Needle Work Art, patterns and techniques 2014-09-14T14:59:20Z http://needlework.craftgossip.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Freebie: Vintage Hungarian Flower Pot]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41741 2014-09-14T14:59:20Z 2014-09-14T14:59:20Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Cheryl Fall Interview and Giveaway]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41728 2014-09-12T15:19:58Z 2014-09-12T15:19:58Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Tutorial: Stitched Tee Remake]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41710 2014-09-11T20:59:35Z 2014-09-11T20:59:35Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Inspiration: Candy Zombie]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41707 2014-09-09T20:20:34Z 2014-09-09T20:20:34Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Inspiration: Chestnut Junction Primitive]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41702 2014-09-07T16:36:47Z 2014-09-07T16:36:47Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Inspiration: Embroidered Wedding Veil]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41697 2014-09-05T14:36:26Z 2014-09-05T14:36:26Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Home Sweet Home Stitch Along]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41685 2014-09-04T17:46:33Z 2014-09-04T17:46:33Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Tutorial: Felt Scissors Pouch]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41681 2014-09-02T22:55:56Z 2014-09-02T22:55:56Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Inspiration: National Trail Mix Day]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41675 2014-08-31T15:14:43Z 2014-08-31T15:14:43Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Tutorial: Yarn Embroidered Baskets]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41667 2014-08-28T17:37:49Z 2014-08-28T17:37:49Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Freebie: National Dog Day]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41661 2014-08-26T17:54:05Z 2014-08-26T17:54:05Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Inspiration: The Simpsons]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41656 2014-08-24T15:32:10Z 2014-08-24T15:32:10Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Freebie: Learn Your Stitches]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41653 2014-08-21T19:37:34Z 2014-08-21T19:37:34Z 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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Freebie: Vintage Cups]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41647 2014-08-20T18:29:31Z 2014-08-20T18:29:31Z  

 

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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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Pam Pedersen <![CDATA[Inspiration: Bad Poetry Day]]> http://needlework.craftgossip.com/?p=41641 2014-08-18T20:38:07Z 2014-08-18T20:38:07Z 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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