Jul 13 2016

Do you remember our hint for the Back to School Issue of Classic Sewing Magazine?  Well, here it is and we are thrilled! Pattern #134 was used for the outfit and features a sweet baby skunk.  The skunk is hand embroidered using a Chain Stitch which is a […]

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Nov 13 2015

Inspiration for your Christmas sewing. Michie’  

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Nov 11 2015

A Holly embroidery design for your Christmas stitching.  Shadow stitch with French Knots.  DMC: 321, 699     Satin stitch with Granito Knots. DMC: 321, 3346, 3347 Michie’  

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Mar 27 2015

I’m often asked about marking fabric for embroidery. My all time favorite is the Dritz brand fine tip water erasable fabric marking pen. The traced design shows up nicely on light colored fabric and rinses away in cold water once the embroidery is completed. Tracing the design: The […]

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Mar 20 2015

With Easter rapidly approaching I felt the need to stitch some simple bunnies.  A new dishtowel, floral fabric scraps, and brown embroidery floss were all the were needed to give my kitchen a touch of Spring! Click here for the free down loadable Bunny Applique and instructions.  Michie’

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Jan 22 2015

Sometimes a project needs something bolder than delicate embroidery.  Fabric paint, heart stencils, and Cotton Pearl #5 embroidery thread were perfect for a Valentine’s Day apron. Since I used what I had on hand for the project, which did not include heart stencils, I used heart cookie cutters and freezer […]

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Jul 1 2014

#132 For hot summer days, what could be cooler than a white pique’ sunsuit?  The design for the hand embroidered puppy is included in the pattern. Michie’

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Apr 7 2012

 Just because summer has already arrived doesn’t mean that the little people around here have stopped growing, so I have had to scramble to stitch up a few more warm weather outfits with growing room.  I had some light weight cotton chambray that had been on the shelf […]

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