Today I am introducing a new venture for me, wool applique! I recently signed up for a “Woollies” group which is taught by a new resident to the coast, Uschi co-owner of Wool Penny Rugs! The company offers the most gorgeous hand dyed wools amongst other goodies so you may just want to visit their… Read more
Something a bit different today! I was recently playing around with some presentation ideas for gift cards, money etc. How did I create this – very easy. I cut down a kraft file folder to the size I wanted but any sort of slightly heavier decorative paper could work. I sorted through my box of… Read more
I’m finishing off the week with another needlepoint square, #7 with 29 more to go in this project. I ended up loving how these colour combinations came together. The outer border was stitched with the top colour way – a blend of lavenders with a mixed palette. Once complete I stitched the center of each… Read more
Just a quick post with some new additions to the shop over the past several days.
This is square #6 in my Rainforest Crunch needlepoint project, – 30 more to go! I’ve used three threads in this square. I started by stitching the border in a yellow/gold/brown combination. Once this was complete I knew I had to provide contrast in the center section. I chose a deeper orange/pink thread and for… Read more
Since I opened my shop several years ago, I have repeatedly requested that customers share their stitching creations with me. It is only within the last number of months that I have started to “see” what artists are creating with my threads and must admit I am thrilled. Several weeks ago I opened my… Read more
This is square #5 in my Rainforest Crunch needlepoint project – 31 more to go! If you missed the first post you can read about it here and here. For any of you following along with this project you will start to see some of the thread colours repeating. To date, this is one of my favourites. I… Read more
Another brief post today to share some of the new rayon colour ways I have posted in the shop this week. I think it is about time for some Rainforest Crunch tomorrow….
I think it only appropriate since it is the end of the month to show you the final block of my Dark Dusty completed. This was a fun project but I must admit I was tired of the Dark Dusty palette by the time I finished. As with all my projects, I love experimenting… Read more
Just a quick update today to let you know I added some new colour ways to the shop over the weekend. Several silks, a couple of sparkle chainettes in greens and two sampler packs! I just LOVE the one in the upper left – reminds me of peacock feathers! Back to more crazy quilting tomorrow… Read more