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a nod to Maine: the finished project

Previously, on the aspiring crafter.. I visited Belfast, Maine, and came across a really cute craft store called Fiddlehead Artisan Supply.

Here’s what I scored at the store! 309 more words

Dmc Floss

A little freehand stitching

One night, I decided to do a little freehand stitching, not really knowing what I wanted the final piece to be. I started by creating the bowl, and then the different succulents started to take shape. 46 more words

Embroidery Projects

More Pattern/Kit Resources

pdxstitch has an awesome list of links for patterns and resources, and weelittlestitches has the cutest cross-stitch patterns she made of popular culture references. I couldn’t stop staring at the Game of Thrones and Disney Princesses patterns! 38 more words


How To ... do Simple Screenprinting

The first of my new five week printmaking short courses began last Friday with Jelly Printing, or gelli printing or monoprinting or whatever the official term is. 565 more words


Embroidering the Alphabet

Over a one month period of time, I embroidered the 26 letters of the alphabet. I focused on a floral aspect with flowers and leaves. All 26 letters are available in my Etsy shop now and I’m working on PDF patterns for each letter and specific words. 69 more words

Etsy Shop

Fall, In Love

This week I am busily getting ready for a show and sale at my town’s fall fair. It was one of those things that just worked out so perfectly. 188 more words