Author Archives: Alice C.

Free Vintage Needlework Patterns Online

Thanks to university libraries and dedicated individuals in the United States and around the world, it is possible to find hundreds of free, out-of-copyright needlework and embroidery books and patterns online. If you are interested in embroidery history or vintage … Continue reading

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Fri…er, Saturday Finds–03/25/17

Friday Finds is my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from my wanderings around the web. And, yes, I’m still calling it Friday Finds, even though it’s Saturday evening as I finally post this! Hey, work has … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Two Project Updates!

I made a little progress on not just one, but two cross-stitch wips this week! After being neglected for the past month and a half or so, I pulled out my “12 Days of Christmas” project and worked on it … Continue reading

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Spring Embroidery Color Palette

Today is the official first day of spring, and I am sharing a new color palette you can use to inspire your embroidery, needlework, or cross-stitch projects. This collection of colors almost looks like it could work for autumn, too, … Continue reading

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Friday Finds–03/17/17

Friday Finds is my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from my wanderings around the web. Here are this week’s links: Book Riot shares a list of 100 Must-Read Non-Fiction Adventure Books. So many great suggestions on … Continue reading

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A Finish and an Update

I have some stitchy things to share this week, including a finish that I completed late last year, an update on “All Shall Be Well,” and a very special gift that came in the mail a few days ago. First … Continue reading

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Friday Finds–3/10/17

It’s been a loooong week, but I didn’t want to let a Friday pass by without posting a Friday Finds! I’ll have more adequate updates soon! Friday Finds is my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading–March 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! February may be the shortest … Continue reading

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Friday Finds — 03/03/17

Friday Finds is my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from my wanderings around the web. Here are this week’s links: Former President George W. Bush has a new book out collecting over 60 portrait paintings of American … Continue reading

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WIP Weds Stitching Progress

I have had very little time to stitch these past couple weeks, so I only have a small amount of progress to show on the “All Shall Be Well” Julian of Norwich cross-stitch pattern. I am still working on the … Continue reading

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