Needle Work http://needlework.craftgossip.com Art, patterns and techniques Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:10:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Hot Iron Transfer http://needlework.craftgossip.com/hot-iron-transfer/2014/09/18/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/hot-iron-transfer/2014/09/18/#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:10:48 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41751 ppc_hotIronTransfer_1920x1080_001-500x281Working with iron on transfers requires a bit of skill. You don’t want your iron too hot or you will burn the fabric, too cold and your pattern won’t transfer. Thank goodness for Professor Pincushion and their easy to follow video … Read More ...

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ppc_hotIronTransfer_1920x1080_001-500x281Working with iron on transfers requires a bit of skill. You don’t want your iron too hot or you will burn the fabric, too cold and your pattern won’t transfer. Thank goodness for Professor Pincushion and their easy to follow video … Read More ...

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Winner Winner! http://needlework.craftgossip.com/winner-winner-3/2014/09/16/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/winner-winner-3/2014/09/16/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:35:18 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41746 Giveaway-Winner

 

Thanks to everyone who commented on the Cheryl Fall book giveaway. It was fun finding out everyone’s favorite needlework tool. We love our lights, hoops and reading glasses.

The winner of the giveaway is:

MONICA!

Her favorite stitching tool is a … Read More ...

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Giveaway-Winner

 

Thanks to everyone who commented on the Cheryl Fall book giveaway. It was fun finding out everyone’s favorite needlework tool. We love our lights, hoops and reading glasses.

The winner of the giveaway is:

MONICA!

Her favorite stitching tool is a … Read More ...

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Freebie: Vintage Hungarian Flower Pot http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-vintage-hungarian-flower-pot/2014/09/14/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-vintage-hungarian-flower-pot/2014/09/14/#respond Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:59:20 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41741 Hungarian-Embroidery-Bookmarks-All

Mary Corbett at Needle n’ Thread is an amazing historian. Her blog is full of history, free vintage pattern and tutorials. It makes me so happy that she is a steward of the the needle arts. Today’s find are these … Read More ...

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Mary Corbett at Needle n’ Thread is an amazing historian. Her blog is full of history, free vintage pattern and tutorials. It makes me so happy that she is a steward of the the needle arts. Today’s find are these … Read More ...

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Cheryl Fall Interview and Giveaway http://needlework.craftgossip.com/cheryl-fall-interview-and-giveaway/2014/09/12/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/cheryl-fall-interview-and-giveaway/2014/09/12/#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:19:58 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41728 jpeg

I am so excited that I had a chance to interview Cheryl Fall and review her newest book, Simply Samplers. The book is a wonderful mix of projects and tutorials for the beginner and advanced stitcher. The directions are … Read More ...

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I am so excited that I had a chance to interview Cheryl Fall and review her newest book, Simply Samplers. The book is a wonderful mix of projects and tutorials for the beginner and advanced stitcher. The directions are … Read More ...

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Tutorial: Stitched Tee Remake http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-stitched-tee-remake/2014/09/11/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-stitched-tee-remake/2014/09/11/#respond Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:59:35 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41710 15089572606_906181f262_z

Do you ever have those moments of, “why didn’t I think of that?”  When I read this easy to follow tutorial from Wild Olive, I had that moment. It is such a clever yet simple idea to spruce up … Read More ...

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Do you ever have those moments of, “why didn’t I think of that?”  When I read this easy to follow tutorial from Wild Olive, I had that moment. It is such a clever yet simple idea to spruce up … Read More ...

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Inspiration: Candy Zombie http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-candy-zombie/2014/09/09/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-candy-zombie/2014/09/09/#respond Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:20:34 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41707 il_570xN.649043133_o93z

I’m pretty sure that if I were to be a zombie, I would be a candy zombie, not the brain eating kind. Candy sounds much more appetizing than human flesh. Shirley from Hudson’s Holiday agrees with me. She created this … Read More ...

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I’m pretty sure that if I were to be a zombie, I would be a candy zombie, not the brain eating kind. Candy sounds much more appetizing than human flesh. Shirley from Hudson’s Holiday agrees with me. She created this … Read More ...

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Inspiration: Chestnut Junction Primitive http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-chestnut-junction-primitive/2014/09/07/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-chestnut-junction-primitive/2014/09/07/#respond Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:36:47 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41702 SP375300

Our backyard is bustling with squirrels, crows and scrubjays collecting nuts and other food for the fall and winter. Can I just tell you that this is driving my dogs crazy! No squirrels ever get caught, and there are times … Read More ...

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Our backyard is bustling with squirrels, crows and scrubjays collecting nuts and other food for the fall and winter. Can I just tell you that this is driving my dogs crazy! No squirrels ever get caught, and there are times … Read More ...

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Inspiration: Embroidered Wedding Veil http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-embroidered-wedding-veil/2014/09/05/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-embroidered-wedding-veil/2014/09/05/#respond Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:36:26 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41697 angelina-jolie-wedding-veil-childrens-designs-02

Whether you love her or hate her, Angelina Jolie certainly shakes things up and her wedding veil is no exception. Set against a beautiful white dress is a veil colored with children’s words and pictures. Not wanting to exclude her … Read More ...

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Whether you love her or hate her, Angelina Jolie certainly shakes things up and her wedding veil is no exception. Set against a beautiful white dress is a veil colored with children’s words and pictures. Not wanting to exclude her … Read More ...

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Home Sweet Home Stitch Along http://needlework.craftgossip.com/home-sweet-home-stitch-along/2014/09/04/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/home-sweet-home-stitch-along/2014/09/04/#respond Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:46:33 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41685 13270_02Sep14_cute_vintage_floral_home_sweet_home_postcards-rf713af53d9944134a1dc4b4f663727f9_vgbaq_8byvr_512

I can’t believe it is September already! Where did the summer go? A new month means a new stitch along on Craftster.org. This month’s theme is Home Sweet Home. Below are the details:

They say, “home is where the Read More ...

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I can’t believe it is September already! Where did the summer go? A new month means a new stitch along on Craftster.org. This month’s theme is Home Sweet Home. Below are the details:

They say, “home is where the Read More ...

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Tutorial: Felt Scissors Pouch http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-felt-scissors-pouch/2014/09/02/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-felt-scissors-pouch/2014/09/02/#respond Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:55:56 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41681 Feltscissorspouch-1024x775

Are you like me, always losing your scissors only to find the sharp end with your finger at the bottom of your bag? Well, it is time to stop stabbing those little piddies and make yourself this very simple yet … Read More ...

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Are you like me, always losing your scissors only to find the sharp end with your finger at the bottom of your bag? Well, it is time to stop stabbing those little piddies and make yourself this very simple yet … Read More ...

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Inspiration: National Trail Mix Day http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-national-trail-mix-day/2014/08/31/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-national-trail-mix-day/2014/08/31/#respond Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:14:43 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41675 il_570xN.642165374_3n4g

Are you enjoying the last days of summer vacation? Hopefully you are getting lots of rest.  While tomorrow is Labor Day, today is National Trail Mix Day. I know, I had no clue that there was a day to celebrate … Read More ...

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Are you enjoying the last days of summer vacation? Hopefully you are getting lots of rest.  While tomorrow is Labor Day, today is National Trail Mix Day. I know, I had no clue that there was a day to celebrate … Read More ...

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Tutorial: Yarn Embroidered Baskets http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-yarn-embroidered-baskets/2014/08/28/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-yarn-embroidered-baskets/2014/08/28/#respond Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:37:49 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41667 Woven-Baskets

I love the thought of taking every day household items and giving them a little twist. If the craft is cheap and quick to make, that’s even better! Haeley at Design Improvised is the guru of making fast inexpensive crafts Read More ...

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I love the thought of taking every day household items and giving them a little twist. If the craft is cheap and quick to make, that’s even better! Haeley at Design Improvised is the guru of making fast inexpensive crafts Read More ...

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Freebie: National Dog Day http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-national-dog-day/2014/08/26/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-national-dog-day/2014/08/26/#respond Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:54:05 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41661 086-free-printable-puppy

Happy National Dog Day! Today is a day to celebrate our pups and give them extra hugs and kisses…and baths. Are you dogs like mine? When I give them a bath you would think that I was torturing them. How … Read More ...

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Happy National Dog Day! Today is a day to celebrate our pups and give them extra hugs and kisses…and baths. Are you dogs like mine? When I give them a bath you would think that I was torturing them. How … Read More ...

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Inspiration: The Simpsons http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-the-simpsons/2014/08/24/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-the-simpsons/2014/08/24/#respond Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:32:10 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41656 PicMonkey Collage

Currently every Simpsons episode ever is being aired. 12 days of Simpson! I have been binge watching all 552 episodes and my DVR is getting close to being full. To honor The Simpsons, above are some of my favorite stitchy … Read More ...

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Currently every Simpsons episode ever is being aired. 12 days of Simpson! I have been binge watching all 552 episodes and my DVR is getting close to being full. To honor The Simpsons, above are some of my favorite stitchy … Read More ...

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Freebie: Learn Your Stitches http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-learn-your-stitches/2014/08/21/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-learn-your-stitches/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:37:34 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41653 img003

I was organizing my vintage patterns (I have a TON of them) and came across this test pattern.  I think it is an adorable little tutorial. You can learn the stitches, practice your lettering and make a sampler with just a few simple … Read More ...

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I was organizing my vintage patterns (I have a TON of them) and came across this test pattern.  I think it is an adorable little tutorial. You can learn the stitches, practice your lettering and make a sampler with just a few simple … Read More ...

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