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


Hecho a Mano

Oftentimes, salespeople are really artisans. Part of their pitch is that the items are handmade. In the market, you can see people embroidering, weaving, beading, and sometimes even painting pieces. 31 more words


Sublime Stitching: review

What is Sublime Stitching: They are a web site that carries a wide selection of embroidering products. Don’t know how to embroider dont worry they even have a how to section for you. 276 more words