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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #12

Last week, on June 21st, the 2015 Row by Row Experience kicked off with hundreds of quilt shops across the US and Canada taking part.  The event runs from June 21st to September 8th. Each participating shop offers a free pattern for their row that they’ve designed to go with this year’s H2O theme. Most of the shops are also…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #11

Sometimes on the way back from the farm where we buy our eggs, we’ll stop and pick some wildflowers that are growing in the ditch beside the road.  In keeping with their rustic origins, when I get them home, I like to arrange them in mason jar vases. Today’s Vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern would look lovely done up as white…

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Budget Savers, Embroidery, Quilting

WIP Wednesday – Hand Quilting Finished

This morning, I finished hand quilting around the last of the Forest Friends.  I really like how quilting with #8 perle cotton makes whatever you’re quilting around stand out. The owl took the longest and was the most challenging as it’s in the center of the quilt. Here’s the squirrel: And here’s the raccoon: Both the raccoon and squirrel have…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #10

I’ve been noticing a bit of a baby boom across some of the blogs I’ve been following.   There are lots of new parents and grandparents out there, so this week I thought I’d share this sweet cross stitch from vintage Workbasket pattern page #70. This pattern could quite easily be completed by someone who has never embroidered before because as…

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