Make Your Project Unique!

Embellishing can add extra detail and interest to a project. For example, our new wool table mat “Tulip Swirl” (A29033) features embellishments that add to the design. 499 more words


Embroidery / Cross-stitch tip of the day

It’s been a very productive week. I went to the library and picked up a couple Cross stitch books. I planned to look through them for ideas for additional projects. 272 more words


Inspiration Saturday 02/21/15

Here are some fabulous and beautiful ideas for your weekend browsing!

Go bake! Go Paint! Go sit, and read a wonderful book! Whatever you do this weekend, be inspired! 348 more words

Favorite Things

New Project - Noah's Ark Cross Stitch Quilt

February 16, 2015 – Started new embroidering (stamped cross-stitch) project.

Day One – work in progress – starting with border 17 more words


Brain training

I wasn’t sure I remembered how:

How to blanket stitch, that is. It has been, hmm, several years since I embroidered anything. I was a bit vague about how to form a blanket stitch and, yes, I could have googled it or looked up the instructions in my library of craft books, but where’s the challenge in that? 190 more words


Tutorial - How to close extremities

Here is a short tutorial to teach you how to embroider the extremity of an amigurumi part. Amigurumis are worked in rounds that you increase then decrease at the end. 223 more words