Needle Work http://needlework.craftgossip.com Art, patterns and techniques Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:37:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 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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Inspiration: Cinderella Beaded Embroidery http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-cinderella-beaded-embroidery/2014/08/01/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/inspiration-cinderella-beaded-embroidery/2014/08/01/#respond Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:12:15 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41571 Beadwork

While surfing the web this morning, this amazing piece of beadwork caught my eye. I was absolutely blown away by the details and by the amount of work in this piece entitled, Cinderella by Sushicandy on Craftster.org.  I can not … Read More ...

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While surfing the web this morning, this amazing piece of beadwork caught my eye. I was absolutely blown away by the details and by the amount of work in this piece entitled, Cinderella by Sushicandy on Craftster.org.  I can not … Read More ...

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Freebie: Butterfly Wrist Cuff http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-butterfly-wrist-cuff/2014/07/30/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-butterfly-wrist-cuff/2014/07/30/#respond Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:08:43 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41562

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We are lucky enough to have butterflies visiting our backyard. They are so beautiful just fluttering around from flower to flower. This free Butterfly Wrist Cuff from Aimee Ray is perfect reminder of summer and our little butterfly friends.  While … Read More ...

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We are lucky enough to have butterflies visiting our backyard. They are so beautiful just fluttering around from flower to flower. This free Butterfly Wrist Cuff from Aimee Ray is perfect reminder of summer and our little butterfly friends.  While … Read More ...

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Free Pattern: Totes Awesome http://needlework.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-totes-awesome/2014/07/28/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-totes-awesome/2014/07/28/#respond Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:16:46 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41554 Totes-Awesome-Embroidery-Final2-600

 

I can’t help but to giggle every time I answer my friends with the expression, “totes.” I am instantly turned into a teenage girl and want to start talking about nail polish and boys.  Chris Carey along with the … Read More ...

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I can’t help but to giggle every time I answer my friends with the expression, “totes.” I am instantly turned into a teenage girl and want to start talking about nail polish and boys.  Chris Carey along with the … Read More ...

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Free Pattern Round Up: Hey Ladies! http://needlework.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-round-up-hey-ladies/2014/07/25/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-round-up-hey-ladies/2014/07/25/#respond Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:19:16 +0000 http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41547 PicMonkey Collage

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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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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