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1. Steampunk girl, Dover Publications 

2. Flower girl, Dover Publications

3. Little girl dress shop, The Baby Gardner

4. Motorcycle skeleton girl, Sew Lovely Embroidery

5. Golden Girls, Sew Lovely Embroidery 

6. Flower face, Doe C Doe

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10 decorative ways to patch your clothes

 

 

Now and then, whether we like it or not, our favorite clothes are going to end up with a hole here or there.  Why not take the opportunity to add a decorative patch rather than giving up on …

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I am all about using embroidery hoops in fun decorative ways, that is why I love this Embroidery Hoop Earring Holder tutorial by Sarita Creative. It is such a fun clever idea. Although this tutorial is for more …

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Okay…so Benedict Cumberbatch is certainly inspiring all on his own but this hoop from Marleymiss on Craftster.org just raised it to the next level. I can not believe how spot on this hoopla is! Her stitching is near perfect …

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Happy 4th of July! To celebrate America’s independence, the Pink Samurai  created Uncle Kitty, the American flag and a few fireworks for you to embroider. Lucky for my dogs, these fireworks are …

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There is a great inchie/twinchie swap over at Craftster.org.  The rules are that the finished piece can not be bigger than two inches. Every piece in this swap as been amazing so far and it’s not over yet! …

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There are so many ways that you can preserve a moment in time with your child. You can take pictures or do a scrapbook or you could try something new and stitch up a memory. You could create a …

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I am in the process of remodeling my craft room. I want it to be cozy, inviting and yet still functional. When I started the remodel I found a lot of pillows I loved but they were SO expensive! Why …

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Have you  been dying to learn how to satin stitch? Well, do I have the project for you! Nancy at Do Small Things with Love created this great tutorial for both beginners and more advanced embroiderers. The texture and colors …

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Home…whether it is a studio apartment or a large sprawling ranch, it is where we build our lives. A person’s house truly is their castle.  The wonderful sisters at The Common Creative, I’m sure feel the same way and …

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I love lacing cards. I think it is a great way to introduce kids and adults into the needlework world. Why not get the kids even more involved and excited about …

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Summer has finally arrived, and what better way to welcome the warm weather than with some whimsical embroidered art?  We’ve got some of the best parts of summer represented here, from camping to the beach to happy kids playing …

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I love learning a new stitch or technique.  So many times I stitch the same style over and over again…that’s why I am glad that Bee’s Knees Industries created this Long and Short Stitch tutorial for me to try …

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How many times have you needed a few minutes to yourself?  If you are like me you know the following to be true: If you have small children or pets, you will never pee alone again and you will …

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Our moms-they are the reason we are here. They are our biggest supporter, our loudest cheerleader. Why not show your mom that she is in your heart with Sew Useful‘s pattern and tutorial on Craftsy.com. The embroidered

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