Stitch or Treat: 2021

I decided it was well past due to do an update on this tutorial. I even made one of those trendy reels which you can find here. So, you want to stitch a pumpkin? I don't blame you, it's a excellent way to keep your pumpkin year after year and celebrate the fiber arts. 1.... Continue Reading →

Feeling a little tension

Over the years, I have many questions from fellow stitchers wondering how I get my stitches to look so puffy. Do I railroad my stitches? (No.) Do I use a laying tool? (Nope.) Do I use magic? (Alas, no.) The only trick I have is paying attention to the tension I use when I'm stitching.... Continue Reading →

An IlLUMUnating Post

On Sunday, new Halo footage was released. (Anyone who knows me that, alongside Legend of Zelda, Halo owns my gaming heart.) Anyway, one of the awesome people over at 343 shared a screenshot of a new character named Lumu. Adorable, right? So you know I had to stitch her. The problem I knew I had... Continue Reading →

Do You want to stitch a snow globe?

Looking for a quick, easy project to make during this busy time of year? Of course you are! This snow globe is a simple and inexpensive (yay!) project to make. You'll need your finished project, clear cellophane wrap, a hoop that will fit your project, fake snow, and some glue and scissors (not shown). You'll... Continue Reading →

Stitch or Treat

So, last week, probably on Facebook, I saw a link to this fantastic idea of cross-stitching a pumpkin. They had a bat template for the masses to use, but you know I wasn't going to do anything so...ungeeky, right? Let's just say that I am super glad that I made my Halloween project back in... Continue Reading →

Loop! (There it is!)

Ahh, the loop method, my favorite way of starting a new thread. It's simple and I'm gonna show you how to do it. This tutorial is going to assume you're needing to work with two strands. First, you're going to take double the length of ONE strand you need. Next, take the strand, fold it... Continue Reading →

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