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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lady Slipper Needle Arts Guild

Spring Sampler

the guilded edge Stitchers come in all ages and at the Lady’s Slipper Needle Arts Guild (LSNAG) in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, the age range begins at 30 and extends to 87! Founded in 1994, the Guild embraces all forms of stitching with a threaded needle. “Our goal is to encourage and promote the practice […]

Embroidered Pillows

Embroidered Pillows

A simple backstitch and a bright colour and some time will result in a delightful pillow to brighten your decor in the warmer weather. Designer Cindy Edwards of Davidson, Saskatchewan, has a pillow for every season, but she is beginning with the bright pinks and reds of Valentine’s Day. “I’ve always liked to draw, so […]

Wire Crochet Necklace

Wire Crochet Necklace
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] It’s spring! Time to lighten up, add colour, insert a new item into a wardrobe and feel a bounce in every step. One quick way to freshen your look is to create a new sparkling piece of jewellery. Start by making Roxann Blazetich-Ozols’ crocheted beaded necklace using all the colours of […]

A Bed of Roses Smocked Cushion Top

A Bed of Roses Smocked Cushion Top
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] Welcome to a new series of smocked cushion tops! I hope that the next smocking ideas in the following seasonal cushion tops will help ignite some ideas of your own! Change the colours to match your home décor, or consider changing the size of the smocked cushion top to suit a […]

Saskatchewan Stitches Conference 2014 Quilt Block Challenge

2014 Quilt Block Challenge works 1
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] Conference participants were given a generous fat quarter of the Robert Kaufman Jewels of India fabric and challenged to make a 10½-inch block using only that fabric or adding one other, if desired. The result was amazing creativity. We received 67 entries in total from across Canada and the U.S. Participants […]

Mitred Capelet

Mitred Capelet
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] Despite the warm sun during the day, spring evenings can be chilly, which is why it is always handy to have a wrap or cape to throw over your shoulders. If you are standing outside listening to the sounds of the world awakening after winter’s slumber, this project will chase away […]