Monthly Archives: May 2013

Scrap Quilting!

Yes, it’s true. My mom has finally gotten me quilting. And now I know why I’ve never been bitten with the quilting bug. I don’t like it at all. It started with Mom. She’s been valiantly trying to use up … Continue reading

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Sampler Doll–Finished

After several months of stitching, I have filled all the space on the embroidered spirit doll I’ve been working on. All told, she has 19 different stitches on her body and face. She started out as a canvas for the … Continue reading

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Buttonhole Bar Stitch

Just in time before the next stitch is announced, I have completed my weekly stitch challenge for Take a Stitch Tuesday, buttonhole bar stitch. I’ve used this stitch before in clothing construction. It makes a good, strong thread chain for … Continue reading

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I’m In!

Great news! Two of my dolls have been accepted to be a part of Lesley Riley’s new book of illustrated quotes! I don’t often send in entries for calls for art. It’s not often that what I do fits in … Continue reading

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Raised Cross Stitch Flower, Scroll Stitch, Top Knotted Buttonhole

Three weeks and three new stitches. I have been behind in the Take A Stitch Tuesday challenge. Too much else going on. I was all caught up and just in time, but now I’ve got this week’s stitch to do … Continue reading

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AFICC Report

Now that I’m home from Artistic Figures in Cloth and Clay and have had a chance to unwind and unpack, I want to say that it was a fabulous experience. From the hotel to the participants, everything was great.  Cyndy … Continue reading

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