Tag Archives: Canvaswork

Teal and Purple

Late last month I was lucky enough to have the chance to take a class with Lorene Salt, a very talented canvaswork designer. The class was offered through the Toronto guild of the Embroiderer’s Association of Canada. I’m not a … Continue reading

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Florentine Fancy Finished

I’m so happy! I put the final stitches into Florentine Fancy just about an hour ago. It feels great to have it finished. Florentine Fancy was designed by Carolyn Mitchell, and is currently offered as a correspondence course through The … Continue reading

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The Horror of Dye Lots

Yesterday I share with you my progress on Florentine Fancy, a bargello piece designed by Carolyn Mitchell for the EAC. As I mentioned, I’ve gone through a lot more thread than what I thought I would need. Thankfully, it has … Continue reading

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EAC Seminar Shopping Trip

The annual EAC Seminar is taking place in Toronto this week. Seminar is gathering of stitchers, teachers, and designers where lots of great classes are offered. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to take any classes this year (bad timing), but I … Continue reading

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Creative Persuasion

Thank you so very, very much for all the kind words about my Punto Antico finish the other day. Both pieces are just lovely, and I definitely need to get a nicer pair of scissor to go with the fob. … Continue reading

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WIPs Wednesday – All Hearts Home Home

Good morning, Stitchy Friends! I’ve decided to jump on the WIPS Wednesday bandwagon and show you what I’m working on. I am still stitching away on my dad’s Christmas stocking, slowly but surely. My goal is to have the door … Continue reading

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Creativ Festival Fall 2015 – Day 2

Today was the first full day of the Creativ Festival. Classes began at 9am and went all the way until 8pm. It takes a lot more energy than you would think to stitch, bead, sew, and craft all day. But … Continue reading

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