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April showers bring May flowers…that may be the case unless your Lisa from A Cuppa Tea with Me. Instead of waiting till May for her flowers to bloom, she made her own.  Lisa’s …

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Red Brolly is having too much fun making this darling Felt Woodland Deer. The possibilities for this pattern are endless. If you don’t have a knack for felt material, why not stitch it up for a cute little hoop? You …

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It’s bunny time! If you are like me, you haven’t even begun your Easter and spring stitching. ACK! We better get on it! Adventures in Thread is such a doll for helping us out with our stitching. She posted this …

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Tic toc, tic toc goes the clock. It has to be close to 5:00…quitting time! Passing the hours away doesn’t have be so humdrum with this hoopla clock. This fun pattern is …

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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 remember growing up in the 80′s and feeling so fancy by owning a monogram sweater. I wore that sweater out! It looks like the monogram is making a comeback. Everywhere I turn, I see monograms and initials. I love …

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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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Just in time for spring The Awkward Niche has created this adorable Bunny Ballerina embroidery pattern. The pink tutu is killing me! So stinking cute! I’m pretty sure everyone should celebrate

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I hope you are wearing green, otherwise it is a pinch for you! How about a free pattern instead of a pinch. I think that is a

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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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Sure you could do the same old dye job for your Easter eggs this year…but why would you want to when you can stitch up this adorable Felt Easter Egg. …

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NeedleKnowledge is putting on their first Easter Egg Stitch Along. The Easter Egg pattern offers a number of new stitches for you to try out. You can turn the finished project into a puffy …

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Lins Artyblobs created this mixed media Button Book using washi tape, embroidery floss and of course buttons. I love the color combinations that she uses and each page is a …

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I will admit it, I have a really bad sweet tooth.  Lucky for me this beautiful candy embroidery and applique piece is good for my waist line. Nana Company shares a wonderful childhood

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appenzeller-whitework-02Mary Corbet of Needle N Thread recently posted about this video that tells about Appenzell whitework. It is about 30 minutes long and is quite informative. As Mary says, “Appenzell is a region in northeast Switzerland, famous in the embroidery …

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