and now today Baker Brownie is hard at work icing a cake. How simple it would be to turn this Brownie into a Christmas Elf… Add a plate under the cake decorated with a few sprigs of green holly…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #121

Happy Monday Everyone! From Monday all the way through to Friday, these vintage Days of the Week Workbasket Embroidery for Brownie are just so cute! Today’s Friday Brownie is hard at work shining the sugar bowl. I think she’d be even cuter as a Christmas Elf, shining Santa’s sleigh ready for his yearly flight delivering toys to the children of…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #120

Happy Monday Everyone! Today I’m sharing the fourth in the vintage Workbasket Days of the Week Brownie series. This little Brownie sure is carrying a heavy load. That carrot is almost as big as he is! Just as with the first three patterns, it would be super simple to transform this Brownie into a Christmas Elf by stitching him in…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday and Stitchery Link Party #119

Happy Monday Everyone! Today’s vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern is the third in the series of Days of the Week Brownies that I’m sharing during July and the first part of August. Did you go to Brownies when you were a child? I did and so did our two daughters. The motto when I was a girl was “Lend a Hand.”…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday and Stitchery Link Party #118

Happy Monday Everyone! Last week, I shared the first pattern in the set of vintage Workbasket Days of the Week Brownies. Today for Vintage Embroidery Monday, I’m sharing the second pattern in the set. Our little Tuesday Brownie is trying so hard to move that heavy iron. I sure hope it’s turned off or that she’s wearing oven mitts! To…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday and Stitchery Link Party #117

Happy Monday! Can you believe that it’s July already?!! That means that those of us who like to give handmade gifts for Christmas have less than six months to work on them. This month, all across blogland, you’re going to be seeing Christmas in July posts to inspire you to get to started on your Christmas crafting. Today and for…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday and Stitchery Link Party #116

Happy Monday Everyone! Last week, I shared the vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern for Eva, the first pattern for a set of topsy-turvy potholders. Kind of like a topsy-turvy doll… but made into a potholder. This week’s pattern is for Eva’s best friend, Topsy. Of the two patterns, this one is my favorite because when I was in Grade 3, my…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday and Stitchery Link Party #115

Happy Monday! Have you ever seen the Topsy-Turvy dolls? The ones where you think it’s one doll but then you flip the doll upside down, smooth down her skirt and you have another doll? Sometimes one doll has her eyes open and when you flip her over, the other doll’s eyes are closed. Or one doll is Red Riding Hood…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday and Stitchery Link Party #114

Happy Monday Everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. In my post about the Doctor Who TARDIS quilt finish, I mentioned how hard it can be to make gifts for the men in our lives. It seems to be equally difficult to find suitable patterns to embroidery for them. However, in searching through my collection, I found this…

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