Category Archives: stitchery

Simple stitched calendar

We ended up without a wall calendar this year (last year we had Krispy Kreme, the year before Chick-fil-A), so I decided to make one – or at least something for January. I cut a 8×10″ sheet of cardstock in … Continue reading

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Stitched Clock

I’ve had a couple of projects lingering in the craft room for several months while I debated the details of them. This clock started its life when I asked my dad to cut me some circles out of wood to … Continue reading

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Why yes, I did just embroider a muskrat

On a greeting card. For my father-in-law’s birthday. And a turtle too, because if you’re embroidering a muskrat you might as well add a turtle, right?

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Progress: Elk cross-stitch

I realized, after my other posts about this cross-stitch project, that I had been referring to the animal as a moose, when in fact, it is an elk. Oops. Anyway, I finished most of the tree & greenery on the long … Continue reading

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Cross-Stitch Kit

I assembled a little kit for myself for my moose in trees cross-stitch pattern. I figured the more portable I make this project, the more likely it is I’ll actually work on it. Sadly, our printer cartridges are dying, as … Continue reading

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From photo to cross-stitch pattern

As I mentioned, we’re heading to the beach soon, and a long car ride + a lot of down time means I need a good portable project to work on when I don’t feel like reading. I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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A couch pillow for the couch

At my parents’ house a few months ago, I dug out my old counted cross stitch supplies. And there they sat until I decided I need to do something about the matching ugly pillow to this one. I debated for … Continue reading

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