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Handwork in Its Many Beautiful Forms...

... a reflection of our need to slow down and take a much-needed technology break!

It also satisfies our love for unique details and our desire to heighten our needlework skills, whether it's the entire project, or simply a highlight on an otherwise machine-sewn work of art...

APPLIQUE • EMBROIDERY • BEADWORK • COUCHING • WHOLECLOTH QUILTING

Great handwork begins with a great foundation. Some of our top offerings to support the artistry of handwork include:

PRAIRIE SHIRTINGS
Low-volume prints with subtle coloring, they're not just for reproduction quilts!

New! BASECLOTH
The perfect weight to support wool and cotton print appliqué and hand stitching alike, with a lightly pebbled texture for an added bit of interest.

NEW AGED MUSLINS
& AGED MUSLINS
These contemporary basics are interesting alternatives to true solids


Crewel Embroidered Pillows by Mellow Stuff Me (Flicker)

Classic Redwork

Embroidery Stitch Sampler Book by Maya Mathew

Layered Applique Work-in-Progress by Brandy B. New York

Print-on-Print Embroidery-Edge Applique by Casey York

From Stitches from the Garden Hand Embroidery inspired by Nature by Kathy Schmidt (Martingale)