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Kindred Stitches Birds Bees & Flowers Be inspired to make and create for your home

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Conte nt s Projects

In this issue App Instructions

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Contents

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Pretty Blossoms Quilt

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Welcome

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Bee & Blossom Scissor Fob

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Designer Profile

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Zipper Flower Purse

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Relax with a book

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Spring Flower Headband

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Buy Handmade

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Ollie the Wise Little Owl

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Blogger Find

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Beehive Pincushion

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You Tube Project

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Fabric Find

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Let’s Decorate

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Etsy Find

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Create with Paper

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Inspiration Find

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Helpful Hint

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Bargain Sale

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Useful Supplies

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Relax and Stitch

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Let’s Create

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Blogger Find

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Pinterest Finds

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Featured Collection

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Pretty Printable

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Quick Craft Find

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How to Video

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Online Class

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Guest Contributors

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Newsletter

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Back Issues

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We Need Your Help

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Disclaimer

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Feature Designer Project ~ Bee Kind Mini Quilt

Butterflies Amongst the Blossoms Wall Quilt 65 Button Up Fabric Basket

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Kindred Stitches Welcome Birds, bees and flowers are elements of nature that crafters and stitchers alike seem to have an enduring fondness for. They continually provide an array of inspiration, and as a result find their way into many of our designs and projects. To experience the tranquil awareness of nature and to allow ourselves to surrender to its magic ,can be therapeutic. Creatively, we need to allow our minds to be still, which will promote our imagination. Many studies have concluded that connecting to nature aids our immune system and restores the serenity and harmony that we find difficult to pursue in our everyday lives. With this in mind, birds, bees and flowers have woven their way into this issue. What better way to relax than with a project inspired by nature. Pretty little florals, the rustic charm of an owl, or the warmth of a quilt are just a few of the projects that are bound to tempt you to make and create something wonderful for you home.

Warmly Lenna & Janice

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Feature Desi gner

“I am inspired by nature and the seasons, but always like to add a whimsical touch”. Tracy Souza

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Designer Projec t

Bee Kind Mini Quilt This endearing mini quilt project is a winning combination of simple hand embroidery and patchwork. Prairie points inserted into the binding adds a touch of colour and freshness to this project.

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Quilt Projec t

Pretty Blossoms Quilt Add some romance to your bedroom with this pretty floral quilt.

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Punch Needle Pro jec t

Bee & Blossom Scissor Fob Never lose those precious scissors again! This very cute Bee and Blossom Scissor Fob attached to your favourite scissors keeps them visible in your sewing basket.

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About Na Nee Hand Embroidery “Throughout life for as long as I can remember, I have been doing handicrafts. I can embroider, sew, and knit. I try to make embroidery designs attractive, impressive and at the same time easy to perform�. Anna of Na Nee Hand Embroidery

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Sewing Projec t

Zipper Flower Purse This sweet, little zippered purse is sure to become a favourite companion. It would be ideal for keeping small items close at hand, or as a travel purse.

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Crochet Projec t

Spring Flower Head band Crochet this beautiful headband capturing the very essence of Spring.

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Sewing Projec t

Beehive Pincushion This novelty beehive pincushion is sure to become a conversation piece in your sewing or craft area. It is embellished with sweet Yo Yo flowers and has its own sculptured bee.

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Issues MAGICAL & MYSTICAL In this issue: 7 original projects to make and another 16 to try. * Select your prettiest fabrics and make a set of tear drop fairy wings * Have lots of fun creating the adorable Draco the Fun Loving Dragon * Delight a child with a very special Tooth Fairy House * Make some magic with fabric patchwork fairy wands * Create a pretty, magical Unicorn quilt * Embroider two enchanting needle books for a special friend * Meet - Guest designer Brenda Ryan of Thimblestitch and embroider an enchanting Raspberry Fairy Framboise.

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APPLIQUE Inside this issue, 7 appliquĂŠd projects and another 13 to try. * AppliquĂŠ a friendly neighbourhood onto a tea towel to brighten your kitchen * Craft a covered fabric box with your favourite fabrics * Sew a pretty patchwork bag, embellished with Yo Yo flowers * Sew and applique a wise owl glasses case * Create a set of teacup mats with simple applique techniques * Create a cute birdie badge Meet - Guest designer Helen Stubbings from Hugs 'n Kisses and applique a stunning doorstop using Buy this Issue

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Kindred Stitches Magazine Birds Bees & Flowers Special issue (preview only)  

In this Special 80+ page bumper issue, there are 9 original projects to make and another 18 to try * Quilt a romantic floral quilt for your...

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