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My vision for the Moon Rabbit was very dimensional, and in order to give it height and shape, it would need layers and layers of padding. The first goldwork details (and a background worked in or nué) provide the first real glimpses of the Rabbit as it takes form.

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There’s an  idea that I’ve been kicking around in my head for a long time –about twenty years, actually - and when the San Francisco School of Needlework put out the call for their ‘Out of This World’ exhibition, I knew it would be perfect, although I had no idea how it would change and grow before it was finished. 

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This free tutorial for a small drawstring bag was originally going to be part of the Rainbow Stitch Sampler Tutorial (hence the pictures), but instead we decided to open it up to all for free! Ornament it with embroidery or keep it simple to make a small pouch perfect for little gifts.

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A customer came to me with a very special request – to recreate a handkerchief given to his wife by her grandmother for their wedding. The hankie was lost on their honeymoon, and it only appeared in two wedding pictures. Using them as a guide, could I replicate her grandmother’s work? And in time for their anniversary?

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I've often taught the art of embroidery over the years, but when a young friend wanted to learn, I knew I'd need something special. She loves rainbows, and they are well suited to several different line stitches. When another friend with a similar story wanted to learn, we decided to clean up this sampler and share it with the world.

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