Halloween Patterns, Revamped!

Halloween, what? Sewjen, you cray-cray! Halloween’s a couple of months away! If you can think, it’s just 2 months out! Now, I understand it’s tough to believe of a vacation that’s 2 months away, specifically when the summer season sun is still blazing over many of us. We have actually chosen to blow the dust…

Autumn and Thanksgiving Embroidery Patterns

Fall is my preferred season. The nights and early mornings are cooler, and the daytime summer season heat is no longer so extreme. In our contemporary lives, we no longer issue ourselves with collecting the fields and stockpiling for the winter season, however in our own methods we still naturally start to alter our focus…

BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY TUTORIALS: How To Stitch Flowers

Today’s Tutorial is EMBROIDERY flowers style. Brazilian Embroidery is an extremely textured, dimensional embroidery that uses a variety of stitches to create floral and floral-related styles. Stitches frequently used in Brazilian Embroidery include bullion knots, French knots, cast-on sew, drizzle stitch, and basically any stitch that can be used to produce dimensional floral components.

Leslie’s BAS Round Robin Blocks

I remain in an insane quilt round robin and lastly completed dealing with Leslie’s blocks. These were beautiful blocks to decorate, and I absolutely unwinded and delighted in the procedure this time. On the chain stitch block, I wove ribbon through a base row, embroidered 2 wavy chains and put woven spider wheels in between,…

Joyce’s BAS RR Blocks – Blanket and Chevron

Joyce’s blocks got here in the mail today, and I began dealing with them right away. Here is an image of her Blanket Block: This block had really a couple of colors in it, so I got the hex color of the blue area I wished to embroider, then utilized the green that is a…

Sparkly Wheels and CQ Wool Christmas Ornaments

Last Thursday was the Ogden Art Group conference, and we made Sparkly Wheel buttons. It was a pattern in Interweave’s Beadwork July 2010 publication, and we had a lot of enjoyable choosing colors. The instructions were simple to follow– even for us beginner beaders– and the outcomes were pleasing. This is the bead I made:…