Embroidery Tools – DMC Medicis Wool

medici wool threads

Just look at what the cat dragged in! Seriously…I really do have a stash to show. 😉 *This is a little stray kitty that has claimed an empty basket as Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Marigold Tinting with Crayon Part 6

flowers tinted with crayon

The Marigold must undergo the Hot Iron! Muwahaha! One of the most scariest parts of this process of tinting fabric with crayon is the nerve wracking hot iron melting the Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Coloring the Marigold Part 5

color tint the flowers for embroidery

Time for some crayons! Yesterday the flowers ironed on fairly well with the iron on transfer pencil that I found. Now, the creative challenge is to figure out the colors Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Iron On the Flowers Part 4

all flowers ironed on for embroidery

The iron on transfers for the Pansy, Marigold, Rose and Iris were successful! …Okay, somewhat successful. 😉 Since we have the larger design of 4″x6″ over the smaller felt fabric Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Preparing Iron On Transfers Part 3

iron on flowers with iron on pen

Create outside of the box. I chose the largest design copy, the 4″x6″, to place onto the3″x4.5″ felt rectangle. How is that you ask? The design doesn’t fit on the Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Designing Embroidery Space Part 2

iron on flowers and felt

Now that we have the decided fabric, felt, cut to a desired size, 3″x4.5″, designing the embroidery space is next the challenge. The Yahoo Group Hand-Embroidery is using these 4 Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Embroidered Flowers Part 1

embroidered flowers iron ons

After much talk of a “Summer Challenge” over at the wonderful Yahoo! Group, Hand-Embroidery, I finally asked what the “Challenge” was all about. Boy, was I ever excited! The challenge Continue Reading →

Embroidery Project-Original Sewing Pattern Purse-”Monkey Love” Sublime Stitching, Ironing The Flip Side, Part 5

Time to color the back of the purse! Keeping with the style of the purse front, out come the crayons. This transfer is from Jenny Hart, Sublime Stitching, Monkey Love Continue Reading →

Embroidery Ideas – Inspirations Magazine #58

rosamund inspirations magazine embroidery

It’s finally here in Hawaii! After waiting and watching and whining and waiting and waiting…did I mention waiting…it’s here! The Inspirations Magazine Issue #58…in very limited quantities, as the B&N Continue Reading →

Embroidery Project-Original Sewing Pattern Purse-”Monkey Love” Sublime Stitching, The Flip Side, Part 4

monkey iron on purse embroidery

Moving on to the back of the “Monkey Love” purse. This is the purse front from the purse pattern I created and embellished with crayon back a few posts. (The Continue Reading →