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Floral ring cushion

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Beaded bracelet

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Feels like sprout in the spring….         [...]

Lace crochet bookmark with initials

Lace crochet bookmark with initials
    DMC pearl cotton #8 Tulip lace crochet hook 4 &nbsp… [...]

Crochet Beads Floral Coin Purse

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I picked up crocheting several months ago, and moved from yarn to lace this week. Although it looks like a mere change in the thickness of the thread, well it’s just a lot more than that!!     I managed to pull off… [...]

LANARTE 33925 Bench with Hat and Flow...

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Project started from October 26, 2013, finished on November 29, 2013. Designed by Marjolein Bastin       [...]

Le Suh: Royal Makkum China

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The most exquisite and most complicated project ever…. The plate is so real and so detailed that it looks like it’s jumping out of (or falling from) the canvas. It took me three months to finish this project. Stitched on 28ct ecru cotton. [...]

我的手做小包三款

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春节前完成的零碎手工小物一堆。。。 双层手拿包一个,装上真皮的提手应该是最有范儿的,可惜木有,装了古铜万字链。包盖的磁扣如果换成一个大点的装饰用四合扣会更好,可惜也木有。       这只的手工自己很满意,款式也很实用,一层放手机,一层杂物零钱,中间一层正好放卡。 [...]

Just in time for the Valentine’...

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Valentine’s fairy by Nora Corbett. Stitched on 32ct zw natural linen, with crescent colors hand dyed threads and mill hill beads. It took me about 2 weeks. Completed in January, 2013.   [...]

Time for tea ~ pretty little cakes

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TG3050 Cake Assortement After the “jam pots” project, I am not so happy with the 18ct pure white aida. I bought half yard of 36ct ivory linen for my TG projects. It works like a wonder. [...] | 3 Comments

Hourglass project completed~

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Finished on 20 December, 2012. A specialty stitch to replace the MH heart-shaped treasure.     &nbsp… [...]

Hourglass 2

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12 December The two blending filaments have finally arrived.  I waste no time to put them in use.    15 December Sands flowing through 18 December  Wash before… [...]

Hourglass wedding record

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This hourglass pattern is an amazing design from stoney creek. The original words read: “Time spent with the Lord…is time well SPENT” This is all very nice. However, the roses, the hourglass, the white lace, all reminds me of how beautiful it will be if it’s a wedding record. So I decided to go ahead with it. I was [...]

Little girl’s purse

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Cross stitch pattern designed by Joan Elliott: “Thank Heavens for Mum~” Stitched on 32ct white linen with DMC embroidery threads. This is the first of the four mother’s day cross stitch patterns designed by JE. Well my mum doesn’t like it on her purse, think it’s too girlish. I understand. She picked… [...]

Just another purse…

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Cross stitch pattern from the book “Mango Mariage”. 100% hand-made.         [...] | 1 Comment

Time for tea ~ jam pots by Thea Gouve...

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TG3047 JAMPOTES Finished size: 30cmX9cm Stitched on 18ct white cotton AIDA. 74 DMC colors used in this relatively small piece of cross stitch. As expected the pattern is really colorful and…..yummy…..       [...]

English Valley Cottage

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A beautiful piece embroidered by my mum: English Valley Cottage from Dimensions Gold Collection (35019).       [...]

青木和子的蓝莓物语护照包

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我的第一个包边+拉链作品,蓝莓物语护照包 不会拼布,找了一块很早的青木和子的蓝莓物语绣片,这块留边太少所以一直被扔在那儿不知道做什么好,画了画纸型觉得大小差不多,就拿出来用了 来看看拉链, 新手真的不会预测拉链的长度, 用了最长的45CM, 结果就是太长了, 最后全部被塞进中缝了事, 好在外面也看不出来 小猫咪拉链片, 眼睛可以镶钻, 不过我不会…. 我家的吉祥物登场: &nbsp… [...]

MD Annual Christmas Tree 2010

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    The snowflakes…     [...]

MD Annual Christmas Tree 2010

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From September 28 to October 8 2012, I worked solely on this project. “The fifth in Mirabilia’s annual Christmas Trees, this glimmering icy blue and white tree shimmers in green and teal.”   Materials include: 4 skeins of Crescent Colors Belle Soie, 3 packs of MH glass beads, 3… [...]

Hydrangeas done~

Hydrangeas done~
  The finished size is larger than I thought. Think I used 32ct evenweave while the original DMC pack provides a 30ct linen evenweave. So following the designer’s idea, the finished work should be even larger….Overall it’s a good deco to be displayed on the… [...]

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