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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secret-garden-embroidery-10Mary Corbet from Needle N Thread is getting ready to prepare lessons based on her Secret Garden embroidery project. Before she does that though, she is preparing her ground fabrics. And she is discussing her choices for ground fabrics, why …

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Linked-Chain-beaded-5Sharon B has two chain stitch tutorials posted on her Pin Tangle blog. One is a plain chain stitch and the other is a beaded chain stitch. She provides photo tutorials for both and lays them out so clearly that …

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newerI know this is two Imaginesque posts in a row, but I couldn’t resist posting about this free pattern. It reminds me of Battenburg lace. It is so lovely and it is just one of the free patterns in the …

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latestImaginesque has posted two more great embroidery patterns, free for your personal use. One of them is shown here. They are both abstract and you get to choose the colors that suit your fancy. How will you stitch them up? …

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Motif_2Vintage Spice and Everything Nice took off some time during the holidays, but the blog is active again and is posting new freebies, usually on Fridays. A recent post included this floral-themed freebie that also includes a beautiful bird to …

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Circus_15This free Lion pattern is part of Vintage Spice and Everything Nice’s circus series, but it would also be great for a fan of the Wizard of Oz. I know he doesn’t look very cowardly, but if you remember the …

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il_570xN.192157887While browsing around Etsy, I found this really fun set of embroidery patterns that will make a great holiday project for yourself or to give as gifts. The set includes redwork patterns with one scene featuring three snowmen, a set …

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december11Imaginesque patterns are usually free form and you can use them for most anything so I like to use my imagination for what they will be useful for when stitched up. When I saw this one, I immediately thought of …

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Circus_8Vintage Spice and Everything Nice continues their circus series with a posting that shows a talented elephant showing off super skills. I know elephants aren’t usually associated with Christmas, but I was thinking that it would be really cool to …

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CurrentI just saw the Hunger Games:Catching Fire and so when I saw this pattern of course I wanted to do it up in orange and black like Katniss and Peeta’s outfits in the scene where they are making their entrance …

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Surface_Quaker_02Mary Corbet of Needle ‘N Thread has posted a round up of her Christmas patterns so you can enjoy all the designs she has posted over the years and use them in your Christmas crafting. Whether you are making ornaments …

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ThankfulMary Corbet of Needle ‘N Thread posted a super quick hand embroidery project that is perfect for Thanksgiving and if you start right now you will have plenty of time to whip it up before tomorrow. Use fall colors or …

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NorthStarDMC’s Emma Broidery has been sharing ideas for Holiday crafting over the last few weeks and a recent post was chock full of embroidery ideas. And the idea was centered around having an ornament party. What a fun plan! Get …

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211113FH15Imaginesque – well, if I have said it once I have said it many, many times – I love the patterns from this site. This pattern is presented with the suggestion that is be worked up as a pincushion, but …

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