Great Work!

Both Wendy and Deanne have completed some lovely projects.  From Wendy, we have a pouch decorated with Sollerosom embroidery (Christine P. Bishop, designer), and canvaswork box (pattern “What’s in the Box” by Diane Scott).

Deanne has finished two mandala patterns from the latest book by Hazel Blomkamp and is currently working on a third.

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Christmas Exchanges

We had our Christmas luncheon and ornament exchange at the Inn on the Lake, Fall River.  This year’s ornament theme was a bell, and the variety of shapes and stitches was amazing.  They were all beautiful and a welcome addition to the growing collection of hand-made treasures for our Christmas trees.

Bell Ornament 2018

A couple of weeks later, we gathered for one of our newer traditions – the cookie exchange!  They all look excellent …

Cookies 2018

Now on to 2019 and another year of stitching!

What We’ve Been Up To

I may be behind in my blog posts, but our members have certainly been keeping busy!  In the slideshow to follow, we have a photo of two finished examples of the “Winterland” embroidery pattern by Elizabeth Almond.  Following that we have the bargello sampler featured in EAC Magazine and a hardanger mat by Margaret, “Danish Tiles” by Marilyn, and two canvas work completed by Lyn, City Walk and Roseto respectively.  Then we have the crewel piece “Midnight Meander” finished by Wendy, as well as her whitework/leaf study that she has used to cover the top of a box.

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