Category Archives: Cross-Stitch and Needlework

Weekend Update

Hello all, this has been one of those freak weeks where I’ve had work and after-work commitments every day and night–including tonight and tomorrow! Now, most of these have been fun things, and things I volunteered to do, but I … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: All Shall Be Well Progress

Time to show my progressĀ on the “All Shall Be Well” cross-stitch project. I am dedicating my stitching time to this now, so I can complete it sometime this lifetime. Here is my overdue WIP Wednesday update. This is what “All … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: A French Hen

I am still working on the “12 Days of Christmas” cross-stitch pattern by Satsuma Street. I am nearly finished with the French hen. Once I finish this square, I will probably put it aside for a bit again and return … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Two Turtle Doves

Time for a WIP Wednesday update on my current needlework projects. This past week I made some progress on the “12 Days of Christmas” cross-stitch pattern by Satsuma Street. Instead of stitching them as separate ornaments, I am stitching all … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Securing Your Pattern While Stitching

What do you do with your cross-stitch or needlework pattern while stitching? How to you secure it or keep it close so you can refer to it when needed? Someone asked this on a cross-stitch forum recently, and I had … Continue reading

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