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by Leaha ( edited 26 Jan 2017 ) 26 Jan 2017

OOPS I goofed.



Here is some hand embroidery I have been doing while helping with ill family members. These were all found in a thrift store and are the older stamped patterns. For me it's painting with thread...therapy. I'm so grateful that my mom taught me this craft. I used my scanner and they aren't the best...thanks for looking anyway. :~)

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by marianamin2003 25 Feb 2017

Beautiful. Hand embroidery is always best. :-)

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by basketkase 02 Feb 2017

You truly have a handle on the hand embroidery work......these are fabulous!

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by pennyhal2 27 Jan 2017

I'm sorry that a member of your family is ill. It is good of you to spend time with them. Your embroidery is fabulous!

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by Sewmum1 26 Jan 2017

Sorry to hear your family has been ill. Great way to pass the time. They are beautiful

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by 02kar Moderator 26 Jan 2017

What a lucky find! I love them all but then my second love was hand embroidery. I enjoy doing this still while sitting on the couch next to my handsome hubby.

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by carolpountney 26 Jan 2017

Love your hand work I still do hand embroidery and still love it sometimes I alternate between quilting blocks and hand embroidery. Love to see others doing this type of work

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Leaha by Leaha 26 Jan 2017

Thanks, I do the quilt blocks then have find a different venues to use them as I don't quilt. :)

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by crafter2243 Moderator 26 Jan 2017

Beautiful!!!!!! I am so glad you chose to repost your wonderful hand embroidery. I am missing the Hummingbird in this post. All are gorgeous.

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Leaha by Leaha 26 Jan 2017

You can't see it because it fluttered away :~) Oh look it came back; lucky for us. Thanks again for you kind help

crafter2243 by crafter2243 26 Jan 2017

Ahhh. There he is.

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by rescuer Moderator 26 Jan 2017

I am so glad you reposted here in the Community. I would have missed these handmade pieces of heaven. My grandmother tried to teach me this amongst other crafty things. As she has passed on, I have found more things that remind me of her than while she was yet living.
Thank you for sharing your work.

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Leaha by Leaha 26 Jan 2017

Thanks rescuer. I have tons of items my mom herself emb and feel really blessed. I even have her cedar chest to store and rotate the items in. When she was alive we spent hours doing lots of embroidery.

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by graceandham 26 Jan 2017

You have been busy! I did my first hand embroidery on an old pillowcase, following the lines my Mother drew on there in pencil. Doesn't hand sewing feel like a tribute to Mom? Now back to some faster stitching? Oh, I forgot, my favorite is the standing bunny.

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Leaha by Leaha 26 Jan 2017

Yes, it is a tribute to Mom. Thanks I like the bunny too. I'm always fascinated how they look after done. Thanks :)

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