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Tag Archives: Hungarian Matyó motifs
A big week is starting for Kate & Rose – starting with Selfish Sewing Week, organized by Rachael of Imagine Gnats and Jill of Made with Moxie!
I’m so thrilled that the very first pattern up is Kim of Milkybeer Handmade’s super-cute Read More…→
from 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…→
Hop on over to Feeling Stitchy to win an embroidery pattern at the giveaway of Kate & Rose iron-on transfers!
Choose any one of the four. To win, comment on the Feeling Stitchy announcement with the Read More…→
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:
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…→
Do you know Kollabora? Well you should! It’s a site for all DIY-ers – people who sew, knit, make jewelry, embroider… you name it, they’ve got it! A social networking site for makers-meets-craft magazine-meets-budding supplies marketplace. You can find people making all kinds of things, follow along as they begin to work on a project and see how it gets finished. You can learn how to hand-stamp a scarf, Read More…→
To start the new PDF embroidery pattern releases off with a bang, here is a free pattern for you, and a tutorial for how to stitch a t-shirt like the Sewaholic Renfrew with Hungarian embroidery. Or any other t-shirt, really.
The pattern is called Little Berry Burst, and it also Read More…→
Three new embroidery patterns are ready for you to download & stitch up as you wish! Two designs based on Matyó embroidery form Northern Hungary are now available on Etsy or Craftsy:
Both contain lots of motifs to play with, and instructions with stitching suggestions, Read More…→
I am making slow but steady progress on the embroidered 1920s style pouch. Look:
I look forward so much to when it will be done. 15 minutes here and there really gets things done, doesn’t it? Otherwise, I’m working on something in the background… a sneak peek:
This week I started working on a little reproduction drawstring pouch, in my 15-minutes-here-and-there embroidery time (of which there is far less than I would like).
The design is based on an embroidered 1920s style pouch I saw on eBay a while ago. The listing isn’t on eBay anymore, but I have the image in my Pinterest. If you follow my ‘Embroidered’ board, you’ll perhaps recognize it as the cover:
In honor of Valentine’s day, a lovely flower to stitch: introducing the first embroidery kit by Kate & Rose!
It is the ever popular Matyó rose from North-Eastern Hungary, wich was also the last motif of the Hungarian Sampler:
Each kit contains a 9″x9″ (24×24 cm) Read More…→