I love the dimensional stitching on this sweet farm scene by Jules of Adventures in Thread. She says,
I used Ghiordes Knot or Turkey work as I always call it, (I always imagine a huge turkey scratching around!) to create
Squeee! What looks like Easter candy but is absolutely calorie-free? A bunny made of French knots! This adorable seasonal hoop is the creation of Sedef of Down Grapevine Lane, and she’s sharing the pattern and instructions with us. Go to …
Kathy Lewinski posted a tutorial on Just Crafty Enough for making appliqued napkins to brighten your Easter dinner table. Her technique is easy — raw-edge applique topped with a split-stitch outline — and this is a perfect project for using …
Your spring decor probably needs a bunny. Or a bluebird. Or both! Elizabeth of Creative Breathing shares her patterns and instructions for these sweet embroidered felt sculptures. Go to her blog post to get the designs.
I’m fascinated by hand-embroidery on real egg shells. Exquisite. I haven’t had the nerve to try it yet; but when I’m ready, I know where to go. Mary Corbet of Needle ‘n’ Thread has put together an index of her …
Eeeep! Easter is just around the corner. Your pet needs a pair of precious bunny ears! You can make this set from an Abigail Michelle machine-embroidery design at SWAKembroidery.com. The ears are available in six sizes and 11 formats — …
(1) Easter Bunny from Andrea Zuill
(2) Three corners from Broderie d’Antan
(3) Ornate vintage alphabet, A and B, from Shawkl
(4) Monogram D from Jenny of Elefantz
(5) Vintage leaf and bud from Shawkl
(6) Ornate vintage alphabet, C …
Easter will be here before you know it. Better start stitching up some of these sweet bunnies and chickies designed by Creative Breathing. Go to her blog post to download the patterns.
(1) JOY from Needle ‘n’ Thread
(2) Three butterfly motifs from Broderie d’Antan
(3) Friday Freebie 12/28/12 from Vintage Spice and Everything Nice
(4) Happy New Year! from Hudson’s Holidays
(5) 22 monograms “B” from Broderie d’Antan
(6) My Whole …
To say I’m behind in posting links to free patterns is an understatement! Enjoy these designs dating back to the first of the year.
Here’s a great project to stitch with your kids as Easter approaches! Molly of Wild Olive reshares her tutorial for eggy felt finger puppets. Go to her post.
Viji of Viji’s Craft is taking advantage of this catch-up week in the TAST Challenge to practice some of the stitches she’s learned so far. Her idea: Use them to decorate an Easter egg motif. Beautiful! I especially adore the …
Floresita of Feeling Stitchy reprises a favorite bunny softie pattern just in time for Easter. Go to the blog post for the link to the freebie.
Royce of Royce’s Hub is guiding us through the creation of a sweet shadow work bunny. Go to her blog to enjoy the series of tutorials.
Yea, Wendi Gratz! Look what she’s sharing with us! A pattern for a sweet embroidered felt egg. Put one at each place setting at Easter brunch. Or fill a bowl with them and use it as the centerpiece for …