Category Archives: Embroidery

Here We Go Again

Crabapple Hill “How Does Your Garden Grow?” take two.  Working on the stems, again, and still enjoying it. Looking forward to the flowers.

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Vintage Neutral Quilt Block

One down, seventeen to go.  Production in general has been a bit slow and ironing is way behind.  This is from my vintage linens collections.  I did my best to color match the threads that were included with the one … Continue reading

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Happy Spring Equinox!

A and I are very fond of this Bee In honor of Spring, things are all green today to help make up for the piles of snow sitting outside.  This is the first of my Crabapple Hill designs.  You’ll be … Continue reading

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Quotations

I happened upon one of my favorite quotations in not one but two blogs I follow, “Not All Who Wander Are Lost.”~Tolkien.  Then I learned that the adorable cross-stitch pattern was one of a set by Emma Congdon that was … Continue reading

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Parts of Things

Bear with me.  This rambles a little, but I’ve no finished projects to share just many parts. The only day I didn’t have a little person with me this week was the day I was in the hospital for some … Continue reading

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Achromatic Color Scheme

So much preparation.  Coloring until my hands hurt (this is actually not very hard as I have carpal tunnel), got me the lovely colorless picture above.  Now there are two (the second is to be a gift for my MIL). … Continue reading

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Maker Theory

Many WIPS remain WIPS simply because, they just take too much or too little brain power/set up for my available stitching times.  Are you a crafter and parent of small children?  I have a theory that makers with small children need projects … Continue reading

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