Category: DIY & Crafts

Category: DIY & Crafts

Snowflakes Hand Embroidery Pattern (Free!)

Gorgeous monochromatic snowflake hand embroidery pattern. Lovely stitching project to make during the cozy winter months. I’m so happy to share this month’s A Lively Hope Stitching Club pattern with you! This understated pattern comes together beautifully.  I love the monochromatic look of the two silver metallic threads.  It’s a

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Evergreen Trees Free Hand Embroidery Pattern

I’m so happy to share this month’s A Lively Hope Stitching Club pattern with you! I have been dreaming up this pattern for months and it was so fun to see it all come together.  It’s based on the forests of evergreen trees that fill my beloved Utah mountains.  This was

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A Lively Hope Stitching Club: Thanks & Giving

Free Thanksgiving floral hand embroidery pattern. I am so delighted to be back with another FREE hand embroidery pattern! This month is all about Thanksgiving around here.  It’s my very favorite holiday.  And what’s not to love? Friends, family, and yummy food.  Makes me giddy just thinking about it! This

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A Lively Hope Stitching Club: Changing Leaves

This gorgeous autumn hand embroidery pattern is free for the month of October! It’s a perfect introduction to Long and Short stitch, also known as needle painting. I’m delighted to be back again with the latest installment of the A Lively Hope Stitching Club. This month’s pattern is called Changing

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A Lively Hope Stitching Club: Happy Camper

This month’s A Lively Hope Stitching Club free pattern is called “Happy Camper”. It’s a fun one to stitch and comes together pretty easily, with just two colors of thread.  I used a darker linen to stitch on, and love how rustic and outdoorsy-looking it turned out. There are a

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Super Easy Crochet Pot Holders (Double Thick)

Easy and useful crochet project! These crochet pot holders (or hot pads) are a quick and easy crochet project that will come in so handy for years to come!  They are double thickness, so they stand up to heat and to wear and tear really well. We use these multiple

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Free Trees Embroidery Pattern

I am participating in The 100 Day Project again this year. The basic idea of the project is that you choose one creative thing to do every day for 100 consecutive days.  This time around I’ll be working on embroidery for 100 days. I have so many ideas for patterns

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Boys Bedroom Update

  We’ve been shuffling bedrooms around the past few weeks. It’s been a little tricky to find an arrangement that would make everyone happy and allow us to have the space we need. Edith’s bedroom for the past year was actually our living room. Which was a little awkward when

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DIY Cross Stitch Christmas Ornaments

It’s been a difficult year for our family. I’ve mentioned before that my Grandparents (my dad’s parents) passed away within less than four months of each other.  Two of my husband’s Grandmas passed away this year also. Four grandparents within about seven months. That’s a lot of loss. My Grandma

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