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Day 52 – A Year of Stitches 2017

February 21, 2017

The weather is riding a roller coaster….it is back down to February’s average temperature, more or less.  But later this week, 70s…..Great but my son is finding out that pollen does not agree with his nose…. 59 more words

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Day 51 – A Year of Stitches 2017

February 20, 2017

Another spring like day in Northern Virginia!

I used another pastel color today for a new stitch!  A new stitch for me, at least….The new color leans more toward the orange hues, very pretty.  26 more words

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Kardinal garden 3

Roses finished and love-in-a-mist begun.

Embroidery

Small finishes

It’s reading for a new show time again and so I have managed to sit and stitch through a number of small finishes. Firstly, one of the designs Ruth produced for us at November’s Embroiderers’ Guild meeting, made up into a card. 114 more words

French Knots

Daily stitching

My little one has just started secondary school and has gone from packed lunches to school dinners. This has suddenly given me 10-15 minutes extra in the mornings and so I’ve started doing a little stitching before I head off to work. 252 more words

French Knots

Chris Gray Weekend Part 2 - Amulet Workshop

As our meeting on the Saturday afternoon was to be followed by an all day workshop with Chris on the Sunday, at the end of the meeting we got a tantalising preview of all the goodies we were going to be using – piles of gorgeously dyed fabrics, threads, and beads, paints and box upon box of intricately carved wooden stamps all laid out ready. 512 more words

Beading

Bankfield Museum and Shibden Hall

Last month a group of members from Scunthorpe Embroiderers’ Guild had our summer outing to Bankfield Museum in Halifax to see the Exquisite Threads exhibition. As well as some amazing pieces from the Embroiderers’ Guild collection, including the Millennium Casket… 217 more words

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