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Yearly Archives: 2016

Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

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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Hexie Turtle Adventures

A Hexie Turtle Christmas Eve

Hello Everyone!  Happy Christmas Eve! We’re the Hexie Turtles! I’m Lexie. Sue made me first, so that makes me the oldest. Lanie’s the next oldest. She’s my BFF! Rexie is the youngest. He’s my other BFF. Since I’m the oldest, I get to be the one to tell you about all our adventures. We’ve been having some really fun adventures this week!…

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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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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

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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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

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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