Category: DIY & Crafts

Category: DIY & Crafts

A Lively Hope Stitching Club: Be Awesome Today

A LIVELY HOPE Stitching Club   Free hand embroidery pattern for June 2019 Years ago my daughter (then age 9 or so) painted a canvas for me as a Christmas gift.  It was simple but I fell in love with it instantly and hung it near our bathroom mirror where

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Hand Embroidery: How to do Chain Stitch

How to do hand embroidery Chain Stitch video tutorial. Hey there! Today I’m dropping in with a quick explanation of how to do Chain Stitch in your hand embroidery projects.  Chain Stitch creates a stunning, raised effect and is perfect for drawing your eye to certain words in a lettering

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Hand Embroidery: How to do Split Stitch

  Hello there!   Today we’re continuing on in my series of hand embroidery stitch tutorials.  I’ll show you how to do Split Stitch in the video below.   I use split stitch often in my embroidery pieces.  It’s a great way to get a nice smooth line, so I

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How To Embroider: Fly Stitch

How to do embroidery Fly Stitch tutorial. Fly Stitch is one of my very favorite stitches to embroider. I use it all the time for branches and greenery in my floral designs.  Stick around til the end of the video so you can see some examples of how I used

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Roses Hand Embroidery Pattern

Beautiful and simple hand embroidery pattern.  Perfect for a nursery or a wedding.  The colors are gorgeous and the pattern comes together quickly. Even though we’ve currently got a bunch of snow on the ground, and more falling, I’m dreaming of spring and my flower garden.  You’ll see that reflected

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A Lively Hope Stitching Club: Hygge Heart

Free A Lively Hope stitching club! Join the newsletter below (it’s free!) to download this Scandinavian-inspired hygge heart hand embroidery pattern. Hello there! It’s hard to believe another month has passed.  But here we are, on the 5th of the month once again. And if you’ve been here for a

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Stash Busting Knit Blanket (with NO ENDS to weave in!)

Simple, easy beginner knitting project.  A colorful afghan made from all your stash yarn. This blanket is a fun, simple pattern to use up all your leftover yarn bits. If you’re anything like me, you have a lot of yarn odd and ends hanging around. (Like, a lot)  They could

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