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Jen
stampwithjen@gmail.com
Rising Star and Independent Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator
Interests: Embroidery, rubber stamping, photography, scrapbooking, cooking and sharing fun times with friends!
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I'm playing around with moving my blog over to a free service. My new blog address is: http://www.blackandblueborders.com In a few weeks I'll point www.stampwithjen.com over there too so if you use that link to visit me you'll automatically be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2013 at Stamp With Jen
So, unfortunately I've been trying to load some photos and do a blog update for over a week but apparently I'm using an "unsupported browser" by using Internet Explorer 10. I really don't like adding unnecessary software to my computer... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2013 at Stamp With Jen
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Well, I'm woefully behind on posting but I have been stitching a bunch as you can see by my April TUSAL jar, it's practially overflowing. Time to squish those threads down and keep filling! I'll be back soon with more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2013 at Stamp With Jen
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I'm a few days late for my TUSAL post but had good intentions to post over the weekend, just got busy with a few dog events (including a long hike, watching an agility trial and a fun Mardi Gras party)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at Stamp With Jen
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Well, I had planned to post some progress pics over the last couple of weeks but just never got around to it. Part of that is that I've been busy, but then again I'm always busy. I think most of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2013 at Stamp With Jen
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Here's my TUSAL start for January. Not much to show (yet). I dumped out my TUSAL jar on the first of the year and decided to use the same jar so I can compare the number of ORT's (old ratty... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2013 at Stamp With Jen
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I posted my first entry on the Scarlet Letter Year challenge this week for my start on Ruth Bacheler. You can view my post by clicking here. While you're there you should follow the blog, it's going to be fun... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2013 at Stamp With Jen
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Here it is, the end of 2012. I've had a very busy but fun year and the past couple of weeks have been no exception. I went home to visit my family in Wisconsin over Christmas which was wonderful. We... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Here's my latest progress on Christmas Garden. She's coming along so nicely if I do say so. After I finished the strawberry border, I went ahead and stitched the alphabet at the bottom and now I'm back to just stitching... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Yay, the strawberry border is finished! I must say that I'm really enjoying this piece! It's so fun and easy to stitch since you can work one or two motifs at a time and then set it down. That's nice... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Here's my TUSAL update for December. This is a top view of my TUSAL jar with ORT's from all year. You can tell that I'm stitching with silk because the ORT's are straight. When I use cotton those bits of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Just a quick update on my Christmas Garden progress. I've made quite a bit of progress since my last post, finishing up the border vine and gold dividing bands. Having the border partially done is stressing me out so I'm... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Here is my new start for Thanksgiving, this is Christmas Garden by Blackbird Designs. I didn't used to be someone that needed to mark an occasion with a new start but I was ready for a new project so saved... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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JM Gardner stitched on 35 ct. R&R Abecedarian Blend Linen I've finished JM Gardner, a super fast, super fun sampler from With thy Needle and Thread. I absolutely loved this sampler when she came out and she was such a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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It's time for my November TUSAL report. Don't know what a TUSAL is? Go to this post by Daffycat to find out and to come play with us! Some days I feel like all I do on this blog is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Due to a friend who emailed me practially the moment that the JM Gardner chart was available, I got swept up in the frenzy and I have now started this charming and adorable little sampler! I had been thinking about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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The last two posts I've made have been my monthly TUSAL updates, so all you've seen from me in awhile is all the ORT's that I've generated but not what I've been stitching on to generate those ORT's. So, here's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Wow, I'm not sure what happend. I know I'm way late for a Blog update but I guess I've been so busy lately I just haven't gotten around to it. So, here's a quick October TUSAL shot for you. It's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Well, as usual I'm a few days late for my TUSAL post, see below that for a current snap of my jar. After finishing Ann Sandles I was really unsure what I wanted to start next and then I realized... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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I was able to finish Ann Sandles last week. Here she is, next will be to pick out a frame for her. Things have been busy at work and outside of work so I'm just getting around to posting again.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Wow, I can't believe that it's been so long since I updated my blog! It sure has been a busy few weeks though! A few weeks ago I visited my best friend Jen for a long weekend of laughs, camping... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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I won't keep you in suspense any longer, here is what was in those wrapped packages. Didn't they turn out wonderfully?? My finisher Deb really does an amazing job!! I also have a little progress on Ann Sandles to show... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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I don't have a ton to show you today, but I did start to learn a new technique at Wednesday's EGA meeting. One of our members is very proficient at Temari and she is teaching us how to make them... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Like many of you, I decided to start a new project for the Olympics. I wanted to stitch on something patriotic so I chose "One Nation" by ByGone Stitches. I changed the threads and my local shop had a beautiful... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2012 at Stamp With Jen
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Here she is, finished and in all her glory... Grace Bridges sampler by Stacy Nash, stitched with the Attic conversion to silk on 36 ct. Lakeside Vintage Examplar linen I absolutely loved stitching this sampler! Even the house wasn't that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2012 at Stamp With Jen