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The Nutkin Twins – Embroidered Squirrels

Oh Mister Nutkin times two. Andrea Zuill at Badbirds Designs brings you the Nutkin twins…..which is the evil twin and which is the angelic twin? I have the feeling we will never know unless they stop looking at one another out of the corners of their eyes, turn around and duke it out with their furry little mitts! Or maybe they just want to get together and bake a springtime yellow cake. At any rate, these squirrels would be adorable embroidered on just about anything…..pajamas, a child’s top, an apron, or tea towels. All you need is the ability to form a simple chain stitch, and a smidgen of patience.


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Rabbit Queen Embroidery Pattern

Just in time to embroider for Valentine’s day is Her Majesty, the Rabbit Queen, courtesy of the talented Andrea Zuill of http://zuill.us/andreablog. With her sweet doe eyes, her outstandingly upright ears, and royal crown & ruff, she would look wonderful stitched on each corner of a linen tablecloth.

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