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Susie Gay
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Leftovers
No, I'm not talking Thanksgiving turkey...I'm talking leftover fabric pieces, i.e., scraps. What to do with them? Besides making doll clothes or quilts I make Wee Care items. Those are gowns, bonnets, hats, blankets (and other items) for hospital NICU's (ne...
Leftovers
Leftovers
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Christmas Needle Roll Inspiration
Several years ago I purchased a needle roll for my antique sewing notion collection. It caught my eye because it was all hand made. And I thought I could design something similar and use this one as inspiration. The inside is as I found it with pins, safety...
Christmas Needle Roll Inspiration
Christmas Needle Roll Inspiration
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Singer Attachment Booklet No. 9
The gifted box of goodies that I wrote about in my last post had this tattered, brittle booklet in a brown paper envelope labeled "Old". Upon further investigation I found out, yup, it is indeed very old... more about that later. It's a booklet advertising ...
Singer Attachment Booklet No. 9
Singer Attachment Booklet No. 9
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Gifted Box of Goodies
Every now and then someone comes to me and asks if I want something sewing related that has been cleaned out from a relative's house. Word has gotten around that I appreciate old laces, old baby clothing and other items. Today I was gifted with this box of ...
Gifted Box of Goodies
Gifted Box of Goodies
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A Project Finish
I believe this is the first time I've finished a class project so quickly: 40 days. I took the class at the Embroiderers Guild of America National Seminar on 30 Sep. Not too shabby! I kept plugging away on this one a little each day between a lot of other a...
A Project Finish
A Project Finish
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Satisfaction and Snails
You're probably thinking "what the heck is she thinking and what does it have to do with needlework???" Satisfaction is finishing another UFO (Unfinished Object) albeit slowly like a snail. It gives me great satisfaction. I will think about the chosen proje...
Satisfaction and Snails
Satisfaction and Snails
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Embroidered Guild of America National Seminar
I've jut left Louisville, KY, where I attended the EGA National Seminar after a beautiful drive through the West Virginia mountains. I was hoping for beautiful fall colors on the trees but alas, our hot, very late summer has precluded that. One can hope.......
Embroidered Guild of America National Seminar
Embroidered Guild of America National Seminar
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Old Salem
I've returned from the Smocking Arts Guild of America National Convention in Winston Salem, NC. One of the Pre-Day events was a trip to Old Salem, a place I had never visited. What a pleasant surprise, especially since I live a short trip from Colonial Will...
Old Salem
Old Salem
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Hurricane Stitching
As most folks in the U.S. know, the eastern coast is expecting a dangerous hurricane to smack North and/or South Carolina starting late Thursday night. My area, commonly known as Hampton Roads, Virginia (specifically Smithfield, Virginia, for me), is enforc...
Hurricane Stitching
Hurricane Stitching
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Hemstitching Doodle Cloth
Still getting ready "kitting" for the Smocking Arts Guild of America National Convention that's fast approaching. I'm working on the second to last batch of class kits theĀ  Simple Stitches class . Someone had purchased ALL of the white Irish handkerchief li...
Hemstitching Doodle Cloth
Hemstitching Doodle Cloth
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