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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #99

Happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Last week was a glorious week weather-wise, making it feel like spring. Friday, I was even able to go for my walk without wearing a jacket. We’re back to cooler temperatures now but it won’t be long before things will be green again and the plants will be poking their heads…

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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #98

Since today is Family Day here in Ontario (as well as in Alberta and Saskatchewan,) I decided to get a little creative with this week’s vintage embroidery pattern. In my best handwriting, I wrote out the words Family and ‘Ohana (Hawaiian for Family) and then I used the flowers from this vintage Workbasket alphabet to create two pretty motifs to celebrate this day dedicated…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #97

With so many people in Canada and the US either digging out from a snowstorm, in the middle of one or preparing for one to arrive, I thought I’d share something to remind everyone to hang in there, spring is only a few weeks away! This adorable little donkey is bringing you a basket of spring flowers to brighten your…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing

5 Quick to Make Last Minute Valentine’s Gifts

This year is just speeding along, isn’t it? It seems we’re just over one holiday and another is fast approaching. If you’re looking for some last minute Valentine’s items to make to give or for decoration, I’ve got some lovely ideas to share with you today.   Valentine’s Pips made using my Thimble Pip Tutorial are perfect for holding small…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #96

For today’s vintage Workbasket pattern, Dave and I searched through our files to find more hearts for you to stitch up for Valentine’s Day or any upcoming weddings and anniversaries you may be celebrating. Some of these may have been featured here in the past as pattern sheets with a mix of other small motifs but Dave transferred five of…

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