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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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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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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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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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Little Stars Completed on Liberty Stars

Over the July Fourth weekend, I worked on the Liberty Stars counted canvas project by Nancy’s Needle. Instead of stitching the small stars one at a time as I did with the inner stars, I got smart and stitched all … Continue reading

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