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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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Embroidery, Quilting, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

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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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

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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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #136

After a two month hiatus, Embroidery Monday and the Stitchery Link Party have returned. But with a twist! Instead of posting every week on Monday, they’ll be posted on the first Monday of every month. Over the course of last year, fewer people were linking up each week and one of the reasons I heard over and over was that…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #135

Happy Monday Everyone! Today’s Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern is sure to make you smile. These adorable motifs 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 enough…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #134

Happy Monday Everyone! Have you been able to get some stitching in over the past week? Maybe even made a start on the Large Christmas Pine Cone Centerpiece motif that I shared last week? Today’s Small Christmas Pine Cone Centerpiece motif is the perfect size to go along with last week’s pattern to make matching items. Or use this smaller…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #133

Happy Monday Everyone! We’re just 2 days and 2 months away from Christmas. Can you believe how fast the year has gone? If you haven’t already started to work on your Christmas decor and gifts, now would be a good time to do that. 🙂 I know that I’ve spent far too many Christmas Eves busy trying to finish up…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #132

For the past two weeks, I’ve been sharing more patterns in the series of children dressed in their Halloween costumes. All of those patterns (with the exception of the Halloween Witch) could of course, be stitched up for many other occasions. Halloween is two weeks tomorrow, so I wanted to make sure to share some purely Halloween motifs for you…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #131

Happy Monday Everyone! And Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in Canada! This week for Vintage Embroidery Monday, we’re continuing on with the series of children in their Halloween costumes. This sweet little girl is dressed up as a bride complete with veil and bouquet. And while I’m sharing this as part of the Halloween series, this pattern could easily be used…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #130

Happy Monday Everyone! In 2016, during the last half of September and on through October, I shared a series of vintage Workbasket embroidery patterns for children either playing dressed up or in their Halloween costumes ready to go trick or treating. I was lucky enough to come across a few more patterns that seem like they were intended to continue…

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