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House Embroidery – Garden Added

Still working on the house embroidery. It has been a busy couple of months so stitching progress has been slow. However, the landscape has been the most enjoyable part of the project. There are 4 rows of of plants in the front and a few on the side. I tried to keep the embroidery as close to the reality of our front garden as possible. Sadly, I am not sure what the two layers of bushes are called in the back, but the front two layers are ornamental grass and Day Lilies. On the side of the driveway is a largish Pacific Rhododendron and 3 Lavender plants.

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My Concorde!

As you might have guessed, I have built a Concorde. Not to be mistaken with the German version (that was quite self destructive) of this magnificent plane. I have tried to make one in the past when I was new to Minecraft, but it was so horrifying that I can’t post it on this blog.

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My Comfort Suites Hotel.

I know this hotel isn’t exactly like the other one, but it was as much as I could manage. You can find my inspiration for this build sitting right in Moab, Utah in fact.

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House Embroidery

Ever found yourself on Pinterest at 3 AM? I’m not saying this is a good thing, or even a planned event, but when the sleeping gods are not smiling on me I tend to find myself browsing through Pinterest in the small hours of the morning. And I’ll hand it to Pinterest, their search algorithm is pretty good.

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Buttonhole Wheel – TAST 13

Take a Stitch Tuesday week 13: Buttonhole Wheel.

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Chevron and Sheaf Stitch – TAST 11-12

Take a Stitch Tuesday weeks 11 – 12: Chevron Stitch and Sheaf Stitch. This week’s design turned out endearing…like ugly Christmas sweater endearing.

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Couching Stitch – TAST 10

Take a Stitch Tuesday week 10: Couching Stitch. Couching on a Couch. So I made it to week 10! That is longer than the “no sweets” challenge of 2018 lasted….3 weeks.

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Cretan Stitch – TAST 9

Take a Stitch Tuesday week 9: Cretan Stitch. Back to the earlier cabin block. I had the idea that I could use Cretan and Herringbone stitches in a combo to create something that would resemble a fence, then the plan was to layer in trees to make a forest scene.

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Stem Stitch – TAST 8

Take a Stitch Tuesday week 8: Stem Stitch. Last week’s feather stitch challenge sparked a run of creativity, and along with a couple of cold Seattle days where actual sunlight poked through the drizzle helped push me into dreaming about spring.

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