Monthly Archives: February 2017

Stitching from My Stash

Hello, Stitchy Friends! I think I mentioned earlier that I am taking part in the latest incarnation of Stitch From Stash. It is now organized through a Facebook group and headed by Stephanie Kyne. Each month’s check-in is a Facebook … Continue reading

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Smalls SAL – February 2017 Check-In

Hello, Smalls Stitchers! It is check-in day again! February is such a short month, and it feels like almost no time has passed at all since the last check-in. In fact, I almost didn’t get my small done in time! … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday – Quotes

Hello, stitchy friends! It has been a while since I posted on WIP (work-in-progress) Wednesday. I have been stitching, but not as much as I would like because my medial epicondylitis (aka golfer’s elbow) has been flaring up quite badly. … Continue reading

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Happy 150th, Bucilla!

Did you know that Bucilla is turning 150? (Hey, they’ve been around as long as Canada has been a country! How about that?) I’ve made lots of Bucilla kits over the years, like felt stockings, bookmarks, pictures, and more. The … Continue reading

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Broken Needles

Today Hari Kuyo, the Festival of Broken Needles, in the Kanto region of Japan. Women take time on this day to visit shrines and temples to give thanks to their needles for their year’s worth of service and also to … Continue reading

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Fluffy Meringue

Caron Cakes, a new-ish yarn from Yarnspirations, was created last year in celebration of Caron’s 100th anniversary. It is a beautiful self-stripping yarn (20% wool/80% acrylic) that was meant to be available exclusively at Michaels for only a short time. … Continue reading

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