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Sew Advent, Sew Early, Sew Long, Sew Late

Well, hello! I’ve tried to come back to blogging sew many times 😉 let’s see if this time it works. 🤞 – – – Recently I picked up an oldish WIP, the 2015 Sew Advent Band Sampler, and after Carol, the designer, asked to share one of my progress pictures with the iStitch Design FB Group, she told…… Continue reading Sew Advent, Sew Early, Sew Long, Sew Late

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Advent TAC – day 2, 3 and 4 + letter Q

🎄 Hello! Welcome to my needlework Advent Calendar! 😊 Sorry for the delay but I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather this weekend. Today’s first entry is a WIP shot I took last year, Sew Advent SAL from 2015 by iStitch Designs; I used the usual a Vaupel & Heilenbeck linen band and silk threads of my choosing (NPI,…… Continue reading Advent TAC – day 2, 3 and 4 + letter Q

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let the advent begin!

I took a couple of detours but I figured out what to pick for the ’15 Sew Advent Band SAL by iStitch Designs – and as the clock ticked 10PM on December 1st I found myself with day 1 of both SALs stitched up! 😊 Here you see my personal choices for the ’14 SAL, 40ct. 1 over 2 using…… Continue reading let the advent begin!

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Advent auditions

Old time readers (and very curious new ones) might remember that I stitched an Advent Band Sampler some time ago, and because the auditions for materials were so hard I ended up with two cuts of fabric and the idea of stitching it twice and finishing it in different ways – after all it’s around 50 stitches a…… Continue reading Advent auditions

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FAQ

last week my dear friend Kaye wrote me asking if I was interested in an Around the World Blog Hop invitation – of course I said yes, although due to the move I wrote this post a few days ago and scheduled it for the due date. safety first! 😉 check out her post about…… Continue reading FAQ

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finishing Friday – the Advent Band Sampler

the first of my finishing fridays features iStitch Designs’ Sew Advent Band SAL Sampler for 2013. this was a SAL during last Christmas, one band to be stitched every day of the Advent. I joined a little late (on the 8th day), and finished even later, but it was a very enjoyable, quick design to…… Continue reading finishing Friday – the Advent Band Sampler

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announcing finishing Fridays

hi everybody! it took me quite some time to get here, but I’ve been thrilled to announce I got some recent finishes. oh yes, plural! not one! not two, ladies! but THREE finishes (which kind of justify my absence here.. I was busy stitchin’! :D) I decided to post them once a week, with a…… Continue reading announcing finishing Fridays