Inspiration: Sashiko & visible mending | Nora Knox
As I spend more time on embroidery , I’ve been searching for inspiration—thinking of different ways to stitch and how to use the thread to communicate a feeling or story. I’ve been paying attention to how others stitch too, and I just recently learned about Sashiko and visible mending. Visible mend
What do you do with your waiting time? Those riding times - in the car, during a flight, on the train or a ferry ride even - when you're the...
PDF Pattern - Farm Fresh Butt Nuggets - Eggs - Chicken - Hen - Chicken Lady - Fresh Eggs - Farm Decor - Chicken Pattern
This is a digital file sent to you via email for the "Farm Fresh Butt Nuggets" cross stitch design. Finished design fits nicely in a 6in hoop when stitched on 28ct fabric over two (or 14ct) Design includes full stitches, a few half stitches, backstitching, and one bead.
It's not a crack house, it's a crack home - Cross Stitch Pattern - Instant Download
It's a crack home!!!!! Good Housewarming gift! The original stitch is in shades of purple (because I feel that purple is the colour that best represents crack homes) However, you can change it to whatever you like. I can help there, by changing the colours for you if you ask me nicely. Modern cross stitch pattern is designed on 14 count Aida. It will run a little larger than about 5x7 and will look awesome in an 8x10 frame with a matte. Perhaps you could sprinkle crack on the matte to…
Waiting = stitching
For over 10 years now, it's been a habit of mine to hand stitch during times of waiting - on trips when someone else is driving, on flights, during quiet moments in the morning, watching tv and, most consistently, since my little urchins started taking various lessons after school. My bag nearly always contained a roll of black cotton and a pouch of brightly colored threads. The stitching was intuitive while varing direction, stitch length and contrasts. The action itself gave me joy, a…