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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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Gone Fishin’, or A Short Reprieve

 

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There is a first time for everything. Today: I am blogging from my phone.

I hope it works!

Blackwork Fish

Here is a picture of an embroidered fish for you, from days of old.

I am taking a short break – a bit under the weather. I hope to have the third Christmas Tree Ornament installment up on Monday for you, when I will also announce the give-away winner for these beautiful silk ribbons.

Anna is holding the fort at the studio, getting packages shipped.

I will crank up my rusty old laptop this weekend, and catch up with you on Monday, if all goes as planned.

Hope you have a great weekend!

 
 

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  1. Wishing you healthy days and a Merry Christmas! Looking forward to more new ideas and time to read your blog in the new year, too!

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  2. Hi Mary,

    I am so intrigued by the fish, I looked it up on your site. It is amazing! I love it! Thank you so much for sharing. I would love to try it sometime.

    Sincerely
    Beverly Zaslow

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  3. Your headline made me think perhaps you are going to curl up with an Easy Rawlins book? ; ) Hope you feel better soon!

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  4. Oh no! I hope you are feeling better soon!

    Great fish… it has a zen tangle look about it… doesn’t seem like it’s from days of old. Or maybe I’m old and don’t remember how long zen tangle has been around, LOL.

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  5. Feel better! You have worked yourself to the bone getting the great new shop setup and getting out orders. You definitely need an “R & R” break! Pamper yourself! God Bless You and Anna.

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  6. I hope you feel better soon! Thank you for all the resources you make available on the blog at no cost (and for sharing the fish again – it’s one of my favs)

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  7. Like you, I like to learn something new, or increase my skills in something I already know.
    I have wanted to learn Reticello for a long time. I love the books by Ms. Buonpadre.

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