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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #62

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #62

Good Monday Morning!

What a weekend of extremes it’s been here in Southwestern Ontario! Saturday was hot, hot, hot and the air conditioner was running. By Sunday evening it had cooled down so much that we were tempted to turn the heat on to take the chill off the house.

But Sunday afternoon was a good day to find a sunny spot sheltered from the wind to sit and stitch. I’m working on some sweet vintage designs that I’ll be sharing in the fall but today I’ve got some more patterns for the sports lovers in your lives.

Father’s Day is less than a week away but there’s still time to stitch up something fun for dear old Dad.

If last week’s designs weren’t to his tastes, perhaps this week’s will be.

Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern - Sports Equipment 2

Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern – Sport Equipment downloadable pdf – 2


Stitcher Link Party Button

Welcome to Stitchery Link Party #62

For those who are newly subscribed or are visiting for the first time, every Monday I host a link party in which I invite others to share their hand embroidery projects.

If you’ve never linked up to a link party before and would like to join in, I’ve written a quick tutorial on How to Link Up to a Link Party.  It provides step-by-step instructions for linking to this party (or any other link party you might like to participate in.)

The rules for the Stitchery Link Party are simple:

1. The project can be anything as long as it includes hand embroidery stitches in some form. Such projects might be but are not limited to redwork, blackwork, goldwork, bluework, (etc), counted cross-stitch, crazy quilting, crewel, silk ribbon, pulled thread, hardanger and sashiko.

These projects do not have to be vintage or vintage inspired. All styles are welcome as long as it’s hand embroidered.

2. Link directly to your blog post, not to your blog home page.

3. If you happen to sell your embroidery or embroidery patterns, feel free to link up to a blog post you’ve written about a project you’re selling, but No direct links to shops or websites selling things.

4. This will be a curated link party. In other words, if a link does not conform to the three simple rules above, it will be removed.

The next three are more requests than rules. They are by no means a requirement to take part in the party:

5. Please link back to the Stitchery Link Party with a text link somewhere in your post. Or if you’d prefer you can use the cool button that our son designed for me.

Simply copy and paste the code you’ll find under the button in my left side bar. You can add it to your post or to the sidebar of your blog.

6. As well, please share the love and visit one or two (or more) of the other links and take time to leave a comment.

7. It would be wonderful if you decided to follow me but it’s not necessary in order to take part in the link party.

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  • Elizabeth Braun
    June 14, 2016 6:20 am

    Hi there! Thank you for hosting this. I just discovered it through Rachel’s Virtuosew Adventures and have added my link to your collection for the week, plus your graphic to my blog sidebar. Hope you’re OK to have me join in. 🙂

  • Guida
    June 14, 2016 4:57 am

    Thank you for this lovely pattern. Wishing all the father’s in your life a very Happy Father’s day. We don’t celebrate it here until Sept.

  • Renee
    June 13, 2016 8:52 pm

    Thanks for another great link party!

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