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New Releases: Lorelei & Elisabeth, our newest Vierlande Sisters

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We've got two new little samplers available in the shop, both part of our Vierlande Sisters series: Elisabeth is a mash-up of two of my favorite things - Vierlande motifs stitched in the Quaker sampler style. Lorelei is a collection of four large Vierlande motifs stitched in a lovely aquatic...

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WIP Wednesday: Sarah Pennycook 1871

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For WIP Wednesday this week, I thought I'd share a photo of the sampler I'm currently charting. (It's like stitching, but with pixels! :) ) Sarah stitched her sampler with a coarse wool thread, which appeals to my spinner's heart. There are so many little quirks in this sampler, I...

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Samplers to Support Our Shops + a new StitchyBox Samplers release!

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Today I am launching our Samplers to Support Our Shops initiative, in conjunction with the release of a new StitchyBox Samplers chart, Sarah Harris 1786. Local Needlework Shops are a vital part of our industry, and one that is most affected by the current COVID-19 emergency. If you would normally...

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Patient, Flexible, Adaptable

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Got some inspiration this morning to start a new sampler, code named "2020 Mantra" Not sure where it's going at this point, but I'm leaning towards Vierlande-style motifs. Stay tuned!

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