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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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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Pompom Pumpkin Garland Tutorial

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Pompom Pumpkins (pomkins?) couldn’t be easier  to make and they are so cute! String them into a garland to decorate  your home for Halloween. While you’re at it, add a few ghost tassels why don’t you? Of course I used my Llamallooma Pom-pom Maker to make both. You can find the ...
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How to Accent a Pillow with Pompoms!

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Pom-poms are super hot right now and there are a million and one ways to use them! Accenting your sewing projects with pom-poms is a fun way to get in on this trend. Throw pillows are a natural candidate for some pompom embellishment! I made this pillow using one of my Juxtaposey fabrics for the ...
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