Tag Archives: hemstitching

Hardanger Card: February

Y’all, I finished another card! I usually avoid pastels, but this one is really pretty. It’s ThreadworX, the Teeka color. It’s the “February” card because it’s originally part of a twelve-month embroidery kit club from Nordic Needle. Here is a … Continue reading

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Hardanger Card: June

I finished another hardanger card! This one is the “June” card – it was originally part of a yearlong series (you can find it here at Nordic Needle). There are a few changes from the original instructions. I miscounted on … Continue reading

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Drawn thread experiments

I felt like experimenting, and decided to try out drawn thread work. I worked this from top to bottom, getting increasingly fancy: The first two rows were incredibly easy. I feel like adding hemstitching to everything now! The third one … Continue reading

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O Canada

I was thinking. My philosophy of embroidery is: I know how to doggie paddle so why not jump in the deep end? Sink or swim, y’all! If I get stuck then I desperately hope that Needle ‘n Thread can bail … Continue reading

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