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What are we stitching? by Joan Erickson
I thought it was time for another round... I'm nearing completion of Judy Dixon's "Morning light". I'm just starting the outer row and then there's the bs, French knots & beading left to do. I didn't want to spend $6+ for one skein of floss, so I'm stitching the outer row with a skein of...
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October 13th 15 09:36 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Saving Santa by Donna D.
I found a beautifully stitched Santa I swear was a Miriblla design but can not find a picture of it at a church sale. I can not believe someone stitched and beaded such a beautiful picture only to double side tape it and use cardboard box for a mat and an ugly frame. I know whoever did the piece...
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May 12th 11 11:49 AM
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Knittted mobile phone (cellphone) covers by Bruce
We lived in Scarborough (North Yorkshire) before moving up here. The local newspaper reports that youngsters are knitting covers for mobile phones (cellphones) and selling them to raise funds for...
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May 29th 12 06:03 PM
by Ellice K. Go to last post
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Helloooooooo! Anyone there? by Joan[_3_]
Where has everyone gone? I have finally gotten set up with Eternal September and now no one is posting????? I'm having stitchy (and related) news withdrawal symptoms!!!!! Joan (sending this through Google Groups to make sure my E/S connection is working....)
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April 13th 12 08:54 PM
by Ellice K. Go to last post
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Someone else's birthday (tomorrow)!!! by Joan E.[_2_]
It's a little early but, since I probably won't be online tomorrow, here goes: Happy Birthday to you, Haaappy Biiiirthday toooo yoooouuuu, Happyyyy Biiiiiiirthdaaaaaaaay deeeaaaar Sheeeeennnaaaaaaa! Haaaappy Biiiiirthdaaaaaay toooooo yooooooouuuuuuu! Have wonderful day, my friend! Do what you...
March 27th 11 11:45 PM
by Joan E.[_2_] Go to last post
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Gill by Joan Erickson
Anyone heard from Gill lately? Just wondering, since I haven't! -- Joan See my pictures he http://ndjoan.shutterfly.com/pictures If worries can cure your sickness, prolong your life, or replace happiness, then go ahead and worry! If they can't, why worry?
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September 24th 13 07:58 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Who Are We? by Karen C
Joan wrote: it's been a loooong time since we've had a round of "who are we" and "what are we working on?" threads Karen C in California, finally back on my feet after an ankle injury about a month ago. Luckily, I was on my way home from Michaels/groceries when it happened, so I had...
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June 5th 15 02:17 PM
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Prize Winner by Sharon
I'm so thrilled - I won 1st prize in my category for Mermaids of the Deep Blue by Mirabilia at the local Needlework Show. It can be seen in the photos at RCTN if anyone is interested in having a peek. Sharon (N.B.)
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March 9th 11 12:18 PM
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Time for "What are you stitching?" by Joan Erickson
We haven't had this topic for awhile, so thought it was time again. Currently I'm working on "Mice babies birth announcement" for a coworker. Criminys, I didn't think this pattern was *that* old...can't find a pic anywhere for it! It's a Janlynn pattern. This is the closest I saw: ...
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August 4th 14 04:04 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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knitting for bespoke tailoring? by [email protected]
is it feasible to handknit an entire garment to an exact set of measurements? is it feasible to do "fittings" of thusly-knitted garment before completion?
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April 9th 13 09:56 AM
by amable dawn Go to last post
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I do believe I recognize a few names here by Jimmy Mac McNamara
A long time gone by - glad to see all you stitchers are still hard at work.
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November 17th 14 11:50 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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who is snowed in today? (Tuesday 2/1) by Susan Hartman[_2_]
We're not snowed in, but ice on the road closed schools this a.m. while we await more "mixed mess" later today. I'm just happy not to be at work and have a quiet day at home today! Planning to get some extra stitching done, and maybe attack a closet that's long overdue for a cleanout. DD used...
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February 5th 11 03:21 AM
by Gillian Murray Go to last post
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How Can You Tell An Antique from A Copy? by Monica Ferris
If someone brought to you a dirty, stained piece of linen in a broken frame and you saw it was a sampler dated 1882, how could you tell it was actually a copy? I'm thinking it was stitched on uneven-count linen with silk floss. This is to be a minor plot point in the mystery novel I'm writing. ...
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April 13th 14 11:48 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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A small whine by Cheryl Isaak
It is the prefect morning to sit and stitch. Trash is out, the laundry is caught up and frankly a heating pad is in order on my lower back.. And I have to wait for return calls BUT THERE IS NOTHING BUT CRAP on TV. Cheryl
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February 25th 11 03:07 PM
by Ellice K. Go to last post
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Fringing anne cloth by Susan Pretorius
I am busy making a cross stitch anne cloth afghan baby blanket and would like to fringe it when finished. Can anyone tell me how to finish it off please?
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April 7th 15 12:14 AM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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On topic: an author who "gets it" by Susan Hartman[_2_]
I read this paragraph this morning, and immediately smiled and re-read it, and re-read it again. Perfection! "It was one of the pinafores Saffy had sewn when Merry first arrived, made from a lovely piece of Liberty fabric ordered years ago, not because Saffy had a project in mind, but because...
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January 25th 11 02:17 PM
by Cheryl Isaak Go to last post
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WooHoo! A finish! by Joan Erickson
I finished the birth record for my former coworker's baby. I finally got it stretched and taken to Michael's, who has had the frame waiting for over a month. It's an old JanLynn design. I wish I knew what type of aida cloth they used because it was much nicer than most of what I've worked on....
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September 29th 14 03:59 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Eyes -- an update by Danny Breidenbach
I got my fancy new "old man" glasses two days ago. Progressive lenses. Fancier than no-line bifocals, but they follow the same idea. So far so good on general usage about town, although I just generally feel more aware of my glasses than usual. The best I can describe it is as having sort of a...
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February 10th 15 09:00 PM
by Danny Breidenbach Go to last post
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An 11 yard skein of tap wool will cover now many square inches ....... by [email protected]
of continental stitch on 12 mono canvas? In case you read my other reply, you'll know why I ask. I want to be sure not to run out as I am having to order all new tap wool for a background I had ot rip out. I ran out of the color and can't match it for nuthin'. Thanks.
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January 29th 14 10:00 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Floss Organizing System ?? by Lucille[_3_]
I know this has been asked and answered a gazillion times, but I'm dense and I never really paid attention. I got extremely frustrated this afternoon looking for a certain color of DMC thread (I never did find it) and I decided it's time to do something about my messy system. So what's the...
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September 4th 13 01:54 AM
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