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About inlovewiththreads

Welcome to In Love With Threads! My name is Heather and I live near beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with my two cats, Pedro and Fitz. I have been embroidering for as long as I can remember. I love playing with threads and fibres and creating beautiful things with them.

Feline Assistance

I’ve mentioned my cats on here before but haven’t posted any pictures.  I’m not sure why.  They get into everything else.  Closets, the way, trouble.  Both are males, Pedro is 7 and Fuzzles 8.  They are the best of friends … Continue reading

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Steampunk Style Boxes

I made a couple of steampunk style boxes.  You remember steampunk.  It is an aesthetic which I really like, and although I love the coppery colours, they don’t quite fit into my own style.  I have been considering giving my … Continue reading

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In Love With Threads on Pinterest

Check out In Love With Threads on Pinterest.  I’ve got a few boards on there and am adding more as they come to me. My Inspiration Board is full of wonderful work by other inspiring embroiderers. Such as Annemieke Mein, … Continue reading

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Quiet Blog

I was going to apologize for not being here for so long, for letting life get in the way of my blogging, but I’ve noticed that I’m not the only one out there letting things slide.  So many of the … Continue reading

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Me? Inspiring?

Wow!  Tanya over at opusanglicanum nominated me for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award.  I am honoured to be considered inspiring. There are rules to receiving this award.  I have to: 1. Display the award and link back to the person … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all my readers!  I hope that 2013 will be a year filled with wonder and blessing for you all. This blog has been severely neglected of late, poor thing.  I’ve been busy working on things, though.  … Continue reading

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Historical Corsets

I love corsets.  I love the look they give and have always wanted one.  Throughout history they have been used to create the then fashionable shape and this shape has changed through time. I made these little corsets to show … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash

I know, I know.  It’s been such a long time since I posted a Sunday Stash.  I have forged ahead and taken some pictures that, hopefully, are lighted decently and look good.  Please let me know what you think. This … Continue reading

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Steampunk Coffin

I love steampunk style.  I don’t wear browns or golds but love the style anyway.  What, you don’t know what steampunk is?  Well, I can actually help you there.  Check out this blog, Epbot, which has all kinds of great … Continue reading

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