A Spring Pillow Free Motion Embroidery Applique

Winter is s l o w l y leaving the North. After a week of -20C or lower temps and a wicked wind chill, the snow is finally softening up and there is water dripping from the roof. Yay! Time to spruce up the house with some springy things!  I was in dire need of […]

Vintage Bench – from Boring to Mauve-lous!

Before we moved from Calgary I found this little vintage telephone table. I was so charmed by the shape of it that I snapped it up with intentions of making it sweet again. It was in pretty bad shape. It had a wiggly leg and the upholstery was…ew. But then we got the news that […]

DIY on Display!

The fabulous and fun folks at Wayfair issued a challenge for this week and they asked me to create a DIY Wall Art display. So fun! I had free creative range to make whatever I wanted and as I can’t stop thinking of and wishing for spring to arrive I wanted to include a little […]

Two Lovey Dovey Embroidery Projects for Valentine’s Day

Never have I ever felt the need to decorate for Valentine’s day but this year the Winter blahs have really kicked me in the rear. Maybe it’s because we are way up here in the North and there hasn’t been much sunshine lately. Maybe it’s because of all the insanity happening in the world and […]

DIY Valentine’s Embroidery Hoop Art

This was a fun little stitch out for my Brother Embroidery machine! I used to love to do cross stitching by hand, it has such a home spun feel to it. Designing something to replicate the look of hand stitching for machine embroidery was only natural and this Valentine’s day hoop art project was the […]

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