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Making Waves Sashiko Embroidery Pattern

When we were in Maui on vacation in December 2018, 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…

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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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Small Christmas Pine Cone Centerpiece Embroidery Pattern

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 Embroidery Pattern that I shared last week? Today’s Small Christmas Pine Cone Centerpiece Embroidery Pattern is the perfect size to go along with last week’s pattern to make matching items. Or use this smaller one…

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Large Christmas Pine Cone Centerpiece Embroidery Pattern

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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Halloween Embroidery Motifs – Jack O’Lanterns, Cats and Bat

If you were to ask me what kind of Halloween I like, I’d have to say I’m like the cats in this vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern. I’m a scaredy cat when it comes to Halloween! I prefer the fun, only slightly spooky type of Halloween, the little kid kind of Halloween as opposed to the gory, scare the living daylights…

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Bride Embroidery Pattern

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 Bride Embroidery Pattern could easily be used for so many other occasions. Most notable of course would be to stitch it…

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Ballerina Embroidery Pattern

Isn’t this little vintage Workbasket ballerina embroidery pattern simply adorable in her tutu and tiara! And wouldn’t she be perfect to stitch for your favorite little ballerina. If you have more than one ballerina to sew for, she could be embroidered in each girl’s favorite colors with her name underneath. The pattern could be embroidered so many different items… tote…

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Vintage Thanksgiving Embroidery Motifs

These small vintage Thanksgiving embroidery motifs for a turkey, corn wreath and cornucopia would look so sweet stitched on the corners of napkins for your Thanksgiving table. Make a set using just a single motif or use all three, each stitched in different color combinations so that each person’s napkin is unique. Or get the kids to help make the…

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Tiered Birthday Cake Embroidery Pattern

Today’s vintage Workbasket tiered birthday cake 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 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…

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