Category Archives: Embroidery

Stitched iPhone Case

For several years I have wanted to cross stitch a cell phone case. But I did not have a popular smart phone model and it was difficult to get the right type of case. I could not even find a … Continue reading

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Days of the Week Lunches

I had a conversation with my 9 year old niece about my blog and things I wanted to make that I did not want to put on my blog. One thing I mentioned was a project to stitch a set … Continue reading

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Flash Card Stitching Contest Entry

This is my entry for the &Stitches Back to School Stitching Competition. My flash card is for the Japanese character ひ (Hi). The Japanese word ひつじ (Hitsuji) means sheep. Since I am interested in Japanese language and culture and love … Continue reading

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Midsummer Stitchalong 2013 Complete

I completed my version of the Midsummer Stitchalong with Studio MME at Feeling Stitchy. It was a relatively quick and fun piece to stitch.

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Crafty Birthday Gifts from Nieces

My nieces gave me amazing handmade gifts for my birthday this year. I received this hand decorated pillowcase (see above and below). My 8 year old niece used fabric markers to decorate both sides of a pillowcase. I love it! … Continue reading

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Midsummer Stitchalong 2013 In Progress

It has been awhile since I stitched something to post here on my blog. I stitched a lot of baptism stoles for my Mom’s church but I already posted about that once. When I read about the Midsummer Stitchalong with … Continue reading

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Matching Bento and Napkin

Awhile ago a reader suggested that I embroider a bento. I love my EasyLunchboxes so it was a natural choice to embroider it on a napkin. I enjoyed planning and creating this simple embroidered napkin with matching lunch. Container: EasyLunchboxes … Continue reading

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Sashiko Pillow

This is my first experience with Sashiko. I found it relaxing and fun. Sashiko is a type of embroidery stitching from Japan. It uses a running stitch. In 2011 I took a Sashiko class at the City Quilter in Manhattan. … Continue reading

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Sheep Embroidery Floss Organizer

I was inspired by this and my love of playing with shrinky dinks to create this project. I used a sheet of white shrink film. I had it left over from an angel place card/ornament project my niece and I … Continue reading

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Stitched Lamb Valentine Card

It has been awhile since I shared some embroidery. TAST 2012 is done. This is a simple piece that I stitched many years ago. I made it into a paper Valentine’s Day card and mailed it to friends and relatives. … Continue reading

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Week 48 Arrowhead Stitch

The stitch for week 48 of TAST was the Arrowhead stitch. This was a fun and easy stitch to learn.

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Week 47 Portuguese Border Stitch

The stitch for week 47 of TAST was the Portuguese Border stitch. The sample here is my third try and it still does not look like the example. My tension is off. But at least I completed a sample of … Continue reading

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