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Wednesday September 19th, 2012

Wednesday May 23rd, 2012

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sewing 101: ombre embroidery sampler

There are so many great things happening in the embroidery world these days. Gone are the old-fashioned needlepoint projects of yesteryear, replaced with a new crop of fantastic modern stitchery that ranges from quick, trendy patterns available for purchase on sites like Etsy to some amazing fine art pieces by a new generation of textile…

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Wednesday June 29th, 2011

Wednesday March 16th, 2011

Wednesday December 15th, 2010

Wednesday December 16th, 2009

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diy project: embroidered logs

diy project: embroidered logs

these embroidered logs are inspired by the charming lino prints of hugo guinness. i wanted my father’s christmas gift a “portrait-through-objects” (he loves gardening and he always loses his glasses). do not be dissuaded by the power drill; these are super easy to make. they are fast and enjoyable, a good movie time or rainy…

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Wednesday September 2nd, 2009

Wednesday February 4th, 2009

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diy wendesdays: personalized pendleton

diy wendesdays: personalized pendleton

it’s the dead of winter, which means on chilly nights we rely on our collection of vintage pendleton blankets to keep us warm and cozy. with valentine’s day right around the corner, we thought we’d personalize one of our throws with a heart-warming message. we did a sort of “textile tattoo” using needle felting, which…

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Wednesday July 30th, 2008

Wednesday February 6th, 2008

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diy wednesdays: stitched-wood lazy susan

diy wednesdays: stitched-wood lazy susan

every once in awhile, we take a field trip to the hardware store and roam the aisles looking for inspiration. last weekend, we spotted these pre-cut wood rounds in various sizes, and thought it would be fun to create a lazy susan for our dining room table. an inexpensive spinning mechanism and some yarn embroidery…

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