Category Archives: embroidery

A Stitch Finish

I finished stitching the Brazilian embroidery piece. This was my first attempt at the fancy stitches. Given that, I’m happy with how it came out. The threads bled when I rinsed out the water soluable marker. I got a lot … Continue reading

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Omitted

We’re having a warmer than average summer here, and it has zapped away my quilting mojo. I’m in the mood to sew clothes, but efforts to buy fabric online were unsuccessful. A popular online fabric store, which shall remain nameless, … Continue reading

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July 2020 Short List

It’s time for another list. I’m not sure where my time went in June. It must have gone towards finishing the penguins. The Short List categories are UFO, garment, original design, stitchery, charity and other. I’ve used some form of … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 28, 2020

No change in the numbers, but there will be fabric out next week. I’ve been all over the place, working on four different projects this week: the Brazilian embroidery, hand applique, a shirt and the framing project. I finished the … Continue reading

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Rescue #1

When looking for something unrelated, I found this picture in a drawer. I stitched and framed it at least 25 years ago. Back then I didn’t understand what cardboard and masking tape could do to needlework. Although foamcore board existed, … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 21, 2020

No fabric in or out this week. I confess I haven’t felt like sewing much lately. I’ve been obsessed with stitching and was on a mission to finish the penguins. I started another stitching project today, a Brazilian embroidery piece … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 17, 2020

No fabric in this week. My quilt guild held a virtual meeting yesterday. Because of the group’s size, only a few people were audio enabled. While I listened to all the info being shared, I framed another embroidery. I finished … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 19, 2020

Good progress on Bears With Borders this week. I finished the quilting, squared up the top, made the binding and cut the hanging sleeve. If I don’t finish it today, I will tomorrow. I’m counting the fabric out today and … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 12, 2020

No fabric in this week. As the lockdown drags on I have a growing appreciation for my stash. I used a quarter yard of fabric for masks. We’ve all seen enough mask pictures to last us a lifetime. I took … Continue reading

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April 2020 Short List

It’s a new quarter and time for new quarterly and semi-annual goals. I had to make some adjustments to April’s goals because I don’t have supplies for some projects and don’t know when I can get them. I just shifted … Continue reading

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