Category Archives: Blackwork

WIP Week: Color Trouble

Sorry I missed my Thursday post.  My husband and I celebrated our tenth anniversary with a weekend trip to Boston.  I’ll share more on that soon, but for now I’ll be making up for it with extra posts this week. … Continue reading

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Baby News

Our daughter was born on schedule on the 24th and came home two days later.  A sweet baby who has been a darling, but who also unfortunately spent an additional 10 days in the hospital shortly thereafter because of illness, is … Continue reading

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Baby Girl Birth Sampler WIP

In my last post I mentioned working on a birth sampler for my daughter which is based on the Seba designs SAL by Banu Dimerel (possibly 2011 or 2010 I forget which year it was originally offered-she has had several more … Continue reading

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Favorite Designers Series-Banu Demirel

November’s favorite designer comes from Turkey and is an absolute sweetheart.  Banu Demirel of Seba Designs specializes in blackwork in its modern colorful form.  Her designs combine simple lines to create complex patterns, which is the essence of blackwork.  Unlike traditional … Continue reading

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One Small Project

A small project I could work on while there is a sleeping baby on my lap.  Fall Samplings by The Nutmeg Needle.

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Blueberry’s Sampler

I finally finished Blueberry’s sampler except for the biographical info, which will just have to wait until after Blueberry is born. 🙂  I apologize for the long delay in posting this, I couldn’t find the cord that connects the camera … Continue reading

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