Embroidery category

  • 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

  • Advent Calendar Project ’13 Wrap Up

    We made it, twenty-four ornaments in twenty-four weeks just in time for December 1st. I hope you enjoyed our trip around the world this year and all the little tidbits about Christmas customs in diffe...
    Nov 29, 2013 3 Comments

  • 16 Handmade Holiday Decor Ideas

    We love creating things to decorate our homes over the holidays. It gives such a personal touch. 1. Potted Button Trees 2. Appliqué Reindeer Pillow 3. Square Dowel Wreath 4. Ornament Coasters 5. Ro...
    Nov 27, 2013 No Comments

  • 26 Christmas Tree Ornaments to Make

    There is nothing more charming on a Christmas tree than a handmade ornament. They also make great additions to your Christmas wrapping. Here’s a selection of ornaments we’ve showed you how...
    Nov 25, 2013 No Comments

  • Handmade Holiday Gifts for the Home

    Help someone spruce up their home with a handmade gift they can use in the kitchen, living room, dining room or anyplace that needs that special touch. 1. Willow branch candleholder 2. City light l...
    Nov 13, 2013 No Comments

  • Handmade Holiday Gifts for Anyone

    Let’s continue with our handmade gift guides. Last week we showed you gifts to make for her and for the young (or young at heart). Today’s guide contains gifts that could work for anyone....
    Nov 11, 2013 1 Comment