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New shop & not-so-new border print Giselles

Very softly, the new Kate & Rose shop launched last week. I’m still working out a few kinks (mostly formatting-related, nothing functional! I hope…) and thank you for your patience while I do it!
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In the meantime, some of you might have seen on Instragram that I’m a bit obsessed with border prints. Since it JUST turned cold here in Read More…

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We’re back! And: a free embroidery pattern

We arrived back from our summer trip safe and sound, and we’re getting ready for the first of school: Zsuzsi is starting kindergarten! How did this happen?
As a post-labor-day gift I have a free embroidery pattern for you guys: a sweet and simple Paloc pattern from Northern Hungary. A little while ago Kollabora  sent me a care package that included one of Sublime Stitching’s half-aprons (thank you, Kollabora! By the way, are Read More…

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Hungarian Embroidery Sampler Part 2: chain-stitched motif from Baranya county, Hungary

The first motif (at the bottom of the sampler pattern) is based on the designs used to embellish headscarves in the South-Western part of Hungary, in the regions called Baranya and Sarkoz, like in the image below:
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The embroidery from this region can also be wildly colorful and made up with lots of different types of stitches. But for the purposes of our sampler, which is meant to be easy even for someone who’s Read More…

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