Category Archives: Stitchery

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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Happy Spring Equinox!

A and I are very fond of this Bee In honor of Spring, things are all green today to help make up for the piles of snow sitting outside.  This is the first of my Crabapple Hill designs.  You’ll be … Continue reading

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Quotations

I happened upon one of my favorite quotations in not one but two blogs I follow, “Not All Who Wander Are Lost.”~Tolkien.  Then I learned that the adorable cross-stitch pattern was one of a set by Emma Congdon that was … Continue reading

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Achromatic Color Scheme

So much preparation.  Coloring until my hands hurt (this is actually not very hard as I have carpal tunnel), got me the lovely colorless picture above.  Now there are two (the second is to be a gift for my MIL). … Continue reading

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Maker Theory

Many WIPS remain WIPS simply because, they just take too much or too little brain power/set up for my available stitching times.  Are you a crafter and parent of small children?  I have a theory that makers with small children need projects … Continue reading

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Stitched Kitty

While O loves to jump and run and bounce off the walls, A likes to play quietly often tucking in all of the plushies and any dolls she can find or taking them for walks in her stroller.  A also … Continue reading

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Recoloring

Progress is finally being made on what will be my new ortbox.  One of several items I posted about during WIP Week.  The colors weren’t working for me.  Now  it has all new colors and 4 sides are mostly done.  … Continue reading

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