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Guest blog: Field of Poppies scarf

Growing up in a military family, my father was very patriotic, deeply admired and respected.  Naturally I followed my father’s footsteps and served in the military.   While in the military I met my husband.  Now that we are retired, I wanted something more than the regular poppy we wear on our lapels during the armistice… Continue reading Guest blog: Field of Poppies scarf

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Guest blog: A prayer quilt for Rosie

I have had my Bernina 780 for 2 years,  but have only been doing machine embroidery for one year. I was watching Hazel’s You tube channel “Graceful Embroidery” where she embroidered her Romantic Crazy Quilt blocks. I have watched that series of tutorials over and over, wishing I could do something like that. So I… Continue reading Guest blog: A prayer quilt for Rosie

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Guest Blog – My Book of embroidery hoops

I’ve owned an embroidery machine for 12 years but only really started machine embroidery 3 – 4 years ago since purchasing a new machine. I currently own a Pfaff Creative 4.5. I decided to enter the 2019 competition at Graceful Embroidery with my Hoops of Love Book. I had my embroidery hoops hung on hooks… Continue reading Guest Blog – My Book of embroidery hoops

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Guest Blog: Lucia’s Christening gown

My name is Kathy and I own an Ellure Plus. I have been machine embroidering for about 5 years. I’ve made christening gowns for each of my grandchildren. This gown was created for Lucia. I always start my project by deciding on an embroidery theme and stitching every selection in the design I chose that… Continue reading Guest Blog: Lucia’s Christening gown

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Guest Blog: Happy Anniversary to Graceful Embroidery!

Every year in early September, Hazel celebrates Graceful Embroidery’s anniversary by giving a complete collection of design elements to members of her Embroidery Group.  It’s her mile stone in life, but we get the gifts!  How special, and generous, is that?           Each original element is digitized to Hazel’s high standard of quality and affords… Continue reading Guest Blog: Happy Anniversary to Graceful Embroidery!

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Guest blog: The SPLENDIFICENT DRESS (embroidering a christening gown)

     My name is Chris and my husband bought me my first Husqvarna Viking Embroidery/Sewing machine in 2003 when I had the crazy idea of embroidering the center block of our daughter and son-in-law's wedding quilt with their name and wedding date—not having any idea what I was getting into (and the joy it would… Continue reading Guest blog: The SPLENDIFICENT DRESS (embroidering a christening gown)

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Embroidery projects for your sewing room

This week I am featuring another guest blog which I am sure you will all love. Marrilyn always does exquisite work and her machine cover is a splendid addition to her sewing room, along with these other items. For this project I combined designs from the Embroiderer's Prayer, Antique Sewing Machine 1 and Bridal Lace… Continue reading Embroidery projects for your sewing room

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Guest blog: Arabella Bullion Bourdoir cushion

This is the first of a series of guest blogs at Graceful Threads of Inspiration. Over the years I have seen some outstanding embroidered projects that have been carefully created using my designs. Unable to actually see these beautiful works of art up close, I really would like to know more about their construction and… Continue reading Guest blog: Arabella Bullion Bourdoir cushion