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Slow Crafting Podcast - Episode 2

I’m a day early with the podcast this time but it was either now or never as I am currently up to my eyeballs in packing up the house ready for the big move, hopefully at the end of the week. 70 more words


Tutorial: Appliqué and patchwork boiled wool pillow

I can’t tell you what a fun project this boiled wool appliqué and patchwork cushion is. The wool is so forgiving and doesn’t fray, and wonky machine stitching seems to just disappear… If it’s not a fabric you have experienced before (and it was new to me!), boiled wool is a bit like wool felt, but it has a cosy, fuzzy texture and a little bit of  drape and stretch. 1,483 more words


I had forgotten.........

how time consuming BDE (Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery) can be! I finally completed my version of a Morning Glory blossom, using Edmar Iris thread for the petals, and Edmar Glory thread for the bullion stitches outlining the petals. 101 more words

Hand Stitching

Where did Christmas go?

Twenty-seventeen is twenty two days old, and it’s the first time I have opened KenMaursCorner to add new content!

Christmas passed very quietly, as except for my daughter and myself the rest of the family were holidaying in Fiji; Colleen was only four days post-op after major surgery, so our celebrations were very low key. 253 more words


Finish-A-Long Q1 2017 Goals

Here I am setting my goals for the first quarter Finish-A-Long.  I did this last year and actually finished 6 of the 8 items that were on my list.   423 more words


Lining is done!

And so is all the hand stitching!

What a quick and fun project this has been. I would highly recommend this pattern if you are looking for a cocoon coat to make. 54 more words

SAL Update 1.8

Our first SAL update for the new year! I’m feeling pretty good about this one! I’m almost done with a page from this cross stitch pattern and as you can see someone else has made an appearance :) Also, check out this wonderful thread catcher my mom made me! 159 more words

Cross Stitch