Tag Archives: Halloween

Glow-in-the-dark Halloween cross stitch

Many years ago, I bought some glow-in-the-dark thread, but I didn’t like it because it was hard to stitch with (it was essentially thread wrapped in/with thin plastic) and it came in weird colours (think florescent colours, but in pastel). … Continue reading

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Halloween candy dish

Long story short: I wanted a dish for Halloween candy to share at work but didn’t want to buy anything. So, I rescued a small box out of the recycling, flipped it inside out, drew some jack-o-lanterns on it, and, … Continue reading

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Squirrel’s Night Out: Done!

Two weeks ago, I posted about my Halloween cross stitch project, Squirrel’s Night Out, by Primitive Jewel. I made quick work of the piece. Except for the crow. The crow is stitched 1-over-1. I’ve never done this before and really … Continue reading

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Halloween cross stitch

I have a weird relationship with Halloween – I love the concept, but I hate to dress up. I guess “hate” is a bit of a strong word, but I’m really, really, really not interested in dressing up. Not even … Continue reading

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Felt witch

Are you familiar with Gingermelon? If not, go and check out her Etsy store. She has fabulous felt doll patterns. A while ago, I used this pattern as the template for the voodoo doll kit I made for a friend. … Continue reading

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Frank

I shared a few pictures of Frank last week, and I’m happy to say that he’s complete! I had a hard time stitching around all the complicated curves (and, if you look closely, there are definitely a few mistakes and … Continue reading

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Halloween decorations at the office

Just like last year, we’ve decorated the office for Halloween. Most of the decorating was done by my co-workers, as I was away for a bit, but we used a lot of the same things, added a few new things, … Continue reading

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WIP: Frank (quilted art piece)

Halloween’s fast approaching and I decided to do something fun and new for a Halloween decoration: a quilted art piece of Frankenstein’s monster’s shadowy face. It’s been a bit slow going, as I had a hell of a weekend (I had a … Continue reading

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Halloween table runner

I made a Halloween table runner. This is odd for two reasons: (1) I don’t tend to decorate at home much (if at all) for holidays and I haven’t celebrated Halloween since I was much younger, and (2) I don’t usually … Continue reading

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Pumpkin cross stitch on hold

I made a bit more progress on my pumpkin cross stitch, but then I went on vacation and got busy doing other things. I’ve decided to put it aside until I’m finished Christmas things (which I haven’t even started, yet). … Continue reading

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