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Shawkl’s ICQC 103 Basic Story

Shawkl’s ICQC 103 Basic Story

My next intermediate crazy quilt class task was to take a basic embroidery motif and then add elements to place the image into a story of sorts. I chose to use a historic cross-stitch rabbit motif graphed by Kim at String-or-Nothing, by using waste canvas. I had this...

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Shawkl’s BCQC 2 block

Shawkl’s BCQC 2 block

You know that I was working on my second crazy quilt block under the tutelage of Kathy Shawkl (check out my first here!). Well, I completed my beautiful disaster! And I do mean that, disaster.  Yes, yes, it looks alright but for some reason when I pulled it...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 7

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 7

First, let me be straight with ya'll. I have no TAST to show! My sweeter-than-pie kitty Maya is finally getting her nose-breathing woes checked out at the Purdue vet hospital far away from here so we spent the day down there with her. They have her until possibly...

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Bee + Yoga Cross Stitch

Bee + Yoga Cross Stitch

This is actually the last "completed" project I have done recently. I was doing some archaeology work this summer and stayed with a gal named Ellie. She teaches yoga and raises bees! I convinced her cat Sampson to fall in love with me, too. I wanted to give Ellie...

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ribbon candy ornament

ribbon candy ornament

My MIL and I attended our first embroidery guild meeting in March. The project for the meeting was a ribbon candy ornament by Calico Crossroads using perforated paper. I hadn't heard of such a thing! But, I signed up for it and worked on it here and there since....

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cross stitch bunny

cross stitch bunny

So in yesterday's post, I mentioned that the embroidery guild gave us a needle book and a pattern to make a bunny on the cover. Well, ta da! I added my own little details: french knots in the top and bottom border, eye, and nose; a two-color vertical line at the...

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cross stitch 101

cross stitch 101

One of the things I've done this year is sign up for some creative classes. Craftsy was offering a buy-one-get-one event in January so I enrolled in my first two: Embroidering Texture and Dimension by Hand with Sue Spargo and Stumpwork: Raised Embroidery...

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