Category Archives: Stitchery

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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Shakespeare Meets Denim

Of course vacation meant not finishing one of the two stitching projects I brought with me, but rather starting another.  This had been a dream for some time, before chasing down Emma Congdon’s Literary Quotes, which happened to have not … Continue reading

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Back in Class Again

The project as prepared by our teacher, waiting to be stitched.  Feel free to laugh if you figure out how I compensated for my stretcher bars not fitting into the frame I usually use with a scroll frame. What do you … Continue reading

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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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