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Beaded Felt Butterfly Embroidery Pattern

People often ask me where I get the ideas for the patterns I create. My answer… from everywhere. 🙂 For instance, the inspiration for this Beaded Felt Butterfly Embroidery Pattern was sparked by some super cute foil wrapped chocolates that one of the vendors at Covent Garden Market in London, Ontario was selling. Aren’t they just adorable! I actually traced…

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Embroidery, Gift Ideas, Quilting, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Quilted Christmas Wreath Pillow Cover Tutorial

Welcome to the first day of the Sew Early for Christmas Blog Hop. In today’s Quilted Christmas Wreath Pillow Cover Tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to create the 9 patch wreath quilt block and turn it into a pillow cover to add to your holiday decor or to gift as a gift. Each Monday in July, starting today, one…

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Vintage Inspired Embroidered Felt Christmas Baubles

Hello and Welcome to another Embroidery Monday where I share a free embroidery pattern and host the monthly Stitchery Link Party for all things hand embroidered. The design for today’s vintage inspired Embroidered Felt Christmas Baubles has been floating around in the back of my mind for a while now. I love vintage glass Christmas baubles. I’m even old enough…

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Salad Bowl Embroidery Pattern

Each month, I share a free embroidery pattern for you to download and stitch. This month’s Salad Bowl Embroidery Pattern is perfect to embroider on items for the summer. In this photo, it was embroidered on a white background which was then appliqued onto a fabric bowl cover (tutorial coming soon) but it could be embroidered onto tea towels, placemats…

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Butterfly Pincushion Embroidery Pattern

It’s the first Monday of May which means it’s time for me to share with you this month’s free embroidery pattern. With Mother’s Day coming up soon as well as for other gift giving occasions throughout the year, I thought it would be fun to design a pretty Butterfly Pincushion Embroidery Pattern. After all… for those of us who embroider,…

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April Showers Embroidery Pattern & Stitchery Link Party #138

On the first Monday of each month, I share a free embroidery pattern for you to stitch. This month’s April Showers embroidery pattern was such fun to design and work on because the idea for it has been in the back of my mind for quite some time. For over a year now, I’ve had an unfinished Dresden plate just…

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Rag Quilt Bunny Softie Tutorial

The month is just speeding along, isnt’ it! Here we are, the third Monday of the month, which means it’s time for the monthly Craft Room DeStash Challenge. Which means, I’m once again digging into my fabric dresser to use up some of my fabric stash. And I’ve got the most adorable Rag Quilt Bunny Tutorial to share with you.…

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Making Waves Sashiko Embroidery Pattern & Stitchery Link Party #137

When we were in Maui on vacation in December, I discovered the lovely little Maui Quilt Shop where I spent wayyyy too much money. One of the items I purchased was a humpback whale sashiko embroidery kit. Running stitch has never been one of my best stitches as I struggle to make the stitches even lengths and distances from each…

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Small Christmas Motif Embroidery Patterns

Today’s Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern is sure to make you smile. These adorable small Christmas motif embroidery patterns for Santas, Elves, Angel and Bells are just too cute for words. I can see them stitched on so many different things… a crazy quilt block, bookmarks, the pockets of an advent calendar or ornaments just to name a few. They’re small…

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