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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Spring Needlepoint Project Ready

Spring Needlepoint Project Ready

I’ve been making good progress on the Spring Needlepoint Project I started last week. The band has now been completely stitched and is ready for finishing. You can get the free charted pattern for the design here. If you haven’t ...

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In Progress – Spring Needlepoint Project

In Progress – Spring Needlepoint Project

This week I’m working on a brand new Spring needlepoint project, featuring colorful blossoms worked in DMC’s gorgeous Color Variations #5 Pearl Cotton. I’m using 4025 Caribbean Bay, 4050 Roaming Pastures, 4100 Summer Breeze, and 4190 Ocean Coral, along with ...

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Stitching Addiction

Stitching Addiction

As I’ve been pulling together materials to launch the needlepoint section of The Stitches page, I’ve come to the realization that I am truly addicted to needlework. I don’t even have a favorite needlework type or technique – I love ...

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Free Needlepoint Patterns

Free Needlepoint Patterns

Last week I made four small needlepoint doodles – sketches in thread – while traveling, and promised I would post the patterns. These are now ready for you to download and stitch! I’ve made four different needlepoint patterns, each of ...

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Experimental Stitching – Needlepoint Doodles

Experimental Stitching – Needlepoint Doodles

Experimental stitching is one of my favorite take-alongs projects while traveling. It’s often the only time I have for just letting my mind wander. This time I’ve been doodling with needlepoint in solid colors. I needed to quickly stuff something ...

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Embroidered Easter Egg SAL – Part 3

Embroidered Easter Egg SAL – Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of the 2014 embroidered Easter Egg SAL! Today I’m finishing up the embroidered bands on the egg. If you missed the previous parts of the SAL, you can find them on the 2014 Easter Egg Project ...

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Stitching Confession

Stitching Confession

I have a confession to make… Many of you who know me probably thought I was hunkered down in my little studio stitching the Easter Egg SAL, watching the Pacific Northwest rain from my window. Maybe you thought I was ...

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Embroidered Easter Egg SAL – Part 2

Embroidered Easter Egg SAL – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our first annual Embroidered Easter Egg SAL. In this stitch-a-long (SAL), we’re using traditional, hand embroidery stitches to make a simple egg that can be finished as a puffed ornament. You can get the free ...

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Free Pattern – 2014 Easter Egg SAL

Free Pattern – 2014 Easter Egg SAL

Welcome to our first annual Easter Egg SAL for the month of March, 2014! In this Stitch-A-Long, we’re going to make a puffed Easter egg using traditional hand embroidery stitches in bright, sunny colors of 6-strand embroidery floss. I’m making ...

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