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Embroidered wool handbag

Embroidered wool handbag

This summer I created a little handbag for quick outings or fancy parties perhaps… I love sewing into wool, so that’s what I used as the fabric of the bag, just so I could do some wool embroidery on top of it as well as sewing it together. It’s been a long time since I […]

You’ve gotta have Moxy

You’ve gotta have Moxy

Moxy is definitely not a word I learned in school when the English language was on the curriculum… But when I looked it up at the online Free Dictionary (swoon, I love things like this site a lot) it’s defined as follows: Related PostsDIY Skirt with a lot of Embroidery Video where I’m romanticizing Dalarna, […]

Don’t go breaking my Beaded Heart now

Don’t go breaking my Beaded Heart now

A beaded heart I made, part of a recent embroidery exhibition. A Beaded Heart The reason for this was a heart I sewed many years ago, when I wanted to do a whole series of stuffed embroidered hearts, but never got around to more than one – and that one I gave away (the pink […]

Always try New Things

Always try New Things

Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right? Michelle Obama This weekend I took a workshop that was arranged by my local embroidery group. The teacher was called Lotta Frost, and she has made some beautiful things in paper with stitching. We learned some new-to-us ways […]

A look at our Embroidery Exhibition

A look at our Embroidery Exhibition

Did you know I do embroidery too? I love free form embroidery a lot. And what I usually call mixed media embroidery, where there are some elements of painting involved as well as stitching on fabric. I’m in an embroidery group too, so even when I’m not stitching daily I get an infusion of stitching […]

When you just HAVE to make something

When you just HAVE to make something

You know that feeling you get sometimes, that you just have to make something? The creative urge hits, and you simply need to craft something together, anything. You just have to get to it ASAP. Maybe you see a color combination, a fabric, a pattern, a flower that you want to draw, and inspiration strikes. […]

The Purple Table Runner

The Purple Table Runner

I’ve sewn together a very easy table runner for a friend of mine. I still adore the table runner we’ve got on our living room table right now, the polka dot one I made this spring. It really makes me happy, with all those bright colors together. I can’t wait to make another one for […]