Gifts for the hand stitcher.

This post from Shelly is a great gift idea either way. Give a small embroidered something, or the book and supplies to make it. These Sublime Stitching patterns are fresh and fun and create a different feeling than the old Aunt Martha's transfers that we have seen for so many years. 

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 I ran into Bolt last week in
search of a last minute gift idea and of course to feed my never ending fabric
addiction.  Five minutes into my
search I found
Sublime Stitching well known for embroidery patterns “that ain’t your
Gramma’s Embroidery”.  This great
little book has 72 different patterns you’ll find everything from sweet
hummingbirds to masked men.  I
haven’t been the biggest fan of embroidery until I thumbed through this
goodie.  I grabbed some wonderful
Moda toweling went home and dug out my stash of hand stitching goodies. 

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 All you need to start this
quick and fun gift is an embroidery needle, embroidery thread & a
hoop.  The clear directions in the
beginning of the book take about 5 minutes to read and the iron on transfer
pattern takes even less time.  
You can iron these patterns onto just about anything, T-Shirts, toweling
or even boxer shorts.  Be as creative
as you like.  I also love the fact
that you can get many uses out of one sheet. 

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 Embroidery is a great little
project because you can do it anywhere! 
I tucked my project into my carry all bag and stitched while riding the
Max, I stitched while in the waiting room of my dentist and I stitched at night
when I couldn’t sleep because I was thinking about all the Christmas gifts I
should have finished in June.  If you
are in Bolt grab this goodie and have fun.  

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Don’t forget to upload your creativity onto the flickr site. We love seeing your finsihed projects.