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Valerie Bothell
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Hello there!
Hi there! It has been awhile since I have done a blog post, but it doesn't mean I haven't been stitching!  For the past 2 1/2 years, I have been working on a large project that turned into a book!  I began a Face Book group called Joyful Embellishments to e...

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March Challenge Block
Here is the March challenge block!  It is filled with Fly Stitch, Blanket Stitch(2 variations), Chevron, Cretan, Lazy Daisies, Herringbone, French Knots and Silk Ribbon Flowers.  If you haven't joined in on the fun on my Face Book group it is never too late...

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Challenge Block of the Month!
It's been awhile since I have blogged, but I have been busy posting away on my Joyful Embellishments stitching group on Face Book.  It is never  too late to join, and here is the link to the group: Joyful Embellishments .  We are going through all of the st...

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What I have been up to....
So, I haven't blogged in a couple of weeks and I thought I would give you an update on what I have been working on.  I have continued to work on my cross wall hanging and it is really shaping up!  Here is a close up of the flowers that I did in silk ribbon ...

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Second Week of Joyful Embellishments!
 This is a collage of the second week of Joyful Embellishment stitches.  We are having a great time and I just love seeing all the other stitches that are being done by other members of our group!   Here is an update on the project that I am working on.  Th...

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Joyful Embellishments First Week!
I had a little fun making a collage of the stitches we covered in the first week on my Face Book page, Joyful Embellishments.  The members are also posting pic's of their version's of the stitch of the day.  It has been alot of fun and I have been so impres...

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New Year, New Project
 Last year, I did a lot of finishing, including some projects that I had for 10 years!  I decided to reward my self with starting a new project. Over the years, I have donated 4 of these wall hangings to charity.  The first year, this one was auctioned off ...

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My Christmas Dream
 Many of you that read my blog may remember this crazy quilt that I did for my book, Quilting...Just a Little Bit Crazy.  It is one of my favorites because it is hard core crazy quilting, and when I am in the mood for that...this is the pattern for me!  For...

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Quilt Market
I have been back from Quilt Market in Houston for over a week now and it has taken me that much time to come down from all of the fun that I had there!  The photo above I made from the new threads by Weeks Dye Works.  I stood in their booth and was silently...

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Quilting: the new classics!
A couple of years ago, I received a fun email from Michele Muska.  She told me that about this idea she had for a book and would I be interested in participating.  Allie and I were just finishing up the book we wrote together (you can get one here ) and it ...
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