Monthly Archives: February 2012

Couching Stitch

This week’s stitch for Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge by pintangle is the couching stitch.  Since I am building up some samples for my sketch book on the Elemental Layers show, I decided to take a look outside to find … Continue reading

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Chain Stitch

The stitch of the week for TAST, an embroidery challenge by pintangle, is Chain stitch.  So far, I have really enjoyed working with each stitch to push myself in creativity.  This week I decided to use this challenge as a … Continue reading

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Time once again for Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge by pintangle.  This week’s stitch is the Detached Chain Stitch otherwise known as the Lazy Daisy Stitch. At the suggestion of my very clever husband, I decided to continue with the … Continue reading

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More Church Banners

I’ve been making more banners for First United Methodist Church in Tell City, Indiana.  The first set that I made in the fall were for ordinary time.  These new ones are for Lent and Advent.  Thorns in the Desert Lenten … Continue reading

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Embroidery at Night

In the midst of all the things I’ve been busy with these days, it’s been nice to take a break at night and sit and embroider while my husband watches TV.  The “Take a Stitch Tuesday” challenge sponsored by pintangle … Continue reading

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Wedding Dress Part III

After days of hand sewing, the lace skirt is ready to sew onto the bodice. The back seam will be sewn after the zipper goes in.  It’s almost the last thing to do.  Which means, I still have a bit … Continue reading

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Take a stitch Tuesday

Yesterday I happened across an embroidery website by Sharon B. called pintangle.  She has a fun challenge going called Take a Stitch Tuesday where every week she posts a different embroidery stitch to explore, create, post, and share.  I’d been … Continue reading

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