• How to Turn a Home Into an Embroidery Pattern

    June 17, 2016 admin

    As you may very well know I recently up and moved a good 700 miles away from home. Though I was born in Texas, where I now call home, I still feel like an Okie and I miss my old home every. single. day. I thought that by now I’d be over being homesick but it’s…

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  • Quick Floor Pillows Tutorial

    June 4, 2016 admin

    So Rob and I have kind of fallen in love with a lot of stuff about South Texas Hispanic culture. There are so many places where we can buy things from Mexico or “hecho en Mexico”. There is definitely a style with these things Mexican we keep falling in love with… lots and lots of…

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  • DIY Stitched Wood Cuff

    April 24, 2016 admin

    So you might think that I’m stitching just about anything that will sit still long enough, and I suppose you’re right! :) I’ve got a wild hair for embroidery and cross-stitch and it’s currently my DIY jam as you probably guessed from the frame I stitched not that long ago.  And now a stitched wood…

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  • $1 Cross-Stitched Frame

    April 7, 2016 admin

    This Christmas Rob took my new favorite photo. After opening gifts he snapped a pic of me and my sister and our momma. I wanted to display it in my office but I didn’t have a good frame for it. Everything seemed so boring and I wanted something just as unique as each of us…

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  • Turn a Placemat into a Purse

    April 5, 2016 admin

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. ‪#‎GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA‬ ‪#‎Target‬ #CollectiveBias I always carry gum on me for a few good reasons. I’m terrified of having funky breath. It seems the times I don’t have gum in my purse I meet somebody with personal space issues (as…

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  • DIY Magnetic Needle Box

    March 23, 2016 admin

    Here lately I have been supremely unhappy with the quality of the Hobby Lobby brand of things. I got some thread nippers and the dang things don’t want to cut thread. Not asking it to cut through a penny like those scissors on TV do, just 3-ply embroidery floss. I mean, come on! And apparently…

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  • Plastic Canvas Playing Card Helper

    March 4, 2016 admin

    I love playing games. It doesn’t really matter what it is but I’ll enjoy it. My whole family is competitive so when Holden got a bow and arrow for Christmas one year my dad gave us all a crash course with it in my sister’s side yard and we proceeded to have a competition. And…

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  • Embroidery Basics – Getting Started

    March 1, 2016 admin

    So I met a pretty nice lady in a waiting room who was admiring my embroidery. After some time she told me how she could embroider as a child but wouldn’t even know where to get started as an adult. And while I tried to explain to her the veritable wealth of information to be…

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  • Easiest Embroidery Pattern Transfer

    February 13, 2016 admin

    Just about anything I can do with embroidery floss is so totally my thing right now. Cross-stitch and embroidery are keeping my hands so busy that it’s just about crazy! Truth be told I’ve been embroidering since I was just a little bit of a thing but I never used to keep my stitches. After I…

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