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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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Gift Ideas, Sewing

Wee Scholar Felt Dolls With Basic Wardrobe & Halloween Costumes – Pattern Releases

If you’re looking for a quick and oh so fun gift to make for the little ones in your life, then I’ve got the perfect project for you! After six years of living and teaching pre-school and elementary school in China, our oldest daughter, Krystal and her partner, Robert decided it was time to move back to Canada. Over those…

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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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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #129

Happy Monday Everyone! Now that it’s officially fall, many of us are thinking ahead to the various fall and winter holidays that are coming up. American Thanksgiving isn’t until November but Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up in two weeks on Monday, October 9th. These small motifs for a turkey, corn wreath and cornucopia would look so sweet stitched on the…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Quilting, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Charm Square Soup Bowl Cozy Tutorial

As we move into the cooler weather of fall and then winter, we’ll all be making more soups and stews. Because, let’s face it, there’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of good hearty soup or stew to warm you up on a cold day. And as much as I’d like to say that Dave and I eat every meal…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #128

Today’s vintage Workbasket 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 tiered birthday 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 bag/tote…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #127

Happy Monday Everyone! Welcome to our weekly Vintage Embroidery Monday and Stitchery Link Party. As I searched through my files for something appropriate to share today for 911, I came across this pattern for a candle and star. The ritual of lighting a candle to pay tribute to a life or lives which have passed has long been a part…

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