Embroidery Projects category

  • 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

  • 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

  • Iron Craft ’13 #14 – Bulky French Knot Pillow

    I gave myself a real challenge when I posed the theme of France for Iron Craft. I didn’t have any immediate ideas for a project, but knew I wanted it to be something for my new home. I love the ...
    Jul 16, 2013 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’13 #13 – Little Us Pillow Dolls

    When I was in Ireland recently, I saw these cute little embroidered people pillows/dolls in a gift shop in Dublin. I loved the idea of them and thought I could make more personalized ones for Matt and...
    Jul 02, 2013 7 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’13 – Week 3

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament. Each one will be traditional to or inspired by a different country.) This week we are visiting England, to be ...
    Jun 28, 2013 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project 2013

    Can you believe it’s almost time to start this year’s advent calendar project?! What is an advent calendar project? Well, every Friday through December 1st we’ll have a tutorial to t...
    Jun 07, 2013 No Comments

  • Spring Projects

    I know April showers bring May flowers, but maybe we can help move things along a little bit, at least in our craft rooms! Here are some of our favorite floral and spring projects. Crocheted Flower P...
    Apr 02, 2013 No Comments

  • Project: Easy Easter Egg Napkins

    Here’s an easy little project you can whip up this weekend to dress up your Easter table next week. These are so simple and whip up quickly thanks to double stick fusible webbing. They are a gr...
    Mar 22, 2013 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge 2: Orange You Glad You Have a Local Cafe?!

    We live in San Francisco, near Precita Park. On the cross streets that boarder the park there are some little shops. Three years ago, there was a grungy, smelly “convenience” store that so...
    Jan 30, 2013 3 Comments

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