How-To’s

Entomologie Stitch-along: Day 5

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Let’s finish up the stitching on our Entomologie dragonflies! So far we’ve gone over the Backstitch and Chain Stitch, Next let’s discuss the French Knot, one of my favorite stitches for adding just a little something. You can see that I’ve added French Knots at the ends ...
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Entomologie Stitch-along: Day 4

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Happy Monday! I hope you’ve gotten started on the backstitch portions of your Dragonfly for the Entomologie Stitch-along. Please feel free to email me or comment on this post with any questions you may have. Today is Day 4 and we’ll continue stitching, this time learning the ...
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Entomologie Stitch-along: Day 3

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This week we got our materials together, our appliqué pieces prepped and got ready to stitch. Today we’ll put the STITCH in Stitch-along! (Catch up with Day 1 and Day 2 if you need to). Now that you’ve got your felt appliqué pieces glue basted, you’re going to need to mark the ...
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Entomologie Stitch-along: Day 2

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I hope you have all of your Stitch-along materials gathered and are ready to go. (If you missed Day 1 you catch up here). Now, let’s get started with Day 2 of the Entomologie Stitch-along! For starters, trace your hoops with a pencil onto a large piece of felt (White for those with kits). ...
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Entomologie Stitch-along: Day 1

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Today’s the first day of our Entomologie Stitch-along, yippee! We’re going to start working on our appliqué bugs from my pattern Summer Flies By. If you still are in need of the pattern, you can find the PDF in my shop. Our aim today is to gather tools and supplies.     The ...
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Entomologie Stitch-along Schedule

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Thank you for all of your enthusiasm over my new fabric collection, Entomologie! Many of you have pre-ordered kits and I’m happy to say that they have all shipped out today! (I managed to assemble just a couple of extras, so if you missed out you may be able to grab one in my shop!) Since ...
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Hoop Weaving

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I’ve been wanting to experiment with weaving for a while, but I’m hesitant to buy a loom or any substantial equipment. That’s why I was excited to see some weavings made on embroidery hoops! I have plenty of hoops and yarn to give this craft a try with minimal expense. I ...
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