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Quaker in Royal Blue

Hot off the press is my latest finish and the first for 2010 that I get to keep 🙂  Of Female Arts –  The Primitive Needle Fabric: 32 count Vintage Belfast linen Thread: DMC Variations 4240 Note: pattern amended slightly

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Framing Experiences

Hi, Friends In November, I ordered a couple of frames over the internet.  As you know, taking stitched pieces to  a framer’s is an expensive business and I was looking for a cheaper alternative.  So, I found a couple of framers online that

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Fair & Square Finishing Frenzy

I’ve been in a finishing frenzy the last couple of days. On Friday I received my gorgeous squares from Renee K, which led me to take out all the other squares that are rolled up in the drawer. Well, wasn’t there an uproar!

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Giveaway No. 5

The last, and certainly not the least, giveaway … some of you may recognise as the freebie Quaker Time by Gencat (Lune d’Automne) .  I’ve finished it into an octagonal shaped hanging ornament.  My poor photography may fool you into thinking that it’s been

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Love, Hope & Charity

Hi all It’s been a while since I did some serious stitching and I thought I’d share with you a few small  pieces I’ve finished recently  and my completed Carriage House Sampling’s Virtue Series. CHS Love, Faith, Hope & Charity  – I’ve stitched

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A certified cross stitch addict who is mad about samplers and loves working with hand-dyed fabric, variegated threads and embellishments. Stitching keeps me sane.

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2012 Stitching Plans

1. WIPs - finish 4:
- DT Sampler Game Board
- Workbasket's Trellis (done)
- DT Morning Glory
- LK ABC Lessons

2. New Stitching Projects
Plymouth Sampler - TSC (started)
Wonderful Village 1 - MaggiCo (done)
Wonderful Village 2 - MaggiCo (done)
Pear Orchard Farm - CHS (done)
Mermaid's Song - CHS
Dutch Strawberries - TGH
Birds in the Bower - TGH
Persian Proverb - MB
Peaceful Garden - MB
Sampler 1663 - PoC

Finished Fair Squares
2011 Stitching
2010 Stitching
2009 Stitching
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