Monthly Archives: June 2014

It’s Sewing Camp Time Again!

As every summer rolls around, I get geared up for my Creative Sewing Camp. This year I added in a special camp for making stuffed animals. When I began teaching the sewing camp back in 2001, we made dolls. In … Continue reading

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A Gift of Wedding Dresses

My cousin Dianne had an old wedding dress that had belonged to the mother of a friend. She didn’t know what to do with it. She didn’t want to cut it up. She doesn’t make clothing. It wasn’t suitable for … Continue reading

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Backstitch Family of Stitches

This family of stitches is similar to the running stitches. Although I like the look of backstitch for linear elements, I tend to rely more on the running stitch in most of my work. For edging in applique, the backstitch … Continue reading

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Running Stitch

Back to working on my stitch-a-long embroidery and it seems I am doing this alone now. The group has fallen apart and that leaves me as the only one interested in following along in the book Creative Stitching. I will … Continue reading

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