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French books

Finally my new ordered French books arrived. I really like them. Especially in the Petits Cadeaux Brodes I found a lot if inspirations and new ideas. Especially I like the Sac été: And I found some ideas for using linen bands, which I have a lot in my...

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Autumn walking tour

Autumn walking tour

Today we had a wonderful autumn Sunday with bright sunshine!! Perfect for a walking tour to the alpine pastures. There are several mountains and alpine pastures around our little town, so we started to a walking tour and it was really wonderful. We walked...

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Heart Quilt

Heart Quilt

Maybe some of you are remembering the free Coeur Romantique by Reflets de Soie which I stitched for a Quilt project in our Sampler RR group. http://romyaustria.over-blog.com/article-492185.html Nine stitcher are participating. Every of us stitched one...

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my stitching for a freebie exchange

my stitching for a freebie exchange

Just I got the message that my stitching for the freebie exchange in my BB group arrived in US, so I may show a picture. I stitched for Veronica a little freebie from Fancy Work, the Beeskep Tassel. It´s really a tiny freebie, but I always liked it. It´s...

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update on my sampler trousse

update on my sampler trousse

I finished all the pockets of the French Sampler Trousse, and I really like how it comes along. I especially like the combination of cross stitch two over two and cross stitch one over one of the scissors pocket. Isn´t this a cute pocket?? This was really...

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looking through my stash :-)

looking through my stash :-)

After I was viewing all this lovely Merry Garry´s sewing cabin finishes, I wanted to stitch one of her designs too. So I just was on the way to place an online order for one of her designs. But just I was looking through my stash........and do you know...

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a new actual WIP

a new actual WIP

This weekend I finished my piece for the Freebie exchange. I´ll post a picture when it´s arrived in US. Now I may add a new project to my "actual WIPs". I usually stitch on 4 projects at a time. (And try to forget about all the other started pieces *lol*,...

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Antique Embroidery

Antique Embroidery

I have a great collection of antique embroidery which I got from friends and family. I think I´m the only one who loves needlwork in our family. So fortunately I get all the old embroidery from friends and family they don´t care for. I think you can understand...

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back of the pinkeep

back of the pinkeep

Just I got the message that the Prairie Schooler Pinkeep arrived in France. So I may show the back of it :-). I stitched it as a little surprise present for Vero, who helped me so much with silks and linen for a design I wanted to start immediately. I...

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Scissors!!

Scissors!!

How many scissors need an embroideress?? I think, never enough :-)!! I love scissores, and I´m always looking for special ones. When I go shopping with my 10 years old daughter Marlene, and I look at scissors. She always cries: "Please Mami, no more scissors,...

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