Category Archives: Stitching

Embroidery Stand Recommendations, Anyone?

What is your favorite set up for stitching? Scroll frames, such as this one that I’m using to begin my Perfect Stitch Sampler and hoops, such as you’ve seen my tablecloths in are often my go to. My scroll frame … Continue reading

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Washing Embroidery

The most intimidating part of embroidery is having to wash it. I’m always afraid it will be ruined somehow after all of the effort of stitching. This often leads to ‘forgetting’ this step. A terrible habit to have and one … Continue reading

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Art Deco Roses

Art Deco roses (or maybe I’m mistaken) trace the exterior of the 60″ x 80″ (1.5m x 2m) rectangular tablecloth. When it was gifted to me it came with a small pile of light and medium blue skeins of floss. … 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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Finished Modern Folk Embroidery 2018 SAL

Love this project for a multitude of reasons. Can’t want to see it hanging in my living room. This pattern is still available from Modern Folk Embroidery and there is a new 2019 SAL too. The instagram crew are very … Continue reading

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Merry Solar New Year

Look at those colors under a full spectrum bulb. This is probably the most accurate SAL photo-colorwise that I’ve taken. Today’s post is brought to you by lightbulbs. It has been an odd month here with many lightbulbs (CFLs) dying … Continue reading

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Modern Folk Embroidery sal 2018 Part 9

Just wanted to share the latest on my quakers seasons sampler.  This really is quite doable if you aren’t trying to stitch other deadline projects at the same time, which is what I wanted it to be.  A fun beautiful … Continue reading

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