It’s been awhile since I made a throw pillow (I was the resident maker of custom curtains and throw pillow covers back in undergrad), but seeing these patterns really brought me back. I also adore the pincushion on the cover (put a bird on it!) and I think it would be an excellent opportunity for me to practice my embroidery skills. See my post at CPL for more info.
Check out my post on Bags In Bloom by Susan Cariello over at CPL.
Check out my post on Scandinavian needlecraft: 35 step-by-step projects to create the Scandinavian home by Clare Youngs over at CPL.
Check out my post on A Rainbow of Stitches by Agnes Delage-Calvet et al over at CPL.
Disregard my zombie-ish appearance in this photo – I am here to request your assistance! I finished knitting this scarf but I want to add some embroidery embellishment, I’m just not sure what. Got an idea? I’m all ears for color, pattern, theme ideas, and any other suggestions you want to share.
Project details on Ravelry (free account required)
More photos on Flickr
Check this out!
Sweet craft site Urban Threads has several Nevermore designs available FOR FREE during January to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s 20oth birthday. For free!! I love the machine embroidery design above, but I don’t have a machine that does that.
The hand embroidery pattern is pretty damn cool, too, although I don’t know how to do embroidery by hand, either. I’m usually not a big fan of framed embroidery hanging on the wall (most of it is too twee for my taste) but I would absolutely hang either of these with pride.
It’s Monday, the second day of *Squirrel Awareness Week 2008!
Today we are going to check out some of the sweet squirrel projects created by the creative folks who spend time at Craftster.
Finally, we have killer squirrel monsters from outer space. What more can you ask for?