Monthly Archives: February 2007

Split Rail Fence Quilt Update 2

Since the beginning of the Personal Library of Stitches class, my poor baby has been a bit ignored.  I have finished one side of the flowers on the longest row, so I feel like I am half done with that … Continue reading

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The Victoria Sampler Website (free patterns)

As I am involved right now with Sharon Boggon’s on-line Personal Library of Stitches class from Joggles.com, I was looking for some ideas on embroidery alphabets and came across The Victoria Sampler .  Their free patterns are lovely and there … Continue reading

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Project Gracious Parcels

~firefly of I live on a farm initiated a project last fall called Project Gracious Parcels.  If you are looking to bust your stash this would be a wonderful way to do it.  7″ knitted squares are done, mailed to her and she  joins … Continue reading

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Russian Yarn Joining…no more loose ends! (tutorial)

I recently took up naalbinding… With a sliver of oak and a file, I made my first naalbinding needle and off I went into this ancient craft.  Well…. in 900 AD they didn’t have acrylics.  While the relic pieces that … Continue reading

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Bed-warmer (tutorial)

I’ve often wondered why the idea of bed-warmers seems to have gotten lost in the warp of time.  Being one of those frozen feet persons who takes until about 3 in the morning for her feet to warm up, I fell … Continue reading

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Offe’s Cross Stitch (free cross stitch patterns)

Several years ago I received a Christmas card in the mail that had the most wonderful thought printed on it.  I kept it and one day decided I wanted to cross stitch it.  So I did.  When I decided to … Continue reading

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Victoriana Quilters

What a resource for quilters!  Victoriana Quilters is a membership site, but it also has many wonderful free quilting resources.  As I am into my first quilt, I found the Quilting Designs very helpful as I am deciding how I want to … Continue reading

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