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    Last November Mandala
Stitchalong Week Three

Stitchalong Week Three

It’s already week three in the stitchalong! November is rushing past. When I drew this pattern on the computer, I wasn’t sure if I was actually going to love it. Because it’s really just one…

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Mandala Two Finished

Mandala Two Finished

This was an absolute delight to stitch! Is it ok to say that about my own pattern? ;-) I love using back stitch on a repeating pattern like this. Because each section is the same,…

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Mandala Two Finished
Modern Crewel Embroidery Book Tour

Modern Crewel Embroidery Book Tour

A review (and project make from) Modern Crewel Embroidery – 15 Fresh Samplers Stitched with Wool * by Jo Avery. First, the usual disclaimer: Jo sent me a review copy of the book. But the…

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Modern Crewel Embroidery Book Tour

A review (and project make from) Modern Crewel Embroidery – 15 Fresh Samplers Stitched with Wool * by Jo Avery. First, the usual disclaimer: Jo sent me a review copy of the book. But the…

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Second November Mandala

Second November Mandala

Have I mentioned how much I love back stitch? Yes, it’s a very basic stitch and maybe some would think it a bit boring. It’s not as fancy as French knots or herringbone or maidenhair…

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Friday Links: Books, Art Supplies, Wind Turbines

Friday Links: Books, Art Supplies, Wind Turbines

Look at that handsome boy! You just want to boop his nose, don’t you! :-D I have nothing else to say but to wish you a lovely autumn weekend. x Carina ‘A Library of Misremembered…

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Embroidery Thread Storage

Embroidery Thread Storage

I used to keep all my embroidery threads in plastic bags, sorted by colour. It sometimes got a bit messy, so now I use these acrylic drawers which are usually used for makeup and jewellery.…

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Embroidery Thread Storage

I used to keep all my embroidery threads in plastic bags, sorted by colour. It sometimes got a bit messy, so now I use these acrylic drawers which are usually used for makeup and jewellery.…

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Kaffe Colour Inspiration

Kaffe Colour Inspiration

I almost titled this post ‘Coffee Colour Inspiration’ because kaffe is the Danish word for coffee and his name always makes me chuckle. Anyway! :-) This fabric was on my studio table and it inspired…

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November Stitchalong Week Two

November Stitchalong Week Two

It’s time for the second pattern in the stitchalong! If you have already joined you can download the pattern on the ‘club’ page now. Join the stitchalong here if you haven’t already. November 30th is…

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