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OT - another groaner by Bruce Fletcher
Paddy's racing snail was not winning races anymore, so he decided to take its shell off to reduce its weight and make it more aerodynamic. It didn't work, if anything it made it more sluggish.
August 12th 13 04:42 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Embroiders' Guild of Victoria Facebook page by MargW
For any of you who use Facebook, you might want to look at the Embroiders' Guild of Victoria (B.C.) Facebook page. Absolutely yummy stuff. And also EAC (Embroidery Association of Canada) https://www.facebook.com/pages/Embroiderers-Guild-of-Victoria/137878173039610 The tamboured embroidery and...
August 12th 13 01:46 PM
by Cheryl Isaak Go to last post
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ENABLING ALERT by Karen C
25% off the total at Michaels this afternoon, 10% off the total the rest of the week http://weeklyad.michaels.com/coupons/?showOverlap=true&cm_mmc=email-_-20130811STC-_-20MADCA1-_-coupons -- Karen C - California Editor/Proofreader/Translator www.IntlProofingConsortium.com
August 11th 13 12:28 PM
by Karen C Go to last post
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Non-stitching enabling by Karen C
If you enjoy playing and crafting with stickers, rub-on transfers, and origami paper, we have a very special offer you cannot miss! Our complete line of high-quality Dover DesignWorks products are now on sale at a whopping 80% off. You'll find an incredible variety of colorful designs featuring...
August 9th 13 01:15 PM
by Karen C Go to last post
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Keep After Me, Please.... by Karen C
I need someone to nag. I found the perfect b'day gift, but I only have about 3 weeks to get it done. Took 3 days after bringing it home from Michaels to even get the first stitch in and then I only got about 2 dozen stitches done before I flitted off to something else. --
August 5th 13 02:32 PM
by Karen C Go to last post
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Home for homeless needlework supplies and kits? by Joan Erickson
On 7/25/2013 4:42 PM, Kay Lancaster wrote: Do I remember reading here that there was once a home for homeless needlework supplies and kits? If so, does it still exist? I mentioned that there once was such a thing on another group, and I seem to have found some potential donors. There was...
August 2nd 13 05:03 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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OT - shingles by Bruce Fletcher
Those of us who spend much time in a doctor's office should appreciate this! Doesn't it seem more and more that physicians are running their practices like an assembly line? Here's what happened to Kevin: Kevin walked into a doctor's office and the receptionist asked him what he had. Kevin said:...
August 1st 13 05:22 AM
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Which room resembles your craft room? by Bruce Fletcher
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/1016514_10151560580782955_1718936174_n.jpg -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
July 28th 13 01:57 AM
by Fran Go to last post
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What are you stitching? by Joan Erickson
Now that I have the items for DD's wedding done, I'm stitching a birth record for my grandson: http://www.crossstitchworld.com/cross-stitch-detail.php?RecordID=45568 I've finished the top, left and most of the bottom sides of checkerboard and have just started on the sun. I'll have to add "John...
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July 22nd 13 06:34 PM
by Liz from Humbug[_2_] Go to last post
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Need Silk 'n Colors Royalty by Thimble925
Does anyone have a skein of Silk 'n Colors 001 Royalty in your stash that you would be willing to part with. The color is no longer available. Of course I found an pattern that I must now stitch that calls for this color.
July 21st 13 11:40 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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making perle cotton by Damazinah
Does anyone know how to make your own perle cotton using a Conair hair braider? It's been so long since I've used mine that I don't remember :-/ TIA! Jacqueline in Central QLD
July 21st 13 08:01 AM
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pun alert by Cheryl Isaak
Researchers for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority found over 200 dead crows near Boston recently, and there was concern that they may have died from Avian Flu. They had a Bird Pathologist examine the remains of all the crows, and, to everyone's relief, he confirmed the problem was...
July 2nd 13 12:50 AM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Great Tapestry of Scotland - final stages by Bruce Fletcher
Lots of photographs of the Great Tapestry of Scotland, stitching now almost completed. http://tinyurl.com/ntyvyay -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
June 25th 13 12:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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When you can't sleep, hook! by Karen C
Since I wasn't sleeping, I grabbed my new bag of yarn. I have one completed fascinator (dangly things were crocheted on), two fascinators where the crocheted base is complete but the wires for deelybobbers need to be attached, a completed water bottle cozy, and one that still needs a few more...
June 25th 13 11:53 AM
by Karen C Go to last post
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Brief intro and searching for The Bird Perch X-stitch pattern by Danny Breidenbach
Hi all, I used to frequent the rec.arts.textiles.needlework USENET group in the bad old days of the late 90s. Learned a lot. Improved my skills a lot. Lived in Northern Virginia at the time. Now I'm in Kansas. I'm one of those relatively rare male stitchers. I'm not too proud to stitch on an...
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June 17th 13 01:04 PM
by Rich[_3_] Go to last post
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Embroidered Graphics by Karen C
http://mediacenter.dw.de/english/video/#item/1002037/Embroidered_Graphics_by_Evelin_Kasikov/?&_suid=137122986223509196245695378498 -- Karen C - California Editor/Proofreader/Translator www.IntlProofingConsortium.com Finished 5/18/13 Penguin Bookmark
June 16th 13 01:41 PM
by Karen C Go to last post
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need help on making a pillow for my finished needlepoint by [email protected]
Does anyone know of a youtube vid showing how to finish a pillow with ndlpt as a top? It doesn't' have to be fancy, but it would be nice to make it with an opening in the back for removal of the pillow form. I used to go to a great interior dec shop where they'd do a nice professional job, but...
June 14th 13 12:36 PM
by Karen C Go to last post
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New finish - EGA Master Craftsman Canvas #5 by Fran
Received a pass first time out on test #5 for the Canvas Embroidery Master cert! It is a completely original design of carnival masks hanging on a wall. The photo doesn't do it justice at all. I completely stitched the background first, then appliqued the two front masks onto it as I wanted them...
June 11th 13 12:21 AM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Dr. Seuss Cross Stitch by cara1158
Hello, I've lurked in this group for a very long time. Only posted a few times, sorry. :-) I'm searching for a Dr. Seuss cross stitch pattern, specifically one from his book "Oh The Places You'll Go." I want to make it for my new grandbaby due in Sept., they are decorating his nursery with that...
June 1st 13 02:09 PM
by Karen C Go to last post
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Did you know? by Karen C
Did you know that a group of flamingos is called a flamboyance? I gotta dig out that bright pink flamingo on a 995 background.... -- Karen C - California Editor/Proofreader/Translator www.IntlProofingConsortium.com Finished 5/18/13 Penguin Bookmark
May 31st 13 09:03 PM
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