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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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The Textile Turkey – Happy Thanksgiving!


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Today is Thanksgiving Day here in the States – my favorite “secular” holiday of the year. Today, normally we enjoy family and friends, and… yes… turkey. The turkey is practically unavoidable. I thought I’d send along my Textile Turkey, to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

This particular turkey is a combination of hand embroidery projects I’ve worked. You can find the Textile Turkey explained in-depth on this post that followed Thanksgiving Day last year, if you really want to find out more about it.

In the meantime, though – here’s my Happy Thanksgiving card to you all!

Hand Embroidered Thanksgiving Turkey Collage

Wherever you are, even if you don’t normally celebrate Thanksgiving, I hope you do have much to be thankful for in your life! For me, I’m super thankful for each of you – thank you for your constant inspiration, encouragement, and interest in hand embroidery and the needle arts!

Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy the day!


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  1. Hi Mary!

    Hope you enjoy your Thanksgiving holidays!!!
    Happily I have much to be thankful for in my life and for me I'm sooooo thankful for meeting you in blogland! not forgetting your nice readers!

  2. What a delicious looking turkey! Just wondering what you used for the beads on his big tail. They look a bit like shell. I did check back where you have some of the instructions but couldn't find where you mentioned about those beads/shell.

  3. Hi Mary, Happy Thanksgiving to you and all you American followers. Thank you, all of you, for your inspiring stories and wonderful advise

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