we are on spring break this week (well technically, my kids and husband are on break, but you know i don't want to work too much while they're home, so i might as well take a break too)... i'm so glad that it's finally feeling like spring!Read More
i'm continuing my series of helping hands with this new design, and i've really been looking forward to stitching this one up.
i got a little porch stitching time yesterday afternoon:
it's almost entirely made of straight stitches, so this pattern is super easy but definitely not boring.Read More
some of my favorite designs have been my series of helping hands, and i've been working on growing this sweet collection. hands down, (ha!) the hardest part is choosingRead More
this past friday, as my new collection was launching, i was on my way to biltmore for my morning walk. as i drove up, i saw this beautiful rainbow! it was such a happy way to start the day.Read More
progress on march’s stitch club pattern!
i'm working on these little blue "super fly" stitches (i made that name up) and if you're curious about how i made themRead More
i really wanted to keep things super simple with the stitch club design for march, so i created it almost completely with straight stitches.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 or pre-printed patterns, i've got those too!
while it's tempting to dive right into stitching immediately, i encourage you to plan ahead for just a little bit of prep work that makes a HUGE difference for your stitching experience and your finished project.Read More
my spring 2019 collection is coming on march 15th!
this collection of kits, iron-on patterns, and pre-printed patterns will include:
one of my favorite things to post about on instagram is my reading life. the comments and discussions areRead More
i planned to use brick stitch again this month. this time i used it around the edges of the leaves to make them bolder, to differentiate them from the inner contour lines of the leaves.Read More
the weather the past few days has been absolutely amazing. we went from polar vortex to spring-like sunny weather in a matter of days.Read More
i've gotten several questions about how to embroider brick stitch, so i made a quick video tutorial for it:Read More
the hoop above is something i've been working on for the past few weeks,Read More
for january stitch club, my new golden mandala pattern is a simple centering mandala design. i'm taking a chance with the floss and trying something new: tone on tone.Read More
in the days ahead, may we feel creative and connected, focused and free, strong and successful, cozy and calm, present and powerful.Read More