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Victoria Sampler

Little by Little

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I am working hard on Heirloom Nativity. I want to have all the stitching done before Christmas (not the hardanger, just the stitching, not the cutting!) What is left is the rest of the manger scene, the words, the final...
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October 2018 Smalls SAL

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I finished up Mr. Nutley Owl by Just Nan for this month’s Smalls SAL. Here he is! Isn’t he darling? I can see why these designs are addicting. It is just SO cute! I also finished up my Christmas Ornies...
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My Three Big WIPs

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I went into this year with 3 bigger projects: Random Thoughts by The Drawn Thread, Heirloom Nativity by Victoria Sampler, and Baby Celebration by Just Nan. Now do you even remember those first two?! Of course I did make good...
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In the good old summertime

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Here in Arizona it is hot, hot, hot! The heat really saps my energy! And, with the kids’ summer activities, I don’t have blocks of time for stitching, alas! However I do snatch moments here and there on a variety...
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Joy Times Two

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Here it is July and I find myself working on two “Joyful” Christmas ornaments. Here is series 3-2 from the Victoria Sampler Learning Collection, this one featuring Bargello. (I haven’t gotten to the Bargello part yet): And here is a...
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In other news…

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I haven’t ONLY been stitching on paper. I’ve been working on a whole smorgasbord of stuff. Here’s what’s going on with my other projects: When I wasn’t beading on vacation I put quite a few stitches in on In The...
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A Little Box Finished-My May Small

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(Edited to add: This is my May Small for Heather’s Stitching Lotus Smalls SAL)   You know I finished this Beyond Cross Stitch Learning Collection piece from Victoria Sampler back in April and planned to make it into a box...
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Progress on Heirloom Nativity

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Happy May Day!! I went back to Heirloom Nativity last week and made some headway on the next set of bands. The white band includes rice stitch, bargello and eyelets. The colored bands are partial Rhodes stitch and plait stitch....
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Pretty Little Finish

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Last week I finished my Victoria Sampler kloster blocks learning kit. This one was so fun! Again the directions for the technique were excellent-kloster blocks are easy enough but Thea gives the order in which to stitch each block and...
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