Freebie: Whoooo Needs Sleep?

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Maybe it is because I have been suffering from insomnia lately but I want to tell this owl, “I NEED SLEEP!”  I kind of feel like this owl right now…very wide eyed. Well, since I can’t sleep, I might as … Read More...

Freebie: Stardust Fairy

StardustFairyforwebDo you believe in fairies? They can be whimsical creatures or evil little monsters, depending on who you talk to and whether or not you upset them. DMC, along with Joan Elliott created this beautiful Stardust Fairy pattern that … Read More...

Freebie: Happy Fall!

3Who is ready for fall? Sweaters, falling leaves and of course, pumpkins! I love everything pumpkin. This adorable Fall cross stitch sampler is a freebie from the wonderful Snowflower Diaries. I just adore the crow with the flowers. Stitching this … Read More...

Freebie: A Bunch of Bunnies

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The bunnies…they are attacking us with their cuteness! AACCKKKK! Make it stop! I can’t handle anymore cute bunnies (faints and drops to floor). Okay so maybe I didn’t faint over these adorable bunnies, but I could because they are so … Read More...

Autumn Blessings

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In my neck of the woods we are having a longer summer than expected and while I am usually a fan of the heat, I am ready for fall. The cooler temps and rain need to head my way. Of … Read More...

Tutorial: Dyeing Floss

cross stitchI have always wanted to dye my own floss but I was so scared that I would ruin my floss. No time like the present to concur my fear and jump right into the process. Believe it or not, it is … Read More...

Hot Iron Transfer

ppc_hotIronTransfer_1920x1080_001-500x281Working with iron on transfers requires a bit of skill. You don’t want your iron too hot or you will burn the fabric, too cold and your pattern won’t transfer. Thank goodness for Professor Pincushion and their easy to follow video … Read More...

Tutorial: Stitching with Lights

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Have you ever stitched with LED lights before? I have always wanted to try but the process seems a little overwhelming to me.  Sure, I can change a light bulb but adding lights to something I stitched? What if I … Read More...

Winner Winner!

Giveaway-Winner

 

Thanks to everyone who commented on the Cheryl Fall book giveaway. It was fun finding out everyone’s favorite needlework tool. We love our lights, hoops and reading glasses.

The winner of the giveaway is:

MONICA!

Her favorite stitching tool is a … Read More...

Freebie: Unicorn Pattern

unicorn-counted-cross-stitch-pattern1Nothing ties a room together like a cross stitched unicorn. Don’t believe me, look around your room right now. Is it missing something? Chances are you probably said yes and what it is missing it that beautiful unicorn that you … Read More...