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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
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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
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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
by Karen C Go to last post
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Stitch? and other XS Pattern-Making by cara1158
Is Stitch still in existence? I just tried to download it (from http://people.dsv.su.se/~henrikbe/stitch/) but it did not install. In fact, no installation or .exe files seem to be there at all. Are there any other cross stitch pattern-making programs that you all recommend? I have not done any...
May 31st 13 02:29 AM
by Maureen In Vancouver, B.C.[_2_] Go to last post
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I'M AN AUNTIE by Karen C
Continuing in a family tradition started by Aunt Elizabeth over 100 years ago, my cousin's daughter just presented me with a delightful birthday present: Marilyn Rose born 5/28/13 at 5:28 AM Yes, there will be major spoilage, just as I was Lizzie's favorite niece. BEST BIRTHDAY PRESENT EVER!!!!
May 29th 13 10:09 PM
by Cheryl Isaak Go to last post
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Don't mess with knitters! by Bruce Fletcher
Old news (Jun 2012) but still worth reading. "Millions of knitting enthusiasts are furious at the U.S. Olympic Committee over a cease and desist letter, and the organization’s two attempts at an apology have only worsened the situation." http://tinyurl.com/q9cn5h4 -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay,...
May 29th 13 09:49 PM
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Someone's b-d!!!! by Joan Erickson
C'mon, everyone, join in! It's The Karen's big day! Happy birthday to yoooouuuu, Happy birthday to yoooooouuuuuu, Happy biiiirthdaaaay, deeeaaaar Kaaaarrrreeeeeeennn, Haaappyyyy biiiiirthdaaaay tooooo yoooooooooouuuuuuuuuu! I hope it's a really wonderful day, Karen! --
May 29th 13 01:52 PM
by Karen C Go to last post
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Great tapestry of Scotland by Bruce Fletcher
Nine months to sew one panel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veZ461c1xBQ One panel came to Orkney and I was permitted to put in a couple of stitches (under VERY close supervision!). You can see a brief account of this with a few photographs, including one of yours truly, in the monthly...
May 29th 13 12:39 PM
by Bruce Fletcher Go to last post
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Finished! by Rich[_3_]
another small piece stitched, "Morning Star" by Blackbird Designs. picture is on Yahoo Group: RCTNP I am now working on a big piece: Black Panther by Ross Designs. this should take a while... Rich
May 28th 13 05:51 PM
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Latest finish by Joan Erickson
I finished Furry friends, , a Dimensions kit, earlier this month. I had taken my 2yo DGD to Nordic Needle and this is what she picked out. She knew it was to be for her 3rd birthday. The girls at Michael's picked out the outer matting...fur-textured! It really added to the picture. Pics posted...
May 28th 13 05:35 PM
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label removal update - by Cheryl Isaak
well - a combination of things is working - the duct tape thing didn't work, but I ended up scoring the label and I resprayed with goo-gone and left it in the sun. Lo and behold - lifting along the score line. It worked! I've kept at it now and I'd down to the last little bits. Not too worried...
May 28th 13 10:49 AM
by Cheryl Isaak Go to last post
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'Tis the annual posting..... by Karen C
Most people don't know that back in 1912, Hellmann's mayonnaise was manufactured in England. In fact, the Titanic was carrying 12,000 jars of the condiment scheduled for delivery on May 5th in Vera Cruz, Mexico, which was to be the next port of call for the great ship after its stop in New...
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May 24th 13 06:36 PM
by DarrenBailey Go to last post
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I'm Baaa-aack! by Monica Ferris
After a long time away, I've decided to give RCTN another try. I write the Betsy Devonshire needlework mysteries - sixteen titles published! I'm feeling a little dry about the series, and am hoping to get refreshed hanging out here.
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May 23rd 13 04:23 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Humorous post by Joan Erickson
While searching for a House Mouse design, I ran across this blog. Lots of bad language in it, but she makes her point! lol http://xstitchbitch.wordpress.com/2008/08/07/cross-stitch-is-the-*******-stepchild-of-modern-crafting/ -- Joan See my pictures he ...
May 22nd 13 04:05 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Laying Tools by Rich[_3_]
Hi, I put up a few pics of a laying tool in my album on yahoo - rctnp. I have been using one now for a few years and I really like it. I found it cumbersome at first but now its like having another finger! only time I don't use it is when I am stitching a small piece in a hoop or q-snap. then I...
May 21st 13 10:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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OT.Anybody by Cheryl Isaak
On 5/14/13 4:19 AM, Fred wrote: Thank you for the responses!! I think I found a way to get off this leash DW has me on. LOL Doing the best that I can with what I got left - sorta - first task on picking up a needle or should I say exacto knife was to frog over 1500 stitches that I...
May 19th 13 03:07 PM
by Cheryl Isaak Go to last post
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removing a label - on topic - sort off by Cheryl Isaak
okay - a puzzler for the chemistry types among us. Years ago I had a plastic first aid kit in the truck. It doesn't fit in the car's glove box. But dang, it's the perfect size to hold "stuff" for a travel bag. Or just to store buttons/charms etc... EXCEPT - I can not get the printed label off....
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May 19th 13 11:38 AM
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Another finish! by Joan Erickson
Finished DGD's Furry friends, which is currently at the framer's. There was enough leftover floss in the kit to do one, if not 2 more!!!! Passed it on to a friend. Next up: another "My sweet heart", which will be DD's ring bearer's pillow until the wedding and then framed. I'm doing it in her...
May 15th 13 05:14 PM
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