Monthly Archives: February 2011

Plas Teg Bellpull

This is the Plas Teg Bellpull from the Mary Jane Collection (2 feet by 6 inches). I’ve had this for a while. I was so excited about this design that I went and got the floss for it, even though … Continue reading

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On Colcha Embroidery and Portugal

Méri kindly posted a very informative comment on my post about colcha embroidery. It turns out that “colcha” means bedspread in both Spanish and Portuguese. Furthermore, there is a traditional Portuguese style of embroidery which uses a similar stitch to … Continue reading

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