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Embroidered Peacock Feathers

EMBROIDERY is experiencing a revival. Unusual new patterns and jewel-toned flosses are being introduced all the time. This is inspirational to those of us who learned to embroider decades ago, but later put our projects aside in lieu of other, more fashionable crafts.

My passion for embroidery returned about a year ago, when beautiful books started crossing my desk at . One book in particular — by Yumiko Higuchi — inspired me to do something creative with a dingy bathroom shade whose small size meant it would be a reasonable winter project. First, I

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