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WIP Weds: Just Keep Swimming

My stitchy bug didn’t really leave me this past week. It’s more like it stood by with it’s arms crossed and pouted while I was busy doing other things. 93 more words


Stitching Update

I have a few finishes to share!

I finished this one in April.  This was one of the wrong-sized frames I had ordered and this pattern fit it nicely.  509 more words

Cross Stitch

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry.... Guest blogger: Barbara Gilbert

The term “Tapestry” in the title of this project is a misnomer as it really is a massive embroidery project.  It consists of 305 individual panels, each 50 cm x 50 cm (20 inches x 20 inches).  503 more words


Waisted Effort

I bought this dress a while ago. It was cheap and I liked the bold print so I grabbed it.

It’s a one size fits all (read: unflattering) and I don’t love the way the top half fits. 208 more words


Summer's coming!

I have been hard at it the past few weeks, trying to get wedding gifts ready to go, and as I work on those items I look longingly at my Pendleton wool coat, which requires ripping.  894 more words

Aida VS Evenweave

Yes, yes… I know that you have got plenty of these around the internet, but this is my personal take on evenweave fabric.

This is the first time I tried working on evenweave, and so far it is not too bad. 228 more words

Crafty Piggy

Stitching Update and Another Story

Here is Simple Joys after 4.5 hours of stitching.  I have a lot more done now, but lost track of the time.

I am really enjoying this piece.  378 more words

Cross Stitch