Cross-Stitch · Embroidery

Sewing How To: Finishing A Completed Embroidery Hoop Project – Backing And Hoop Decorating. Perfect Scrap Busting Project

Wrapping an embroidery hoop: A perfect way to finish off completed embroidery/sewing makes when displaying them in an embroidery hoop So you’ve got your embroidery hoop design competed it’s now time to get it in its display hoop and show it off. I often just leave the embroidery hoop plain or paint them to add… Continue reading Sewing How To: Finishing A Completed Embroidery Hoop Project – Backing And Hoop Decorating. Perfect Scrap Busting Project

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Appliqué Sewing Project: Whisky Bottle

Now that this has been gifted I can finally share this appliqué Jura whisky picture that I put together.   I couldn't believe my luck when I looked in my small bits of fabric box and I found the perfect fabric colours for making the bottle and a thistle fabric which was just what I… Continue reading Appliqué Sewing Project: Whisky Bottle

Embroidery

Embroidered Hoop Adventures, Part 3: Bee

Buzzing in to brighten up the dark cold days is an embroidered bee hoop I've really enjoyed making the fox and owl embroidery hoops recently and after receiving one of The Craft Cotton Company sewing bee fat quarter sets (white) I knew it would be perfect for making another. I opted to use the grey… Continue reading Embroidered Hoop Adventures, Part 3: Bee

Embroidery · Sewing

Embroidered Hoop Adventures, Part 2: Wise Owl

Time for another embroidered hoop, off with the birds this time with an owl Since completing my fox embroidery hoop Ive been working on another, this time an owl.  This had more embroidered details on it than the fox due to the front feathered chest section so took me a little longer to put together but… Continue reading Embroidered Hoop Adventures, Part 2: Wise Owl

Embroidery

Embroidered Hoop Adventures, Part 1: Fox

Time for some embroidered hoop making adventures, into the woodland first with this very cute fox I have had an idea for some embroidered hoops for a while now and have finally had a chance to sit down and draw up the patterns and start getting them made. They have come together surprisingly quickly as… Continue reading Embroidered Hoop Adventures, Part 1: Fox