Stitch in Public Day

September 3, 2008 the EGA (Embroiderers Guild of America) celebrates it’s 50th anniversary with (among other events) National Stitch in Public Day. Thias is such a fantastic idea and I’d love to see people everywhere taking up their needles and thread and showing the world what we are made of. I’m a big fan of [...]

The Pink of Perfection

Pink of Perfection Heart

Here’s a fun way to make Bargello, create a pattern which is mostly vertical instead of horizontal. This little heart has a line which has single stitch steps in a zig-zag pattern. I used six shades of overdyed silk from Northern Lights and you can see how the color merge and diverge. It took me [...]