Monthly Archives: September 2018

Modern Folk Embroidery sal 2018 Part 9

Just wanted to share the latest on my quakers seasons sampler.  This really is quite doable if you aren’t trying to stitch other deadline projects at the same time, which is what I wanted it to be.  A fun beautiful … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Fabrics

Found these lovelies at a local Salvation army after a drop off. The tiny rosebuds has a stain at one edge, which should be easy to cut around.  The only stain or problem in the bunch.  The largest is the … Continue reading

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Happy Equinox! EGA Fall Scissors Case

Happy Equinox! It’s finally fall, my favorite season and I’m celebrating with a fall scissors case. This scissors case, was a EGA chapter project at our September meeting using an EGA petit project pattern. Orange isn’t really my color, but … Continue reading

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Considering Style Elements: 10 Tips

You don’t need to define your style. You can refine your style instead. Copying a “style” may not get you where you need to be. It won’t tell you how to integrate more than one style. Instead, find what suits you, what makes you happy and what makes you feel good. Then practice putting those elements together to create your style. Continue reading

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Festival Season

Rain and more rain means that summer isn’t summery and fall is a bit of a mess. It means canceled plans and new opportunities. Cancelled plans do have their upsides. While getting to camp has been nigh impossible, getting to … Continue reading

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So Much for Pictures

I actually finished this in August with time to spare.  Unfortunately, not with time and weather for photos.  Unbelievable that there are only 4 months to go.

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See the Sparkles?

My first skein of drop spindle spun mill ends is 382.5 yds of two ply.  Wheel plying sure is a treat.  It remains unfinished because I suspect it will be used for weaving and would thus be better washed after … Continue reading

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