Mother's Day will be upon us soon. Since my mother has already completed her earthly jour [More]
Ribbons have been a part of embellishments, decorating and crafting ever since man first figured out [More]
There are a few times of the year when we have a greater feeling of love, warmth and joy and Easter, [More]
I love a product that shows ingenuity and innovation.
Consider the humble (grin) computer.&nb [More]
It is my belief that any art form, such as embroidery is difficult to pin down as to who, when and w [More]
If you open any decorating magazine, regardless of age, you are going to find some awesome ideas for [More]
A biscornu is an elegant, eight sided ‘pincushion' whose origins have been lost over the centuries.& [More]
I can remember my mother mending piles of clothes. She mended the mends, and she even darned t [More]
If I have one recollection of my childhood that stands out, it has to be the sound of the wooden scr [More]
AnnTheGran has placed these threads on sale!! Check it out at Madeira.
Dotted swiss was very p [More]
Here in San Diego, the summers are very mild. There is little or modest humidity (30% would be [More]
Among the beautiful and creative hand embroidery work is a pattern called Hardanger. When look [More]
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Much to my delight, this is my first year anniversary. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
May is my favorite month. While I come from a small family, there are only 24 of us, but for s [More]
I suppose Mother’s Day is my personal favorite holiday because my grownup kids actually understand w [More]
There is not enough space to tell you all the wonderful information and special friendships that occ [More]
The origins of monograms were very regal. The letters were generally used as a signature and on coin [More]
Why is Egyptian cotton considered to be among the best cotton? It starts with the weather!&nbs [More]
When I first looked at Ken Parson’s Compositions, I was confused by it, not because it was difficult [More]
Some embroidery items are more breathtaking than others. I don’t remember where or when I got [More]
Is this the most magnificent swan you have ever seen?
Free Standing Lace (FSL) is a technique uniqu [More]
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I have been thinking about doing embroidery on lingerie for some time now. I might be doing so [More]
Battenburg (Battenberg) lace has also been known as Renaissance lace. Created by using loops o [More]
This is going to be a quick post, but I just was working with the Pashminas that I sell on Et [More]
(Me singing) "Rain drops on roses and whiskers on kittens; the smell of leather and warm woolen mitt [More]
The first time I saw a ‘Bean’ stitch, it was from a distance of about 12 feet. I could see tha [More]
Everyone is interested in ‘being green’ these days. Preparing for the Holidays, I plan to go g [More]
With the Holiday Season right around the corner, everyone will be creating new and following old tra [More]