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Ann Bernard
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Summer Time; A time for some light hearted stitching.
While enjoying the summer weather, we all like to take life less seriously, even if we are a dedicated stitcher. Lets leave counting squares on cross stitch charts and stitching with wool threads for when the weather is inclement and we are stuck indoors. ...

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Leather Application - a Tutorial
Stitch leather down securely and almost invisibly. This is not difficult - it just takes a bit of know-how. For leather without padding: Trace the shape onto the reverse side of the leather using a ball point pen or, preferably, a fine black ink marker. I...

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More Students' Gold Work
The Gold Work class held in Guelph, Ontario last spring produced some varied pieces of work. This was an Intermediate class in that the participants had already learned how to handle the threads. These are their first attempts at designing and stitching t...

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Gold Work Brag Time
Teachers have a tendency to be very proud of their students' work and I am no exception.  The pieces included here were stitched in the spring of this year. This was an Intermediate class.  In a previous class students had learned the basics of handling me...

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Gold Work Brag Time
Teachers have a tendency to be very proud of their students' work and I am no exception.  The pieces included here were stitched in the spring of this year. This was an Intermediate class.  In a previous class students had learned the basics of handling me...

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Books, Books and More Books
You have not heard from me recently because I have been sick. An infection got into my blood stream and the results were not entertaining. I am now considerably better and, although I have not been stitchingly creative, I am trying to write a relevant pos...

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Golden Splash
It is nice to undertake a stitching project that it is entirely different to the spring and summer flowers that have dominated my stitching life for the last three or more years. Also, a semester away from teaching has given me the chance and opportunity t...

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Books, Books and More Books
You have not heard from me recently because I have been sick. An infection got into my blood stream and the results were not entertaining. I am now considerably better and, although I have not been stitchingly creative, I am trying to write a relevant pos...

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Golden Splash
It is nice to undertake a stitching project that it is entirely different to the spring and summer flowers that have dominated my stitching life for the last three or more years. Also, a semester away from teaching has given me the chance and opportunity t...

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Stitching Idyllic: Hand Stitch Recognizable Summer Flowers
Dear Readers, It is with great pleasure that this blog posting launches my second book: Stitching Idyllic: Hand Stitch Recognizable Summer Flowers I send my profound thanks to the contributing stitchers and to the reviewers. You are all part of the proces...
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