I just got back from a visit with my sister and have borrowed eleven books on embroidery. She's done a lot more of it than I have. I'll be using these books to practice stitches in my blessings book sampler, so hopefully, I'll have something to add… more »
I managed to stitch five squares in my blessings book, this evening. Three of them are practice stitches and two are blessings.
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My first blessing is my faith. While I am no longer a particularly religious person, I… more »
I'm not exactly doing the TAST Challenge, but I chose that to determine which stitch to use in the various stitch blocks in my Blessings book. As I get better at doing them, I will embrace more the spirit of TAST and see what else I can do with them.… more »
In my typical ADD fashion, I started another project I was thinking about. This one is the sewing machine cover.
Debie's machines have covers to keep put the dust and cat & dog hair, but mine doesn't.
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I started with a stitch square rather than a blessing square. I will probably do a few more of these randomly before I do my first square. My first herringbone is not too great because I didn't mark my lines, so it's a little wonky. It makes me think of… more »
I see a world where all people accept each other as friends and neighbors, and celebrate each person's uniqueness as a vital part of everyone's life, like threads in a tapestry. -F. Shafer Junaid
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