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LuluB
« on: September 15, 2008 04:58:09 PM »

Hi All!
Feels like I've been away forever!  My last job blocked Craftster (I know! How rude!!!) and then I started working for myself and got swamped with stitching!  Anyway. . .

I just wanted to let you all know that I just started blogging about embroidery for Craft Stylish a few weeks back.  I'll be posting how-to's, projects and tips every Wednesday .  Most of the posts will be about embroidery though there will be a few forays into fabric printing as well.  Here's a link to my first post, a how-to of 5 basic stitches:
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8312/how-to-five-handy-embroidery-stitches
And a link to my second post on organizing your floss:
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8764/organize-your-embroidery-floss

I'll also be on the lookout for awesome projects to talk about on the CS blog.  If you see something or have something feel free to send me a PM and let me know!

Hope you enjoy my posts.  If you have any requests or recommendations, let me know those too!

Hearts and happy stitching,
erika
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MrXStitch
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2008 05:34:59 PM »

That five handy embroidery stitch tutorial is great. I only know how to stitch in crosses, so I'm gonna practice what you've shown and broaden my horizons.
Great colour combo on the pics as well. Can't beat a bit of peach.
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LuluB
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2008 06:35:22 PM »

Glad to know it helped!  Yeah, I wanted a nice bold color contrast to highlight the stitches.  Happy to know it worked.

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« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2008 09:17:13 PM »

Off to check it out! I'm glad to see you back on the boards!
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« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2008 09:04:58 PM »

Hey all!
My new CS post is up AND it has a downloadable pattern!  It's one pattern, three ways - outline, shading, full fill.

Check it out!
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9811/how-to-use-one-pattern-three-ways


Hope you enjoy it!

Hearts!
erika
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« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2008 09:06:28 PM »

Oh wow! Those are so cool! Thanks for the pattern. I know what I'm making the hubby for Christmas.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2008 09:07:56 PM »

Hee!  I'm glad it will be used for awesomeness!  I'd love to see what you do with it, I love your work!

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« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2008 10:24:30 PM »

Love it, thanks for posting the pattern!
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LuluB
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2008 11:06:34 AM »

Hi all!
Me again!  New project!


Stuffed Buche de Noel (or Yule Log, if you prefer).

http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9716/how-to-make-a-stuffed-buche-de-noel-part-1

This week it's making the log, next week is making the mushrooms and holly.

Hearts!
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« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2008 12:17:12 PM »

OMG!!  This is amazing and so totally perfect.  Thank you so much for sharing.  I am going to try to make this for my daughter.  Thank you!!  I can't wait for the mushrooms! 
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