Tag Archives: Hungarian Buzsák motifs

Outlining with running stitch: a tutorial

I just realized it’s been exactly a month since my last post, a very busy month behind the scenes but a very quiet one for the blog. Quietness can be a wonderful thing though! Especially when you make something with it, like a bit of embroidery.
Bewitching Botanicals napBewitching Botanicals motif with running stitch outline
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Stitching tip: hacking some needlepoint

bewitching botanicals in jeweltonesfrom the Bewitching Botanicals embroidery pattern set, available here
I’ve always been drawn to folklore embroidery. There is something about the way I imagine it used to fit into everyday life that I find appealing, even if I know that some of what I imagine about it is pretty much just fantasy. A nostalgic, sweet pastoral fantasy of Read More…

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Giveaway of Kate & Rose iron-on transfers @ Feeling Stitchy!

Hop on over to Feeling Stitchy to win an embroidery pattern at the giveaway of Kate & Rose iron-on transfers!
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Choose any one of the four. To win, comment on the Feeling Stitchy announcement with the Read More…

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Just in time for some last-minute Christmas shopping: holiday shop update

After yesterday’s launch of the embroidery patterns and hot iron transfers, I’ve added a few more items for some last-minute Christmas shopping. (Wait, you don’t do that? Hmmm…)
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There are some more pretty fabrics, folksy ribbons, and more.
Look, even something for a little girl in your life:
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They’re here! They’re here! They’re here: folksy hot-iron embroidery transfers

These were SUCH a long time in the making. Almost a year and a half, to be precise. But they’re finally here! Folksy hot-iron embroidery transfers, not just one but FOUR sheets:
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I couldn’t be more excited. Thrilled even. I’ve been stitching up a storm testing them, prepping sample cloths, and I have to say, this iron-on stuff Read More…

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