Monday January 30, 2012
Most embroidery enthusiasts have used the Blanket Stitch, but have you ever tried the Parisian Stitch?
Both stitches feature an vertical stitch capped by a horizontal thread or stitch forming an ... Read More
Tuesday January 24, 2012
TNNA just wrapped up another great trade show, with lots of new embroidery projects being introduced.
My favorites include the NEW colors that have been added to DMC's Color Variations embroidery ... Read More
Friday January 20, 2012
For those of you working on the Paisley Valentine Hearts project SAL (stitch along), I'm happy to report that I have posted the finishing directions.
Finishing projects as ornaments is ... Read More
Tuesday January 17, 2012
If you're looking for a book featuring a few smaller, portable projects to tuck into your bag for a spring get-away, I have a suggestion.
Alicia Paulson's Embroidery Companion contains a ... Read More
Thursday January 12, 2012
I've completed the stitching and finishing for the Paisley Valentine Hearts project, and have finished them as ornaments.
These "smalls" can be given as gifts, displayed on a tray like cookies ... Read More
Monday January 9, 2012
Last week I posted a brand new FREE pattern featuring a set of Paisley Heart Valentines, and invited you to stitch along.
Here's my progress on the three-piece set.
I've used basic ... Read More
Friday January 6, 2012
New this week is this pattern featuring a set of Paisley Heart Valentines to stitch.
Work the 3-piece set of free patterns for Valentine's Day. Each design features a different ... Read More
Wednesday January 4, 2012
Pre-stamped and pre-printed fabrics have long been a staple for the embroidery enthusiast. Artist Richard Saja takes this approach to an entirely different level by working embroidery over historic toile ... Read More