i've used colonial knots with tails for these lighter green stems (2 strands) but you could also just use a straight stitch with a knot on top.Read More
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!
when i designed this, my plan was to use 2-color fly stitch for the loopy-bumpy rings. i started with 2 working threads, using the red as the anchor stitch, but quickly realized that there was way too much tangling happeningRead More
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