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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.

My First Giveaway

It’s time for my first ever giveaway!  While I didn’t make my coffins as a Halloween item, I can see how they could be used as such.  So, in honour of that and the Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend, I’m offering … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Or at least it’s supposed to.  My pictures have been struggling to say a complete sentence, let alone 1000 words.  I’ve never been a good picture taker, but it has really been brought home to me since I’ve started this … Continue reading

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Whistle While You….Don’t Work

I’m sure many of you have asked yourselves, “What’s it like, where she lives, that Heather?”  Though why you are asking it in a backwards, Yoda-type way, I do not know.  Well, I can answer that with one word: Magnificent! … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash

This is an interesting selection as all the thread in the outer ring except for the Wildflowers in the centre bottom have come from weaving.  I took a weaving class at the university and these threads have been given to … Continue reading

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Do You Remember Where You Were?

Thirty-five years ago today, Elvis died.  Do you remember where you were when you heard?  I had been on a week-long canoeing trip and we had just spent the night at a fishing lodge somewhere on the French River in … Continue reading

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The Wrack Zone

The wrack zone is the place on the beach where all the debris is left after a high tide.  It is a place of great interest, full of wonderful (and sometimes, not-so-wonderful) things.  It’s where shells, kelp, driftwood and flotsam … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash

I love the airshow.  I love the jets and the noise.  The city where I live has one every year and this year is its 50th year, so this week’s Sunday Stash is an airplane in honour of the anniversary.  … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash

Today’s stash picture is some white lace and thread and also an example of how much better a photographer is my daughter.  She was fooling around with my little, point-and-shoot camera and managed to take some pictures of greater calibre … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash

In honour of the Olympics in London happening now, here’s the Olympic rings in thread.  The colours of the rings on the white background represent the colours found in the flags of the nations of the world. The yellow and … Continue reading

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The Geek and the Teapot

There’s a few things you need to know about me.  One, I am a geek.  Really.  I love Star Trek, Star Wars, Dr. Who and many other sci-fi shows.  I also know how to build my own computer.  Not that … Continue reading

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