Tag Archives: Creativ Festival

Matryoshka Keepsake Case Finish

I used to have a rule about the Creativ Festival: I needed to finish all the previous year’s classes before I could sign up for the next year’s classes. A few years back, that rule was forgotten as the number … 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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Half a Biscornu

We have been having such terribly dull and damp days around here that I decided to get out some decidedly more cheery stitching. I just finished up one side of the Lilies Biscornu, which is from a class taught by … Continue reading

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Icy Finish

Oh, stitchy friends, can you believe I managed to finish something else? I’m on a roll. Actually, I’ve come to the end of a short productive streak. 😉 This is Icy Ornament, designed by Carol Storie for the 2015 Creativ … Continue reading

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Shiny Swirls

Another finish! I’m so proud of myself! This is Geometric Swirl Ornament, taught by Diane Scott for the 2014 Creativ Festival. And, if I am honest with you, I actually finished this a couple of months ago, but I kept … Continue reading

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Precious Jewel

Hello, stitchy friends! November is well underway now, and with it all that wonderful autumn weather I love so much. Tomorrow, Canada and other commonwealth countries observe Remembrance Day. After that is Christmas, and believe me when I say nearly … Continue reading

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Buttonhole Conquered!

I did it! I got all the way around (perfectly lined up), and finally, once and for all, have  the darn buttonhole stitch figured out. I added new thread the proper way, picked out stitches, and even made the end … Continue reading

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