Category Archives: Embroidery

First Finishes 2020

It is a strong year so far for crafting. With my foot heeling up well enough for at least some wheel spinning allowing me to ply two previously spun fibers. These are now waiting for their baths. They pile of … Continue reading

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WIP Woodland Enchantress

Upon finishing up holiday projects, I pulled out my Woodland Enchantress and did a bit of stitching. The comparison to the update picture posted this time last year was disappointing. Not one stitch that I hadn’t placed that day had … Continue reading

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Things Piled Up

Piles of French knots on make blackberries on my first mountmellick stitchery. Eventually it will be a biscornu. Things have been piled up lately. Good things like hundreds skeins of yarn and many WIP, not so good things like all … Continue reading

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Reweaving

14 threads rewoven Now I can try cutting again. If it goes well this last band will be done in time for our next chapter meeting. If it’s done soon enough I might even get to work on another WIP … Continue reading

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Adaptability

This pattern Queenstitch Pincushion (slightly altered) from the March 2019 issue of NeedleArts, consists primarily of queenstitch, however, the center is Smyrna and the borders are running stitch. The original pattern has a single running stitch border bordered by a … Continue reading

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A Few Summer Stitches

Really a few is all there were this summer. My current projects are feeling uninspired. One mostly because it takes more concentration than has been available. And the other? Just too little time.  These are the stitches from last spring. … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade

Sewing, Quilting, Crocheting, Knitting, Spinning, Embroidery. “The world is made of string.” This is what my husband says almost every time some esoteric fiber art or textile fact is dropped upon him. That string world doesn’t make itself though and … Continue reading

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