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Yahoo! I love a good sale and I can’t resist the one that Cherry and Cinnamon is having right now. 25% off of her patterns over at Kitschy Digitals. You better head over there and grab all of …

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I love when something is created with what we have around us. This amazing hoop was made by ChameleonHound on Craftster.org. She was in a swap that required that you use what you have and with her imagination …

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I have such a deep love for Nesting Dolls.  When I was a little girl, I just loved playing with them and secretly wanted to have the brightly colored dresses they were wearing.  As an adult, once again, I …

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I am the world’s worst when it comes to eating at the dinner table. I usually just plop down in the living room and zone out. I think if I had these adorable  placemats,  I would be sitting at

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Has your little one been bitten by the Frozen bug? SilentBlair over at Craftster.org posted this amazing Frozen hoopla. Make sure you check out the whole post because parts of this amazing stitching …

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I am intrigued by Stumpwork. I really need to try my hand at it.  It looks so complicate. The rich texture produced by this type of embroidery raises the piece to another level. BananaAmbush at Craftster.org claims that …

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When I first encountered Linda Behar’s work I didn’t think anything of it. I thought it was just a really great photograph of a salt marsh…and then, I looked a little closer…it wasn’t a photograph, it was STICHED! The water,

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I really do think that all people who do needlework share a common thread. Whether we design our own art, or follow a pattern, love modern images or vintage classics, we are connected by the love to create.  Susan at

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I have fallen in love with Michelle Kingdom‘s beautiful stitching. Each piece is rich with color and texture. They remind me of the murals made in the 1940′s for the WPA program.  She captures every day life …

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I will admit that I have a love/hate relationship with French knots or anything that resembles them. They are such a hassle but they look so pretty. Case in point, Monika Kinner-Wheln’s stunning Bluesteam and Sage  fiber art piece.  Looking …

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Wait! Is that the famous white bunny of Nicole of Follow the White Bunny transformed into a………jackalope? Yes!! Nicole says,

He’s based on this free pattern of mine from a couple of years back and over the weekend he magically

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This new work by Tod Hensley of Flying Haystacks is so rich in design, stitch, and color that I can’t stop studying it. Tod says,

I talked about hand making multi-colored floss which I use a lot of here. I

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Meri of Agulhas da Meri befriended me when I first started writing for CraftGossip almost five years ago. I soon learned that she was known throughout the online needlework community not only for her inspirational traditional Portuguese embroidery, but also …

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Trish Burr interviews Canadian artist Margaret Vant Erve, whose work combines painting and embroidery to create remarkable landscapes. Find out a bit about her background, her technique, and her interests and see many more examples of her art at

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Eleanor Pigman, bead-embroiderer extraordinaire, has recently turned her needle to capturing images of sealife. The colors, the textures…exquisite. She says, “My work is changing and becoming more organic in many ways.” What hasn’t changed is the excellence of her …

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