I’ve been bit by the knitting bug these past few days, but haven’t actually done any. I need to finish up some crafty gifts before I can indulge that craving. So, for now, I’ve just been yarn window shopping. I’ve found a beautiful organic cotton/bamboo blend that will be perfect for my [...]
Wow. Looking at the date, it seems like I’ve been working on this all month long. I originally thought I’d have it done in a week, but life with a toddler isn’t very predictable.
This being my second ever embroidery project, I’m really happy with the result. It may not be [...]
I’m nearly finished with my Vitamin Parade embroidery.Â I’m on the last fruit, a sweet little cherry.Â Then I’ll stitch in the underline and words.Â I can’t wait to see how it turns out.
I’ve also taken a small detour to teach myself crochet.Â Crochet was a fiber art that I used to think I could [...]
I don’t know what it is about fruit on parade, but they sure make me smile.
This is my new WIP and second embroidery project. I’m embroidering it onto a hemp apron that one of my bffs got me for xmas/winter solstice. I got the pattern (Vogart 678) from an awesome flickr [...]
I decided to finally try my hand at embroidery and here are the results:
I used a split stitch with 3 strands of black floss for the body.Â The yellow is french knots using 2 strands.Â Finally, the wings are 6 strands in stem stitch.Â I wanted to try out as much as I could with [...]