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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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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

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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Sunday Stash

This week’s stash picture is full of teal blues.  Now that summer has come to the Vancouver area and it’s too hot to think (in my personal and not so humble opinion), I thought I’d post these colours that remind … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash

Happy Sunday everyone!  It’s time for Sunday Stash again.  This time we’re celebrating Mint Green, in honour of my daughter’s new jeans. Today’s shades of mint green include silk ribbon and polyester ribbon, cotton floss, cotton flower thread, and perle … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!

I want to start a new feature here on In Love With Threads called Stash Sunday.  Every Sunday (hopefully) I’ll post a picture of some things from my stash.  Canada Day seemed an appropriate time to start.  All the items … Continue reading

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Look What I Won

Before I get to my winnings let me tell you about the stitch swap that I joined  over at Mollie’s Wild Olive.  My swap partner wanted an owl.  I wanted to do something with a lot of texture (so what … 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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Red, Red Roses.

Progress is being made.  All the stitching is done in Rajmahal Art Silk threads, which are rayon threads.  The stitches used for the roses are bullion knots, a french knot and lazy daisies.  For the ribbon cascades, stitches are stem, … Continue reading

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