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    Book Review: Art of Crewel Embroidery by Mildred Davis

    Posted by on Feb 07 2015

    I’m a glutton for punishment.  One of my resolutions for 2015 was to improve my embroidery skills and try more surface embroidery.  With that in mind, I enrolled in the Embroiderers’ Association of Canada’s Basic Crewel correspondence course at the beginning of January. Thus far, I’m underwhelmed.  I’d been a member of the EAC a […]

    Book Review: Primarily Quilts by Di Ford

    Posted by on Nov 16 2013

    Since my sewing time’s been pretty much eliminated by school work, I thought I’d share my thoughts on a book I recently purchased.  Those who can’t, in other words, read about it instead 🙂 Primarily Quilts is by Di Ford, an Australian quilter who specializes in vintage and reproduction quilts. Her work is exquisite.  Master […]