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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Exploring Paper Embroidery, Paper Heart

Exploring Paper Embroidery, Paper Heart

We're taking some of you back to the 1970s when paper embroidery was all the rage! Two enchanting designs to get back into 'embroidery meets scrapbooking' or perhaps it's new to you, and therefore ideal for you give it a try. Either way, great tutorial on paper embroidery. Read more in our Issue 46. Designed […]

Exploring Paper Embroidery, Kindred Spirits

Exploring Paper Embroidery, Kindred Spirits

We're taking some of you back to the 1970s when paper embroidery was all the rage! Two enchanting designs to get back into 'embroidery meets scrapbooking' or perhaps it's new to you, and therefore ideal for you give it a try. Either way, great tutorial on paper embroidery. Read more in our Issue 46. Designed […]

Hooking a Colourful Basket-topper

Hooking a Colourful Basket-topper

Sometimes the beauty of a craft is in the materials used rather than intricate design details. Hooking a basket-topper with colourful sari silk ribbon and textured yarn is a quick project that packs a beautiful punch! It can be hooked and put together in only a couple of days for that kick of instant gratification. […]

The Beauty of Texture Part 1

The Beauty of Texture Part 1

Most people think of little girls’ dresses when the term smocking is mentioned. Oh, how many times have I heard “My mother smocked all my dresses when I was just a child” or “It’s lovely but a dying art”. Well I can tell you that neither of these two statements is true today! In this […]

Love & Cherish Talisman Wedding Gift

Love & Cherish Talisman Wedding Gift

Quite long ago, during my first years in Canada, I made a gift for my ESL teacher for her wedding. It was an embroidered piece using the traditional Belarusan symbol of love, Love Doves, a very popular and beloved symbol. I decided to stitch them once again for this very appropriate lovebirds issue. To leave […]