Category Archives: embroidery

Penguin & Fish: Kitties "Your Name Here" Hand Embroidery Kit

Why do I periodically haunt the Embroidery Kit section at Joann’s?  Because they have the best kits, that I might make someday.   Someday has come for this adorable kit, which comes with a really nicely made wooden hoop, ribbon and … Continue reading

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DOA’s Monthly Wrapup

Gardening It was mostly a gardening month.  I’m now looking at a big fall list that includes bringing in all my clay and ceramic pots for the winter, and tucking all of my garden shelves and plastic ornaments into the … Continue reading

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Embroidery Tuesday: Embroidering Rudolph

I can’t find the post from my blogroll from last season which showed Rudolph as an embroidery design. It’s the figures from the Rankin-Bass TV show, so love at first sight! These are from They have download instructions, but … Continue reading

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National Embroidery Month Stitch A Day Challenge

February is National Embroidery Month and though my post is coming in late, you could still try the challenge as an embroidery beginner or aficionado.  It’s more fun than traditional “samplers”, I think, because you can create anything you’d like … Continue reading

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Embroidering on Patterned Fabric: LadyLapsus

Via the Feeling Stitchy Blog,  a wonderful idea by LadyLapsus for adding to the design elements of an embroidery piece by using colored/patterned fabric as a background rather than the traditional white linen.   It just seems like brilliant idea. I’m … Continue reading

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Embroidery Books: Charm and Inspiration

This year craft wise I’m all about embroidery.  Those tidy little stitches are such fun to work with and the results are so beautiful.   It is my habit to look at books for guidance while I’m learning anything new. I’ve … Continue reading

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Embroidery: Strawberry Mason Jar

I found some embroidery kits last month and they’re more than just cross stitching.  After looking at a few tutorials, I’ve begun a set of mason jar towels for each day of the week. Here are my first efforts with … Continue reading

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