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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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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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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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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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