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see you soon!

see you soon!

Here it´s totally Winter, a lot of snow and terrible cold, so I need some days with sun on the beach :-)!!! Will be back soon, please don´t forget me :-)!!

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Alphabete for the Embroideres

Alphabete for the Embroideres

At the moment I´m totally fond in old stitching books and charts, so I bought some old pattern books on ebay. Today the first arrived. I really like it, there are about 90 pages with alphabetes, borderes and ornaments. Really lovely and useful!

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my quilt is growing!

my quilt is growing!

and today I put two more squares to my friendship quilt. Okay, it´s really a mini quilt - but I think four squares are a quilt and now it´s great enough to display it on a little children chair. Here´s the front and the back of the quilt Maybe one day...

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an Italian square for my quilt

an Italian square for my quilt

I just received a beautiful Italian square, from my dear stitching friend Angela!! She stitched for me a part of the Workbasket Flower Sampler. It´s perfectly stitched one over one!!!!! and I absloutely love it!!! Thank you Angela!!!!

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Ouvrage de Dames Catalogue

Ouvrage de Dames Catalogue

Yesterday evening I found some time to take a closer look to the French Catalogoue, and I really have to say it was worth the money. It´s really a pleasure viewing all the pictures of the old needlework tools, scissors, buttons, pinkeeps, ...................

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new scissors

new scissors

Today I got another French order. I ordered two new (old looking) scissores and a great catalogue for needlework tools. The book is really interesting for all needlwork tool lovers and collectors.

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My redwork exchange from Tracey!

My redwork exchange from Tracey!

Just I got my package with the redwork exchange! Once again Tracey was my exchange partner :-)!! Hope she will not become totally tired in stitching for me :-)!! She stitched a Blackbird Design with Gentle Art Sampler Thread (cherry bark) on 32 ct antique...

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my stitching for the Redwork Exchange

my stitching for the Redwork Exchange

Finally my Redwork Exchange arrived in US. I stitched an Austrian pattern and finished it as a little burse. I´m really happy that it arrived and I hope the recipient will like it. Now I just remembered that I´ll recieve something in return too :-). As...

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