Category Archives: Cross-Stitch and Needlework

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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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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WIP Weds: All Shall Be Well and a Color Theory Project

I have two stitching projects to share this week. First, I am still working on my “All Shall Be Well” Julian of Norwich cross-stitch project, and I have made more progress on the lettering. Then, I have a new project … Continue reading

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Some Stitching Progress

May was a busy month, and I completely burned out. Now that the weather is nicer, and the semester is over, I am starting to feel like I can breathe again. I’ve even been doing some stitching again this week, … Continue reading

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Camping Cross-Stitch Patterns

Summer is here! Time to plan a trip or a weekend away. And, I have had camping on my mind, so I decided to browse some camping themed cross-stitch patterns. I found some fun patterns, many of which I had … Continue reading

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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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