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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 16

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 16

First up, you may remember my first foray with candlewick embroidery and the better-than-french-knot colonial knot (here and here). I finally got it pieced to become a wall hanging. Now I will stash it a way a bit until I get the necessary boards to finish the quilt...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 15

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 15

I have two projects to share this week. The first is the TAST challenge: arrow stitch. I am not very far on it yet. I blame the weather (it's been walkable!) and working at the office a lot more. Maybe I should just give up the dream of temporary retirement and...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 14

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 14

I still only have a single project in this week's WIP queue, which is what I prefer! However, what I don't prefer is that it is last week's TAST. Boo. I have it all finished but the little motif challenge. I have some ideas for that but I just couldn't pick which...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 13

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 13

This week's work-in-progress is back down to a single project: TAST - the sheaf stitch. I forgot my black thread at home today, so I could not start with the title segment as usual. But I found so many ideas! Holy cow, I really shouldn't be surprised anymore. Every...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 12

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 12

Hola all! I whipped out TAST's chevron stitch as you can see here. Problem is.... how does one make this into a motif?? I'll be twirling that around in my head for a while yet... When researching this stitch, I came upon the Half Chevron Stitch and I have loads of...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 11

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 11

I made some progress on my ribbon embroidery this week! As you might recall, TAST is on hiatus this week for people to catch up. Sharon announced a small project, to combine a few stitches we've learned in a new project. I did not do this per se, but I did decide to...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 10

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 10

It is best I have been super busy working with Boy, else I might get too use to my early + temporary retirement. Sigh. All I have to show you is this week's TAST which is the couching stitch. I have it all planned. The trick is that I intend to only use the basic...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 9

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 9

I completed the blanket I have been working on, so I will post that separately once I get some nice photos. I took several already, but this cave-house of mine irks me to no end with lighting! I must wait for either a sunnier day or Boy's help. (On our recent...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 8

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 8

First up, I have not progressed any on my ribbon embroidery. Boy's got me pretty busy up at the office, and as I may have mentioned, it requires a hoop stand to do it properly. Not only that, but I had a lot of drawings to catch up on for my 100 Day Project, and I...

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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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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 6

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 6

Happy Wednesday, all! First up, small progress on my ribbon R from last week: The little scroll at the bottom right will be coming out. I already removed the left-most one, and I hoped trying elsewhere would inspire skill. I just can't seem to get it to bend how I...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 5

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 5

I had intended to show you a WIP of a snazzy foundation-pieced project today, but I decided to postpone starting that until I had the proper tools. I only recently heard about an "add a quarter ruler" so when that showed up in the instructions, I bit the bullet and...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 4

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 4

I am getting ready to embark on a stellar foundation-pieced project so first I wanted to practice. What better place to turn to than Craftsy these days? I found this freebie Rose Paper Piecing by Jikta Designs. I did want to make it in yellow, but I didn't really like...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 3

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 3

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! I got so much done on my Craftsy stumpwork! I hadn't really worked on it since November because - and I had forgotten - this project made me feel my age (and I still don't think I'm all that old yet!). All of the background (posted again below...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 2

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 2

Howdy howdy! I did not work on my stumpwork at all, sadly. But I did start reading The Ashely Book of Knots. Clifford Ashley spent over a decade writing this book, having toured all kinds of industries (but mostly sailing) to learn every knot he could gather. The man...

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WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 1

WIP-TAST-ic Wednesday 1

Howdy Howdy! Today is the first Work In Progress (WIP) Wednesday where I will share weekly with you what I've got going on behind the scenes, so to speak. I will also discuss my Take a Stitch Tuesday (TAST) adventure with you, so stick around for a fantastic,...

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