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Summer Haze

Ah the pleasures of summer. The festivals and events. The outdoors and sandy beaches. The heat, and the laziness. Alright  maybe not laziness, more like the running around after a very active 1 1/2 year old. 196 more words


tiger tiger 3

He’s finished now and stitched to what I thought was an appropriate background fabric which I never thought I’d find a use for. A suitable mount is yet to be decided upon so he’ll go on a pinboard in the workroom for the time being. 21 more words


Making Moves: Kasia Johnson of Kasia J Designs

I’m back with another installment of Making Moves, a series that promotes community over competition by speaking with and sharing other handmade online sellers with you. 857 more words


tiger tiger 2

I spend approximately two hours each evening sewing the tiger and he’s coming along nicely. I’ve no idea how many tiny buttonhole stitches I’ve sewn so far. 45 more words


Delicate Hoop Art Embroidery Blossoming with Floral Motifs

Vancouver-based artist Caitlin Benson (of Cinder & Honey) embroiders vintage-inspired flowers that will last a lifetime. Before reaching for her embroidery hoop, the designer always starts with a sketch on paper, which undergoes several revisions before Benson begins preparing her needle and thread. 64 more words


The Dragon Quilt

It has been long finished, but I have a helluva time getting a decent photo, the purple fabric doesn’t want to show as purple. The quilt is backed in the purple, but it was too bloody cold out today to turn it about and get another shot. 27 more words