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Shop Visits-Needlepoints.Ltd Wednesday, January 29, 2014 I’ve been on the road again… It happens every year around this time – sometimes it’s work-related, other times it’s just for fun. This time I was down in Southern California, and had enough free time to visit a few shops on my trip. On a sunny Saturday morning …

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Free Valentines ideas around the web Saturday, February 7, 2015 I hope you’ve been enjoying our Valentine’s posts! Today I thought I’d tour the web, and find even more inspiring Valentine ideas for you! This heart-wrist-pin-cushion-pattern.html”>Heart Wrist Pin Cushion on Messyla is so lovely, isn’t it? I spy our beautiful Needlework-Threads/Filati-per-maglia/Goa.aspx”>DMC Goa Tricot Yarn  in Peach in this wonderful crochet tutorial. …

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Fabulous free patterns from around the web This lovely Sashiko waves pattern is a freebie by Bridgeen on Craftsy. Be sure to visit the post for some lovely and helpful details on starting out with Sashiko. I’d love to mix up the traditional white threads used in Sashiko with some of our Light Effects, variegated, or Color Variations floss! This Cross Stitch …

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Spooky Stitch Inspiration I adore this Glow in the Dark Hipster Ghost Amigurumi on Crafteando! This free pattern comes from a lovely Spanish language blog – but you can scroll down on her page for the English language instructions. Jenny has the ingenious idea of combining DMC Glow in the Dark floss with regular white acrylic yarn to make her …

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