Category Archives: Embroidery projects
When I enter a fabric store I always head for the silk and the embroidered fabrics. Usually I am disappointed about the lack of choices, so I have always loved the idea of creating my own embroidered fabric, as is … Continue reading
I have to admit that it is a frequent occurrence for me not to be completely happy with my stitch outs, so I have to ask if it possible to have a perfectly stitched out embroidery design. The larger the … Continue reading
With the launch of my new website, I have been planning the release of my best design set ever, comprising an antique sewing machine with pretty scroll work, perfectly beautiful fuchsia flowers, delightful roses, along with some outstanding blending of threads. … Continue reading
Back last year Pamela wrote this fascinating blog about the use of the Grace font which is being released today. This is what she wrote: I am so excited, and for several different reasons! First, and foremost, I … Continue reading
The challenge I set myself this year for my sister’s birthday card was to create a textured coat with an astrakhan type collar on one of Kate Greenaway’s little children.
I love taking small embroidery designs and combining them into interesting shapes, especially in squares (quilt blocks) oval and circular ones. Most of my collections feature some type of edging or border, but as I add a border I am … Continue reading
Those of you who follow my blog know that every Christmas I make a very special machine embroidered card for my sister from one of my designs. Last week I made this years one for her and thought I should … Continue reading
One of the many features of my new Arabella Bullion collection is that you can create your own embroidered smocking panels with the tiny elements from the first set on several sizes of basic panels. Let me show you how…..
As I complete the final set in the Orchids for Ruth collection I was trying to decide what new colour scheme I could use for my final stitch out for this blog and what fabric I should use. I have … Continue reading
Graceful Embroidery’s anniversary celebration is our Christmas in September/October!!!! Seriously!!! I just downloaded some 32 (?) beautiful elements and when I went back to Graceful Embroidery’s website to make sure that I had downloaded all the gifts…….gifts were still … Continue reading