For needlework I'm better at simple patterns these days. Found a few easy ones that are a joy to stitch. Now that the heat has hit in California, it's the perfect time to block anything (yes, working with yarns when it's 90s and into tapping 100s seems
I don't upload that often (live rurally and satellite connections count your bits and bytes) but going to batch up the things I've been making. I have the most adorable great nephew and I've been embroidering and doing HTV vinyl on shirts for him . I a
Worked up bunch of knit / crochet project bags last month - 3 more to do as gifts. I created my own pattern (from scratch) to fit within so many embroidery machine hoopings. Was going to put up a PDF for sale, but looked & saw Craftsy has 5 different simi
In answer to AiryFariy's question, here's the first thing I embroidered. Starting a new thread as I wonder if anyone knows what happened to the Kaffee Fassett embroideries that used to be carried by Husqvarna over at MyEmbroideries (there are 2 collecti
Made a few new large phone cases using Ageless Embroidery's Dandelion set. Put a design on the front and the back. Majorly edited one of the ITH cases I have from MoosebStitchin.net as the base (I use TruEmbroidery software). Added a pocket to the inside
We had a hand embroidered version of this poem done by a friend of my mom's hanging in my childhood home and my sister asked me if I could make something similar. The stacked tea cups are Embroidery Library, the font is Jolson's Handprint floss. Thinkin
Worked up 6 kitchen towels with the designs Embroidery Library released last weekend. My out of state sister can use them as Thank you gifts for folks who've been helping her with some stuff. (I sent her the Emblibrary.com instructions for wrapping a win
These are Stitch Delight, the one hummer with the bit of holly was on retirement sale and you'd have to email Dainty Stitches (Stitch Delight's mom) to see if she'll be putting it on her site. The Owl I think is still available on retirement sale for $
PLDC had posted hers and that was the nudge for me to get these Ace Points designs and get stitching. They're available individually from EmbroideryDesigns.com on sale right now 60% off. Love them. These are all gifts for relatives so they can have ornam
This is from EMS cross stitch - a free design for a scissors case. I just love how it stitched (just off the machine). Did have to trim a lot of jump stitches at each thread change, but it stitched quickly and well so I'll do it again. Flower colors
Folks in the U.S. are gearing up for Relay for Life cancer fundraisers. My sister has a team each year and I've sent her a bunch of FSL to sell, add to her donation baskets or give to her team. Teal is for ovarian cancer, gold childhood cancers, pink for
Embroidery Library's design in Purple for Alzheimer's for a friend (it was part of my 2013 pay it forward). Text from my machine. 3 hoopings.
Progress Here are my four Valentine mug rugs in progress. You've seen the bonbon one, the others are Urban Threads (the heartwood tree and swirly heart) and the tulip heart is a freebie from Kreations by Kara. Now to get them finished ....