I recently started branching out in terms of the mediums I cross stitched on. For Christmas, I made a key chain for a good friend of mine. I used plastic canvas for the first time. I ended up having to make the dang thing over again because I cut the plastic too close and the… Continue reading Cross Stitch Key Chains
This is another repost from my first (failed) blog while I attempt to make it through this week without flipping every table I see. (╯°□°）╯︵ ┻━┻) This week’s Pinterest Project didn’t really come directly from Pinterest, but rather was inspired by an image I found while browsing Pinterest. I am a cross stitcher. I picked up… Continue reading My First Cross Stitch Pattern
For the month of November, I’m participating in a sort of sister project to NaNoWriMo – NoBoPro (aka the Notebook Project). The goal is to fill a notebook cover to cover in 30 days. I bought a three-pack of Moleskine soft cover notebooks I found on sale at Target. I browsed Pinterest for ideas of… Continue reading Embroidered Notebooks
I put some more hours in to this custom stitch over the weekend and got it finished for work again on Monday. Somewhere along the line I must have miscounted a stitch because one part didn’t match up to the pattern I made, but everything still seemed to fit just fine. I’m chalking it up… Continue reading Haiti Quote Custom Stitch: Finished!
I took the supplies for this stitch with me on my recent cruise vacation with the intention of sitting by the pool and/or beach and working on it, but that never really happened. I mean, how can I justify stitching when this was my view? I did get started on it upon my return home,… Continue reading WIP Wednesday: Haiti Quote Custom Stitch
Short post today – I’m busy packing for a cruise I’m going on next week! I finally finished the Pentatonix cross stitch I’ve been working on for what feels like ages. I wasn’t able to deliver the finished project myself – my coworker brought it to the new owner since she was meeting her yet… Continue reading Pentatonix: Finished!
I took a short break from the Pentatonix cross stitch I’ve been working on to knock out another stitch for charity The company I work for works closely with the local chapter of United Way. Every year there’s a big, two-week campaign in September to raise money. There’s a gift basket silent auction, a guess-the-number-of-candy-in-the-jar… Continue reading Cubicle Sweet Cubicle