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Chicken Scratch Embroidery Heart Sample Completed

Last Friday afternoon the red gingham fabric I ordered for my chicken scratch embroidery project came in the mail from fabric.com. When I was ordering it, I wasn’t sure whether to get fabric with 1/8″ squares or 1/4″ squares. The … Continue reading

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Return of the Stumpwork Project

I did not do a lot of stitching this past week. This last weekend I finished my “I’m Late” cross-stitch model and put the final pattern together. Then I did the whole set up the photo area, take photos, take everything down … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland “I’m Late” Cross-Stitch Pattern Published

I’m happy to announce that my Alice in Wonderland White Rabbit-inspired cross-stitch pattern, “I’m Late,” is now listed in my shop on Etsy. I drew my inspiration for this pattern from a couple of scenes from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland … 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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Liberty Stars Counted Canvas Finished

I can hardly believe what Liberty Stars looked like just one week ago. This counted canvaswork project went much faster than I thought possible. But, I finished Liberty Stars by From Nancy’s Needle yesterday night. Here it is, not yet … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at Alice in Wonderland White Rabbit-Inspired Cross-Stitch Design

This week I have a sneak peek to share of the completed Alice in Wonderland White Rabbit-inspired cross-stitch pattern, “I’m Late.” This is the second in a series of cross-stitch patterns inspired by Alice in Wonderland. I do have ideas … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Love Needle Minders

In the past couple months I have become a needle minder convert. And, like many new converts, I have become obsessed with my new tools. What is a needle minder? It is a magnet that sits on your needlework fabric, … Continue reading

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A Finish and New Starts

Although I do not feel like I did a lot of stitching this past week, I have a lot to share for this week’s WIP Wednesday update. First, I have a finish to share! Remember “Anhinga Blues“? I finally buckled down … Continue reading

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Findings–06/10/16

TGIF! It’s Friday, and that means it is time for another Findings post, my weekly round-up of links about needlework, art, books, and more from my wanderings around the Internet each week. I’m a librarian, what can I say? I … Continue reading

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Findings–06/3/16

“It’s Friday, Friday…” which means it’s time for another “Findings” post, my weekly roundup of fun needlework, art and literature links from my wanderings around the web. Here are this week’s links: Stitching Lotus writes her cautionary tale about dealing with “the … Continue reading

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