Tag Archives: stitching

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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Stumpwork Flower is Finished!

And, there was much rejoicing throughout the land as I finally completed the stumpwork embroidery flower project. I was determined to complete it Sunday afternoon. First I had to finish embroidering the background bits. Now, I wasn’t really using the best … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Embroidery & New Design

Hello. It may no longer be Wednesday in some parts of the world, but it is still Wednesday here in chilly Chicago. Autumn has arrived this week. I have not done much stitching in the past week. I have hardly … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Stumpwork Embroidery Update

This is becoming the project that will never end. I am beginning to resent it. I am tempted to put it away for a while, but I also want to finish it…We shall see if I make any progress over … Continue reading

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How I Finished My Chicken Scratch Heart as a Pillow & Other Updates

When I sat down to write this post I was feeling a little sad because I have not touched the stumpwork embroidery project since last week. But, I did get some things done over the past week. First, I finished … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Two More Petals Completed

Last week I only had two flower petals of my stumpwork embroidery project finished after several weeks of agonizing. Now I am on a roll, and I have stitched two more flower petals in just one week. I only need to … Continue reading

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Findings–09/02/16

This week I am very grateful for this three-day weekend. Happy Labor Day! Findings is my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from my wanderings around the web. Here are this week’s links: Archaeologists in Russia have … 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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WIP Weds: Stumpwork Project Update

Well, I finally picked up my stumpwork embroidery project again. Since it has been a while, as a reminder, I decided to teach myself stumpwork using this free flower pattern from The Floss Box. Now, The Floss Box does provide … Continue reading

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Back to School Cross-Stitch Patterns

The school buses were out again last week, and the students move back into the dorms this week at my own workplace, so I guess summer is nearly over. I haven’t done a themed pattern round-up in a while, so … Continue reading

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