Needle Work http://needlework.craftgossip.com Art, patterns and techniques Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:14:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 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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Freebie: Vintage Cups http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-vintage-cups/2014/08/20/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-vintage-cups/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:29:31 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41647  

 

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I just heard on the news this morning that Starbucks is bringing back the pumpkin latte at the end of this month.  I don’t think words can express how excited I am.  Pumpkin spice latte….I could never ever … Read More ...

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I just heard on the news this morning that Starbucks is bringing back the pumpkin latte at the end of this month.  I don’t think words can express how excited I am.  Pumpkin spice latte….I could never ever … Read More ...

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Inspiration: Bad Poetry Day http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-bad-poetry-day/2014/08/18/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-bad-poetry-day/2014/08/18/#respond Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:38:07 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41641 DalekHoopla01

Did you know that August 18th was bad poetry day? I’m a little scared that we have an entire day dedicated to bad poems.  I guess we all have a few bad poems in us. Remember the first one you … Read More ...

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Did you know that August 18th was bad poetry day? I’m a little scared that we have an entire day dedicated to bad poems.  I guess we all have a few bad poems in us. Remember the first one you … Read More ...

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Tutorial: Coral Stitch http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-coral-stitch-3/2014/08/16/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-coral-stitch-3/2014/08/16/#respond Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:18:31 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41632 14910274892_9de430a710_z

Did you know there is a coral stitch? I had no idea! I am so glad that I stumbled upon Wild Olive‘s tutorial for Coral Stitch.  It is definitely going into my heavy rotation. I love the look of it … Read More ...

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Did you know there is a coral stitch? I had no idea! I am so glad that I stumbled upon Wild Olive‘s tutorial for Coral Stitch.  It is definitely going into my heavy rotation. I love the look of it … Read More ...

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Freebie: Vintage Snow White http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-vintage-snow-white/2014/08/13/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-vintage-snow-white/2014/08/13/#respond Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:15:06 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41621 Snow-White-transfer-Snow-White

 

Snow White is my absolute favorite Disney character. I just love the movie and the animation is so rich and beautiful.  I was excited when I stumbled upon Q is for Quilter’s vintage Snow White embroidery patterns. This is such … Read More ...

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Snow White is my absolute favorite Disney character. I just love the movie and the animation is so rich and beautiful.  I was excited when I stumbled upon Q is for Quilter’s vintage Snow White embroidery patterns. This is such … Read More ...

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It’s a Poodle Party http://needlework.craftgossip.com/its-a-poodle-party/2014/08/11/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/its-a-poodle-party/2014/08/11/#respond Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:54:36 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41615 623 EDITAin’t no party like a poodle party! Hey! Lisa from Lisa’s Tea Time created this adorable Poodle Party Hoopla using French knots, Turkey stitch, and felting.  I don’t know which has me more blown away, the French knots or the … Read More ...

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623 EDITAin’t no party like a poodle party! Hey! Lisa from Lisa’s Tea Time created this adorable Poodle Party Hoopla using French knots, Turkey stitch, and felting.  I don’t know which has me more blown away, the French knots or the … Read More ...

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Freebie: Fun with Memory Wire http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-fun-with-memory-wire/2014/08/08/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-fun-with-memory-wire/2014/08/08/#respond Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:57:04 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41608 Mini_Embellished_Cake_Project_low_resHave you ever worked with memory wire before? I will admit that I am a little leery about using it for projects. Metallic thread is bad enough! DMC USA offers up this tutorial and pattern for a Mini Embellished Cake … Read More ...

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Mini_Embellished_Cake_Project_low_resHave you ever worked with memory wire before? I will admit that I am a little leery about using it for projects. Metallic thread is bad enough! DMC USA offers up this tutorial and pattern for a Mini Embellished Cake … Read More ...

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Free Pattern: Kittyware http://needlework.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-kittyware/2014/08/07/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-kittyware/2014/08/07/#respond Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:23:12 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41601 cat teapot

I am a huge collector of vintage embroidery patterns. I just love them. They are fun, kitschy and say a lot about the every day history of our culture. I am a true believer that every day items tell us … Read More ...

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I am a huge collector of vintage embroidery patterns. I just love them. They are fun, kitschy and say a lot about the every day history of our culture. I am a true believer that every day items tell us … Read More ...

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Tutorial: Adding LEDs to Your Embroidery http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-adding-leds-to-your-embroidery/2014/08/06/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-adding-leds-to-your-embroidery/2014/08/06/#respond Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:22:33 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41597 58E16DBC33AE4603AFB12DDD26006156-0000355364-0003617288-02834L-23DFB18166C64FC281393C10F93C5EF9

 

I am not sure which I love more about this amazing tutorial by Christina at Oh! Villo, the adorable free pattern or the tutorial on how to add the fireflies to the piece. I have been wanting to … Read More ...

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I am not sure which I love more about this amazing tutorial by Christina at Oh! Villo, the adorable free pattern or the tutorial on how to add the fireflies to the piece. I have been wanting to … Read More ...

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It’s a Crazy Stitch Along http://needlework.craftgossip.com/its-a-crazy-stitch-along/2014/08/05/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/its-a-crazy-stitch-along/2014/08/05/#respond Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:33:12 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41589 13270_19May14_Picture_137

 Have you been just dying to stitch up something whimsical, silly or completely out there? Now is your chance! Craftster.org is hosting its monthly Hoopla Stitch Along. This month’s theme is: Whimsical, nonsense, free range stitching. Why not try your … Read More ...

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 Have you been just dying to stitch up something whimsical, silly or completely out there? Now is your chance! Craftster.org is hosting its monthly Hoopla Stitch Along. This month’s theme is: Whimsical, nonsense, free range stitching. Why not try your … Read More ...

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Tutorial: Summertime Campfire Shirt http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-summertime-campfire-shirt/2014/08/03/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/tutorial-summertime-campfire-shirt/2014/08/03/#respond Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:55:56 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41580 campfire 2

Do you have a shirt that is a little worn? Why not patch it up with this clever yet easy tutorial from Bobbypin Bandit on Feeling Stitchy.com. Using a free pattern and a little imagination, an old shirt is … Read More ...

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Do you have a shirt that is a little worn? Why not patch it up with this clever yet easy tutorial from Bobbypin Bandit on Feeling Stitchy.com. Using a free pattern and a little imagination, an old shirt is … Read More ...

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