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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #129

Happy Monday Everyone! Now that it’s officially fall, many of us are thinking ahead to the various fall and winter holidays that are coming up. American Thanksgiving isn’t until November but Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up in two weeks on Monday, October 9th. These small motifs for a turkey, corn wreath and cornucopia would look so sweet stitched on the…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Quilting, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Charm Square Soup Bowl Cozy Tutorial

As we move into the cooler weather of fall and then winter, we’ll all be making more soups and stews. Because, let’s face it, there’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of good hearty soup or stew to warm you up on a cold day. And as much as I’d like to say that Dave and I eat every meal…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #128

Today’s vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern is definitely one that you’re going to want to save to have available for all the many celebrations where a cake is traditionally served. This tiered birthday cake could be stitched, along with the recipient’s name and date and then the finished piece placed in a lovely frame. Embroider it on to a reusable bag/tote…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #127

Happy Monday Everyone! Welcome to our weekly Vintage Embroidery Monday and Stitchery Link Party. As I searched through my files for something appropriate to share today for 911, I came across this pattern for a candle and star. The ritual of lighting a candle to pay tribute to a life or lives which have passed has long been a part…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #126

Happy Monday Everyone! Happy September! And Happy Labor Day to those in the US and Canada. Even though fall doesn’t official begin until September 22nd, for me Labor Day weekend always seems to be that bridge between summer and fall. So for today’s vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern I’ve chosen this beautiful Covered Bridge pattern. It’s from a new batch of…

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