Category: Heirloom Embroidery

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10/23/11

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Cool Tools for Needlpoint

I'm starting a new needlepoint project today and as a result had the chance to try two tools I've had for a while but hadn't used and a third in a new way. First, for tacking the canvas onto the stretcher bars, I used an EZ Tack-It kit that included a… more »

04/17/10

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Nerdlepoint

Slides from my all but ad-hoc presentation on geeky needlework at Beaver Bar Camp, where I talked about Mary Rhodes who was a math genius or as they called them during World War II then "computer" or "human computer" involved in decrpytion at Bletchley… more »

02/16/08

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Winterspring Pictures

These are actually scans, so if you follow the links, you can actually look at them in life size. It continues to amaze me how well scanning needlework can work. You can see my other post on this project here. more »

02/13/08

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Winterspring Chatelaine

I don't think I've blogged about it, but my travel project since October as been Winterspring, a Hardanger EGA GCC (Group Correspondence Course) by Judith D. Gulick. I finished it tonight. My camera batteries need to charge, so this is a picture I too… more »

09/17/07

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Stitch Book

Click to see video of whole book This stitch/needle book kit comes packaged with the Bucilla Hip Stitch "kits." These are packages of transfers for embroidery with a small amount of floss, a needle, some sequins, and the felt for the needle book. I wo… more »

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