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A finish! by Joan Erickson
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 of it in rctnp next week. Next up: Independence Day, a canvas piece of fireworks. I put the first...
November 21st 17 09:25 PM
by Violet Stitches Go to last post
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Spirit of Cross Stitch Festival by ATana
I just found this post. I'm so glad to hear the SOX Festivals have come back. Is there a link where I can enter my info to get notified when events are coming up for 2018 festivals?
November 18th 17 01:34 AM
by Arliss Link[_2_] Go to last post
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do you remember? by [email protected]
http://www.wbay.com/content/news/Sewing-with-Nancy-host-dies-after-battle-with-cancer-457495043.html Home / Entertainment / Article "Sewing with Nancy" host dies after battle with cancerST. LOUIS (WBAY) - A familiar face to Public Television viewers has died. "Sewing with Nancy" host Nancy...
November 15th 17 04:30 PM
by Nyssa[_2_] Go to last post
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Too funny! by Joan Erickson
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 need more stitching stuff!). Anyway, it was a good deal: $20 for 120 skeins of floss (some...
November 6th 17 04:40 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Questions about 36ct fabric; plys of thread & bead size? by Violet Stitches
I bought the pattern for Mirabilia's Petal Fairy, see it he http://www.123stitch.com/item/Mirabilia-Designs-Petal-Fairy-Cross-Stitch-Pattern/04-3255 Now I'm contemplating what to do. I have a gorgeous peachy colored, opalescent fabric in my stash, but it's 36ct and I've never worked on that...
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November 1st 17 05:47 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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How many strands of floss are the equivelant to pearl cotton size 3 by FSUStitcher
I can't find pearl cotton size 3 in the color I want to use for a project. If I substitute embroidery floss how many strands do I need to use. TIA
October 25th 17 04:48 AM
by Annette from NZ Go to last post
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New DMC colors by Joan Erickson
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 the link, if you're interested: http://tinyurl.com/yc93nhhu They put more info into the email...
October 24th 17 04:41 PM
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Paternayan yarn numbers by elderberry22
Hi, I am thinking about making the pattern "Tinkle, a Cat" from the book by Brande Ormond, _American Primitives in Needlepoint_. But when I look at the Paternayan yarn numbers, they are so different! This calls for quite a lot of Dark Red #201, but when I look at color charts, 201 is quite a...
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October 13th 17 06:58 PM
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Nordic Needle by sharoncapps
I was stunned when I got my mail today and I had an invitation from Nordic Needle for a closing sale. They sent out invitations to loyal patron for a week of shopping before notifying the general public about their closing They will be closing their doors forever after 42 years. What a loss. ...
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October 11th 17 03:43 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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A Finish! by Rich[_3_]
I finished stitching the Ivory Billed Woodpecker by Crossed Wings Designs. (forgot to include this one in my count from earlier post) Working on jig saw puzzle now, to take a little break from stitching. Rich
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October 11th 17 03:41 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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GRRRRRR! by Joan Erickson
This falls under the heading of Reading Is A Good Thing with a subheading of Read Carefully 2 Or Even 3 Times Before Starting. I'm about 2/3 done with my current project, a Victorian house. I've been working on the "trees" on the sides and am nearly done. I just noticed last week that 2...
August 27th 17 04:36 PM
by Violet Stitches Go to last post
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New stash! by Joan Erickson
Well, I now have 2 more projects in my stitching cabinet. One is the Rainbow Bridge pattern I was looking for (on sale...yay!) and the other is Independence Day by Laura Perin. http://tinyurl.com/ycd65w9z I'm going to do it on black, though. I think it will set off the colors better. Not...
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August 27th 17 04:21 PM
by Violet Stitches Go to last post
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Where is everyone????? by Joan Erickson
I guess you must all be out enjoying the nice weather! I've been home playing nurse to DH, who had one knee replacement surgery on May 15, and the 2nd on Monday. He's been keeping me pretty busy! LOL Anyone have any county/state fairs coming up that you're entering? I can't think of anything...
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August 15th 17 04:16 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Hello from NC! by Raggedyann
Hi everyone! I haven't been here in a long time, but thought I would pop in and say hello! Im living in NC now, and have been busy Sewing and crocheting for my church ministry. I still cross stitch, and have a million projects going at once 😜 Hope you are all doing well! Louise in NC
August 8th 17 08:07 PM
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Anyone in MN? by [email protected]
Hello everyone! So glad to see a group of stitchers with a few recent posts.. I started a google group call SE Minnesota Stitchers but have no idea how to find people who would be interested. This is the only active stitching group I can even find...hand stitching seems to be either a dying art or...
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August 3rd 17 12:47 PM
by sharoncapps Go to last post
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Has anyone seen........ by Joan Erickson
....Violet's pics of her hardanger heart on rctnp? She did some lovely work! -- 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?
July 14th 17 01:32 AM
by Violet Stitches Go to last post
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Rainbow Bridge by Barb L
It would be nice to get some kind of msg if what I sent is helpful. I join the group as I love needlework. I have groups of my own on yahoo one that is 17 years old but not needledworks stuff..plus I have a few of the same groups that are here.. When someone post in my group for help an i send them...
July 11th 17 08:09 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Laying Tools vs. Railroading by [email protected]
Great info. Now know why I was getting do many ##$* knots. I like a laying tool but it isn't always convenient. Ie. No floor stand.
July 6th 17 11:35 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Rainbow bridge by Joan Erickson
Hi all, Not that I *need* another project, but does anyone have the pattern only for the Rainbow bridge they'd be willing to part with? I'm looking for the Sue Hillis one but don't want to buy the kit. I thought I'd do it and have it ready for whenever DD loses one of her pets, which...
June 27th 17 08:42 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Stitchville USA and new photos! by Violet Stitches
I finally did it...hubby drove me 2.5 hours to the very first Needlework Shop I've ever been in. I about died of happiness! Stichville USA is in Minnetonka, MN and was pretty hard to find, as it's hidden in the corner of an extensive complex of strip malls. The place is HUGE and stocked with...
April 28th 17 04:07 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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