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Finally!
I've uploaded to rctnp a few pics of my Victorian house, now finished & framed and progress pics of a couple other things I'm currently working on for your viewing pleasure. Amazing what I can get...
3 years ago 1
 
A finish!
Yaaay! I finished my Victorian House, washed & ironed it and dropped it off at Michael's, where the frame has been waiting for about 2 weeks. I should get it back in a day or 2. Will post pics of it...
3 years ago 2
 
New Fabric
Wouldn't this fabric be *great* for a winter design??? Two words of caution though: because this fabric is painted and not dyed, y ou can get spots of missing paint where there are linen slubs, or if...
3 years ago 2
 
Tempting
I'm *almost* tempted to do this design! LOL > Hehe....I think they should make one like that for Halloween too. My pants are feeling tighter after my 6 year old had an epic night of trick-or-treating...
3 years ago 2
 
Too funny!
Had to share this with people "in the know"! On Craig's list there was a post for embroidery thread for sale (this was amazing just for the fact DH showed it to me, when he's always saying I don't...
3 years ago 3
 
Questions about 36ct fabric; plys of thread & bead size?
I bought the pattern for Mirabilia's Petal Fairy, see it here: ttern/04-3255 Now I'm contemplating what to do. I have a gorgeous peachy colored, opalesc ent fabric in my stash, but it's 36ct and I've...
3 years ago 11
 
How many strands of floss are the equivelant to pearl cotton size 3
I can't find pearl cotton size 3 in the color I want to use for a project. If I substitute embroidery floss how many strands do I need to use. TIA I would guess 8 strands. I found a site that said 2...
3 years ago 3
 
New DMC colors
Hi all, I just got an email that said DMC is coming out with 35 new colors! You can get them in a special tin now or wait until Nov. 1 when the new colors are launched (think I'll wait!). Here's the...
3 years ago 4
 
Nordic Needle
I was stunned when I got my mail today and I had an invitation from Nordic Needle for a closing sale. They sent out invitations to loyal patron for a week of shopping before notifying the general...
3 years ago 30
 
A Finish!
I finished stitching the Ivory Billed Woodpecker by Crossed Wings Designs. (forgot to include this one in my count from earlier post) Working on jig saw puzzle now, to take a little break from...
3 years ago 3
 
GRRRRRR!
This falls under the heading of Reading Is A Good Thing with a subheading of Read Carefully 2 Or Even 3 Times Before Starting. I'm about 2/3 done with my current project, a Victorian house. I've been...
3 years ago 5
 
Hello from NC!
Hi everyone! I haven't been here in a long time, but thought I would pop in and say hell o! Im living in NC now, and have been busy Sewing and crocheting for my church ministry. I still cross stitch,...
3 years ago
 
New stash!
Well, I now have 2 more projects in my stitching cabinet. One is the Rainbow Bridge pattern I was looking for (on sale...yay!) and the other is Independence Day by Laura Perin. I'm going to do it on...
3 years ago 18
 
Has anyone seen........
...Violet's pics of her hardanger heart on rctnp? She did some lovely work! Hello everyone! Thank you for the kind words, Joan. :) Joan is the one who gifted me this lovely pattern and I've been...
3 years ago 3
 
Rainbow Bridge
It would be nice to get some kind of msg if what I sent is helpful. I join the group as I love needlework. I have groups of my own on yahoo one that i s 17 years old but not needledworks stuff..plus I...
3 years ago 5