It’s no secret that I love Kelly Fletcher‘s designs. Right now, I’m happy dancing because her Flame Tree pillow cover is featured in the latest issue of Country Bumpkin’s Inspirations magazine. (How awesome it is that our stitching community …

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If you love the faux taxidermy trend as much as I do, then this giveaway will knock your socks off. Helen of Bustle & Sew is giving away the kit to make this fabric reindeer head. Everything is included but …

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Orna Willis of Adorn would like to have your feedback about what kinds of product photos you prefer. Your reward for giving your opinion? You’ll be entered in a drawing for a grab-bag of Orna’s gorgeous threads and a miniature …

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Here are the winners of this week’s giveaways! I’ve sent an email to each winner. Remember: You must respond to the email with your snail mail address no later than 8:00 a.m. Central USA time on October 30. If I …

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Don’t forget to sign up for this week’s giveaways from EK Success and Sublime Stitching:

Coffee cozy kit
Crewel kit
Claudine Hellmuth embroidery transfers
Hedgehog and snowman needle felting kits
Felt stocking kits
Sublime Stitching’s new flosses

To enter, go …

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Big big news from Jenny Hart and Sublime Stitching: Sublime now offers its own line of embroidery floss!! With a soft hand and a bright sheen, the flosses are available in nine palettes of seven colors each. So gorgeous I …

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Jenny of Elefantz is giving away two copies of Charlotte Gerlings’ Embroidery: A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Stitches and Techniques. Go to her blog post to enter the drawing before October 21.…

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Kathy of The Unbroken Thread is approaching completion of a miniature version of an exquisitely embroidered Trevelyon’s Cap. Her post includes more images of this lovely work and directions for looking back over this year-long project if you wish. Go

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This is the cutest little coffin ever, right? Totally handmade, beautifully embroidered. Funky, a little dark, a little witty, elegant. It’s all those things. And it could be yours. Its creator, Heather of In Love with Threads, is giving it …

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Lindsay of Craft Buds alerted me to a rockin post that features an interview with one of my fave designers, Anna Maria Horner; some previews of Anna Maria’s upcoming book, which focuses on gorgeous needlework; and a publisher’s giveaway …

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This precious softie-girl is Clara. Her felty awesomeness is 100% hand-stitched, right down to her teeny t-strap shoes and satchel full of art supplies. And Clara will soon go to live with one lucky reader of her creator, Louise of …

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See this gorgeous embroidered felt wall hanging by Mareth of Lime Riot? You want it, don’t you. Good news: You could win it! Go to Mareth’s blog post for entry details. Contest ends September 15.

And in case you …

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It’s MrXStitch‘s fourth birthday! And the site is celebrating with lots of presents…for us! Prizes include

Four $25 vouchers from Subversive Cross Stitch
A $25 voucher from Urban Threads
An autographed copy of PUSH: Stitchery
An original stitched work

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State Line Bags Co. and CraftGossip have teamed up to give one of our readers a stash of 100 6″ x 8″ drawstring muslin bags. What are you supposed to do with 100 little bags? Here are some ideas from …

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Allison of Stash Books Blog gives a rousing review of Aneela Hoey’s new book, Little Stitches, which incorporates 12 sewing projects, beginning embroidery instructions, and more than 100 embroidery transfers. You’ll want to get your hands on a copy. …

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