Category Archives: beading

Stitching Fishes

I’ve started again with the stitching on Swimming With the Stingrays. It is good to finally be back with the simple stitching again. I have ripped out the offending parts of the fish in my last post. He hasn’t been reworked … Continue reading

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Felted Vessel

Does anyone remember the vessel from way back in March, seen here, that I started during the class with Sharon Costello? I’ve been working on it in bits and pieces, trying to figure out how to best embellish it. My … 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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Take a Stitch Tuesday-2013

After several weeks of vacation, Sharon over on Pintangle has started the stitching challenge up again.  This year she is doing a continuation of last year’s challenge instead of starting over.  She has also changed up the format a bit.  … Continue reading

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Closed Base Needlewoven Picot Stitch

With my elephant/tatting shuttle dream firmly in mind, I decided to embroider an elephant this week.  The new stitch this week in the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge seemed like it would fit right in with my plans.  Its name, … Continue reading

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Lady Go-Go

Once, when I was a young girl, I perched on our wooden picnic table outside and pretended to be a Go-Go dancer.  As a shy child, I waited until I was alone and then danced like a wild thing.  I … Continue reading

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Running Stitch

I wouldn’t say this is my favorite stitch, but it sure is the one I use the most in my fiber art.  It is surprisingly adaptable to many different applications.  That said, I didn’t do a new sampler for this … Continue reading

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