Category: Embroidery

A Sock Monkey Apron

It’s been on my to-do list for months and I finally did it. I made a sock monkey apron for Dulce, the sock monkey queen. I made an embroidery pattern from one of the...

Go Stitch

It’s been a rough week and it’s only Tuesday. I’m up to my eyeballs in work and still trying to make time to stitch as often as possible. This is me crafting sanity, my...

Little Stitches

This has been a very hectic week and I’m expecting the early part of next week to be crazy busy as well. Because of this fact, it was ultimately important that the girls and...

Creative Distractions

Do you ever wish you could drop everything and embroider your favorite song lyrics all over a skirt or something? Okay, maybe it’s just me. : ) I’m on a newspaper deadline until tomorrow...

She Likes It!

Abby’s “happy monster” quilt is finished. I put the final hand-stitches in the binding at approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning. It feels good to get caught up in a project like this with my...

Pass the Pins

I taped the quilt to the dining room floor and basted it with pins. Now for the quilting… I’m going to stitch around all the embroidered panels first, working from the center out. Then...

All in a Day’s Work

  The quilt top is done! There’s still tons of work to do, but I feel good about this progress. (You’re right, that’s not the finished top in the photo. Keep reading for the...

The Happy Monster Quilt Is Taking Shape

I’m quilting on deadline again and still plugging away on Abby’s birthday quilt that features some of the “Happy Monster” drawings she drew in her sketchbook. This afternoon I was trying to decide which...

In the Hoop

This is “Foxy Roxy,” another of Abby’s cute little “happy monsters.” I’m stitching this guy up for Abby’s quilt. Her birthday is the 23rd, so I really need to step things up. I couldn’t...