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Embroidery, Gift Ideas

How to Make a Mason Jar Embroidery Kit

Does someone you know want to learn how to hand embroider? Make them this Mason Jar Embroidery Kit for Christmas! It’s an easy gift that can be put together quickly at very little expense. Plus… it’s a fun way to shop for embroidery and craft supplies without feeling guilty that you’re adding more to your stash! Welcome to Day 8…

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Embroidery, Gift Ideas, Sewing

Embroidered Angel Wings Ornament

In the Christmas movie classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life” there’s this iconic line: “Every time a bell rings, an angel gets it’s wings.” That was the inspiration for this Embroidered Angel Wings Ornament with the tiny bell tied on top. I’m taking part in the yearly ornament exchange organized by Erlene from MyPinterventures for the second time. I had so much…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Cardinal Embroidery Pattern

When you think of winter birds, what is the first bird that comes to mind? For me that would be cardinals. I love to see their flashes of bright red against the white snow. They can brighten even the dreariest of winter days. So for this month’s free embroidery pattern, I’ve designed this cheerful Cardinal Embroidery Pattern for you to…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Gratitude Embroidery Pattern

With Canadian Thanksgiving this month and American Thanksgiving next month, I’ve designed this Gratitude Embroidery Pattern to be stitched on items to encourage us to remember how truly blessed we all are. I chose to embroider mine on to a fabric journal cover to create a Gratitude Journal with a composition book insert. Click through for the complete step-by-step tutorial…

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Pumpkin Banner Embroidery Pattern

Welcome to another Embroidery Monday where I share a free embroidery pattern on the first Monday of each month and host the Stitchery Link Party for all things hand embroidered. Today’s pretty Pumpkin Banner Embroidery Pattern is the perfect small project to stitch up in time to add to your fall decor later this month. To make the Pumpkin Banner…

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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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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

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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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

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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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

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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