Tutorial: Jacobean crewel

jacob1Yea!!! Romilly of Stitching with a Shimmy has started a new instructional series on crewelwork. Crewel — embroidery with wool — had a resurgence of popularity during the 1970s, but I haven’t been hearing much about it lately. I love the texture…

Another Knitted Village!

village2Picture an idyllic village in the rolling hills of England. Picture small old world houses and buildings nestled in with each other.  Now picture all of this knitted!

A group of knitters in Mersham, England has done just this. Nearly every…

New embroidery pattern site

indianDeepa of This and That blog has found a new website full of free Indian hand-embroidery designs. Deepa says,

It is a virtual treasurehouse of typical Indian designs. You can find designs classified according to state as well as region. Within each category…

Butterflies and my heart!

Hi Everyone:

Butterflies are here to stay, it’s amazing all the different stamps and die cuts that have come out onto the market place lately.

I do believe that butterfly is going to have a better staying power than the … Read More...

Butterflies and my heart!

Hi Everyone:

Butterflies are here to stay, it’s amazing all the different stamps and die cuts that have come out onto the market place lately.

I do believe that butterfly is going to have a better staying power than the owl..Have you…