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    Old 09-13-2015, 08:29 AM
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    Default Trying to beat the HEAT!!!!

    In addition to 95+ degree temps here we have also had 70%+ humidity (not normal for our area) and so I have been doing anything and everything to get my mind off the heat. I picked up this pattern from Kathy Schmitz a few months ago because I was intrigued by the embroidery work. I haven't done any hand embroidery since I was a teenager.
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    I decided right away I wasn't a fan of the black and cream. In my mind when I think of winter, blue comes to mind. So this was my interpretation of the pattern.
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    Now if it would only do the trick and bring us some cooler weather!
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    Old 09-13-2015, 08:34 AM
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    I also think of winter in whites and blues This will be lovely ....<3you obviously have not lost your touch when it comes to handwork!!
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    Old 09-13-2015, 09:22 AM
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    quite adorable I must say
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    Old 09-13-2015, 09:27 AM
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    Really cute! Nice work.
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    Old 09-13-2015, 09:44 AM
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    How cute, and you're right, it has been hot. I just moved down from Oregon, where they're also having a hot summer. I've been thinking about doing some hand embroidery too. I think it was the first kind of hand work I learned as a child, and like you I haven't done any in a very long time. And I think I still have some of those very old embroidery skeins - yikes! I wonder if they're any good now.
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    Old 09-13-2015, 10:32 AM
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    nicely done
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    Old 09-13-2015, 10:59 AM
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    Nice work. My question: Do you feel any cooler?
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    Old 09-13-2015, 12:23 PM
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    Very nice job-did it cool you down??
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    Old 09-13-2015, 12:34 PM
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    ​Very cute!
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    Old 09-13-2015, 01:19 PM
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    Beautiful. I love it! I love your change from black to blue. Adorable. Thank you for including the pattern name and designer. I just might need to look this one up.
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