Pinterest Board Spotlight: Over 300 FREE Embroidery Patterns

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This is essentially a link roundup via my Pinterest board titled, Embroidery—Stitch-tastic!

This pin board is mostly devoted to free hand embroidery patterns that I have found online. Most of the patterns are free, with the understanding that you will not be selling the pattern or a final product using the pattern.

****Please be respectful of the fantastic artist that choose to share their patterns.****
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Additional pins are for-purchase patterns (which are marked), tutorials from various websites, or
a final product acting as inspiration for a future project-which I call Stitch-spirations.

Please let me know if you discover a dead link or a pattern that is no longer offered for free.

~Kat~

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Winter Goal Results

As you may recall, I posted about my winter goals last fall/winter.
Then I posted an update to show how well I was doing and also to make myself get that butt in gear.
I did fairly well in most of the categories.

Read 10 books—Results

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (meh)

A Gift for a Rogue by Parks (ok)

Gypsy Rizka by Lloyd Alexander (TGR=Thumping Good Read)

Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich (Jolly for the season)

Partial read: Drinking Water: A History by Salzman (Strong start of lore. Non-fiction fails to keep me after the first bits)

The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester (Awesome! History WELL written)
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Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (Death by Newberry)

Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry (If I read this as a child I would squeal)

Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle (Reread. Awww, fiction :-)

The End of the Party: Three short stories and a poem by Lily White (E-book on Amazon. Pseudonym for author Winston Emerson—dark short stories, REALLY pulls reader in emotionally)

Bean Trees by Margaret Kingsolver (Most shocked by this that a popular novel is not only good, but damn good)

A Wind in the Door by Madeline L’Engle (Reread in progress. Such a lovely writer)

Five Embroidery Project—Results

Headband embroidered with flower/starbursts (Christmas gift).
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Headband embellished with puffy sheep (Christmas gift).

Bookmark with a music quote (SiL studying Music)

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Borderland Farms logo (for the business of the same name)

Kitsch Witch pattern

Five New Recipes—Results

Tapioca pudding (utter failure, I had the wrong type of pearls)

-Sausage and potato breakfast bake (amazing yet greasy–Keeps ya regular)

Golden brownies from scratch/blondies (good if you like that type of thing)

Nutella cookies

-Greek Lemon Chicken

Hasselback potatoes

Ginger Lemon shrimp

Nutella hot chocolate

Slow cooker baked apples

Spinach lasagna roll ups

-Strawberry jam icing (original recipe)

Orange Chicken (blah)

Garlic & balsamic vinegar crusted pork

Pineapple angel food cake

Crock Pot Ribs (twice now)

Boba Tea

Onigiri (twice now)

Belly dancing and Writing—Results
I didn’t make any progress with the belly dancing, but I will get to it. Maybe over the summer.
Although I didn’t finish my short story, I did do some writing over the early spring time. I wrote some listening guides to accompany some old radio show homeschool business.

Day 311: Witch Stitch

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This is the witch pattern I just recently transferred. I hope to get some work done on it over the weekend.

I am really enjoying stitching the witch because she can be whatever color I wish.
Here is my progress so far:

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I took a break from it because I got jealous of her hot lavender boots. I need some more dress shoes but I realize that lavender high heel boots aren’t practical.

Want to stitch your own cute witch? Then click and get stitching!
Or for the people who aren’t pinterest disciples: Feeling Stitchy.

Day 306: House Stitch

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I did some embroidery with my sister over the last couple of days (it was an epic sleepover).

I teased her relentlessly until Ashe finished her last project. Getting a promotion at work made her put down this project for a couple of months. But….the real reason? She didn’t have another design lined up so she was going as slowly as possible.

Can you spot where she stopped?

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The left chimney isn’t finished. Less than two minutes of stitching!
She finished it while we were watching Magic Mike. Or rather, as we were ignoring the dialogue until I pinched my sis and made her watch the floor show parts.

Murcia’s new project is pretty cool. She is stitching the text “I want to do with you what spring does to the cherry tree” and a cherry blossom. I didn’t get a picture of it before I left, but she is doing spring colors and Pablo Neruda’s name will be in a light tree trunk brown.