Monthly Archives: July 2012

Kingfisher Chinese Embroidery: Quick Update

I have been working on my Chinese silk embroidery kit (not really worked in Chinese style). I added a lot of leaves, and started work on the flower. The flower has bold shading instead of gently changing shades, which is … Continue reading

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Water’s Edge: Quick Update

I’ve been working on the split stitch outline of the flower. It’ll all be covered with long-and-short stitching soon, but I console myself with the knowledge that it really makes the edge look nicer. I also added a little bit … Continue reading

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Bedouin Wedding Veil

This cross-stitched face veil is for a bride from a Bedouin tribe in Jordan (red is the color of brides!). The shiny coins are for reflecting the evil eye away. You can see Dr. Shirazi modeling it in this article … Continue reading

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Japanese Violets I

Y’all, I wrote this several months ago and totally forgot about it! Oops! So I will publish it now. I think perhaps now that I have more energy I can finish a few of these projects off instead of perpetually … Continue reading

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Spring Box Top: Finished

Y’all, I am back! I had my mutant parathyroid glands removed last week, and I already feel a hundred million times better! Hurray for not being sick! Wow, what a difference! Remember, y’all, high calcium is BAD but you can … Continue reading

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