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10 Reasons to do Embroidery

10 Reasons to do Embroidery

I thought I would have some fun today, so here is my top ten list: 1. It’s relaxing! I always get energy back after working on embroidery for awhile. 2. It’s meditative.  The repeated movements becoming a pattern, creating a picture. It’s a great way to destress and be creative. 3. Working with tactile materials.  …

A Sheepish Halloween Crewel Embroidery

A Sheepish Halloween Crewel Embroidery

A Sheepish Halloween is a project I’ve had completed for a long time, or maybe it wasn’t quite complete. I knew it was missing something, so finally I picked up my needle and added french knots to it, even a bunch of them! (Hard to go wrong with french knots, isn’t it?) The little sheep …

Embroidery Doodle Cloth

Embroidery Doodle Cloth

I’m still working through the pile of embroideries for posting on Instagram. It’s like a little trip down memory lane looking at my projects. I think I said this before, but they always bring back memories and feelings of what I was doing or thinking when I made them. Sometimes, of course, it’s things I …

Summer Hare Crewel Embroidery

Summer Hare Crewel Embroidery

The Hare Crewel Embroidery has been a long favorite of mine. It was fun to design and stitch. The motif seemed to fun not to play with some more. Way too fun! So I’ve made a follow up in the series, yes, it will be part of a series, yet to be created, but I …

Crewel Sampler Embroidery

Crewel Sampler Embroidery

This week I’ve taken another look at the Crewel Sampler project I made a few years ago.  This one was bigger than many of the others I have done. I do really enjoy a larger project now and then, they give me a chance to really spend more time with an embroidery and develop the …