Monthly Archives: December 2012

Aprons for Christmas

As promised I have a few more pictures of Christmas gifts I’ve made this year.  I even have pictures of the recipients wearing their gifts which means I didn’t have to be the model this time. I made this apron … Continue reading

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Knotted Cable Chain Stitch

Just a quick post before the children arrive.  This week’s TAST stitch is knotted cable chain.  I have to say that I love this stitch!  It looks great and it’s very easy to do.  It’s rather like the oyster stitch … Continue reading

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Crafty Embroidered Gifts

As Christmas creeps ever closer, my little stitching fingers have been busy, busy, busy.  Here are a few pictures of some of the presents I’ve been making. These are the last of the felt circle bracelets I’ve made.  That’s a … Continue reading

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New Doll – Bianca

It seems like ages ago that I started this doll.  She has sat naked on my worktable for weeks waiting patiently for clothes and then a while longer yet for some shoes.  Even when I wasn’t sewing on her, I … Continue reading

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Berry Stitch

Time for Take a Stitch Tuesday embroidery challenge.  This week’s stitch is called berry stitch.  It is a double detached chain.  Pretty easy, and yet it makes for interesting texture.  It’s just a little bit more than the single chain.  … Continue reading

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Buttonhole Eyelet Flower Stitch

It’s been a busy week for me.  Here I am practically at the last minute finishing this week’s Take a Stitch Tuesday Challenge.  But I do have  samples to share. I decided to use this stitch on fabric covered buttons. The … Continue reading

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Moebius Cowl Scarf

Christmas is drawing nearer and I’ve been busy as an elf making gifts for family and friends.  Most things I’m not showing yet…don’t want to give away the surprise.  But this is something I’ve made for myself.  One of the … Continue reading

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