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DIY Skirt with a lot of Embroidery

Happy World Embroidery Day today! Whether you are celebrating with stitching on an old embroidery project or starting a brand new today in honor of this special day, I hope that you take the time to embroider something. Today on … Continue reading

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Pillow with Kantha Embroidery

Kantha is a type of embroidery, popular in West Bengal. It consists of a simple running stitch and it is popular in “Kantha saris” traditionally worn by women in Bengal. Kantha stitching is also used to make simple quilts, commonly … Continue reading

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Kantha Heart

I am obsessed with the up-and-down stitch known as kantha. I want to cover every surface with it, going up and down through layers of fabric to sew them together. This heart is one of several living on an 8-patch … Continue reading

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