Tag Archives: Embellishment

Crazy-Quilted Sewing Machine Cover

I needed a new cover for my new sewing machine. This time, I decided to make something special, using my newly acquired crazy-quilting skills. Follow along in this short diary as I make a custom-fitted cover and embellish it with … Continue reading

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Crazy-Quilted Book Cover

This brand-new, step-by-step tutorial combines the art of crazy-quilting with a simple book cover, resulting in a gorgeous one-of-a-kind project! In part one, you’ll learn how to draft a custom pattern to fit any book, make a mockup to ensure … Continue reading

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The Art of Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Have you ever seen silk ribbon embroidery? It’s a gorgeous form of three-dimensional embroidery worked with delicate silk ribbon. This two-part article delves into the wondrous art of silk ribbon embroidery, covering everything you need to know to get started. … Continue reading

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Sewing Machine Cover

Every sewing machine needs a cover, right? I bought an “easy” pattern to make a cover, but it ended up being anything but simple. This sewing diary follows my struggle to make a sewing machine cover. Sewing Diary: Sewing Machine Cover … Continue reading

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Inheritance Lace

Saturday’s Stash, Special Edition: Antique Lace This special edition of Saturday’s Stash isn’t going to feature any tips or tricks, since I am still learning how to work with fragile lace myself. I will attempt to make up for this … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt Pincushions

The author of the blog Ivory Blush Roses teaches how to make gorgeous pincushions using miniature crazy quilts. But first, you need to know how to make a crazy quilt. In the first half of this two-part article, you’ll learn … Continue reading

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Eighteenth Century Embroidery Techniques

Thursday’s Book Review: Eighteenth Century Embroidery Techniques by Gail Marsh Rating 5 = Shiny

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A-Z of Silk Ribbon Flowers

Thursday’s Book Review: A-Z of Silk Ribbon Flowers by Ann Cox Rating 4 = Satisfactory Description If you enjoy silk ribbon embroidery and specifically want to learn how to create flowers, this is the book for you.

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Hand-Dyed Lace

Have you ever wanted lace that matches your project? In this two-part tutorial, you’ll learn the secrets to successfully dyeing Venetian lace and lace appliques. Create watercolor ombré effects, make your lace look antique, or hand-dye appliques for pieces that … Continue reading

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