Kathy of The Unbroken Thread has completed the miniature Trevelyon’s Cap, and it is spectacular — everything we imagined it might be as we watched the project progress. Go to her blog post to enjoy views from every angle and …
(1) Kite Applique Block from Wee Folk Art
(2) Bitty Birdie Applique Block from Wee Folk Art
(3) Girl with veggie escorts from Jafabrit’s Art
(4) A Little Curtsy Goes a Long Way by June Jessie
(5) Mama and baby …
Mary Corbet of Needle ‘n’ Thread explains when you need a curved needle and how to use one. See her post.
A soft white cotton cushion measuring 40x40cm and featuring 10 crewelwork leaves. The PDF pattern includes requirements, the full-size design and embroidery instructions, as well as instructions on how to
Somehow I missed posting about this adorable ornament by Mollie Johanson of Wild Olive. Like her other handmade ornaments this year, it’s quick and easy. And this one is the perfect opportunity to dip your toe into crewelwork (embroidery …
Revel in images of 17th century English bed hangings in the collection of the Embroidery Guild of America. See closeups of the Jacobean crewel embroidery. Get links to free patterns based on these works and courses in Jacobean embroidery. Go …
Bring flowers to life with some stitching tips and a long-and-short stitch tutorial from Yesteryear Embroideries. See her post.
Here’s a great heads-up from Tricia of Thistle Threads:
The exhibit we have all been waiting for is finally open!…Cunning Needle – Four Centuries of Embroidery opened last Friday, Sept 2nd at Winterthur. The exhibition will be open
Janet M. Davies of JMD Designs has released a new trio of hand-embroidery designs in the style of medieval woodcuts. Charming. Janet says it uses only two basic stitches, so it’s a great project for beginners. See all of the …
Kim of a dork with a needle gives us a close-up look at some uses of buttonhole stitch in crewelwork. A slight variation in thread weight or length or width of stitch produces dramatically different textures. See her beautiful, photo-filled post…