Tag Archives: embroidery

Sunday Stash January 16, 2022

No change in the numbers. Work continues on the challenge quilt. Once I sew sections together I will post pictures. I had a couple Zoom meetings this week, which gave me opportunities to do hand work. It’s meant to look … Continue reading

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New Year, New Plan, OMG

Like everyone else, I ended last year thinking about plans for this year. 2021 was not a prolific year in the sewing room. I spent far more time stitching and finished a lot of projects as compared to prior years. … Continue reading

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The Other Things

The Guild fabric sale a couple weekends ago had more to offer than just fabric. I had a few other purchases I never got around to posting. I picked up a set of CrabApple Hill angel patterns. They were kitted … Continue reading

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The May 2021 Short List

I finished stitching Christmas Eve in April, but didn’t frame it. In spite of all the time spent on the Crazy Quilt Course, hours of work remain. That project feels like it will never end. Very little sewing happened in … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt Course Task 11

After some epic procrastination, I finished task 11, the iris and hyacinth cluster. I’m embarrassed to admit it wasn’t that hard and didn’t take a lot of time. I just couldn’t face another task of silk ribbon embroidery. A couple … Continue reading

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Hand Work Update

I’ve made some progress on both of my slow stitching projects. I finished task #10 on the Crazy Quilting Course. I have two more tasks to go to finish the course. The Christmas Eve cross stitch is in the home … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 21, 2021

Still working on the crazy quilt course. Still not using fabric. I have one more motif to stitch to finish task #8. It uses padded satin stitch, which is new to me, and bullion stitch, which is not my friend. … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt Course Task #7

Another task done. This one stitched up quicker because I didn’t have to search for my supplies, there was less stitching and I was familiar with the stitches. The purple curve is done with a boatload of very tiny chain … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 7, 2021

Once again my progress was limited to the Basic Crazy Quilting Course. I finished task #6, embroidering over seams with pearl cotton. The threads are vintage, picked up at an auction many years ago. I bought a bin of threads, … Continue reading

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Light Options

For reasons too boring to detail, I needed some new lighting options. My first choice was this light, which my son bought me for Christmas. There are several variations of these on the market. You wear it around your neck … Continue reading

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