Many of you know that knitting has been a big part of my life.  I can knit with most sized needles although I love anything larger than a US size 10.  I can knit in the dark or without looking as long as the stitch pattern is in my hands an

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Embroidery Across Centuries and Continents

We are so fortunate to have examples of embroidery through the ages.  The Cleveland Museum of Art as well as other museums have generously made photographic files available of pieces in their collections.  The CMA is a treasure trove of gre

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Many of us like to create our own patterns and images to stitch but are afraid of the blank fabric, canvas or stitching surface.  We recently started working with Stick n Stitch, a water-soluble sheet that has a mild sticky back.  You

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A Love for Embroidered Clothing

Hand embroidery on clothing is a big draw for us.  We love the colors and textures that artists create using clothing as their canvas.  You can see so many wonderful examples on Pinterest and Etsy.  We are fans of Johnny Was and their

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