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Are you beginning to think of starting to make some holiday gifts?  Are you going to a bridal shower or housewarming party soon?   Are you looking for something to brighten your kitchen?  If you are crocheter, Ravelry has a pattern…

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What is a hexapuff?

Think back to your high school geometry class, and you will remember that "hexa" means six.  So a hexagon is a six-sided shape, which probably reminds most of us of grandma's flower garden quilt.   But that's not true for Alison…

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Color, stitch, quilt,…

and create a beautiful wall hanging with Meadow Lane Stitching products!   Designer Crystal Wentz was originally an avid quilter.  Her second favorite craft is hand embroidery.  She combined these two needle arts, and crayons to add color, to create the…

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Cross Stitchers…this is for you!

Do you stitchers sometimes feel ignored?  After all,  knitters and crocheters have yarn crawls for which they gather friends and visit participating yarn shops.  Now, cross stitchers, too, have their own "crawl"--the Collective Stitch Cross Stitch Event!    Visit the…

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Who let the dogs in?

If you are a dog lover, a needlepoint lover, or a dog-loving needlepointer, you must visit the Stitchin' Den's new trunk show.  The show has a large selection of hand-painted canvases from one of the nation's top needlepoint designers, Barbara…

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What if?

What if you finished your Christmas knitting projects before Christmas Eve?  What if you used up stash yarn this year by knitting projects for the needy?  What if you learned new knitting techniques this year?  If any of these ideas…

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Charley Harper Fabric!

Charley Harper Fabric!

Charley Harper was a great American Modernist artist.  During his career, he illustrated many books, prints, and posters. The artist called his style "minimal realism."  He rendered his subjects, usually wildlife, with the fewest possible visual elements.  He was often quoted…

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