Category Archives: Stitching

Old Hand Stitched Projects, What to Do?

In the quest to clean out some of the “stuff” in my studio, I found a couple of old projects that are hanging around either not finished or in the “why did I think this was a good idea” pile. … Continue reading

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Update on Hand Stitched Trees

I showed you the start of my most recent hand stitched project here. It’s been about a month and it has made some progress. Here I have added a deep green perle cotton thread over the “branches”. I am continuing … Continue reading

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1st Quarter Challenge – Nuno Felted and Machine Stitched Landscape

I decided for the 1st Quarter Challenge that I wanted to do another nuno felted landscape. I still have a bunch of hand dyed silk that works great for these. In the spirit of using stuff up, I used a … Continue reading

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Heart Cards

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you who celebrate it. I have been working on creating some simple heart cards from felt and fabric in my pursuit of “using stuff up”. My stash includes hoards of printed felt and fabric. … Continue reading

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New Hand Stitch Project

I have been trying to “use stuff up” instead of creating new backgrounds or more felt. I have a bunch of pieces of fabric and felt that need to be used for something. So I am working on doing that … Continue reading

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Sanctuary

I have been slowly stitching the tree in my landscape. I am couching down yarns that I have in my stash. These are definitely recycled since they are from old knitted items and the yarn has been pulled apart again. … Continue reading

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Continuing Slow Stitching

I am still stitching away on my landscape piece. I had the background mountains stitched down the last time I showed it to you. I then got the middle distance hills stitched down. This fabric was a bit harder to … Continue reading

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