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Historical Egyptian Treasures 1

Historical Egyptian Treasures 1

I picked up a couple of Lin Vandenberg's Historical Egyptian Treasures at my guild a while back. They are from 1992 and I can't seem to locate any online reference about them. It is a technique I hadn't tried yet: pattern darning. I say I don't like doing counted work...

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Silk Gauze Rose Sampler

Silk Gauze Rose Sampler

When I visited the EGA museum, Boy and I were very impressed with a particular piece worked on silk gauze. In fact, Boy deemed it his favorite thing he's ever seen in embroidery, and possibly in the whole world of art. At my guild's holiday party, I mentioned my visit...

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Needlepoint: Rosalie V

Needlepoint: Rosalie V

I finally finished my first needlepoint project - the letter V designed by Rosalie; I last left off about this project here. That last post shows that I fused interfacing to the back, so that I could cut out the needlepoint with less anxiety. I also dabbed a small...

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Learning to Love Blackwork

Learning to Love Blackwork

At my last embroidery guild meeting, we learned how to do blackwork embroidery and were shown the EGA pattern Learning to Love Blackwork by Linda Dorril (if you become an EGA member, you will have access to it to try for yourself!). I have come across blackwork...

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