Category Archives: Needlework

Full view

As requested… because you have all been so patient for so many years now… Sorry, there’s a shadow on the left side… the sun was coming in the window.  There’s stitching detail that’s not visible in the image: the gold … Continue reading

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Updating

Well… I wish I could say I’ve been busily stitching away during this past week.  Alas, that is not the case. My seasonal job has started a bit earlier this year, and I’ve been too tired at the end of … Continue reading

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Moment of truth

Sorry for the pause… I was under the weather for a few days. I did finally manage to design enough of the corner of the scene to feel I should stop and actually do some stitching to make sure of … Continue reading

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Really messy

At this point in my design process, things look pretty chaotic.  But, actually I made quite a bit of progress… even if it doesn’t look like I got a lot of designing accomplished.  One of the main issues I dealt … Continue reading

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Fruit and Floral Wreaths

The next re-chart on the list, Fruit and Floral Wreaths, is now finished and available at PatternsOnLine.com: Diamonds in Squares is up next. Another Illuminata post is coming soon…

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Some of the process…

I promised a peek at the computer end of things.  The first image is a shot of my designing screen.  I use an older version of VectorWorks (a CAD program) on an old Mac laptop (my first!) running an ancient … Continue reading

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Making hay while the sun shines

It’s a saying farmers use… because as sure as there’s freshly mown hay laying in the field, chances are that rain will come soon.  So you’d best take advantage of the sunny weather while you can, and get it brought … Continue reading

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