Today’s my special day in the first-ever Aurifil Blog Hop. Check out why I think Aurifil threads are Irresistible, download my Hidden Star, and enter for your chance to win some threads.
Buried under mountains of snow this week? Have some creative fun with that white stuff and try snow dyeing.
An inspiring video of a blind quilter from Tennessee.
A couple of Holiday videos for your viewing pleasure. Merry Christmas!
Hat tip: The ManQuilter.
Running stitch is a very quick and easy hand embroidery stitch to master. It is often used to form the foundation of other stitches or it can be used on its own as an outline stitch. Running stitch is also
Looking for some tips on how to work a perfect French knot? A few years ago when I was teaching hand embroidery in workshops, ladies would often groan when I mentioned French knots. Seems that this stitch can cause some
Back stitch is one of the quickest and easiest of embroidery stitches to master. It is predominately used as an outline stitch and is ideal for Redwork embroidery designs. There are two things to keep in mind when learning to
Looking for some inspiration? Here are a couple of fabulous videos from Patsy Thompson. You’ll learn some great techniques specifically how to: burn fabric edges add colour highlights with Prismacolor pencils free motion machine embroidery I am the very lucky
Running the Quilting Gallery site, it’s no surprise that dozens of quilting-related blogs come across my screen each day. I can’t remember another blog that captured my attention so thoroughly like Leah Day’s 365 Days of Free Motion Quilting Filler
Serena Smith from Embroidery Treasures has put together two fabulous videos on how to cover a pizza box with fabric. She makes it look so easy. The addition of a little piece of ribbon to make the boxes easier to
Quilting is a billion-dollar industry where creativity and skill entwine. Seth Doane reports on the booming art form and talks with quilting celebrity, Ricky Tims. Found at the latest member of the Quilting Bloggers directory, Artisan At Heart – Quilting