New from Imaginesque

latestImaginesque has posted two more great embroidery patterns, free for your personal use. One of them is shown here. They are both abstract and you get to choose the colors that suit your fancy. How will you stitch them up? … Read More ...

Floral Freebie

Motif_2Vintage Spice and Everything Nice took off some time during the holidays, but the blog is active again and is posting new freebies, usually on Fridays. A recent post included this floral-themed freebie that also includes a beautiful bird to … Read More ...

Blackwork Snowflake

191213OneBlackwork is a fun counted-thread embroidery style that is easy to learn and can be done using any evenweave fabric and embroidery thread. Imaginesque is a great source of free blackwork charts and this recent post is a fine example … Read More ...

Stripey Christmas Tree

stripeytreeOver at Nuts About Needlepoint, Janet M. Perry is showing off how to create a stripey Christmas tree using two common Needlepoint stitches. She also provides a tutorial for the Smyrna Crosses on the post and will have tutorial for … Read More ...

Christmas Patterns

Surface_Quaker_02Mary Corbet of Needle ‘N Thread has posted a round up of her Christmas patterns so you can enjoy all the designs she has posted over the years and use them in your Christmas crafting. Whether you are making ornaments … Read More ...

Ornament Party Idea

NorthStarDMC’s Emma Broidery has been sharing ideas for Holiday crafting over the last few weeks and a recent post was chock full of embroidery ideas. And the idea was centered around having an ornament party. What a fun plan! Get … Read More ...

Circus Raccoon

13Vintage Spice and Everything Nice continues their series of circus-themed posts with a cute little raccoon playing a trumpet. He’s ready to lead the circus band marching down the street for a parade announcing the circus is in town. Along … Read More ...

Pearl Fiber Class

pearlsIf you have ever wanted to learn how to make your own pearl cotton and other pearl fiber, such as pearl silk, now is your chance. If you aren’t familiar with pearl fibers, you don’t know what you are missing … Read More ...