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Hand Embroidery

As the nights get longer and colder, it’s good to have some handwork to keep your fingers busy while watching TV. Personally, I get a little stir-crazy when I don’t have something else to do in the evening. But did … Continue reading

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Embroidered Filler Stitches

My newest stitching joy is adding embroidered filler stitches. It’s so fun and easy. It makes the perfect TV project, it’s similar to hand quilting but you don’t have to work as hard and you get to change colors! I’m … Continue reading

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Hand Embroidered Fish

These hand embroidered fish are for a workshop that I teach. I emphasize filler stitches. You can add color inside the lines with crayons if you want, but I choose in these examples to just use thread. They are very … Continue reading

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Hand Embroidery

I’ve been experimenting with hand embroidery lately. Especially filler stitches. This is just one example. Two of my books, Butterfly Dance and Aquatic Creatures work especially well for this because they are a smaller size. I’ll post more pictures soon … Continue reading

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Hand Embroidered Tea Towels

I embroidered these cotton tea towels with a bunny from my first book “Grandma’s Bunnies”  and the little horse is from my book “Horsing Around”. If you like hand embroidery, this was very quick and easy, and the pre-made towels stitched beautifully. … Continue reading

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April 21 – Monday Progress Report

Completed Quilt I don’t feel like I got a whole lot accomplished this week. Tuesday morning I woke up with a terrible head cold, so it really slowed me down. I did manage to finish the embroidered quilt. I added … Continue reading

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