Embroidery category

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 – Week 1

    Every Friday for the twenty-four weeks leading up to December 1st, we will be making a handmade Christmas ornament. Follow along and make them all or pick and chose your favorites. And off we go with...
    Jun 19, 2015 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #10 – Embroidery Embellished Tunic

    For this Iron Craft challenge we had to make something with the letter “E” as our inspiration. I was getting ready to head out on vacation for most of the challenge period, so I needed som...
    May 26, 2015 13 Comments

  • 17 Projects for Summer

    This weekend is the unofficial first weekend of Summer here in the States, so we thought it was a perfect time to remind you of some of the great summery projects in our archives. 1. Leave the Sand a...
    May 20, 2015 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #8 – French Knot Burst Pillow

    For this challenge we were to make something for our home. I had bought some beautiful grey wool at Faribault Woolen Mills and my husband suggested I use to make an embroidered throw pillow. I had see...
    Apr 28, 2015 13 Comments

  • Thirteen Crafty Easter Projects

    1. Peep Bath Buddy 2. Burlap Bunny Ear Napkin Ring 3. “Antique” Silver Bunny 4. Knit Bunny Hat 5. Knit Bunny Peep 6. Knit Chocolate Bunny 7. “Antique” Silver Eggs 8. Knit Duck...
    Mar 12, 2015 2 Comments

  • 13 DIY Throw Pillows

    Do you change up the look of your rooms for the different seasons? I don’t do anything drastic, but I do like to switch things up on the mantle and change out the throw pillows. I really like to...
    Nov 17, 2014 No Comments

  • 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 1 Comment

  • 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