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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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Etsy Shop Open!

Well, I finally bit the bullet and opened an Etsy shop!  It’s a little terrifying to put your handmade items ‘out there,’ but it’s done.  Go have a look and let me know what you think.  Criticism, both good and … Continue reading

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Epitaphs and Embroidery

I’ve done a little work on the white coffin, and am just trying to decide what should go into the little cartouche on the top.  I put R.I.P. on the black one, but I’m thinking of putting Ex. 26:36 on … Continue reading

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White Work

I’ve been busy…….but not necessarily on my embroidery!  I prepped all these hoops ready for some winter or perhaps bridal embroidered beads, as well as one for another coffin.  This time white with pale blue trim. When I start a … Continue reading

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A Place For Dead Needles

I’m very pleased with this little item.  Here’s the embroidery finished: Now can you see what it is? It’s a tiny coffin in which to keep my broken needles and pins!  It’s black dupioni silk embroidered with rayon threads and … Continue reading

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