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Needle Pointers from The Workbasket, August 1954

This is an excerpt from a vintage issue of The Workbasket, volume 19, August 1954 and it offers handy tips for needle work.  I am writing it as it is presented in the booklet.  315 more words


The Workbasket - Quaker Holly Freebie

Today’s freebie is from The Workbasket. It’s’ called Quaker Holly. There are a ton of other cute freebies on this page too! :)
The Workbasket – Quaker Holly Freebie

Laurel's Stitchery

new monthly goals and a winner

as I hoped yesterday I managed to finish The Workbasket Quaker Holly

I’m really pleased with how it turned out.. I added two little bells to the cord, since it was too long for the ornament, and I didn’t want to tuck in (and waste) such a long corded tail.. 647 more words


sewing mother's day away

first of all, happy mother’s day!

I thought it’d be nice to spend this day with my mom, taking out her old sewing machine, chatting (read… 254 more words


2012 Stitching Plans

It’s already a week into the new year and time to put stitching plans into action. This year I’m not buying any stitching stash so I can concentrate on stitching what I already have. 149 more words

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Catalog of WIP's - Phew!

While going through my craft boxes, I found some old, and I mean really old WIP’s (works in progress).  This stack of boxes sits right next to our tv on purpose,as a reminder to work on them. 561 more words

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Small heart - big hearts

Over the weekend I found some old rose 50ct linen that was just begging to be used for my Valentine’s idea. Over here, Valentine’s Day is not that big, though I guess it gets bigger every year. 284 more words

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