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Great Find

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This place. This place was just. I can’t find words. I loved the layout. I adored the airiness. The staff were fantastic. I can’t wait to go back again. I wish I could transplant this store into every city so that others could experience this.

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There was so much fabric. And there were quilts. So many goodies to see and explore.

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There was yarn. Plates. Candles. Fun stuff. Even this funny game.

ps. It’s this store in Sisters, OR.


Abel Goes Exploring

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A little while back, I was looking at embroidery patterns on Etsy for a cute thing to embroider for Mom’s birthday. While looking at all of the patterns I found one called Abel the Stitch Explorer. It was just the cutest little thing.

So, when considering the different categories that I could enter for the county fair I thought, why not embroider something? I immediately bought Abel. 🙂 I’ve been stitching away on the motif and took a few pictures as the pattern started to emerge.

I have also learned several new stitches with this sampler: bullion stitch, fly stitch, feather stitch, and granito stitch. It’s been a good way to practice and I’m making a SUPER cute towel too.

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Embroidered Sheep Towel

I don’t stitch much, but on occasion I dig out my embroidery needles and floss and whip up a motif. This little sheep pattern is for sale on Etsy. It had been a while since I stitched, and the first one, while cute, didn’t turn out as well as I wanted.

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So, I just up and stitched another one. This one has some things that I like better and some things that I don’t.

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I tried two different methods of transferring the pattern on to the towels: graphite pencil and washable ink pen.

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Both worked ok, but I think next time I will try the dissolving embroidery stabilizer.

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Both of the towels were gifts and well received, so it just proves that mistakes can only be seen by those who make them. lol