Monthly Archives: November 2012

Arrowhead Stitch

Time again for my weekly post on the Take a Stitch Tuesday Challenge by pintangle.  This week’s stitch, arrowhead stitch, is a simple one that can be stitched in a line or as filling stitching.  I opted for a filling … Continue reading

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It’s not winter yet…

But I’ll be ready when it comes!  My new fleece jacket and hat are finished and ready to wear, just as soon as cold weather arrives.  The weather has gotten a little chilly so it won’t be too long.  Since … Continue reading

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Portuguese Border Stitch

I know I already have too many things started, but I just couldn’t help myself.  This week’s stitch for the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge was not suitable for the spirit doll I’ve been adding to each week.  Instead I … Continue reading

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New Classes for AFICC

Artistic Figures in Cloth and Clay, fondly known as AFICC, is a large doll makers conference held every other year in Columbus, Ohio.  The next AFICC will be in April 2013 and I have been asked to teach two different … Continue reading

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Handmade Gifts

When Christmas comes around every year, I love to give handmade gifts to those who mean a lot to me.  Gifts for the men in my life are not easy to make, but I can have a lot of fun … Continue reading

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Checkered Chain Stitch

This week’s stitch from Pintangle’s Take a Stitch Tuesday Challenge is called checkered or magic chain.  You get to stitch with two different colors of threads at the same time in the same needle and the color of the stitch … Continue reading

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Another Jointed Doll

I’ve been working on another jointed doll.  Actually I have a whole bunch planned.  My worktable is stacked with fabrics in lots of piles along with trims and braids and ribbons and beads and buttons.  At the rate I’m going … Continue reading

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