Category Archives: Stitchery

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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Enchantress Update

This fair lady of the woods is making her yearly appearance on the blog today.  A little cheating ahead has uncovered the top left corner.  Doesn’t seem like she’s coming along (here she is October 2017) until I remember that … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Paragon Tablecloth Kit

A vintage tablecloth kit is an excellent find. Roses in Blue on Blue make this 60″ by 80″ cloth particularly desirable. Continue reading

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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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Super Blue Blood Moon Total Eclipse

The super blue blood moon total eclipse is an actual thing that will be happening on January 31, 2008.  For more info check out this space.com guide , which has info as lots of useful links.  We are looking forward to … 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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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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