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Plas Teg Bellpull: Finished

Well here it is – the Plas Teg Bellpull from the Mary Jane Collection, worked in embroidery floss with some color/stitch modifications. I’m sure it’s gorgeous in wool too. It’s 24 inches by 6 inches (60 cm by 15 cm). … Continue reading

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Central Blue Flower

Before I get started on today’s post, let me just remind y’all that the¬†giveaway for some lovely Japanese silk scraps (for crazy quilting, applique, edging, backing ornaments, framing, anything you like!) is still going! The odds are still very good. … Continue reading

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Plas Teg Bellpull Part Ten Trillion

Y’all, I lost count of the number of posts I’ve done on this project. Behold the update photo! I finished the last berry on the left side with purple at the top for variety. I might add some horizontal laid … Continue reading

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Finished: Custom House Crewel Bellpull

¬†This was the very first crewel project that I started. It’s such a beautiful design. I finally picked it back up and finished stitching the hill at the bottom, and it’s done! My stitching has improved a lot since I … Continue reading

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Almost there: Mini Bellpull Kit

I mentioned a while ago that I had almost finished the Mini Bellpull from Custom House of Needlearts. Well, I decided I wanted to finally have it finished, so I’ve picked it up again. I fixed a few spots that … Continue reading

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Plas Teg Bellpull Flowers

There’s another blue flower on the bellpull, and I decided to replace the long-and-short filling with Castelo Branco stitch on this flower too. Then I replaced long-and-short stitch filling for this leaf with split stitch. I like the texture. It … Continue reading

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Continuing work on the crewel bellpull

This bellpull is just gorgeous. It’s really coming along. Here’s a closeup of the area I was discussing in the last post on the bellpull (I’ve added some leaves in fly stitch, and finished one of the cluster flowers): I … Continue reading

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Debate: Flower cluster colors

I’m traveling, y’all, that’s why my posting is off schedule. I resolved my trunk color debate: I am keeping the gray tones (dark, medium, light), but I switched to a darker gray for the shaded side of the trunk. I … Continue reading

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Debate: Trunk Color

OK, folks, I’m looking for some opinionated people. The trunk (according to the kit) should be in 3 shades of gray. I’ve started work on it, but it’s not too late to change! I’ve had one commenter who prefers brown. … Continue reading

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