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April 27, 2020
Sashiko Slow Stitch Sunday from Life in the Scrapatch

Today I started a new slow stitch sashiko project.

I really enjoy these small hand stitching.

This is the back of my project.
I use solid fabric that does not have a front or back side for sashiko.
I have no idea if I am "doing it wrong."
I find and use methods and techniques that work for me.
I mark with a Clover Chaco Liner pen and it rubs off a little as I stitch
but it last long enough for me to stitch and it is not permanent.
I actually put as few marks as possible.
Sometimes I ...

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February 24, 2020
Slow Sunday Sashiko Stitching from Life in the Scrapatch

Today for my Slow Sunday Stitching 
I completed the sashiko quilting on my 

For the center I did some free form improv stitiching.

I did not marking.  I just let the blcok deisgn and the threads and my quilty muse decide

I used these beautiful 
I use fusible fleece on the back to hide my threads.
I do not mark lines.

 I can make nice straight lines and take multiple stitches at a time
with the Tulip Long Sashiko Needles from Fat Quater Shop

This long stitch quilting has ...

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February 10, 2020
Slow Sunday Stitching Progress from Life in the Scrapatch

Tonight I did some slow stitching on my 

It may not look like much progress,
but I made two more design changes
and am very happy with how this is looking. 

Linking up today with the

Hope you had a nice stitching weekend.

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January 27, 2020
Last Slow Sunday Stitching of January 2020 from Life in the Scrapatch

Onto Row 3 for my ... 

My sewing and stitching have all been slow this weekend 
and my naps have been long.
On Friday I decided it was time to take my fatigue and congestion to the doctor
and I was put on antibiotics for a sinus infection.
Infections of this type are not all that unusual for me in winter
when my indoor allergies fester with the house closed up. 

I am starting to feel better 
and hope to catch up on my quilty commitments 
this week. 

Linking up with the lovely slow stitching in progress ...

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November 4, 2019
Trying Something New ~ Stitching In Hand from Life in the Scrapatch

"Stitching in hand"
which means stitching without a hoop or frame.

I learned this method from
Kimberly Jolly @ Fat Quarter Shop Flosstube
which I watch every week
whether I am actively working on a cross stitch project or not.


I last worked on this project, 
and was using this heavy wooden frame.
It worked well, but I want my project to be easier to carry with me
to stitch wherever I happen to be.

Since I am a seasonal stitcher and quilter,
I put this away during the warm weather and growing season.
It is ...

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