Tag: embroidery

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Just over 3 years ago a friend of mine a fellow crafter of cards and paper goods, had her wish come true in opening a little shop that another friend of mine was looking to rent out. To help her out and get the shop ready and stocked with items ready for opening, I was…

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block 4 and some amazing work being produced!  Well done all those taking part, there’s beginners and not so beginners amongst you and you’re all doing fabulously!   I’m loving the fabric variations and everything!!……… It’s never too late to join us, patterns are available in my shop on this site……..   ***************************************************************************************************************************   I…

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Blankets and fabric Three years ago we had our first contact. Donna was working on a Travelers Blanket and I loved it. I responded and we got Facebook-friends. The Travelers Blanket is an idea and design by Dijanne Cevaal. When people didn’t blog, or even sent postcards, they did travel anyway… On the road they…

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  So, guess what! This is the first time ever, in my whole life, that I have written a blog. It’s exciting (for me at least) and, with a bit of luck and a following wind, enjoyable for you. Shall I tell you a tiny bit about me? I’m a crafter! I’ve been crafting, one…

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Some of you will be familiar with the Block of the Month (or BOM), and others will not be. For quite a few years I didn’t give them any thought at all, but about 10 years ago I saw a quilt that I liked and wanted to make. Since then I have subscribed to 12…

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In part one of this occasional article Jon and Callum from Barnyarns introduced the basics about Schmetz needles. But what if something is not going quite right. Here’s what they said Needle Breaks Needle Technology has become so advanced now that Schmetz actually produce a specific needle for actual applications. One of the main problems…

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– Including an introduction to Pearl the (28K hand crank) Singer. Pearl the Singer is a new to me 28K hand crank Singer of 1910 vintage made in Clydebank, Scotland. She isn’t the most glamorous machine, with worn decals and dull metalwork, but works a treat after a good clean. I’ve had to resort to…