Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Dabble, dabble, dabble


Well I might have found a new addiction. You were right. Embroidery is such a relaxing little hobby, and oh so satisfying. I find myself just staring at my work, running my fingers over the stitches, and envisioning what else I can add to it. I'm looking forward to hanging a few finished pieces in my bedroom. 


Slowly, but surely making progress..




Maybe I've sparked your interest? Here's video links to all of the fancy stitches I used. Yes they're a little cheesy,  but they do the job.




And some of you graciously passed along some great blog recommendations. Thank you so much! Check out the comment section for some great links. I fell in love with Mary's recommendation, Wild Olive. So trendy and cute, and her pictures are awesome. 


Happy stitching! Hope you have a great Thanksgiving!


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12 comments

Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims said...

looking great so far!! Bet they will look awesome in your room :)

Unknown said...

i LOOOOVE embroidery! it is so fun to do while you watch a show or a movie cause unlike sewing its so portable :) this is super cute whatever it will be!

Mollie said...

Thank you so much for the link, and I'm so happy that you've found my patterns to be fun and helpful! Have a wonderfully stitchy Thanksgiving!

Chris said...

Very cute! Nice job! I hope you'll show us the finished piece :)

Amanda said...

I love your colour choices! I should try this soon.

-Amanda

Kate said...

Where did you get your blog template?! I want a similar one! I would obviously change all the pictures and colors around, but I've always had trouble with this!
bellcutie7@gmail.com

Rach H @ FamilyEverAfter said...

sooo pretty! i love your paisleys!!! i needed a good link for a chain stitch for my christmas advent. thank you!

Holly Loves Art said...

Oh what fun and your work is so lovely! I love stitching and embroidery very much. I am fortunate to have several pieces that my grandmother and aunts made too. Hope you're having a wonderful holiday season!
Holly

jorbuchanan said...

I love this paisley! Where did you find the pattern? or did you free hand it?
jorbuchanan@gmail.com

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