Tag Archives: embroidery

Reuse in the works

Yesterday I visited our local SCRAP PDX store and stumbled upon a barrel full of rubber gaskets. These are soft grey rubber, about  3/4″ diameter and 1/32″ thick.  As soon as I saw them I knew what to do with … Continue reading

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Colorful Stitches

This sampler was a joy to stitch.  The variety of stitches, patterns and my stash of threads kept me motivated.  I stitched with 6 ply floss, perle cotton #5 and #8, and wool threads which gives a lovely texture to … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 | Tagged | 3 Comments

This past week I had a lower back then a knee injury which kept me close to home and spending time sitting with ice packs and heat pads.  It’s very rare for me to sit for longer than a few … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Warm, Sunny and Flower Full

The first rose bloom – David Austin’s Golden Celebration The Viburnum have fully opened. The deck chairs are out. The cutting garden, south end. And the north side. And another embroidered flower sewn on the jean skirt. Another flower-full day … Continue reading

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Flowers, Birds and Embroidery

The flower garden is awakening with all of the sunshine that we’ve had the past few days. The first blooms of Clematis “Ville de Lyon” have made their appearance. Along with the Geum “Totally Tangerine” And Salvia “Cardonna” Look at … Continue reading

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