Category Archives: Embroidery

Little Mysteries

This band sampler by Jana P. Kerr was originally published in 2006 as a series in Needle Arts, the official publication for the Embroiderer’s Guild of America. It is our ongoing chapter project currently. Consisting of 15 lessons it covers … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Apron Stamped for Embroidery

This was an E-bay find.   It has only just arrived and has yet to be considered with regards to colors.  But the roses will go well with my upcycled rose apron.  It even has a pocket.  It will be … Continue reading

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Merry Solstice: 4 Days to Go

  Merry Solstice to everyone.  Are you celebrating the shortest day?  We like to celebrate as much as we can.  I’d apologize for getting this out late, but O and I were having fun baking cookies, which was long overdue.  … Continue reading

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Slow December

Happy December Everyone, We really enjoyed the extra week after Thanksgiving. We didn’t do a lot of prep with it, but we did a little. Today is outside lights, removal of Jack-o-Lanterns and planting crocuses day. Preparations are often a … Continue reading

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Stitching In Public

Before/After One month ago today this candle mat went to our game session.  Today it went to the hospital to hang out with me.  This ended up being a much longer chunk of time than I’d anticipated, which allowed for … Continue reading

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Gametime Reindeer

Needed another small project for our monthly gaming session so I dug this out and am continuing my head start on holiday prep.  This is Santa and Reindeer by Bareroots. It turned out the embroidery really would like to be … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Butterfly Needlework Kits

Lately our local thrift store has had a nice variety of vintage needlework kits.   During our last gaming session I started a pair of surface embroidery butterflies vintage 1983.  At yesterday’s session the second was finished and I started … Continue reading

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