i’ve been devouring the shetland island mystery books lately, and so when i started doodling these little houses, they quickly began to resemble the setting of the books: a quaint little island village, enveloped in fog,Read More
did you spot my hoops in the january issue of better homes and gardens?Read More
'm retiring a few older designs to make room for the new.
if you want these, now's the time to get them. once they're gone, they're gone for good!
i've been stitching along on the november #cozybluestitchclub pattern. this mandala has some detailed linework, but the stitching itself is really simple.Read More
the holidays are fast approaching, be sure to order your cozyblue gifts in time for everyone on your list!Read More
i'm just finishing up this moth design. for the stars in the background, i've used a mix of seed stitches and colonial knots,Read More
i'm a book contributor! at the end of last year, i designed and stitched 10 patterns for a new embroidery book. published by penguin random house, and written by nathalie mornu,Read More
this has been one intense hurricane season. it's almost unimaginable, seeing the photos and accounts of the disaster areas.Read More
this sweet owl is my newest pattern, and our september stitch club project!
i've started stitching a little, and here's what i've got so far:
if you're just not that into satin stitch, you are not alone. and you're in luck! because there are so many other great stitches that you can use to fill your embroidery designs.Read More
i love barn quilts, and i have wanted to make an embroidered version (or as it turns out, two versions) for such a long time.
i had satin stitch in mind when i made this one, and i really like the smooth, strong texture that it creates.Read More