embroidery, knitting

Works in Progress

Oh, hi Friday! You snuck up on me. When did you get here?  I've been working on several projects lately, and I've even finished one! I finished the village socks with only a little yarn left over. This is an improvised pattern. I think I have my own personal sock recipe down for the most… Continue reading Works in Progress

crafts, embroidery, making stuff, manicure, mario, random, textiles, video games

Pretty Stuff

Remember this?Well, it's finished now.In the comments for my last post, Bill M. asked what the difference between embroidery and needlepoint is. Embroidery uses a variety of stitches to create a single motif to embellish a piece of fabric. Needlepoint uses a single stitch type to create an image on a canvas, covering the entire… Continue reading Pretty Stuff

blogging, crafts, embroidery, lists, msc, random, television, writing

Loose Ends

1. It's official: I will be attending the Steampunk Symposium in Cincinnati next month. Costumes are mandatory, and I suspect that a typewriter and possibly my spinning wheel will be tagging along. 2. I have become addicted to a Canadian series called The Murdoch Mysteries. As far as I know, it doesn't air here in… Continue reading Loose Ends

crafts, embroidery, internet

This isn’t knitting.

Currently Reading: The Son of NeptuneIn the DVD player: Blood TiesThanks in part to blogs like Stitchpunk, I've caught the embroidery bug of late. At first I was just going to work on my practice sampler until my tendonitis got a bit better and I could knit again (did I mention I haven't been able… Continue reading This isn’t knitting.