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I’m Lynn, and I’m so happy to have you here! Throughout these pages, you’ll find some pretty unique & modern twists on time-tested hand stitching methods – and you’ll also find some awesome tips, tricks, tutorials, patterns, and more, so you can do the same! Speaking of which, see that spot to the right to enter your email?! I’d love to send you one of my premium patterns, on me, just for stopping by!

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Snow Day!!!

It’s a “snow day” today here in the Northeast.  We haven’t had many this season and certainly not like this one.  Took the time late yesterday to refill the bird and squirrel feeders, suet holders packed and smeared peanut butter on a dead tree...

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Finding Inspiration at your Local Guild …

Finding inspiration at your local guild…. (February 2, 2017) Two Wednesday nights ago was blocked out on my calendar since before Christmas, it was the first meeting of the new year of my home quilt guild, East Side Quilters. I look forward to the monthly meetings –...

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Myth BUSTED: Hand Stitching Takes too Long!

I often hear “I don’t know you hand stitch all your projects. I would never have the time”. Like many of you, I have a demanding job, a home and “kids” (4 of the 4-legged kind!) to care for, volunteer work, etc., etc. Yet still, I am never very far away from a piece of fabric and my needle and thread. Hand stitching is very portable and you can get quite a bit accomplished in 10-15 minutes at a stretch. And there are many different types – even NASA astronauts use the technique on their missions, out in space!!

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