Archive of ‘Crafty’ category

An Embroidered Rake: Jane Austen Villain George Wickham Gets Stitched

By Kerry

I just realized that this handsome devil never got his own post! When I found out about the &Stitches Villains Stitchalong back in October, it didn’t take me long to choose the perfect fictional villain. Jane Austen’s George Wickham is an unapologetic rascal through-and-through…he had to be hooped. I based the line drawing on Adrian Lukis’s Wickham from […] Read more…

Free Halloween PaperToys from Dewmuffins!

By Kerry

Are you ready to get scary cute for Halloween? Because I’m thrilled to be sharing some scary cute awesomeness from dewmuffins today. Just in time for Halloween, make your very own Ghost, Werewolf, and Scarecrow paper toys. Seriously, check these out: Download Ghost Flavor by dewmuffins Download Werewolf Flavor by dewmuffins Download Scarecrow Flavor by […] Read more…

My first Spoonflower fabric design!

By Kerry

I’m super excited to have finally crossed a major creative “to do” off my list! I designed my first fabric for Spoonflower. If you’re not familiar with Spoonflower, it is an awesome website that lets you upload designs to be printed on fabric, wallpaper, or gift wrap – or you can shop the unique designs. […] Read more…

Free PDF Pattern: Vintage-Inspired Goat Embroidery

By Kerry

One of my personal goals this year is to do more creative projects. In an effort to get into a groove with it – and because structure helps me function – I decided to assign a monthly theme to base the projects around. This month, the theme is goats. Why goats? Funny you should ask. […] Read more…

WIP Wednesday: Beth Ditto Embroidery & Creativebug Classes

By Kerry

If you’re following me on Instagram, you may have seen my current work in progress already, but I have gotten a bit more done on it. I actually ran out of floss, so I had to make a run for supplies today. Inspired by how much fun I had working on my Dolly Parton project […] Read more…

1977 – The Year of the Funky, Funky Quilt

By Kerry

If you read yesterday’s post, you’ll know that I have quilting on the brain right now. So, I turned to my trusty copy of Better Homes and Gardens Patchwork & Quilting from 1977. You can probably guess that 1977 was a supremely good year for funky, funky quilts. Need photo evidence? How about this: It’s […] Read more…

WIP Wednesday: Gathering Courage to Quilt

By Kerry

Last week, I drove up to Alabama to visit with my family. I mentioned to my Mom how I still want to make my first quilt…after saying I was going to make one years ago. She mentioned that she had some quilt squares that my Gran had made, and asked if I’d like to have […] Read more…

WIP Wednesday: I’m Catfishing You All!

By Kerry

Is January like the WORST for anyone else? I feel the post-holiday malaise acutely for the entire month. As a result, I am just now getting my act together here in the final week. But, I do have the dearest spambots in the world. Seriously – perhaps sensing my ennui – they have been including […] Read more…

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