Author Archives: Heather

Space and New Frontiers

Happy Space Exploration Day! 👩‍🚀👨‍🚀🚀🌑 Okay, it is an unofficial holiday, but it is still fun to acknowledge nonetheless. And why today you may ask? Well, on this day in 1969 Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday – Cars and a Mystery

I’m actually on time for a WIP Wednesday post! Don’t worry, it probably won’t happen again any time soon. 😉 As I said yesterday, I haven’t been doing much stitching. But, once in a while I do put needle and … Continue reading

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Playing with Yarn

Hello, Stitchy Friends! Summer vacation is in its second third week already. Amazing how quickly time is flying by. We’ve been busy making bottle rockets, reading great books, and mostly doing just a whole lot of nothing. Sadly, that also … Continue reading

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Saturday School – Dyeing Yarn

Welcome back to Saturday School! Today we will be watching another video from Yarnspirations and The Crochet Crowd. This time Mikey is taking us through the process of yarn dyeing. Specifically, he is sharing how cotton yarn is dyed as … Continue reading

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Saturday School – How Yarn is Made

Hi, Stitchy Friends! Today marks the start of a new series here at Stitching Lotus: Saturday School. Every week I’ll be sharing a cool video, article, or picture essay that will teach us all a little bit about needlework, knitting, … Continue reading

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Little Santa Sack

Hi, Stitchy Friends. Once in a while I manage to overcome my laziness and actually properly finish a project or two. You may remember that my Smalls SAL finish for May was Lizzie*Kate’s Very Merry Santa, and that I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Happy 150, Canada!

Today Canada celebrates its 150th birthday. Like the vast majority of you, I love my country. Yes, we have problems with poverty, racism and immigration, how we treat our Native peoples, and liberals vs. conservatives. We fight about language, with … Continue reading

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