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Forum: Needlework January 25th 18, 04:09 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By Joan Erickson
A finish!!!

Last night I completed Teresa Wentzler's Mini Spring sampler. I will
get pics up after I wash & iron it.

Next up: Hollyhocks...
Forum: Needlework January 22nd 18, 09:29 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Joan Erickson
Another birthday!

On 1/13/2018 6:33 AM, wrote:

It's Magic Mood Jeeps birthday - best wishes to you, treat yourself to
something nice :)

la La LA La la (warming up my voice)

Happy...
Forum: Needlework January 16th 18, 05:23 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Joan Erickson
Finally!

On 1/13/2018 6:32 AM, wrote:

He's that sexy after all these years?? (rdh very quickly)
LOLOL!!! Not that kind of "bother"...he usually wants me to do some
sort of helping,...
Forum: Needlework January 12th 18, 05:41 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Joan Erickson
Finally!

I've posted a 2nd progress pic in rctnp. I was home because of a
blizzard and was able to stitch for 5 hours straight! DH wasn't feeling
well, so he left me alone, too! :)

--
...
Forum: Needlework January 2nd 18, 10:04 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Joan Erickson
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...
Forum: Needlework January 2nd 18, 05:55 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Joan Erickson
Happy Xmas ...

On 12/28/2017 4:24 PM, wrote:

And from ccccold ND (it's warm today...5 above! Yesterday morning it
was -25F), belated warmest wishes for a Merry Christmas and a *very*
...
Forum: Needlework December 28th 17, 09:03 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Joan Erickson
Happy Xmas ...

On 12/27/2017 7:27 AM, Nancy Spera wrote:
On 12/26/2017 7:50 PM, wrote:
All the best in 2018

I think I hear an echo.* All the best to everyone
from the Burgh...
Forum: Needlework November 20th 17, 09:43 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By Joan Erickson
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...
Forum: Needlework November 6th 17, 04:40 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Joan Erickson
Too funny!

On 11/5/2017 12:01 PM, Violet Stitches wrote:

My hubby also calls my stitching "needlepoint," and my floss "twine." I have tried to correct him on his terminology to no avail. Awhile back he told...
Forum: Needlework November 6th 17, 04:35 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Joan Erickson
Too funny!

On 11/4/2017 8:55 AM, wrote:

I hope you took DHs temperature to check that he is okay ? Not ailing
in some way.

Yeah, I should have! The thought did run quickly through...
Forum: Needlework November 3rd 17, 03:39 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Joan Erickson
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...
Forum: Needlework November 1st 17, 05:47 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Joan Erickson
Questions about 36ct fabric; plys of thread & bead size?

On 10/31/2017 2:28 PM, Violet Stitches wrote:

Maybe check for petit point patterns. IIRC, those are all stitched over
one. I know there are a lot of jewelry patterns.

Excellent...
Forum: Needlework October 26th 17, 03:56 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Joan Erickson
Questions about 36ct fabric; plys of thread & bead size?

On 10/24/2017 2:06 PM, Violet Stitches wrote:


As to whether or not 1 over 1 stitching is something I'm going to like, I think I'll try it with a small, simple pattern first.
Maybe check for...
Forum: Needlework October 24th 17, 04:41 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Joan Erickson
New DMC colors

On 10/23/2017 5:28 PM, Violet Stitches wrote:


In my defense, I did finish two things last week:

...
Forum: Needlework October 24th 17, 04:38 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Joan Erickson
Questions about 36ct fabric; plys of thread & bead size?

On 10/23/2017 5:10 PM, Violet Stitches wrote:

At 18 ct. I would use petite beads, which I don't think would really fit
if you did it 1 over 1.

Thanks Joan for your input! You know I...
Forum: Needlework October 23rd 17, 05:49 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Joan Erickson
New DMC colors

On 10/17/2017 2:22 PM, Violet Stitches wrote:


On that link you posted Joan, DMC has a "kits" tab you can click on which peaked my curiosity. Of course I had to find the most whimsical, cutest...
Forum: Needlework October 23rd 17, 05:47 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Joan Erickson
Questions about 36ct fabric; plys of thread & bead size?

On 10/22/2017 11:53 AM, Violet Stitches wrote:

I bought the pattern for Mirabilia's Petal Fairy, see it he
...
Forum: Needlework October 17th 17, 03:58 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Joan Erickson
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...
Forum: Needlework October 11th 17, 03:43 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By Joan Erickson
Nordic Needle

On 10/10/2017 2:21 PM, Violet Stitches wrote:

I hope you enjoy it...I just love mine. It takes a lot of tinkering/adjusting to find the ergonomic sweet spot in the beginning, so don't get...
Forum: Needlework October 11th 17, 03:41 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By Joan Erickson
A Finish!

On 10/10/2017 10:17 AM, wrote:

You could change the colours anyway - easy to do if you lay them out
so you can see they blend together nicely.

Very true and which I will...
Forum: Needlework October 10th 17, 04:33 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By Joan Erickson
Nordic Needle

On 10/8/2017 11:12 AM, sharoncapps wrote:


http://kustomkrafts.com/shop/images/9975.jpg


That is the one. It will be cute when finished. Lots of confetti
stitches but still is going to...
Forum: Needlework October 10th 17, 04:32 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By Joan Erickson
Nordic Needle

On 10/7/2017 6:18 PM, Violet Stitches wrote:


I was asking my husband if maybe he'd like to get the thread pack for me for Xmas, and he said, "oh hun, Xmas is so far away, you'll probably run of...
Forum: Needlework October 10th 17, 04:28 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By Joan Erickson
Nordic Needle

On 10/5/2017 11:51 AM, Violet Stitches wrote:

Yeah, that's the thing. It cost $25 to enter projects in our fair,
but the winner only gets $3.
YIKES! At least there's no cost to *enter* ours.

...
Forum: Needlework October 10th 17, 04:14 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By Joan Erickson
A Finish!

On 10/7/2017 9:10 PM, Violet Stitches wrote:


Seeing your sampler inspired me to buy three patterns in this
series: The Green Earth, Crystal Blue Waters, and Crimson Fire.
That should keep me...
Forum: Needlework October 4th 17, 04:39 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.needlework
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By Joan Erickson
Nordic Needle

On 9/30/2017 3:18 PM, sharoncapps wrote:
I didn't go because I just didn't want to fight the crowds and I don't
really need anything right now. I wonder if they intend to have the
online store...
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