Embroidery category

  • Stitch Lab Project: Toile Embriodery

    I taught a week summer camp at the Stitch Lab. It was a popular offering and ten kids signed up! Whoo! There are six machines in the room and ten girls signed up, so you can do the math on that. T...
    Aug 20, 2014 6 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #15 – Embroidered Shoes

    For this challenge we were asked to embellish something. My inspiration came from this pair of embroidered sneakers that Susi sent me the link to. The discussion was whether it was hand or machine emb...
    Jul 29, 2014 4 Comments

  • Artist Richard Saja

    I have seen this type of embroidery project before and was intrigued. Then I came across this interview with the artist Richard Saja. Here is an interview with him in Etsy. I thought is was interesti...
    Jul 23, 2014 No Comments

  • Four Projects for the Fourth of July

    If you live in the States, you know it’s time to deck the halls in red, white and blue and stars and stripes for the upcoming Fourth of July Holiday. Here’s a few simple projects from us t...
    Jun 23, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #11 – Embroidered Woven Placemats

    For this Iron Craft challenge, we were to use supplies from the dollar store or things that cost a dollar. I had an added challenge in that I was on vacation overseas during all but the last two days ...
    Jun 03, 2014 3 Comments

  • 14 DIY Project for Easter

    Easter is right around the corner! I’m hosting this year, so that has me thinking about all sorts of DIY projects for the table and around the house. Here’s a few we’ve done in years...
    Mar 17, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #5 – Appliquéd Houses Pillow

    For this Iron Craft challenge we had to do something beginning with the letter “A”. Since I still hadn’t gotten around to recovering our throw pillows to match our new loft, (Six mon...
    Mar 11, 2014 3 Comments

  • Projects for National Pig Day

    I have a soft spot for pigs. (And quite a collection of them around my house.) This Saturday, Match 1st, is National Pig Day, so why not craft up a pig or two… Stitch up a pig apron with this pi...
    Feb 28, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #3 – Knit Matryoshka Doll

    For the current Iron Craft challenge, we were directed to create something inspired by the Olympics, but not necessarily Olympic themed. I took my inspiration from the host country Russia and knit up ...
    Feb 11, 2014 5 Comments

  • Project: Snowflake Christmas Tree Skirt

    Some point over the years the tree skirt Matt and I had was ruined by water. I’ve been meaning to make a new one for us, but haven’t been really inspired. Then I saw the tutorial for Flann...
    Dec 05, 2013 9 Comments