Category Archives: Embroidery

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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Almost Isabella

On and off the nodo dopio feels understandable.  Anyway I’ve managed it and the dove’s eye lacing and am part way through band 6.  It’s hard to remember that things need to be done again (and again) because I’m just … Continue reading

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Just Not Right

The third time I stitched band 2 of the Isabella, I’d had enough for the time.  The nodo dopio stitch just isn’t holding when the doves eye weaving is added.  Each time it has scrunched together in the middle, even … Continue reading

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Queen Stitched Acorns

When you are up two hours early I snuck out of bed this morning.  I snuck back in too. The pattern, floss and linen for this were part of a lot I picked up at my last EGA chapter auction.  … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Butterflies

One of my recent trips to the thriftstore turned up a pair of lovely vintage butterfly button embroidery kits.  Someday they would be a perfect learning project for the kids-until I needed a project for my last gaming session and … Continue reading

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