Category Archives: Embroidery

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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Week 46 Checkered Chain Stitch

The stitch for week 46 of TAST was the Checkered Chain stitch. It was a quick and fun stitch to learn!

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