Monthly Archives: June 2012

Creative Sewing Camp

This has been a busy week for me.  Not only did I teach sewing camp every afternoon from Monday to Friday, but today I had another class for adults.   In the summer, when I am off from my job … Continue reading

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Palestrina Stitch

This is a fun stitch!  I like the way it goes down.  I like the way the knots line up.  I like the rhythm of the stitches. Here is my sample for this week’s Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge organized … Continue reading

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Cable Stitch

Another week of Take A Stitch Tuesday.  The stitch this week is cable stitch or cable chain.  I enjoyed the challenge.  This is not a stitch that I have used often, but the thought of using it on  a page … Continue reading

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Rug Hooking Update

Play day today!  It’s been a few months since we’ve gotten together and it will be a couple more before we will have the opportunity to meet again, but today Lisa, Susan, Melody and I played.  Susan painted with watercolors, … Continue reading

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Appliqued Doll Face

The beginnings of a new doll have surfaced on my worktable.  The body was started several weeks ago, but languished while I was busy with other things.  This week I got busy with the head and face, but this girl … Continue reading

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Prayer Flags

It seems that part of the challenge of the Take a Stitch Tuesday Challenge is what to do with all the samples I have been making.  I’ve played with the idea of binding them into book form, but they are … Continue reading

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Buttonhole Wheel Stitch

Take a Stitch Tuesday Challenge for this week:  buttonhole wheel stitch A new prayer flag to join the one I made last week. This is a stitch I’ve used to stitch the iris of eyes, but not one I’ve used … Continue reading

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