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November Wrapup

November was a strange month and not a very productive one as far as stitching is concerned.

The month started with a bang:  We were scheduled to list our home for sale on November 1st.  825 more words


#ThankStitching - With Amy from Random Acts of Amy

#ThankStitching is a series of daily posts (and hourly posts on Thanksgiving) in the month of November in which needle artists from around the world submitted their thoughts on why they are thankful for their particular needleart.   167 more words

Crafty Things

Went to School and I Was Very Nervous*

December. The month that gives me nightmares and indigestion. But also brings a 3-week break from school (don’t think about the chaos of Christmas and the giant-ass copyediting project you’re getting done during all that). 750 more words


WIP Weds: 12 Days of Christmas Update 2 of 500

Well, I hope it doesn’t take me 5oo weeks to finish this “12 Days of Christmas” crossstitch project, but I’m afraid I’ve made less progress than I would like over the past two weeks. 157 more words

Cross-Stitch And Needlework

The Lost Ships - circa 1890s

Seventy-Two  Lost Ship Blocks are set diagonally with a red and black print to create this stunning quilt. The blocks are pieced using a different fabric design in each block.   276 more words

Hand Quilting

Visiting the Lorina Bulwer Sampler

Today we made our long awaited visit to the study centre at Norwich Castle Museum for our exclusive visit to see the Lorina Bulwer sampler. Many thanks to Lisa Little, Curatorial Assistant for Costume and Textiles for Norfolk Museums Service, who showed us the sampler and told us about Lorina’s life and the origins and history of the sampler. 75 more words


We Both Go Together if One Falls Down*

So I’m going to keep making my daily goals for this quilt and then not meeting them. I think that’s just gonna be how this thing goes until it’s done…if it’s ever done. 668 more words