Monthly Archives: March 2013

Easter Traditions–Bread Dolls

Every year since my girls were young, we’ve made Braided Bread Dolls at Easter time.  This year I was lucky to have Martha come home to play in the kitchen with me.  I planned ahead and had the dough already … Continue reading

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Fully Jointed Doll #4

Look who I found out in the garden!It’s Bridget playing hide and seek.She’s pretty good at climbing trees, too.

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Woven Detached Chain Stitch

I couldn’t resist immediately jumping right in to add stitching to the felt sample form the weekend class.  The oval opening on the dark green part reminded me of a seed, so I started there.  Running stitch seems to be … Continue reading

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Felted Vessels Class Report

You wouldn’t believe what hard work it is to make felt!  It really is quite vigorous exercise.  Three days of pushing, rubbing, throwing, and kneading is bound to leave a few sore muscles.  But the results were worth it.  In … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek

Slowly, slowly, my next jointed doll is coming along.  All she needs now is a pair of shoes.  What I’ve just finished is a little bag for her to carry.  The edge is stitched with last week’s TAST stitch, sailor’s … Continue reading

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Sailor Stitch and Sailer’s Edge

In a new twist, Sharon of Pintangle has given us two stitches this week for the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge.  They are similar to each other with only a little variation.  I think they work well together.  In fact … Continue reading

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Buttonholed Herringbone Stitch

And an update on my armadillo…His head is finished. This week’s stitch for Take a Stitch Tuesday was just perfect for his ears.  Buttonhole herringbone can be worked narrowly and that was needed for the not-so-big ears.  It also has … Continue reading

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