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  02:26:00 pm, by Airycat   , 214 words  
Categories: Needlework, Chitchat

Needles! And More Needles!

As I go through things, putting them away in the new studio, I have found some that are interesting. Interesting to me, anyway.  In the past 18-24 months I have received quite a bit of sewing paraphanalia. My sister gave me sewing related things that b… more »


  11:24:00 pm, by Airycat   , 667 words  
Categories: Hand Embroidery, Stitches, TAST

TAST Week 14 - Satin Stitch (Plus more)

OW! Not my best stitch at all! Also there was too much going on this week.This stitch is actually my nemisis, I think. All I could think of as I did what little I have done was the crewel picture that I started in 1975 and still haven't finished! Whi… more »


  05:54:00 pm, by Airycat   , 319 words  
Categories: Needlework, Hand Embroidery, Stitches, TAST

TAST -- Barred Chain and Alternating Barred Chain Stitch

I really had no idea what to do with this one. It's not a stitch I have used much, if at all. At first I simply started stitching it in perle 5 and 8, with nothing in mind. The pink  made me think of coral or seaweed so then I assed the fish in perle 5… more »


  03:54:00 am, by Airycat   , 917 words  
Categories: Needlework, Chitchat

Stitchy Chit Chat

I'm going to get a new studio!!! Woohoo! It looks like it will be soon, too. Work may be starting this weekend. This is where I am now. Smack dab in the middle of the family room.  To the upper right is the door to the garden. To the right is the sink… more »


  05:37:00 pm, by Airycat   , 549 words  
Categories: Needlework, Hand Embroidery, Stitches, TAST

TAST Catch-Up

Not that I'm actually caught up, but I did finish the brain scan.Week 9 was couching. I didn't have as much time to stitch as I wanted. (I don't know why.  ??) I recently saw a picture in National Geographic Magazine that I imediately thought of as a p… more »

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