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Yet more gardens!

Yet more gardens! This stitcher is a long time quilter and had never hand stitched anything other than a kit previous to this garden. She loved stitching the tree and the tulips and added the rocks to ground some of the plants. She loved the dandelions so included those. A garden with promise: stitched by […]

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More Spring Gardens all stitched by students

More Spring Gardens all stitched by students Pathways have been popular lately as you will see in the following gardens. Judy has been a machine embroiderer and quilter for years but has taken up hand embroidery in the last 5 years. It could have been difficult but Judy had no trouble with this concept and […]

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Cover for Hand Stitch Recognizable Spring Flowers – 2nd edition.

Cover for Hand Stitch Recognizable Spring Flowers – 2nd edition. You may not be aware of the new edition of this book on embroidery as my website has been inactive for much of last year. The timing of this information is to help you with your Christmas shopping. It is a great gift for any stitcher. […]

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The Battle of Stamford Bridge, the second battle of 1066

Stamford Bridge Having won the Battle of Fulford, the Vikings took some time off. They did not burn the City of York as they had Scarborough but, as victors, they collected tribute in the form of goods and hostages. For late September, the weather was unseasonably hot. The Vikings made camp on the western and […]

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