Category Archives: Patterns

A Handmade Christmas: Stockings

I always loved “opening” my Christmas stocking first and, to me, it’s not Christmas without a stocking! Why run out and buy a boring ol’ red and white one when you can easily make one. They’ll be extra special and … Continue reading

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Free Doily Embroidery Pattern!

I’m always working on new embroidery patterns and I just finished up this pattern of my version of a doily. I’m still working on stitching this up so I don’t have a final product to show you, but I would … Continue reading

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Toffee Magazine

I just downloaded my first issue of Toffee Magazine (which I contributed to BTW!) and I must say it is gorgeous! Full of beautiful graphics and illustrations, fun articles, recipes, free downloads, patterns, and printables……seriously, I could go on and … Continue reading

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Embroidery Patterns: Speckless

Besides a featured stitcher, I’m going to start featuring embroidery pattern designers that I love too! Sometimes it’s fun to stitch up a project or present without designing it yourself. Plus, it’s fun to support other artists in their ventures. … Continue reading

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I Love Quilts

Even though the sun is still shining brightly here in Chicago and the temperatures are still in the lower 70’s, I can still feel the crispness in the air. It was pretty chilly here last week and I can only … Continue reading

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Featured Stitcher: Comfort Stitching

I have been loving Comfort Stitching’s patterns for a long time!  They are cute and whimsical and she’s a lovely stitcher.  Check out her shop and her blog where she shows off beautiful pictures of her quilts!  Here are just … Continue reading

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New Things

I’ve been working on a few things round here!  There is a Rainbow of Stitches contest going on at Feeling Stitchy that I entered this piece in.  You can enter in all the different color categories as many times as … Continue reading

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