I’ve been wanting to try a technique that I’ve admired for awhile: a combination of machine applique and embroidery. So today I pulled out my bins of fabric scraps and got busy. Luckily, I had a few scraps of Wrenly left over from a quilt I made last year. The Wrenly birds were perfect for… Continue reading Small stitching on Sunday: a mug rug
I love stitching these little gifts! I traced the pattern from a little book called Embroidery pour le Jardinier by Sylvie Blondeau that my son gave me for Christmas a couple of years ago. I used Kaffe Fassett fabric on the backs. Quick and pretty!
A tiny little embroidery project to finish the day 🙂 From the Little Stitches book of embroidery designs by Aneela Hoey So sweet! ….and now you also know what I am reading! What are you reading this week and what do you use for a book mark?
My goodness, this has been a busy week. Since I committed to attempting to write 50,000 words as part of nanowrimo, my time has been completely taken up. I am a slow, slow writer. Sometimes it takes me all day long to reach my daily goal of 1650 words, the amount I will need to… Continue reading Bookmarks the Spot
Last January I posted my about word for the year: PLAY! So, in the spirit of that resolution, I spent almost my entire April allowance on playful inspiration: books! I want to knit something bigger than a sock or a hat, but I know myself…I will make the front of something, or a sleeve, and… Continue reading In the Spirit of Play (or how I spent my April allowance)