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Strands of Time Hand Embroidery


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  • Back Stitch|French Knots

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Use this hand embroidery pattern to create this very unique Calendar. Each Month and Number panel finishes to 6" x 81/2". You can use fabric ink or colored markers to fill in the month and numbers as shown in the image of January. Or leave as is as December is shown. Our friends at Valdani have put together a collections of threads called "Whistlepig's Calendar" that is available at fine Quilt Stores and Thread Shops. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Hand Embroidered Back Stitch, Embroidered French Knots Basic Sewing Skills SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 6" x 81/2"

Recommended with this pattern

  • Fabric Inks or Markers or other coloring means such as Crayons
  • Embroidery Needles
  • Rotary Cutter and Mat - helpful

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Whistlepig Creek Productions
Whistlepig Creek Productions
"Though you wouldn't expect it from the fun, quirky illustrations she is known for, Sue Marsh possesses a background in software engineering. This highly technical background provided her with the ideal skill-set for quilt and pattern design. After 15 years working in the information industry as a software engineer, she decided to make her passionate hobby a fulltime venture and launched Whistlepig Creek Productions, her pattern design company. Whistlepig Creek has found great success in its 10 year history, with an extensive website and mail-order business thriving. "I use math-especially trigonometry and geometry-more in quilting than in software developement!" Since she was a child, Sue Marsh has always been drawing characters. Her hand-drawn illustrations reflect a sense of youthfulness, whimsy and fun. Sue has a background in fabric design, having created multiple lines of fabric for RJR Fabrics. Sue's fun, lighthearted collections of novelty prints appeal to both kids and the young-at-heart!"