Category Archives: Stitching

Modern Folk Embroidery SAL

The supplies arrived a month ago and I’ve since finished January, February and March. We’ll see if April gets done. May is probably too much too hope for, but June should see me on track and able to work on … Continue reading

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In a Child’s Eyes

“No, Mommy! Don’t cover up the pretty blue flowers, Mommy.” I was restitching a large rose that had been part of the section torn out when I realized that the floss included with the eBay purchased tablecloth didn’t match the … Continue reading

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Threads and Thrills

The mail this week brought the supplies for the #modernfolkembroiderysal2018. Can’t wait to get stitching. Having mentioned the Modern Folk Embroidery 2018 SAL, I also want to mention two other SAL’s. They are 2017 and 2018 SALs (both free) by … Continue reading

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Chasing the Snowflakes Away

Snowflakes complete and the inner border should be complete today as well. The outer border should wait until gaming on Saturday, but I’m starting to feel superstitious and sick of winter. Plus, we were numerous enough and busy enough fighting … Continue reading

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Mystery Sampler Finish

Mystery Sampler folded and basted with the removed threads and waiting for hemstitching, which has since been completed.  I most enjoyed the variety of stitches used in this sampler.  Frequently samplers are mostly alphabets with lovely stitched ornamentation, which discourages … Continue reading

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Obvious Exclusions

It’s birthday season.  That means sewing time is time for making little girl dresses.   A has taken to wearing only knits and only things that don’t come near her neck, so sewing for her is a bit more challenging.  … 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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