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A Stitch in Time
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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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  1. A place to buy or sell your crafts or supplies.

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    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

    December 2019 Fireside Chat. Baby it's Cold Outside!

    19 more days until the days start getting longer again. So I cheated this year instead of knitting wool fingerless gloves with the mitten piece that makes them into mittens I bought a lovely pair at the farm store! How's about that for a run on sentence? :lkick: Whatcha all making for the...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 12-02-2019 02:40 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 284
    12-08-2019 07:54 AM Go to last post
  2. Misc

    November 2019 Fire Side Chat

    Wow where in the world did October go? How's your stitching, knitting, and crochet going gang? I'm working on a crazy quilt block using my hand dyed fabrics and trims.

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 11-01-2019 01:57 PM
    • Replies: 25
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    11-23-2019 01:14 AM Go to last post
  3. Bead Work

    Paper Bead Door Curtain

    Hi everyone! probably many of you know I make paper beads and have been doing that for quite a few years. I make all kinds of jewelry with them and hair sticks. I have accumulated quite a few beads as I must of been on a binge making them during past winter months so I decided to try something new....

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-21-2019 04:49 PM
    • Replies: 26
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    11-22-2019 04:17 PM Go to last post
  4. Crochet

    3 Every Halloween This Mom Crochets the Coolest Costumes for Her Kids Every Halloween This Mom Crochets the Coolest Costumes for Her Kids Oct 9, 2019 Mother of two and crocheter extraordinaire, Stephanie Pokorny (aka Crochetverse), makes amazing costumes every...

    Started by thompson‎, 11-11-2019 07:51 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 313
    11-21-2019 08:01 PM Go to last post
  5. 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: 22
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    10-28-2019 12:51 PM Go to last post
  6. 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
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    10-08-2019 10:02 PM Go to last post
  7. 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: 293
    09-30-2019 08:54 AM Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. Sewing

    VIDEO: The Great British Sewing Bee Episode 1

    Someone mentioned this series on FB this afternoon. RT 1:32:45 The great British Sewing Bee S04E01 Basic Construction

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

    VIDEO: Hexagon Paper Piecing

    RT 7:08 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: 390
    09-20-2019 05:23 PM Go to last post
  11. Clothing


    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
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    09-20-2019 04:11 PM Go to last post
  12. Embroidery

    2 Stunning Animals Embroidered by Hand Using Colored and Metallic Thread

    Thought y'all might appreciate this article and pics... They are exquisite! 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: 475
    09-11-2019 02:24 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
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    08-31-2019 11:44 AM Go to last post
  14. 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
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    08-25-2019 08:04 AM Go to last post
  15. Misc

    August 9th Pool Side Chat

    Wow where did the summer go?

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 08-03-2019 10:39 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    08-09-2019 11:24 PM Go to last post
  16. 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
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    08-03-2019 09:09 AM Go to last post
  17. 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: 1,154
    07-25-2019 11:53 AM Go to last post
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
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    07-15-2019 08:39 PM Go to last post
  24. CrossStitch

    Brilliant Plumage

    This is the pattern I was surprised had increased so much in value since I bought it years ago.

    Started by Jacki‎, 07-13-2019 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-13-2019 06:56 PM Go to last post
  25. 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
  26. Historical

    three basic stitches for hand sewing clothing, video 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
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    07-08-2019 06:57 PM Go to last post
  27. CrossStitch

    Sampler patterns

    For those who like cross stitch samplers, 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, has some very challenging samplers, including "Death by Cross...

    Started by Jacki‎, 07-07-2019 07:03 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 481
    07-07-2019 11:16 PM Go to last post
  28. 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
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    07-06-2019 07:33 PM Go to last post
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Knitting

    Cannula sleeves: 'Simple solution for dementia patients' 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: 502
    06-29-2019 09:31 AM Go to last post
  32. 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
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    06-27-2019 10:38 PM Go to last post
  33. 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 RT 2:51 Zack MacLeod Pinsent dresses as a Regency gentleman...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 06-26-2019 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 850
    06-27-2019 08:12 PM Go to last post
  34. 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: 1,604
    06-27-2019 03:25 PM Go to last post
  35. 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: 892
    06-26-2019 01:51 PM Go to last post
  36. 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
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    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 5,479
    06-25-2019 09:07 PM Go to last post

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