Block 35 – The Wishful Garden

35 Splendid Sampler Kristyne Czepuryk Block collage

Designer: Kristyne Czepuryk

Techniques : Piecing, Embroidery

Blocks by Designers (L to R, Top to Bottom): Kristyne Czepuryk, Lynette Anderson,   Pat Sloan (2 next to Kristyne’s), and Joan Ford

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Kristyne Czepuryk Collage

Kristyne Czepuryk My motto for decades now has been, “It’s about the making, not about the having.” I create things for the experience, not for the end product. Of course I keep some things I make because I like them or because the are useful. But the process of creating a thing is always more important to me than the thing itself.

When I think of Kristyne’s work, I think of attention to detail, even a snap is covered with a mini hexie so it’s beautiful.  I also adore her photography and the very soft colors she uses.

Her book had me at ‘S is for Stitch’.. it’s the alphabet + lots more!  I highly recommend it.

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Visit Her article about her block, then look around at her patterns, tutorials and free things.. like that adorable Santa Hat wall hanging!

strawberry by figtree Bread and butter

I spotted these small prints that work so well in Kristyne’s style.

sue spargo design it stitch it

Two great embroidery classes you can watch over and over!

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