Category Archives: embroidery

Stuff in the Old Blue Trunk

As usual, I’m looking for something I can’t find.  And I thought– “maybe it’s in the old blue trunk!”  and so I took a look:  (you can, too)

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The Christmas Project Done! Three French Hens

♫ ♫ ♫ “Three French hens, (two turtledoves, and a partridge in a pear tree!” ♫

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Buttons from St. Louis

Yes!  Well, you might not have to click to enlarge! On our recent visit to St. Louis (mainly to revisit old restaurants), we spent some time foraging in antique markets, shops, etc, and I’d like to share some of the … Continue reading

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point de plume

Today I am working on a little article of clothing—OK, it’s a doll dress . . . and I wanted to decorate a stitched hemline. So I spent some time doing “featherstitch”  also known as “point de plume”. Featherstitching is … Continue reading

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