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Seasons of Virginia

This was a project that was pretty long in the works. I found one variegated thread color that I thought would look perfect as a fall season stitch, and then I was on a mission to match threads with the … Continue reading

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Whole-Ass One Thing

In this part three of what has become my Swanson Series, I present to you my favorite one, which is also the smallest: “Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing” Solid advice for anyone. I think I’ll take a break … Continue reading

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Ron Swanson’s Advice for Success

I realize that I’ve been quiet recently, we were repositioning the ship, and that took two weeks. However, that doesn’t mean I haven’t been stitching!  I suppose this is a part two, of sorts, following another embroidery piece I did … Continue reading

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Head On

In the wake of the frustration with the last piece I worked on, I am pleased to say that this commissioned piece is one I was excited to work on.  In our line of work, on a ship or anywhere … Continue reading

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Real Love

The weather stitch just needs a few more stitches and then a good washing, but then it’ll be finished! I’m really excited about how this turned out. While I was…erm, taking a break from that one, I made a small … Continue reading

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Advice for the New Year

Truly, I stitched this in 2014, and it will go in that archive, but I’ve only now gotten around to posting it. Solid advice. I’d like to make a series of Ron Swanson quotes. Also, I don’t think I’m very … Continue reading

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IHSW November 2014: I’m trying!

Caution! This post might be NSFW. As I wrote in my last post, it’s very difficult right now to do or think about anything other than work. It’s easy for work to monopolize your life when you literally live there. … Continue reading

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