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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Before Today is Over…

 

For some reason, today is off to a slower start than normal. Must be the looming housework…. BUT – Before today is over, I’ll have this month’s embroidery stash contest posted! A little late, but better late than never. Last month’s contest was the “anniversary” give-away, and the recipients liked their packages very much, methinks! I may not quite top that one, but I’ll certainly have something good up for you. I’m debating between threads (floche? silk? gold threads?) or a book…. or a combination…. hmmmm…..so make sure you check back in today or later in the weekend!

 
 

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  1. As an experienced stitcher, I would still love this month’s prize…you can never have too much stash or too many books for inspiration!
    My favorite embroidery stitch is hard to say…depends on what I am making. I like chain stitching because you can make so many different textures with it and it looks cool for plants, trees, under sea scenes, clothing and many other things where you want a 3 d effect.
    Kathy East

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  2. Do you believe I’ve never heard about “floche” – i don’t know what kind of thread it is, despite your photo on the former post!

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