Monthly Archives: July 2012

Basque and Oyster Stitches

Here I am, having to make up time for a week spent with no stitching.  Although I brought some fabric and pearl cotton along on our trip to New Mexico, I was content to putter along with my sketchbook and … Continue reading

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Fiber Art, New Mexico Style

Last week Burton and I traveled to New Mexico for a vacation.  It’s a place I’ve been wanting to visit and this summer we were able to go.  We had hoped to go to Australia to see our son, but … Continue reading

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Up and Down Buttonhole Stitch

I seem to be making a habit of finishing my Take a Stitch Tuesday stitch of the week at the last minute.  I have had a busy week with my sewing camp going on every afternoon in addition to everything … Continue reading

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Creative Sewing Camp Week 2

Another week of sewing camp has flown by.  It all started on Monday with six bright and happy girls walking through my door to learn how to sew.  Five of them were brand-new to sewing and all were excited to … Continue reading

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Pincushions and more…

Three Christmases ago, I made pincushions as gifts.  Of course, I really needed a new one myself, and of course, I didn’t make one for me.  Now finally I have.  I’ve made two new ones so that I can have … Continue reading

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Bonnet Stitch

I had a dream a few days ago of a haunting song.  This by itself is unusual  for me, but the song has stayed in my head and I have not forgotten it or the feeling it evoked in me in … Continue reading

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Lady Go-Go

Once, when I was a young girl, I perched on our wooden picnic table outside and pretended to be a Go-Go dancer.  As a shy child, I waited until I was alone and then danced like a wild thing.  I … Continue reading

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