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A place where fellow stitchers and crafters can gather to share and/or seek information about various handcrafting skills that involve stitching be it knitting, crochet, embroidery, weaving, etc.

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    ADMIN

    Sticky Thread Welcome to A Stitch in Time ~

    Mission statement: A Stitch in Time... a place where fellow stitchers and crafters can gather to share and/or seek information about various handcrafting skills that involve stitching be it knitting, crochet, embroidery, weaving, etc.* Lurkers are welcome! Conversation must be craft and/or...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 06-25-2019 02:01 PM
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    09-24-2019 04:35 PM Go to last post
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    2 Sticky Thread Merchandising room created

    I've created the subforum where everyone can buy and sell things. At the moment, I've added no prefixes. I'm actually not at all certain that prefixes are necessary for that room. A simple or at the start of the thread title should suffice.

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, 06-27-2019 11:24 AM
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  1. Misc

    October 2019 Fireside Chat

    It's October!!! Whatcha all got going as far as stitching, knitting, etc., going on?

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 09-30-2019 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 196
    10-17-2019 06:08 AM Go to last post
  2. Clothing

    Well, it's once a month clothing.

    Okay. Making my own pads has been on my to do list for years. It is finally at the top. I am doing some experiments so I have a question for those who may have made their own. I am using PLU as the base layer. Should I cut it just a bit wider and pull it up the sides and just over the edge of the...

    Started by kyrsyan‎, 10-08-2019 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 71
    10-08-2019 10:02 PM Go to last post
  3. Misc

    Small scale processing of hemp

    Hemp yarn was mentioned in another thread. I was curious how it was processed so I went on youtube for a search. It appears that it is processed the same as flax. This guy used some medical marijuana stalks and put them through a small scale process. He seems to think that the fiber would be soft...

    Started by marsh‎, 09-27-2019 01:55 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 93
    09-30-2019 08:54 AM Go to last post
  4. Misc

    The September 2019 Orchard Side Chat!

    This will be the chat thread for the month of September! I decided doing a weekly thread would clutter up this room and I didn't want that to happen. The temps here are gorgeous, fall has arrived early here in central Iowa this year there's a tinge of red on the sugar maple leaves.

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 08-31-2019 03:08 PM
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    09-26-2019 10:36 PM Go to last post
  5. Sewing

    VIDEO: The Great British Sewing Bee Episode 1

    Someone mentioned this series on FB this afternoon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fy3YcglqHjI RT 1:32:45 The great British Sewing Bee S04E01 Basic Construction

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 09-26-2019 03:42 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 48
    09-26-2019 03:42 PM Go to last post
  6. Quilting

    VIDEO: Hexagon Paper Piecing

    RT 7:08 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq5xqPzuo0g&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3Tlj0kTYb1d3XI52qVXMpuUQR6Q_Mk9Y6VOCMle CEjVAV1xHmdL1jOfm4 Meet The Artist' | Kate Aimson | Textile Artist Textile Artist, Kate Aimson, chats about her love of Hexagons & English Paper Piecing and explains the...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 09-19-2019 03:42 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 107
    09-20-2019 05:23 PM Go to last post
  7. Clothing

    Recycling

    My friends know me for piecing together things to make clothes that I like. Especially in lengths that I like. I have a preference for long full skirts but haven't been abke to wear them for years due to life circumstances. But life has changed. More recently I've been using the yoke of pants that...

    Started by kyrsyan‎, 06-29-2019 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 566
    09-20-2019 04:11 PM Go to last post
  8. Embroidery

    2 Stunning Animals Embroidered by Hand Using Colored and Metallic Thread

    Thought y'all might appreciate this article and pics... They are exquisite! https://twistedsifter.com/2019/08/hand-embroidered-animals-by-laura-baverstock/ Stunning Animals Embroidered by Hand Using Colored and Metallic Thread Aug 27, 2019

    Started by thompson‎, 09-08-2019 04:11 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 189
    09-11-2019 02:24 AM Go to last post
  9. Misc

    The Knitting, Crochet, Quilting, Weaving and Sewing Pattern Thread 2019

    This thread is for sharing patterns and links to patterns that we have found useful or look like fun for 2019 - I think we should do these by the year (for a start) and see how that works. Other craft patterns are fine to post too (as are links) I just ran out of title room lol

    Started by Melodi‎, 07-28-2019 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    08-31-2019 11:44 AM Go to last post
  10. Misc

    August 31st Poolside Chat

    That's not a typo, between passing kidney stones and now I have shingles I'm wiped out! So I'm extending this chat to the 31st. The dog days of summer are officially here, college students are moving back into town which means a huge fabric sale at the local quilt shop, it's one of the largest...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 08-10-2019 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 647
    08-25-2019 08:04 AM Go to last post
  11. Misc

    August 9th Pool Side Chat

    Wow where did the summer go?

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 08-03-2019 10:39 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 370
    08-09-2019 11:24 PM Go to last post
  12. Misc

    August 6th Poolside Chat

    Yikes where did July go? Time to start thinking about knitting socks for this winter.

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 07-27-2019 11:12 AM
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 766
    08-03-2019 09:09 AM Go to last post
  13. Misc

    July 26th Poolside Chat

    It's been too hot and humid here to do anything the past couple of days. What are your plans for this weekend, other than trying to say cool?

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 07-20-2019 11:55 AM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 661
    07-25-2019 11:53 AM Go to last post
  14. Tools

    Otts Lite

    Does anyone have one of these? My grandmother used to have one for her cross stitch. (The woman was a saint.) I have recently come to accept that when I am handstitching I need more help than my glasses. Especially when I'm doing matching color thread and fabric. Today I splurged because the sale...

    Started by kyrsyan‎, 07-15-2019 06:08 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    07-20-2019 11:05 PM Go to last post
  15. Misc

    Recycling plastic bags into Plarn

    There's a thread on the main page about being "green" which caused many of us to reminisce about the days when we used to return bottles for their deposit and also what we used to do with the paper bags--- and even about recycling in general. -- ...

    Started by Weft and Warp‎, 07-19-2019 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-20-2019 09:02 PM Go to last post
  16. Books

    How to scour wool like a boss

    A friend of mine just released her paperback version of "The Art of Washing Wool, Mohair, & Alpaca" aka How to Scour Wool Like a Boss, by Mary Egbert. It looks to be full of great information on how to get your wool the cleanest it can be without damaging it. It's also available in Kindle...

    Started by Broken Arrow‎, 07-20-2019 02:13 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-20-2019 04:31 PM Go to last post
  17. Misc

    July 20th Poolside Chat

    It's just too hot here right now to think about fire, even a bonfire! Louisiana is getting slammed with Hurricane Barry which has caused a system to stall out over most of the midwest leaving us with high temps and high humidity! So what am I up to this week? Making a portable screenprinting...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 07-13-2019 11:35 AM
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    07-20-2019 12:46 PM Go to last post
  18. Misc

    Week of July 13th Fireside Chat

    Wow, it's the second week of July already! It's finally cooled down enough that I can paint fabric and not have it dry instantly, which causes all sorts of problems.

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 07-06-2019 12:20 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    07-18-2019 05:19 AM Go to last post
  19. Weaving

    Weaving in the Warp Ends ~ How To???

    Okay, the one thing I suck royally at when it comes to weaving is weaving in the ends, and the person who used to help me with this has now left this mortal plain. So my question to my fellow weavers is what is your favorite method for weaving in the warp ends. Do you have an article, book, or...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 07-13-2019 06:02 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 337
    07-15-2019 08:39 PM Go to last post
  20. CrossStitch

    Brilliant Plumage

    This is the pattern I was surprised had increased so much in value since I bought it years ago. Www.twdesignworks.com/Designs/bp.html

    Started by Jacki‎, 07-13-2019 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 203
    07-13-2019 06:56 PM Go to last post
  21. Clothing

    The New Textile Thread (or What to Wear and How to make it when TSHTF)

    OK I see a couple of other threads are already here; we may want to do one specifically for knitting and another for weaving but lets start with one and see how it goes. Feel free to ask questions, post patterns and links to patterns/blogs/resources etc - we may also want to start a thread that...

    Started by Melodi‎, 05-03-2017 03:33 PM
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    07-13-2019 05:18 PM Go to last post
  22. Historical

    three basic stitches for hand sewing clothing, video

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5tC06IXOKc Bernadette is always informative. Run time is 6:19. Video covers three basic stitches for historical sewing. The stitching actually can go fairly fast, and it is strong.

    Started by Faroe‎, 07-06-2019 03:47 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 495
    07-08-2019 06:57 PM Go to last post
  23. CrossStitch

    Sampler patterns

    For those who like cross stitch samplers, www.linenandthread.com has some free patterns that were stitch alongs. The one for this year is up to July, but 2017, and 2018 are complete. If you have the money, www.longdogsampler.com has some very challenging samplers, including "Death by Cross...

    Started by Jacki‎, 07-07-2019 07:03 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 300
    07-07-2019 11:16 PM Go to last post
  24. Misc

    A Stitch in Time Official Humor Thread

    I thought we could use a humor thread, there are quite a few really funny memes, jokes, and stories, surrounding stitching out there on the net. That would be me in the corner stitching the skull block. :xpnd:

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 06-26-2019 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 590
    07-06-2019 07:33 PM Go to last post
  25. Misc

    What Types of Stitching/Crafts do you do?

    Just wondering what everyone's stitching/crafting superpowers are? I knit, crochet, weave, embroider, quilt, spin, etc., amongst a few other things and recently learned how to tat. I also work exclusively with natural dyes, rust, and indigo so you will see me posting about those sorts of things...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 06-25-2019 02:27 PM
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    07-03-2019 08:42 AM Go to last post
  26. Misc

    Week of July 6th Fireside Chat

    This weeks chat is the "I'm melting from this heat" version so backing away from the fire just a wee bit and am adding more fans to my studio.

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 06-29-2019 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    06-30-2019 01:49 PM Go to last post
  27. Knitting

    Cannula sleeves: 'Simple solution for dementia patients'

    https://www.bbc.com/news/health-48335245?SThisFB&fbclid=IwAR1Msi69JF6Wya8O61XtTMgAoR-PmVrXLUJhySKV-IK0q-IYE5vVXUtQScE Cannula sleeves: 'Simple solution for dementia patients' By Sherie Ryder BBC News 22 May 2019 (See more images on site) Sharon Wallace (middle) says anybody who needs a...

    Started by marsh‎, 06-28-2019 02:08 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 323
    06-29-2019 09:31 AM Go to last post
  28. Leather

    Gunleather and such.

    Here's a couple with the TB2K logo for some members. A Chick holster, with an acid washed, foiled hide inlay.

    Started by Millwright‎, 06-25-2019 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 522
    06-27-2019 10:38 PM Go to last post
  29. Clothing

    Zach Pinset Tailoring ~ Video ~ The Brighton tailor whose identity became his business

    Since many of us here have an interest in historical and ethnic textiles I'd thought I'd post this video I ran across on FB. The Brighton tailor whose identity became his business http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MOSUXG0RMw RT 2:51 Zack MacLeod Pinsent dresses as a Regency gentleman...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 06-26-2019 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 537
    06-27-2019 08:12 PM Go to last post
  30. Misc

    Week of June 30th Fireside Chat

    This is the weekly thread for chatting about what we're working on, and it is the ONLY thread where we can go a little bit off topic, but not by much. Example of off topic would be: "I'm knitting hats for infants and am looking for ideas on where to donate them" etc. Such questions can also be...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 06-25-2019 02:22 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,014
    06-27-2019 03:25 PM Go to last post
  31. Misc

    Tin, copper and sheetmetal smithing/fabrication

    Don't know if any one else would be interested in smithing, but thought I would start a thread. I play around with it and have a bit of experience, so... Do know this, that a good galvanized well made bucket last much longer than those plastic buckets, and that I can fabricate my own a bit...

    Started by West‎, 06-25-2019 02:43 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 576
    06-26-2019 01:51 PM Go to last post
  32. Equipment

    New Project: Singer 29-4 leather machine

    We were in a junk shop in northern Okrahoma on Saturday and ran across this old (1920) critter. For whatever reason it just had to come home with me. It is a shoe patching/harness making machine and will sew leather 5/16"+, you can spin the presser foot 360deg and change directions without...

    Started by Millwright‎, 03-28-2017 10:38 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 4,329
    06-25-2019 09:07 PM Go to last post

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