this design is inspired by something that is on my mind a lot: stillness.
i think we all know how vital it is to intentionally set aside time to just BE, to get quiet, to step away from the hectic and non-stop busy pace of our lives.
are you looking for a little something sweet and simple to stitch? then i have just the thing for you!
this pattern is perfect for practicing your lazy daisy stitch. but if you don't want to use lazy daisy, a straight stitch works just fine too!Read More
more spring photos for you! these were taken at biltmore estate, which i'm lucky to have easy access to -- it's just a few miles away from my house.Read More
it's may already! how is time flying so fast?
you may have seen this on instagram already, but i finished my april stitch club pattern, april flower! i outlined all of the satin stitching using a single strand of black back stitches.
spring is finally in full swing here in asheville. march came in like a lion and stayed pretty fierce all month, but (fingers crossed!) april promises to be sweet and nice.Read More
you know i am all about slowing down, getting cozy, getting crafty. and i'm a huge fan of self-care and giving yourself the gift of little luxuries. one of my favorite gifts to myself is lots of reading time!Read More
say hello to march's 'night garden' pattern!
new month = new pattern, and this one is inspired by two of my favorite things: the moon and plants.Read More
my new collection of kits is available now!!
i have 3 new kits available in my web shop and ready for you to stitch. if you like the iron-on versions, iron-on patterns, or pre-printed patterns, i've got those too!
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