6a00e55007f5938834019b0237dff4970b-320wiThe S-word results in empty bread and milk shelves in my neck of the woods – to say we don’t deal well with snow in the South is an understatement. But that doesn’t mean we don’t like watching snowflakes fall …

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stripeytreeOver at Nuts About Needlepoint, Janet M. Perry is showing off how to create a stripey Christmas tree using two common Needlepoint stitches. She also provides a tutorial for the Smyrna Crosses on the post and will have tutorial for …

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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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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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tambour-embroidery-20Mary of Needle ‘N Thread has been sharing lots of information about Tambour Embroidery and now she has worked up a video that shows the basic chain stitch. You will be able to practice the stitch backwards and forwards after …

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Anorina of Samelia’s Mum created this beautiful stitched gift for her mother-in-law. She suggests that it would make a perfect Mother’s Day gift if you, too, happen to have a wonderful mother-in-law. She’s sharing the poem as a pattern and …

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 I love the dimensional stitching on this sweet farm scene by Jules of Adventures in Thread. She says,

I used Ghiordes Knot or Turkey work as I always call it, (I always imagine a huge turkey scratching around!) to create

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 Squeee! What looks like Easter candy but is absolutely calorie-free? A bunny made of French knots! This adorable seasonal hoop is the creation of Sedef of Down Grapevine Lane, and she’s sharing the pattern and instructions with us. Go to

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 Kathy Lewinski posted a tutorial on Just Crafty Enough for making appliqued napkins to brighten your Easter dinner table. Her technique is easy — raw-edge applique topped with a split-stitch outline — and this is a perfect project for using …

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 Arlene White came up with a brilliant theme for her blocks for Crazy Quilt Journal Project 2013. She’s stitching the Twelve Days of Christmas! She shows us how the first two blocks came together. Go to her blog to see

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 Your spring decor probably needs a bunny. Or a bluebird. Or both! Elizabeth of Creative Breathing shares her patterns and instructions for these sweet embroidered felt sculptures. Go to her blog post to get the designs.…

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 You want this cherry-blossom brooch, don’t you. Good news: Star-Shaped and Shiny shows us how to make it. The process is simple, requiring only beginning embroidery skills. (In fact, you could skip the embroidery altogether if you’re in a hurry …

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 I’m fascinated by hand-embroidery on real egg shells. Exquisite. I haven’t had the nerve to try it yet; but when I’m ready, I know where to go. Mary Corbet of Needle ‘n’ Thread has put together an index of her …

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