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New year, new skills: new bra

If you follow me on Instagram you already know this: last weekend I went to Philadelphia to participate in Madalynne’s inaugural bra making workshop.
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Stitching Social: Transylvanian bead-braiding

The second Kate & Rose Stitching Social is coming up! This time, beading!
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On the agenda: Transsylvanian beaded ribbon bracelets.
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This design is so simple yet so versatile, depending on the beads you use. It can be whimsical, traditional, delicately classic:
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Checking in – stitching with silk & wool

Well! It’s been a long time, hasn’t it?
Not that I wasn’t thinking of y’all. I’ve just been busy-busy-busy with not much to write about, for the time being.
I’m trying my hand at embroidering with silk on silk. Here’s a little peak:
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It’s a Matyó motif, which was stitched in silk originally, in the 19th century, that is. I can’t claim that the Read More…

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Stitching Social – the report

The first Kate & Rose Stitching Social took place Saturday afternoon, and it was fun! We worked on the Buzsak witchy stitching motif (instructions here, here, and here).
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Come to the first Kate & Rose stitching social!

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Crafty New Yorkers: join me for the first Kate & Rose Stitching Social!
Come and embroider together with other crafty folks, learn some embroidery stitches, sip a drink (beer, wine, juice, seltzer… your choice), nibble on cheese and crackers, and find out how those wildly colorful Hungarian embroidered flowers are made!
* No experience necessary *
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