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Pillowcase edging

Here is a pillowcase edging from a stamped kit I received as a Christmas present last year: This doesn’t correspond exactly to the kit  – it sprouted while I was working on it. I’ve labeled the additional flora in the … Continue reading

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Candlewicking difficulties

So, I’ve been working on a sculptured stitchery and candlewicking kit Majestic Balloons designed by Roger W. Reinardy, and available from Janlynn. It’s called sculptured stitchery because the design is backstitched over cotton batting to create a 3D effect around … Continue reading

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Cross stitch

I won’t be discussing cross-stitch often, since I rapidly lose interest in making billions of identical little x’s. But, if you’d like some exotic cross-stitch designs, take a look at PINN Cross Stitch (it’s a Thai company). It’s still affordable … Continue reading

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Bird Brocade

I recently started working on the Bird Brocade kit (crewel embroidery) by Elsa Williams from Janlynn. I like the design, but this kit has a whole lot of satin and long+short stitch, and I prefer a lot of different stitches. … Continue reading

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