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the fourth woodlanders embroidery pattern...

Yes, this is a post containing the April Woodlanders embroidery pattern. I have not stitched it yet, so there is no pretty picture of it. But I don't want others to wait on the pattern any longer, just because I'm behind on stitching.

So, download the pattern here, or in the sidebar.

And now, a few other bits about today:

oyster stitch

After all of your encouragement yesterday, I tried the oyster stitch! The diagram was easier for me to follow than the written instructions, but if you're going to do this, I say, check out both. It wasn't too difficult. Really!

The one thing I struggled with was connecting them. I don't really like how they came out when I tried to chain them. Perhaps with practice? Otherwise, they'll just be used individually.

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Also, I somehow managed to get all of the baseball illustrations/patterns done. Whoa! In the end, I have a ball, bat, mitt, home plate, cap, pennant, foam finger, bag of peanuts, hot dog, and my personal favorite, "Ice Creeeaaam in a Helllllmuuuut!" (you have to say it that way...)

Yay for new things to work on!


  1. Sweet baseball illustrations! Can't wait to see the finished product!

  2. BTW, I'm having trouble opening the link for the embroidery pattern for April. Just wanted you to know. Thanks!

  3. Thank you for letting me know! It's fixed now. (It's crazy what happens to code when you leave out a :

  4. I love the new look of your blog. it looks really good :)

  5. Those oyster stitches look good - probably it is just practise you need to make the chained version look the way you want it to!


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