Freebie: National Dog Day

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Happy National Dog Day! Today is a day to celebrate our pups and give them extra hugs and kisses…and baths. Are you dogs like mine? When I give them a bath you would think that I was torturing them. How … Read More...

Freebie: Vintage Cups

 

 

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I just heard on the news this morning that Starbucks is bringing back the pumpkin latte at the end of this month.  I don’t think words can express how excited I am.  Pumpkin spice latte….I could never ever … Read More...

Freebie: Fun with Memory Wire

Mini_Embellished_Cake_Project_low_resHave you ever worked with memory wire before? I will admit that I am a little leery about using it for projects. Metallic thread is bad enough! DMC USA offers up this tutorial and pattern for a Mini Embellished Cake … Read More...

Free Pattern: Kittyware

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I am a huge collector of vintage embroidery patterns. I just love them. They are fun, kitschy and say a lot about the every day history of our culture. I am a true believer that every day items tell us … Read More...

Freebie: Butterfly Wrist Cuff

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We are lucky enough to have butterflies visiting our backyard. They are so beautiful just fluttering around from flower to flower. This free Butterfly Wrist Cuff from Aimee Ray is perfect reminder of summer and our little butterfly friends.  While … Read More...

Tutorial: Woven Wall Hanging

 

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Lately woven wall hangings have been popping up all over my Pinterest and blog feeds. It’s like the 70′s and 80′s all over again. I remember making these in grade school, but mine were never as fancy and colorful … Read More...

Freebie: Happy 4th of

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Happy 4th of July! To celebrate America’s independence, the Pink Samurai  created Uncle Kitty, the American flag and a few fireworks for you to embroider. Lucky for my dogs, these fireworks are … Read More...

Freebie: Sleepy Turtle

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Oh sleepy turtle, how I understand your need for a nap. While we can’t take a quick turtle nap, we can indulge in a good cup of tea and wish for … Read More...