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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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Friday Finds — 02/24/17

I have not been home all week, so very little stitching has been happening. I am looking forward to some downtime this weekend because I need a break! Friday Finds is my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art … Continue reading

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Friday Finds–2/3/17

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: UK magazine Cross-Stitch Collection ┬ápublished its last issue. I have (had) a subscription. Very sad to … Continue reading

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2016 Finishes — Year in Review, Part 1

Lots of stitchers I follow on Instagram have been sharing collages of all of the cross-stitch and other crafty projects they finished in 2016. I have never looked back at completed projects as part of a year-end review before, mostly … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading–December 2016

I read books. A lot of books. I’m a librarian, what else can I say? 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. Feel … Continue reading

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Findings–12/10/16

It’s been a long week, and it’s not over yet. I’m trying to take care of myself and do as little as possible this weekend. Findings is my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from my wanderings … Continue reading

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In Search of a New Start

Thank you to everyone who commented on my stumpwork flower last week. I appreciate all of the kind words! Now that the embroidery project is completed, I have returned to a cross-stitch project that I would like to complete within … Continue reading

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How Do You Organize Miscellaneous Threads?

I spent some of the weekend trying to corral my needlework and craft supplies. I had WIPs, finished projects, fabric, charts, kits, magazines, hoops, and more stacked in many little piles around the room. I threw a few things away, … Continue reading

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Slight Progress on Stumpwork

Hello, stitchy friends. I’m afraid my stitchy bug has rather wandered off the last few weeks. It’s not that I don’t want to stitch, but I never seem to have the time. So, I only have slight progress to share … Continue reading

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A New Start This Week

After finishing stitching the Liberty Stars counted canvas piece last week, I took a break from stitching for a few days. Saturday my husband and I went bike riding along the Centennial Trail which runs along a strip of land … Continue reading

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