Category Embroidered

“When I’m no longer rappin’, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg.”

Finished! This is the completed pattern from this years Steotchalong, and I’m pretty pleased with myself. For the last month or so I’ve been pretty absent from the internet. Lots of life changes and commitments have kept me from taking pictures and typing, but I’m hoping to get back on it and show some stuff […]

Stitches be crazy

Unbeknownst to me until a week ago, everyone’s favourite stitchers Steotch are hosting another Steotchalong. Every five days they release a new pattern, and no clues are given to the final outcome (although it’s fun to read everyone’s guesses). I’ve very nearly completed pattern two, and today, pattern three was released. Very exciting. This time […]

Merchant and Mills Hussif

noun sewing kit = housewife At college, part of our course involves a soft furnishing module. As someone who assumed anyone could make cushions and curtains, I learnt a lot of very nifty tricks, and predominantly the right way and wrong way to do things. Now I find myself getting upset when I see poorly sewn cushions […]

Steotched

At last, it is complete! I missed the stitchalong deadline, but I finally finished it a few weeks ago. Cross stitches are really hard to photograph well straight on. I am very happy with it though. It’s my first experience with french knots and backstitching, and the steotchalong was incredibly helpful, despite my tardiness. More […]

Steotchin’

Has anyone else been following the mystery steotch-along? I am very excited about this. I think I’ve worked out who it is we are stitching, but I’ll keep my mouth shut lest I ruin the surprise or have got it wrong. After a good start I’ve fallen behind but I’m starting to catch up, I’m still working […]