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Robyn Wade
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A little local pride
Without fail, every year during Lexington's Pride festival I am either working or out of town. If I am working in the shop I usually pick a rainbow project to work on as a minor celebration, this year I decided to make a free cross stitch pattern. I thought...
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2016 in Review and New Goals
It is pretty much accepted at this point that 2016 was a garbage fire of a year. So much hate and intolerance floated to the surface, the likes of which I haven't seen in my lifetime. It was sad and discouraging. Amidst all of that, I pushed the edges of my...
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For all the Nasty Women
It's been awhile since I posted so I thought I would share the project I've been working on this week. It was really hard to resist after this week's debate. I am offering the pattern for free, but if you really want to make a difference, donate a few dolla...
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Everyone has the right to pee
Printable version here . I thought I was done blogging for the day, but then I received my daily email from the Daily Cross Stitch . For those not familiar with the site, it is a cute little cross stitch site that offers small, inexpressive cross stitch pat...
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Tiny Shop Update
I've added some vintage knitting and sewing button packs to my online shop as well as a few new singles. Shipping is a flat $1.50 on buttons no matter how many or few you buy and as usual, these are also available at ReBelle . In other news, I have been dye...
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Quitting is for Winners
Lately, I have been taking account of many aspects of my life and eliminating the things that don't make me happy. I will spare you the details of my various transitions, but I do want to talk about knitting (something I have neglected on this blog for quit...
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More Indigo Dyeing
Last weekend I had the pleasure of teaching my fourth indigo dye workshop at ReBelle , as well as two shibori classes. I have talked about the technical side of indigo dyeing before so this entry won't be about that. If you want to learn a bit about indigo,...
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My favorite hat, take 2
Years ago I made this version of Abalone using two colorways of Autunno by di.Vé. I wore the hat for six months before it mysteriously disappeared. I love the hat and loved the pattern so when I found out the yarn was discontinued I bought those same colorw...
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Hello Mona
Finished Mona still on the frame. A some of you may know, I have been working on a project to cover the bathroom walls at the shop with a giant collection of cross stitched pieces in gold frames. For about 3 years now, Ihave kept a master list of the patter...
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I am ready for 2016!!
It's time once again for my annual New Year's post. 2015 was a very difficult year for me and as I review the year I tend to focus on my failures and all of the negative, but despite all of that 2015 had a lot of goodness. My broken leg gave me extra time w...
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