Author Archives: Alice C.

WIP Weds: All Shall Be Well, Part 1,000

Backstitching is happening here on the “All Shall Be Well” cross-stitch quotation. Once upon a time, I didn’t like to do backstitching. I thought it was tedious and boring. But, it makes such a difference in a project. Here is … Continue reading

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Pinch Purse Summer Challenge Project

Every summer my embroidery guild group comes up with a challenge project for members to complete, if they wish. Last year the challenge project was to complete a patriotic-themed piece, and I stitched the “Liberty Stars” counted canvaswork project. This … Continue reading

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Friday Finds — 7/21/17

It’s time for Friday Finds, my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from my wanderings around the web. Here are this week’s links: I love finding articles about needlework and other crafts in traditional news outlets. The Detroit News … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Backstitching Begins on All Shall Be Well

I am still stitching my “All Shall Be Well” cross-stitch project. But, I have made some progress since my last update a couple weeks ago. I have completed all of the full and fractional stitches in the pattern. Now all … Continue reading

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Weekend Links — 07/15/17

I was away this week on a vacation in Northern Wisconsin where I had no Internet or phone access. It was lovely. But, now I am back in the world and catching up. I will have updates on my needlework … Continue reading

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Friday Finds — 07/07/17

It’s time for another Friday Finds, my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from my wanderings around the web. Here are this week’s links: Oh my. Why am I just discovering Google’s Arts & Culture portal? I just lost … Continue reading

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WIP Weds — ‘All Shall Be Well’ Progress Report

I have a happy update on my Julian of Norwich “All Shall Be Well” cross-stitch project for this week’s stitchy update. I’ve been stitching up a storm at home this past week. I hate to say it, but I kind … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading — July 2017

Every month I share what books I finished last month and what I’m reading now. I also love to hear what others are reading. Share your own book recommendations in the comments or friend me on Goodreads! I managed to read four … Continue reading

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Weekend Links

I haven’t shared any links in a couple weeks. How time flies! I chalk it up to lazy summer days and too much life-stuff going on. But, I’ve been saving links every day and the backlog is piling up! Here … Continue reading

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Rice Stitch Color Theory Project Completed

Last week I finished the color theory stitching piece I started as an embroidery guild project. The pattern used three different colors of embroidery floss to stitch different layers of a rice stitch variation. For each section of the pattern, … Continue reading

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