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Category Archives: Embroidery

A Calm Winter, A Body Pillow Cover

A Calm Winter, A Body Pillow Cover

In this article, we explore embroidery stenciling technique using fabric dye to create your one of a kind wrap for your favourite body pillow. These pillows are generally larger than most standard pillows. These can be used for an existing pillow you already have, or you can sew your own body pillow to co-ordinate with […]

Trio of Smocked Ornaments: Bliss, Passion, & Cheer

Bliss, Passion, & Cheer Pattern - Festive 201

Smocked ornaments are so much fun to create. They give you a chance to experiment with unconventional fabrics, different fibres and new stitches. They are fairly fast, low cost and very portable. And you can make them any time of year. Just change the colour scheme and you have a decoration for another event. A […]

Harvest Time Mason Jar Cosy

Harvest Time Mason Jar Cosy Pattern - Fall 2016

After a bountiful harvest comes the joyful task of canning fruit and making jams. The Harvest Time jar cosy is ideal for spreading cheer when gift giving. Read more in our Fall 2016 issue. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by Christine Baker PO Box 64 Brockville, Ontario K6V 5T7 613.342.1042 www.fairfieldroaddesigns.com www.uppercanadaquiltworks.com

One Pretty Doily

One Pretty Doily Pattern - Fall 2016

All you need to make pretty things is fabric, a needle, thread and your imagination. This pulled thread and embroidery doily looks a lot like a sampler. It’s packed with elegance. Read more in our Fall 2016 issue. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by Kim Beamish craftycreations-beamish.blogspot.ca [email protected]

The Brant Broderers

Le Moulin de la Tuilerie

the guilded edge What began as a casual conversation with fellow stitchers, led the Brant Broderers on three trips abroad to learn specialized embroidery techniques. The Broderers, a needle arts guild in existence for over 30 years, meet in Brantford, Ontario, and although a small group of just over 15 members, the membership takes its […]

Embroidery Makes its Mark at the 8th Kaunas Biennal Textile 2011

Greed, 2010

The Fibre Report with Joe Lewis The 8th Kaunas Biennal Textile held in Kaunas, Lithuania, brought together textile work from around the world. Artists participated through invitation for solo exhibitions, special presentations, national survey shows, a student exhibition with work from schools in the Baltic region, and an international juried exhibition, all under the theme […]