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
for these blocks of color, i'm using (padded) satin stitch, and all 6 strands.
but instead of threading 6 strands through the needle, i threaded 3, and then doubled the floss down and knotted the end.Read More
THANK YOU for such a great response to my christmas in july event!! i'm so happy that you love the new holiday kit, and i'm happy to see lots of love for the kits of christmas past. if you weren't able to snag one last week, don't worry... i'll have some available again in time for the holiday season.Read More
remember that amazing vintage sewing box that i found last month? here it is all filled with floss and supplies. isn't she a beauty?Read More
this month's pattern is all about simple stitching and fun color. i kept the design to a minimum but added a hand drawn layer of color that peeks through the stitched lines.Read More