Monthly Archives: January 2012

Bluebird floral: Yet more leaves

Today is mostly a picture day. Four more leaves are done. Let me zoom out, so you can see the different leaves and the color effects in combination. Finally, here is a shot of all my progress so far:

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The Big Green: Part 3

Here is another guest post from Laura (aka Mom) about The Big Green. The big blue and purple crocheted delphiniums have their floss counterparts embroidered in buttonhole stitch in the background. Gold, brown, and tan floss in seed stitch forms … Continue reading

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Creative embroidery kit

I thought I’d show y’all what I gave my mother for Christmas. It’s a home-made creative embroidery kit! I went to the craft store and put it together myself. It includes ten balls of nice yarn with a variety of … Continue reading

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Circus Elephant I

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks designing. Here is my first finished piece! I love my little elephant (the circle is 4 inches/10.2 cm across). I’m turning him into the front cover of a scissors case/needle book. I’ve got … Continue reading

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