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The Latest Block in My Crazy Quilt Project

I finished embellishing this one last night:

I used variations of feather stitch, detached chain stitch, and French knots, in #8 perle cotton, two strands of DMC floss, and two strands of DMC metallic floss. What do you think?



Crazy Quilt Round Robin

Today I received the blocks that I am to embroider for Kathy Shaw’s Rectangular Round Robin.

Now I just need to decide how to embellish them.

Take a Stitch Tuesday 2012 Challenge Information¬†page – Challenges – Pin Tangle

Take a Stitch Tuesday 2012 Challenge Information page РChallenges РPin Tangle.

This is the main page for the 2012 TAST challenge. I’m going to play along this year. Are you?

Zentangle: Great Article

Zentangle: Great Article.

Okay, so ZenTangle doesn’t involve fiber or needles. But it is small art that you make, in a meditative way. I’m looking forward to getting the ZenTangle kit when I can spare the $$.