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Rose Brooch

At the beginning of last month, Catherine (of Hillview Embroidery) and I attended a workshop by Jenny Adin-Christie at Au ver a Soie in Paris. This weekend I finished the brooch we started during the workshop. It is really fun little project and in the process of making the brooch, you learn lots of essential…

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Sashiko

During the past week, I have been embroidering a Sashiko sampler. Sashiko, which literally means little stabs or little pierce, is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching from Japan that started out in the 17th century. It was originally used to reinforce homespun clothes and to repair worn places or tears with patches. The technique…

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The Edsadvent CAL

Those of you who follow The Stitching Sheep on Instagram will have noticed the daily updates of the Edsadvent CAL I joined. As today is the 24th of December it is the final day of the advent calendar and that means I have finished the animal! She is called Gloria and she is a Red…

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