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She's in "Lilac and Lovely"

I really felt like making something with lilac fabric and I discovered that I don’t have much in this colorway.  I have lots of plum, but not very much lilac.   277 more words


Top Ten Tuesday {Embroidery}

We love whipping up projects quickly with our sewing machines, but sometimes sitting down and doing some slow stitching is exactly what we need. February is National Embroidery Month and to celebrate we have rounded up a few of our favorite patterns and tutorials for you to enjoy. 154 more words


Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  I want to send you all warm thoughts and wishes for an extra lovely day today; may your day be filled with sweet and lovely things. 131 more words



And its the cold, snowy part of the Boston seasonal experience.  Which is not improving my outlook much.  But there are bright spots.  We do what we can. 649 more words

Embroidery Charts

Setting Up

since the next project is slightly larger than usual, i’m opting for a scroll frame instead of a bar frame.  it takes a little more time & effort to set up than the bar frame with the pinning, whip stitching and stretching, but the perk is that it’s easy to re-stretch the fabric when it starts to loosen by slightly turning the scroll bars. 40 more words


Summer garden 1

Here we go again with another Diana Lampe garden, this time Summer. My layout is slightly off which I somehow didn’t notice until I’d finished the lower blue flowers, so I quickly stitched in a guide line before the rest of the garden looks as if it was planted on an embankment. 23 more words