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Tansy Stitcher’s Trio

Tansy Stitcher's Trio

Tansy Stitcher’s Trio

This pretty new stitcher’s project is featured as a result of my last group of stitchers who came to Pinks Barn for a weekend class. This super group work the etui section of the trio, initially as a band sampler. You can see from the picture below, that as a band sampler it is very attractive – I was really pleased with the colour combinations and it is quite a challenging piece as it includes 25 different stitches or techniques.

Flat shot of Etui

A view of the unfolded etui

My weekend group of stitchers tested the chart and the colours and a great time was had by all! I have since lined the etui with vintage silk, added the button band, the pin keep and the scissor chateliane.

Inside the Etui

Inside the fold etui showing the buttoned needleband

Available now as a complete kit including pre-sorted threads, linen, scissor charm, vintage silk. buttons and needle band. Go to Kits and Charts/ Special Linen Collection and scroll down the page.

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Date posted: Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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New items added to the shop

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New Magnetic Needle Holders

The latest in our range of needle holders – little dragons. Hand crafted here in the Cotswolds, these little creatures are made from resin and are treated to look like ivory or mahogany. The strong magnet embedded inside each little creature makes them an ideal stitcher’s companion. Go to Tools and Accessories for more details

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Back Issues of Stitch That

At last, I have added the stock of back issues of Stitch That magazines to the web site. If you are a member of the CSG you can order back issues whilst we still have them in stock. We have copies as far back as Issue 66!

I am working on some more new items and will let you have a sneak preview later. Happy stitching!

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Date posted: Monday, June 7, 2010

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New book is running a bit late!

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The New Cover

New Picture

Sample pages

I have heard from Search Press, the UK Publishers, that my order for hundreds of copies of this book will not be with me until the end of June. I am sorry about this.  Many of you have pre-ordered this book so I do apologise. I have not processed any credit cards or banked any cheques as yet- We have Jiffy bags poised and will send out the day they arrive. You will notice that it has a new title since I included an image in our Stitch That! Ho Hum – who am I but the Author……

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Date posted: Thursday, May 27, 2010

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A lovely stitching weekend…..

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A day of stitching bliss

It was almost too hot in the afternoons over the weekend – not complaining had to move in to the shade to stitch! Bumble and Biggles were quite good and did not eat all the cakes

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Date posted: Monday, May 24, 2010

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