Category Archives: Embroidery

Steampunk Style Boxes

I made a couple of steampunk style boxes.  You remember steampunk.  It is an aesthetic which I really like, and although I love the coppery colours, they don’t quite fit into my own style.  I have been considering giving my … Continue reading

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In Love With Threads on Pinterest

Check out In Love With Threads on Pinterest.  I’ve got a few boards on there and am adding more as they come to me. My Inspiration Board is full of wonderful work by other inspiring embroiderers. Such as Annemieke Mein, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all my readers!  I hope that 2013 will be a year filled with wonder and blessing for you all. This blog has been severely neglected of late, poor thing.  I’ve been busy working on things, though.  … Continue reading

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Historical Corsets

I love corsets.  I love the look they give and have always wanted one.  Throughout history they have been used to create the then fashionable shape and this shape has changed through time. I made these little corsets to show … Continue reading

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Steampunk Coffin

I love steampunk style.  I don’t wear browns or golds but love the style anyway.  What, you don’t know what steampunk is?  Well, I can actually help you there.  Check out this blog, Epbot, which has all kinds of great … Continue reading

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My First Giveaway

It’s time for my first ever giveaway!  While I didn’t make my coffins as a Halloween item, I can see how they could be used as such.  So, in honour of that and the Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend, I’m offering … Continue reading

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Etsy Shop Open!

Well, I finally bit the bullet and opened an Etsy shop!  It’s a little terrifying to put your handmade items ‘out there,’ but it’s done.  Go have a look and let me know what you think.  Criticism, both good and … Continue reading

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Chatelaine or Housewife? You Decide.

All artisans need tools.  And there are at least two things to consider about tools – how to keep them organized and accessible and how to keep them in good shape.  I wanted to create a chatelaine, an housewife, in … Continue reading

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Right Back At’Cha

Remember the Wild Olive Stitch Swap?  I sent out my owl to Hawaii where it was happily received by Susette.  Let me show you what I received from my sending partner, Rhonda in Indianapolis. There’s a package of seeds, some … Continue reading

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Calculus and the Sea Shore

Calculus.  That’s right.  Calculus is the reason that there’s been no posts for a while.  My final exam is over and I’m just waiting for my marks.  The sense of freedom is wonderful, so wonderful in fact, I’ve not been … Continue reading

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