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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Embroidery, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Thimble Pip Tutorial

Welcome! Whether you’ve arrived from Pinterest, CraftGossip, Total Tutorials or another of the wonderful sites that have linked to my Thimble Pip Tutorial… I’m so glad you’re here! How many times have you been working on a hand sewing project where you need to use your thimble only to search and search and not find it anywhere? How many times…

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Embroidery, Gift Ideas

Vintage Embroidery Monday – His and Hers

Do you have an upcoming bridal shower or wedding to attend? Or perhaps you didn’t have time to make something before the big day and are thinking ahead to Christmas for the newly wed couple in need of a gift recognizing their joyful status. Today’s and next week’s vintage Workbasket embroidery patterns could be just the thing to stitch on…

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Embroidery, Quilting

Vintage Embroidery Monday – Zebra and Sunflower

The sixth and final pattern for the baby or child’s quilt is this sweet baby zebra with sunflower. To make the quilt, square up the blocks and then alternate plain blocks with the embroidered blocks.  For the baby quilt using 9 1/2″ squares, arrange the blocks 4 rows of 3 blocks across.  For the larger child’s quilt using 12 1/2″…

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