Saturday, December 28, 2013

Stitching Annie Stitchery Pattern By Kaaren Johnston of The Painted Quilt

Do you LOVE Raggedy Ann?  Do you love creating all sorts of things for Raggedy Ann?  Well, if you do then you'll be pleased to see that Kaaren Johnston has a wonderful stitchery pattern on her The Painted Quilt blog for a "Stitching Annie."  I have my eye on putting this on a pillow.  What about you?

First Friday Freebie #8 - Stitching Annie

Copyright © 2010 - All Rights Reserved - Kaaren Johnston of The Painted Quilt

Here's what Kaaren had to say about her pattern:  Since we’re leaving later this afternoon to spend a couple of days in and around the Syracuse, NY area, I’m going to share my April First Friday Freebie with you a day early. I’m not sure whether we’ll be able to pick up a wireless signal where we’re going, so I’m going to air on the side of caution and pretend that today is tomorrow.

When I was working on the sketches for my Annie & Friends quilt, I worked up this sketch and decided to use it as an FFF design rather than incorporate it into the quilt. You’ll notice as well that I used only scraps that were leftover after piecing the quilt.

So, without further ado, may I present… Stitching Annie


Please respect Kaaren's TERMS OF USE:  The use of my pattern/design and tutorials is limited to individual and personal use only. Distributing or selling my pattern or tutorials in any form is not permitted. They may not be used for commercial purposes unless written permission is granted. Credit for my pattern and tutorials should be included if displayed in any manner. Individual users may enlarge or reduce the size of the drawings for their personal use but may not alter them in any other way.

Kaaren's Bio: I am an artist and have recently retired from actively designing, publishing and travel teaching in the decorative painting industry. A short while later, in December of 2010, we moved from Eastern Ontario to the beautiful Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Quilting, stitching, applique and most recently rug hooking have become my new passions. Oh, and did I mention that I love to make and collect pincushions and needlecases! Join me on the First Friday of every month when I release a new Freebie design for you to make and enjoy.


Copyright © 2009 - 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Kaaren Johnston of The Painted Quilt.

Please visit her The Painted Quilt blog at  http://thepaintedquilt.blogspot.com/ and her The Painted Quilt Etsy shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/kaarenjohnston.


Creating a Stained Glass Look Using a Glass Slide Tutorial By Laura Carson of Artfully Musing Blog


Have you always wanted to create an beautiful stained glass looking ATC using a glass slide?    If you have , then you'll be happy to know that Laura Carson has a wonderful tutorial on her Artfully Musing blog showing you how to create an ATC with a stained glass look using a glass slide.  I hope you enjoy her tutorial.  


Copyright © 2010 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Laura Carson of Artfully Musing.

Here's what Laura had to say about her tutorial: This example ATC contains a glass slide that has been stamped, embossed and painted with alcohol inks to create a stained glass look.

Please respect Laura's TERMS OF USE:  My tutorials are protected by U.S. & International copyright laws.  Do not copy, duplicate, alter or reproduce in anyway.  Please use for inspiration only. ALL NAMES, LOGOS AND DESIGNS ARE THE PROPERTY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS. ©2012 Laura Carson (Artfully Musing), All Rights Reserved

Laura's Bio: After retiring from the computer software industry where I spent my career designing, building and marketing software, I needed a creative outlet. A few years ago I discovered Mixed Media Art and have had a love affair ever since. I’ve taught classes in Altered Books, Handmade Books, Collage Art and Mix Media Art. I currently design for Alpha Stamps and I enjoy trading in various art groups. Starting this blog is a way of sharing my art and the wonderful art I have received from others. I specialize in very detailed multi-layered and textured pieces. I live in Anthem Arizona with my husband Kevin, dog Sandy, and cat Tigger.

Copyright © 2010 - All Rights Reserved - Laura Carson of Artfully Musing.

Please visit her Artfully Musing blog at  http://artfullymusing.blogspot.com/.



Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Little Wonders - Doll Binoculars Free Tutorial by Romona King of Northbrook Designs


I just love seeing beautiful doll creations from exceptional doll makers that I admire.  And, I love when they tell me about free tutorials they have posted for their doll creations. Such is the case with a new tutorial from Romona King of Northbrook Designs.  It’s a pair of doll binoculars that was created for her new doll "And So She Waits." Romona has posted about her doll in a wonderful three-part series. The first post is her version of the story, the second post is the local legend and the third post is how she made the doll. I hope you enjoy Romona's new tutorial, her new doll, and her three-part series.




Little Wonders - Doll Binoculars
© 2013 by Romona King of Northbrook Designs

If you'd like to download Romona's Doll Biboculars tutorial please click on the picture above or CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD

Here's what Romona had to say about her tutorial:  When I made the binoculars for my “And So She Waits” doll, I thought there must be other doll makers that might like to do the same, so I have written up this short tutorial to help you with that. When you see how simple this is, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it. ;o)

Please respect Romona's Terms of Use -  I am giving this tutorial freely. All I ask is that you respect my work and give me credit for the design should you use it to embellish your doll.  You may use the design to create projects to sell but not for mass production. 

Copyright © 2013 - All Rights Reserved — Written By Romona King of Northbrook Designs. Romona is a crafter, doll maker, painter, needlework artist, and mixed media artist. You can visit her Northbrook Designs blog online at http://northbrookdesigns.blogspot.com/ and her Northbrook Stitches blog at http://www.northbrookstitches.blogspot.com/. You can also visit her Northbrook Designs shop at http://www.northbrookdesigns.com/.

Monday, July 08, 2013

The Modest Violet and The Little Crochet Tutorials By Karen Bailey of Todolwen Blog

Do you love to crochet or tat?  Do you love lace and doilies?  I, for one, do but I have never been able to master the art of crocheting.  It's on my list of skills I would like to master and if I do I'm going to try the two crocheted flowers Karen Bailey has on her Todolwen blog.   I hope you enjoy making Karen's crocheted flowers.

The Modest Violet Tutorial

Copyright © 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Karen Bailey of Todolwen Blog

Here's what Alisa had to say about her tutorial:  Hello my dear friends, today I would like to share a new little tutorial with you. I made a creation a while ago with a baby dress called 'The Modest Violet'. I made a small crochet voilet which I tea stained with a raspberry tea to give it just the right color. Lately a few of you lovely bloggers have asked me for the pattern, but until today I had never made a pattern for it ~ I just made them from memory.

Little Crochet Flowers 

Copyright © 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Karen Bailey of Todolwen Blog

Here's what Karen had to say about her tutorial:  I Am Hooked!   Hello my dear friends, seriously ~ I am hooked! Hooked on crocheting mini flowers from a pattern I made up this morning and now I just can't seem to want to stop making these tiny blooms. It takes not even 5 minutes to have one done. Right now I have no idea what I am going to use them for but I am sure something will pop into my mind.

Please respect Karen's TERMS OF USE:  Please do not copy my tutorials in full and/or claim them to be your own and/or post them on your blog without my permission. Furthermore the sale of my tutorials is prohibited. All my designs are protected under copyright.

Karen's Bio: My name is Karen Bailey, and I am the wife for over 20 years to a now retired british serviceman and a Mum to two beautiful daughters. For many years we traveled and lived all over the world whilst serving in the army. After leaving the army we now live in Ontario, Canada. My passion is antiques, especially victorian unrestored furniture and household items and creating/crafting. For me there is nothing better when I have a moment to sit down and make something beautiful. My blog is 'Todolwen' which is an anogram made up from 'old to new' which is what I love to do ~ take something old and give it a new life. I hope you enjoy my makings as much as I enjoy creating them.

Copyright © 2010 - All Rights Reserved - Karen Bailey of  Todolwen Blog.

Please visit her Todolwen blog at http://todolwen.blogspot.com/.




Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Baby Shower Free E-Printable Favor Tags and How-To Make Our Personalized Baby Shower Favor Tags Free E-Book by Linda Walsh of Linda Walsh Originals

Linda's How-Do-I Series? How To Make Our Personalized Baby Shower Favor Tags
Copyright © 2011 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved - Written By Linda Walsh

If you love our personalized  "It's Raining Baby Showers" Baby Shower Favor Stickers and have downloaded our free Baby Shower EPrintable Favor Tag1  and  Baby Shower EPrintable Favor Tag2  then you'll be happy to know that we've designed a step-by-step tutorial showing you how to create our "It's Raining Baby Showers" Baby Shower Favor tags.  With these you can personalize your favor tags with the honoree's name and date of shower and then tie them to your baby shower favor as a memento of the happy event.

Our tutorial utilizes our "It's Raining Baby Showers" Baby Shower Favor Sticker at  http://www.zazzle.com/baby_shower_favor_sticker-217038522851120862  and our free Baby Shower EPrintable Favor Tag1  or our  Baby Shower EPrintable Favor Tag2 which are shown below.


Baby Shower E-Printable Favor Tag1 

Baby Shower E-Printable Favor Tag2 

To view and download my free e-book please CLICK HERE. You'll be brought to Google Drive where you can view our free e-book in a compressed picture mode. Then just download our free .pdf e-book from the File menu in the upper left hand corner. The pictures will be downloaded in full resolution.

To view and download my free Baby Shower E- Printable Favor Tag1 please CLICK HERE. You'll be brought to Google Drive where you can view our free e-printable. Then just download our free .pdf e-printable by clicking on the down arrow in the top center.

To view and download my free Baby Shower E- Printable Favor Tag2 please CLICK HERE. You'll be brought to Google Drive where you can view our free e-printable in a compressed picture mode. Then just download our free .pdf e-printable from the File menu in the upper left hand corner. The pictures will be downloaded in full resolution.

For more information on all my free e-patterns, e-printables and e-books please CLICK HERE.

CLICK HERE  For More Information on all of our "It's Raining Baby Showers" E-Printable baby shower products.

CLICK HERE  For More Information on all of our "It's Raining Baby Showers" freebies.

Please respect My Terms of Use:  All patterns, e-patterns, e-books, tutorials, how-to's, and e-products © 2004-2014 Linda Walsh Originals-Designs by Linda Walsh. All rights reserved, including downloading, mass producing, photocopying, enlargements, reductions,and all other forms of reproduction, website sharing, Email, RSS feeds, or any other means of redistribution. Commercial selling or reselling by any means, including eBay or any other website by permission only.

Products made from Linda Walsh Originals patterns, e-patterns, e-books, tutorials, how-to's, and e-products are intended for personal use for fun or small scale personal and business profit as long as you credit us with the design. Large scale commercial use (i.e. mass production) including wholesale distribution, catalog sales, and all other forms of large scale commercial production are by permission only. Items made from Linda Walsh Originals patterns, e-patterns, e-books, tutorials, how-to's, and e-products are intended for decoration only and are not intended for use by children. Not responsible for human error, individual workmanship, or printing errors in the E-books, E-products, tutorials, how-to's, patterns or the E-Patterns.

Copyright © 2004 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved - Written By Linda Walsh of Linda Walsh Originals and Linda's Blog. Linda is a doll maker and doll pattern designer. http://lindawalshoriginalsshop.com/

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Baby Shower Free Gift Tags and How To Make Our Baby Shower Gift Tags #3 and #8 Free E-Book Tutorial by Linda Walsh of Linda Walsh Originals

Linda's How-Do-I Series? How To Make Our Baby Shower Gift Tags #3 and #8 Tutorial
Copyright © 2011 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved - Written By Linda Walsh

If you love our "It's Raining Baby Showers" Baby Store Gallery stickers and have downloaded our two free gift tags then you'll be happy to know that we have a free Linda's How-Do-I Series? How To Make Our Baby Shower Gift Tags #3 and #8 Tutorial showing you step by step how to create our tags.

Our tutorial utilizes our "It's Raining Baby Showers" Baby Store Gallery stickers at http://www.zazzle.com/rainingbabyshowers/sticker and our free Baby Shower Gift Tag #3  or our  Baby Shower Gift Tag #8 which are shown below.


Baby Shower Gift Tag #3

Baby Shower Gift Tag #8

To view and download my free e-book please CLICK HERE. You'll be brought to Google Drive where you can view our free e-book in a compressed picture mode. Then just download our free .pdf e-book from the File menu in the upper left hand corner. The pictures will be downloaded in full resolution.

To view and download my free Baby Shower E- Printable Gift Tag3 please CLICK HERE. You'll be brought to Google Drive where you can view our free e-printable in a compressed picture mode. Then just download our free .pdf e-printable from the File menu in the upper left hand corner. The pictures will be downloaded in full resolution.

To view and download my free Baby Shower E- Printable Gift Tag8 please CLICK HERE. You'll be brought to Google Drive where you can view our free e-printable. Then just download our free .pdf e-printable by clicking on the down arrow in the top center.

For more information on all my free e-patterns, e-printables and e-books please CLICK HERE.

CLICK HERE  For More Information on all of our "It's Raining Baby Showers" E-Printable baby shower products.

CLICK HERE  For More Information on all of our "It's Raining Baby Showers" freebies.

Please respect My Terms of Use:  All patterns, e-patterns, e-books, tutorials, how-to's, and e-products © 2004-2014 Linda Walsh Originals-Designs by Linda Walsh. All rights reserved, including downloading, mass producing, photocopying, enlargements, reductions,and all other forms of reproduction, website sharing, Email, RSS feeds, or any other means of redistribution. Commercial selling or reselling by any means, including eBay or any other website by permission only.

Products made from Linda Walsh Originals patterns, e-patterns, e-books, tutorials, how-to's, and e-products are intended for personal use for fun or small scale personal and business profit as long as you credit us with the design. Large scale commercial use (i.e. mass production) including wholesale distribution, catalog sales, and all other forms of large scale commercial production are by permission only. Items made from Linda Walsh Originals patterns, e-patterns, e-books, tutorials, how-to's, and e-products are intended for decoration only and are not intended for use by children. Not responsible for human error, individual workmanship, or printing errors in the E-books, E-products, tutorials, how-to's, patterns or the E-Patterns.

Copyright © 2004 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved - Written By Linda Walsh of Linda Walsh Originals and Linda's Blog. Linda is a doll maker and doll pattern designer. http://lindawalshoriginalsshop.com/

Thursday, February 28, 2013

How To Make Your Own Fabric Labels Tutorial By Alma Stoller

I'm always hand signing my dolls and sewing projects and have often thought it would be much better to just attach a label.  Well, now I have no excuse as Alma Stoller has a wonderful tutorial on her Alma Stoller blog showing you how to make your own fabric labels.  I'd better get to making mine.


Copyright © 2008- All Rights Reserved - Written By Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog.

Here's what Alma had to say about her tutorial:  There are numerous ways of creating your own fabric labels. This is Part One of Five tutorials I will be sharing with you about creating custom fabric labels.

Please respect Alma's TERMS OF USE:  I encourage you to link back to my post. Please give credit where credit is due. Unless otherwise noted, all photos, text, ideas, tutorials and artwork on this blog are the property of Alma Stoller. I'm happy to share with you, but please do not copy, reproduce or use without permission. Thank you.

Copyright © 2003-2012 - All Rights Reserved - Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog. Alma is an artist, designer, and blogger.

Please visit her Alma Stoller blog at http://www.almastoller.blogspot.com/, her Alma Stoller Facebook Page at  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alma-Stoller/179752818769188 , and her Alma Stoller Tutorials ETSY Shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/AlmaStollerTutorials.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Foxgloves In Silk Ribbon Embroidery Tutorial By Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden


I LOVE just about any kind of silk ribbon embroidery flower and was was thrilled to see that Carol Daisy had a wonderful tutorial on her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog showing you how to make foxgloves in silk ribbon embroidery. Enjoy making your flowers.

Foxgloves In Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Copyright © 2010 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Here's what Carol had to say about her tutorial:Foxgloves - A Beautiful Majestic Flower. I have used photos taken at the Carnival for inspiration, as where I live in the sub tropics they are never seen.

Please respect Carol's TERMS OF USE:  The patterns and designs are available for your private use only & remain the copyright of "Embroideries from Daisy's Garden". Ribbon Embroidery Supplies are available from our Website " Embroideries From Daisy's Garden."

Carol's Bio: My life is at the stage that I can indulge in my interests of Embroidery and Crafts. Ribbons,beads,threads, laces and trims all have a special place here in my studio. 

My childhood was spent on the family dairy farm in Toowoomba, Queensland. When I was about 12 years old, my Grandmother (nicknamed Daisy – hence the name Daisy’s Garden) introduced me to the joys of needlework. I am so thankful to her for giving me a skill that I could enjoy and build upon for life. After the chores were done, whenever I had some spare time, I would sit quietly on the front porch and stitch away. I remember these times so fondly. When I retired, and finally had some time to myself, I had the desire to do embroidery again. I didn’t get far with the fancy work tablecloth however, once I discovered Silk Ribbon Embroidery, I became addicted!

Copyright © 2010 - All Rights Reserved - Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please visit her Embroideries From Daisy's Garden website at http://www.daisysgarden.net.au, her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog at http://www.caroldaisy.blogspot.com/, and her Create-Enhance blog at http://www.create-enhance.com/.

Cosmos In Silk Ribbon Embroidery By Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden


I LOVE just about any kind of silk ribbon embroidery flower and was was thrilled to see that Carol Daisy had a wonderful tutorial on her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog showing you how to make cosmos in silk ribbon embroidery.  Enjoy making your flowers.

Cosmos In Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Here's what Carol had to say about her tutorial: Cosmos Flowers are stitched using Dinky Dyes Argyle 7 mm. Silk Ribbon  - I must apologise for the delay in getting this tutorial online. My left index finger had a slight mishap with a sharp knive, thus removing a piece of skin. Needless to say you probably all have tried to work with a sore finger and bandaid, but for me does not give the best results.


Sunflowers and Cosmos are two flowers which come to mind for this effect. When you are replicating a flower with a raised centre, in the case of Cosmos, Dahlias, Daisies etc. the pistils in the centre of the flower are quite prominent.

Please respect Carol's TERMS OF USE:  The patterns and designs are available for your private use only & remain the copyright of "Embroideries from Daisy's Garden". Ribbon Embroidery Supplies are available from our Website " Embroideries From Daisy's Garden."

Carol's Bio: My life is at the stage that I can indulge in my interests of Embroidery and Crafts. Ribbons,beads,threads, laces and trims all have a special place here in my studio. 

My childhood was spent on the family dairy farm in Toowoomba, Queensland. When I was about 12 years old, my Grandmother (nicknamed Daisy – hence the name Daisy’s Garden) introduced me to the joys of needlework. I am so thankful to her for giving me a skill that I could enjoy and build upon for life. After the chores were done, whenever I had some spare time, I would sit quietly on the front porch and stitch away. I remember these times so fondly. When I retired, and finally had some time to myself, I had the desire to do embroidery again. I didn’t get far with the fancy work tablecloth however, once I discovered Silk Ribbon Embroidery, I became addicted!

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please visit her Embroideries From Daisy's Garden website at http://www.daisysgarden.net.au, her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog at http://www.caroldaisy.blogspot.com/, and her Create-Enhance blog at http://www.create-enhance.com/.


Lazy Daisy Stitch - Detached Chain Tutorial By Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden

One of the most widely used stitches in silk ribbon embroidery is the lazy daisy stitch. I just love it and hope you do, too. If you do then you'll be happy to know that Carol Daisy created a lazy daisy stitch tutorial on her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog that she is sharing with all of us. Good luck with your lazy daisy stitches.

Lazy Daisy Stitch - Detached Chain

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Here's what Carol had to say about her tutorial:For those of you who have used this stitch before will know how
EASY and VERSATILE this stitch can be.
When working Lazy Daisy Stitch in ribbon it is known as Detached Chain.


Please respect Carol's TERMS OF USE:  The patterns and designs are available for your private use only & remain the copyright of "Embroideries from Daisy's Garden". Ribbon Embroidery Supplies are available from our Website " Embroideries From Daisy's Garden."

Carol's Bio: My life is at the stage that I can indulge in my interests of Embroidery and Crafts. Ribbons,beads,threads, laces and trims all have a special place here in my studio. 

My childhood was spent on the family dairy farm in Toowoomba, Queensland. When I was about 12 years old, my Grandmother (nicknamed Daisy – hence the name Daisy’s Garden) introduced me to the joys of needlework. I am so thankful to her for giving me a skill that I could enjoy and build upon for life. After the chores were done, whenever I had some spare time, I would sit quietly on the front porch and stitch away. I remember these times so fondly. When I retired, and finally had some time to myself, I had the desire to do embroidery again. I didn’t get far with the fancy work tablecloth however, once I discovered Silk Ribbon Embroidery, I became addicted!

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please visit her Embroideries From Daisy's Garden website at http://www.daisysgarden.net.au, her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog at http://www.caroldaisy.blogspot.com/, and her Create-Enhance blog at http://www.create-enhance.com/.

Apricot Roses - Silk Ribbon Embroidery Design Tutorial By Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden


I just love rose silk ribbon embroidery designs so I was happy to see that Carol Daisy had created a beautiful apricot rose design on her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog that she is sharing with all of us. I can hardly wait to try it.

Apricot Roses - Silk Ribbon Embroidery Design

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please respect Carol's TERMS OF USE:  The patterns and designs are available for your private use only & remain the copyright of "Embroideries from Daisy's Garden". Ribbon Embroidery Supplies are available from our Website " Embroideries From Daisy's Garden."

Carol's Bio: My life is at the stage that I can indulge in my interests of Embroidery and Crafts. Ribbons,beads,threads, laces and trims all have a special place here in my studio. 

My childhood was spent on the family dairy farm in Toowoomba, Queensland. When I was about 12 years old, my Grandmother (nicknamed Daisy – hence the name Daisy’s Garden) introduced me to the joys of needlework. I am so thankful to her for giving me a skill that I could enjoy and build upon for life. After the chores were done, whenever I had some spare time, I would sit quietly on the front porch and stitch away. I remember these times so fondly. When I retired, and finally had some time to myself, I had the desire to do embroidery again. I didn’t get far with the fancy work tablecloth however, once I discovered Silk Ribbon Embroidery, I became addicted!

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please visit her Embroideries From Daisy's Garden website at http://www.daisysgarden.net.au, her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog at http://www.caroldaisy.blogspot.com/, and her Create-Enhance blog at http://www.create-enhance.com/.


Saturday, February 23, 2013

Oh Knickers! - The Knicker Bag Tutorial By Ros Coffey of RosMadeMe Blog

I have to tell you that the next tutorial is just too cute.    Not only is the fabric itself adorable, but the bag is made out of knickers.  It's a knicker bag.  If I've piqued your curiosity then check out the tutorial Ros Coffey has on her RosMadeMe Blog blog.   I just love it.

Oh Knickers! - The Knicker Bag Tutorial

Copyright © 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Ros Coffey of RosMadeMe Blog.

Here's what Ros had to say about her tutorial:  Yes, you read it right, this is the knicker bag tutorial and is I think the very first bag I ever made way back in the early 70s when the craze for them hit the Convent. It was such a great bag for carrying books and files to school, although I never quite managed to get the Peak Freens biscuit tin in there for Domestic Science!

As you can imagine the design is based on an outsize pair of knickers, with the gusset becoming the handle and the waist being sewn across to create the base of the bag... now before you think I have lost the plot I can tell you that no lingerie will be harmed in the making of this bag, so let's get started.


Ros's Bio:I live by the sea, in Essex, in Leigh-on-sea. I have been making things since I was a child, earliest memories were embroidering squares of binca matting, making felt egg cups and ripping back my knitting when my sister had picked up a dropped stitch... yep, it really did have to be all my own work! I am a dreadful hoarder, with stashes of wool and fabric hidden around my house, together with the projects that I have not yet finished. I am currently making cushions, quilted, appliqued, stencilled... actually just anything that I will enjoy crafting.

Copyright © 2010 - 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Ros Coffey of RosMadeMe Blog .

Please visit her RosMadeMe blog at http://rosmademe.blogspot.com .

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Bees and Ladybugs in SRE Tutorial By Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden

Have you always wanted to learn how to create those adorable bees and ladybugs in creative embroidery design?  If you have then you'll be happy to know that Carol Daisy has two wonderful tutorials on her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog showing you how.  Have fun with your bees and ladybugs.


Bees and Ladybugs in SRE

Copyright © 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Here's what Carol had to say about her tutorial:No need to replicate nature with these, you could go way out with bold colours, larger, add sequins and beads for a more whimsical or artistic impression. Have fun with these, add them to your embroidered gardens and bring some life to it.

Please respect Carol's TERMS OF USE:  The patterns and designs are available for your private use only & remain the copyright of "Embroideries from Daisy's Garden". Ribbon Embroidery Supplies are available from our Website " Embroideries From Daisy's Garden."

Carol's Bio: My life is at the stage that I can indulge in my interests of Embroidery and Crafts. Ribbons,beads,threads, laces and trims all have a special place here in my studio. 

My childhood was spent on the family dairy farm in Toowoomba, Queensland. When I was about 12 years old, my Grandmother (nicknamed Daisy – hence the name Daisy’s Garden) introduced me to the joys of needlework. I am so thankful to her for giving me a skill that I could enjoy and build upon for life. After the chores were done, whenever I had some spare time, I would sit quietly on the front porch and stitch away. I remember these times so fondly. When I retired, and finally had some time to myself, I had the desire to do embroidery again. I didn’t get far with the fancy work tablecloth however, once I discovered Silk Ribbon Embroidery, I became addicted!


Copyright © 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please visit her Embroideries From Daisy's Garden website at http://www.daisysgarden.net.au, her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog at http://www.caroldaisy.blogspot.com/, and her Create-Enhance blog at http://www.create-enhance.com/.




Silk Ribbon Embroidery Tutorial - Tulips By Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden


I LOVE just about any kind of silk ribbon embroidery flower and was was thrilled to see that Carol Daisy had a wonderful tutorial on her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog showing you how to make tulips in silk ribbon embroidery.  Enjoy making your flowers.

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Tutorial - Tulips

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Here's what Carol had to say about her tutorial:  TULIPS  - Simply constructed in Ribbon Stitch, the effect of the petals are changed by using Side Ribbon Stitch. Instead of taking the needle through the centre of  the ribbon, place the eye of the needle on the left or right seam of the ribbon. As the needle is pulled through the ribbon curls toward the entry point, thus giving the petal a slight rolled edge. As with Iris the leaves are stitched in the same manner. With a fold, curled, straight, or twisted.

Please respect Carol's TERMS OF USE:  The patterns and designs are available for your private use only & remain the copyright of "Embroideries from Daisy's Garden". Ribbon Embroidery Supplies are available from our Website " Embroideries From Daisy's Garden."

Carol's Bio: My life is at the stage that I can indulge in my interests of Embroidery and Crafts. Ribbons,beads,threads, laces and trims all have a special place here in my studio. 

My childhood was spent on the family dairy farm in Toowoomba, Queensland. When I was about 12 years old, my Grandmother (nicknamed Daisy – hence the name Daisy’s Garden) introduced me to the joys of needlework. I am so thankful to her for giving me a skill that I could enjoy and build upon for life. After the chores were done, whenever I had some spare time, I would sit quietly on the front porch and stitch away. I remember these times so fondly. When I retired, and finally had some time to myself, I had the desire to do embroidery again. I didn’t get far with the fancy work tablecloth however, once I discovered Silk Ribbon Embroidery, I became addicted!

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please visit her Embroideries From Daisy's Garden website at http://www.daisysgarden.net.au, her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog at http://www.caroldaisy.blogspot.com/, and her Create-Enhance blog at http://www.create-enhance.com/.

Ribbon Stitch, Daisy Examples Tutorial By Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden


There nothing prettier than a bunch of  ribbon stitched flowers.  If you agree and would like to learn how to create them check out Carol Daisy's amazing Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog.  She has a wonderful tutorial showing you how.  Enjoy.

Ribbon Stitch, Daisy Examples

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Here's what Carol had to say about her tutorial:Ribbon Stitch ( Japanese Ribbon Stitch ) - A basic stitch that enables you to create a wide variety of flowers, leaves even insects. Can be executed with ribbons from 2 mm up by adjusting the size
of the chenille needle to suit.


Please respect Carol's TERMS OF USE:  The patterns and designs are available for your private use only & remain the copyright of "Embroideries from Daisy's Garden". Ribbon Embroidery Supplies are available from our Website " Embroideries From Daisy's Garden."

Carol's Bio: My life is at the stage that I can indulge in my interests of Embroidery and Crafts. Ribbons,beads,threads, laces and trims all have a special place here in my studio. 

My childhood was spent on the family dairy farm in Toowoomba, Queensland. When I was about 12 years old, my Grandmother (nicknamed Daisy – hence the name Daisy’s Garden) introduced me to the joys of needlework. I am so thankful to her for giving me a skill that I could enjoy and build upon for life. After the chores were done, whenever I had some spare time, I would sit quietly on the front porch and stitch away. I remember these times so fondly. When I retired, and finally had some time to myself, I had the desire to do embroidery again. I didn’t get far with the fancy work tablecloth however, once I discovered Silk Ribbon Embroidery, I became addicted!

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please visit her Embroideries From Daisy's Garden website at http://www.daisysgarden.net.au, her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog at http://www.caroldaisy.blogspot.com/, and her Create-Enhance blog at http://www.create-enhance.com/.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

How To Make Bead Crochet Beads Tutorial By Alma Stoller

Who doesn't love making bead pendants. I know I do. If you do too then you'll be happy to know that Alma Stoller has a wonderful tutorial on her Alma Stoller blog showing you how to make a bead crochet bead.  Enjoy.


Copyright © 2007- All Rights Reserved - Written By Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog.

Here's what Alma had to say about her tutorial:  Here is a quick and easy tutorial on how to crochet a beaded bead.

Please respect Alma's TERMS OF USE:  I encourage you to link back to my post. Please give credit where credit is due. Unless otherwise noted, all photos, text, ideas, tutorials and artwork on this blog are the property of Alma Stoller. I'm happy to share with you, but please do not copy, reproduce or use without permission. Thank you.

Copyright © 2003-2012 - All Rights Reserved - Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog. Alma is an artist, designer, and blogger.

Please visit her Alma Stoller blog at http://www.almastoller.blogspot.com/, her Alma Stoller Facebook Page at  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alma-Stoller/179752818769188 , and her Alma Stoller Tutorials ETSY Shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/AlmaStollerTutorials.

How To Maker Fabric Beads Tutorial By Alma Stoller

It seems there are so many different methods for making fabric beads. Alma Stoller has a wonderful tutorial on her Alma Stoller blog showing you her method of making eye candy fabric beads. Enjoy.

Copyright © 2010- All Rights Reserved - Written By Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog.

Here's what Alma had to say about her tutorial:  Today I thought I would share with you instructions on how to make one of my favorite fabric beads which I call Eye Candy Beads. I have been making and teaching these designs for years now. I hope you like it.

Please respect Alma's TERMS OF USE:  I encourage you to link back to my post. Please give credit where credit is due. Unless otherwise noted, all photos, text, ideas, tutorials and artwork on this blog are the property of Alma Stoller. I'm happy to share with you, but please do not copy, reproduce or use without permission. Thank you.

Copyright © 2003-2012 - All Rights Reserved - Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog. Alma is an artist, designer, and blogger.

Please visit her Alma Stoller blog at http://www.almastoller.blogspot.com/, her Alma Stoller Facebook Page at  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alma-Stoller/179752818769188 , and her Alma Stoller Tutorials ETSY Shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/AlmaStollerTutorials.

How To Make Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial By Alma Stoller

Do you want to learn how to make polymer clay beads?. If you do too then you'll be happy to know that Alma Stoller has a wonderful tutorial on her Alma Stoller blog showing you how. Enjoy.

Copyright © 2010- All Rights Reserved - Written By Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog.

Please respect Alma's TERMS OF USE:  I encourage you to link back to my post. Please give credit where credit is due. Unless otherwise noted, all photos, text, ideas, tutorials and artwork on this blog are the property of Alma Stoller. I'm happy to share with you, but please do not copy, reproduce or use without permission. Thank you.

Copyright © 2003-2012 - All Rights Reserved - Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog. Alma is an artist, designer, and blogger.

Please visit her Alma Stoller blog at http://www.almastoller.blogspot.com/, her Alma Stoller Facebook Page at  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alma-Stoller/179752818769188 , and her Alma Stoller Tutorials ETSY Shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/AlmaStollerTutorials.

Making Your Own Molds and Molding with Paper Clay Tutorial By Laura Carson of Artfully Musing Blog

One of my dreams is to learn how to make paper clay heads for goddess dolls using paper clay.  So, I can't tell you how thrilled I was to see that  Laura Carson had a wonderful tutorial on her Artfully Musing blog showing you how to make your own molds and how to mold with paper clay.  I am thrilled and can hardly wait to learn how to do this.  Have you always wanted to learn how to do this?  If so, here's your chance.


Copyright © 2011 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Laura Carson of Artfully Musing.

Here's what Laura had to say about her tutorial:  This tutorial walks you through the steps of making a mold and then molding items using paper clay. You can make a mold from metal or plastic objects and from rubber stamps. The mold you make can be used with a variety of materials including UTEE, wax, soap, and air clay or clay requiring baking. The mold can stand up to the heat of materials such as melted wax. For the purposes of this tutorial I’m going to focus on using the paper clay with the mold because for me it is the most common use molds and it doesn’t require the use of a melting pot or oven.

Please respect Laura's TERMS OF USE:  My tutorials are protected by U.S. & International copyright laws.  Do not copy, duplicate, alter or reproduce in anyway.  Please use for inspiration only. ALL NAMES, LOGOS AND DESIGNS ARE THE PROPERTY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS. ©2012 Laura Carson (Artfully Musing), All Rights Reserved

Laura's Bio: After retiring from the computer software industry where I spent my career designing, building and marketing software, I needed a creative outlet. A few years ago I discovered Mixed Media Art and have had a love affair ever since. I’ve taught classes in Altered Books, Handmade Books, Collage Art and Mix Media Art. I currently design for Alpha Stamps and I enjoy trading in various art groups. Starting this blog is a way of sharing my art and the wonderful art I have received from others. I specialize in very detailed multi-layered and textured pieces. I live in Anthem Arizona with my husband Kevin, dog Sandy, and cat Tigger.

Copyright © 2011 - All Rights Reserved - Laura Carson of Artfully Musing.

Please visit her Artfully Musing blog at  http://artfullymusing.blogspot.com/.


Monday, February 18, 2013

Hop Along, Harry and Sally Free E-Pattern From Linda Walsh of Linda Walsh Originals



If you're looking for a fun and easy bunny woodcraft to make for Easter my Hop Along, Harry and Sally might be perfect.

"Hop Along, Harry and Sally" is a pattern to make two painted wood bunnies with painted wood feet, wired felt ears, and embroidered felt arms holding their favorite carrots. They also have miniature baskets with plastic Easter eggs.

They're just adorable bunnies to make. Hop along and get yours now.

Hop Along Harry & Sally - 10" Stick Bunnies - Pattern Category - Beginner

Copyright © 2004 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved - Written By Linda Walsh

To view and download my free e-pattern please CLICK HERE.  You'll be brought to Google Drive where you can view our free e-pattern. Then just download our free .pdf e-pattern by clicking on the down arrow in the top center.

Once our e-product is downloaded to your computer you can save it and print it. We hope you enjoy our free e-products.

For more information on all my free e-patterns, e-printables and e-books please CLICK HERE.

Please respect My Terms of Use:  All patterns, e-patterns, e-books, tutorials, how-to's, and e-products © 2004-2014 Linda Walsh Originals-Designs by Linda Walsh. All rights reserved, including downloading, mass producing, photocopying, enlargements, reductions,and all other forms of reproduction, website sharing, Email, RSS feeds, or any other means of redistribution. Commercial selling or reselling by any means, including eBay or any other website by permission only.

Products made from Linda Walsh Originals patterns, e-patterns, e-books, tutorials, how-to's, and e-products are intended for personal use for fun or small scale personal and business profit as long as you credit us with the design. Large scale commercial use (i.e. mass production) including wholesale distribution, catalog sales, and all other forms of large scale commercial production are by permission only. Items made from Linda Walsh Originals patterns, e-patterns, e-books, tutorials, how-to's, and e-products are intended for decoration only and are not intended for use by children. Not responsible for human error, individual workmanship, or printing errors in the E-books, E-products, tutorials, how-to's, patterns or the E-Patterns.

Copyright © 2004 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved - Written By Linda Walsh of Linda Walsh Originals and Linda's Blog. Linda is a doll maker and doll pattern designer. http://lindawalshoriginalsshop.com/

Easter Sampler Stitchery Pattern By Kaaren Johnston of The Painted Quilt


Easter is not that far off so I thought you'd like to see a wonderful Easter sampler pattern that Kaaren Johnston has on her The Painted Quilt blog. Looks like a great project for the rest of the winter months.


Copyright © 2010 - All Rights Reserved - Kaaren Johnston of The Painted Quilt

Here's what Kaaren had to say about her pattern:  Last Sunday morning, while doing a bit of housework trying to fill in time until the start of the gold medal hockey game between Canada and the United States, an idea for a new design popped into my head. After some quick sketching and even speedier stitching, a new design was born, just in time for this month’s First Friday Freebie.

I had actually completed another design that was designated for this month and it was all ready to go but when I realized that Easter is early this year and if I waited until next month to come up with something for Easter, it would be too late for this year. So the design that was originally slated for this month has been set aside until next month.

I hope you enjoy my Easter Sampler.


Please respect Kaaren's TERMS OF USE:  The use of my pattern/design and tutorials is limited to individual and personal use only. Distributing or selling my pattern or tutorials in any form is not permitted. They may not be used for commercial purposes unless written permission is granted. Credit for my pattern and tutorials should be included if displayed in any manner. Individual users may enlarge or reduce the size of the drawings for their personal use but may not alter them in any other way.

Kaaren's Bio: I am an artist and have recently retired from actively designing, publishing and travel teaching in the decorative painting industry. A short while later, in December of 2010, we moved from Eastern Ontario to the beautiful Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Quilting, stitching, applique and most recently rug hooking have become my new passions. Oh, and did I mention that I love to make and collect pincushions and needlecases! Join me on the First Friday of every month when I release a new Freebie design for you to make and enjoy.


Copyright © 2009 - 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Kaaren Johnston of The Painted Quilt.

Please visit her The Painted Quilt blog at  http://thepaintedquilt.blogspot.com/ and her The Painted Quilt Etsy shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/kaarenjohnston.

Mothering Sunday Make - The Garden Tidy Tote Tutorial and Bag and Baggage - The Oil Cloth Tutorial By Ros Coffey of RosMadeMe Blog

I can never have enough totes and use them for just about everything - even gardening. So, I was happy to see that Ros Coffey had two tutorials on her RosMadeMe Blog blog showing you how to make a delightful garden tote and a really useful oil cloth tote. Two terrific ideas.

Mothering Sunday Make - The Garden Tidy Tote Tutorial

Copyright © 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Ros Coffey of RosMadeMe Blog.

Here's what Ros had to say about her tutorial:  I know that this may be freaking out my readers in the Americas but here in the UK, Mothering Sunday is next week, the third Sunday in Lent so I thought it might be nice to make something that does not confine your mum to the kitchen. My mother had very green thumbs and loved to be out in the garden and when I moved to my house it was my mum who cleared the borders and collected copious bags of snails to boot!

So I thought a great gift would be a gardening tidy tote to carry round all those bits and pieces that you need to be with you when you are wrestling with mother nature.


Bag and Baggage - The Oil Cloth Tutorial

Copyright © 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Ros Coffey of RosMadeMe Blog.

Here's what Ros had to say about her tutorial:  This week we are going to make a boot bag or shopping tote from oil cloth, it uses many of the techniques we used last week in the garden tote. This bag will be great for all those April showers next month, for carrying your boot in a chic bag to Festivals, for holding the kids' sopping wet swimming costumes and for feeling as though you are saving the planet at the supermarket. So let's get this on the table (no pun intended) oil cloth hates you, it is personal and it will fight you every step of the way but we are going to tame it and win!

Ros's Bio:I live by the sea, in Essex, in Leigh-on-sea. I have been making things since I was a child, earliest memories were embroidering squares of binca matting, making felt egg cups and ripping back my knitting when my sister had picked up a dropped stitch... yep, it really did have to be all my own work! I am a dreadful hoarder, with stashes of wool and fabric hidden around my house, together with the projects that I have not yet finished. I am currently making cushions, quilted, appliqued, stencilled... actually just anything that I will enjoy crafting.

Copyright © 2010 - 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Ros Coffey of RosMadeMe Blog .

Please visit her RosMadeMe blog at http://rosmademe.blogspot.com .

Friday, February 08, 2013

Tutorial: Decayed Elegance Cuff Bracelet By Thespoena McLaughlin of Vintiquities Workshop


I have to tell you that I'm having a delightful time reading through all the tutorials Thespa McLaughlin has on her of Vintiquities Workshop.  She is an amazing mixed media artist and I LOVE all her creations.

 If anyone ever asked me if I wanted to make a decayed elegance cuff bracelet I'd probably look at them like they had two heads.  But, now that I know what it is I would definitely have to say "YES! I would."  If you're curious as to what I'm talking about you just have to check out Thespa's tutorial.  How gorgeous is that?

Tutorials: Decayed Elegance Cuff Bracelet & tattered fabric supplies

Copyright © 2010 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Thespoena McLaughlin of Vintiquities Workshop.

Here's what Thespa had to say about her tutorial:  Todays tutorials are two parts of the same project. First I want to tell you how to make the supplies for the cuff bracelet and then we'll move on to making the bracelet.

Please respect Thespa's TERM OF USE: My patterns & tutorials are for personal use ONLY. Not for resale. If you want to share it online please give full credit complete with a link to Vintiquities Workshop at http://vintiquitiesworkshop.blogspot.com .

Thespa's Bio: I am a mixed media artist living with my family in the Ozarks. I love aged turquoise, faded cream, and lots of romantic layers. I dig rusty things and found objects and frequently use them in my art.

Copyright © 2012 - All Rights Reserved - Thespoena McLaughlin of Vintiquities Workshop.

Please visit her Vintiquities Workshop at http://vintiquitiesworkshop.blogspot.com/.  You can also follow her on Pinterest here.




How To Make A Paper Necklace Tutorial By Alma Stoller

I just love unique and unusual jewelry and Alma Stoller has a terrific tutorial on her Alma Stoller blog showing you how to make a paper necklace. Enjoy.


Copyright © 2011- All Rights Reserved - Written By Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog.

Here's what Alma had to say about her tutorial:  We have been having beautiful autumn weather here. So I thought of a perfect crafty project to help extend the colors and feel of this season. The instructions below can be used for a Thanksgiving garland, an autumn themed table scape or any thing where a leaf-like shape is needed.

Please respect Alma's TERMS OF USE:  I encourage you to link back to my post. Please give credit where credit is due. Unless otherwise noted, all photos, text, ideas, tutorials and artwork on this blog are the property of Alma Stoller. I'm happy to share with you, but please do not copy, reproduce or use without permission.  Thank you.

Copyright © 2003-2012 - All Rights Reserved - Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog. Alma is an artist, designer, and blogger.

Please visit her Alma Stoller blog at http://www.almastoller.blogspot.com/, her Alma Stoller Facebook Page at  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alma-Stoller/179752818769188 , and her Alma Stoller Tutorials ETSY Shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/AlmaStollerTutorials.


Thursday, February 07, 2013

How To Make A Valentine's Day Charm Tutorial By Alma Stoller

Valentine's Day will be here soon. Still plenty of time to make this next project. If you always wanted to create your own Valentine Day's charm then you'll be happy to know that Alma Stoller has a wonderful tutorial on her Alma Stoller blog showing you how. Enjoy.


Copyright © 2012- All Rights Reserved - Written By Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog.

Here's what Alma had to say about her tutorial:  These charms are really easy to make.

Please respect Alma's TERMS OF USE:  I encourage you to link back to my post. Please give credit where credit is due. Unless otherwise noted, all photos, text, ideas, tutorials and artwork on this blog are the property of Alma Stoller. I'm happy to share with you, but please do not copy, reproduce or use without permission. Thank you.

Copyright © 2003-2012 - All Rights Reserved - Alma Stoller of Alma Stoller blog. Alma is an artist, designer, and blogger.

Please visit her Alma Stoller blog at http://www.almastoller.blogspot.com/, her Alma Stoller Facebook Page at  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alma-Stoller/179752818769188 , and her Alma Stoller Tutorials ETSY Shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/AlmaStollerTutorials.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

SRE - Running Stitch / French Knot Combination Tutorial By Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden

If you've always wanted to learn how to create running stitch and french knot silk ribbon embroidery creations then you'll be happy to know that Carol Daisy has a wonderful tutorial on her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog showing you how.  Enjoy!

SRE - Running Stitch / French Knot Combination

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Here's what Carol had to say about her tutorial:Using this combination stitch
from the Mon Francais Jardin Kits - This Combination Stitch has many uses- Sweet Little Roses, Small Sprays of Flowers, can be used to decorate a border in Crazy Patch, excellent to use in Monograms, and so many other possibilities. A delicate stitch and well worth the effort to master.


Please respect Carol's TERMS OF USE:  The patterns and designs are available for your private use only & remain the copyright of "Embroideries from Daisy's Garden". Ribbon Embroidery Supplies are available from our Website " Embroideries From Daisy's Garden."

Carol's Bio: My life is at the stage that I can indulge in my interests of Embroidery and Crafts. Ribbons,beads,threads, laces and trims all have a special place here in my studio. 

My childhood was spent on the family dairy farm in Toowoomba, Queensland. When I was about 12 years old, my Grandmother (nicknamed Daisy – hence the name Daisy’s Garden) introduced me to the joys of needlework. I am so thankful to her for giving me a skill that I could enjoy and build upon for life. After the chores were done, whenever I had some spare time, I would sit quietly on the front porch and stitch away. I remember these times so fondly. When I retired, and finally had some time to myself, I had the desire to do embroidery again. I didn’t get far with the fancy work tablecloth however, once I discovered Silk Ribbon Embroidery, I became addicted!

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please visit her Embroideries From Daisy's Garden website at http://www.daisysgarden.net.au, her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog at http://www.caroldaisy.blogspot.com/, and her Create-Enhance blog at http://www.create-enhance.com/.

Thursday, January 03, 2013

French Knots In Ribbon SRE Tutorial By Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden


I just love french knots in silk embroidery designs and was surprised at how easy they were to create.   If you have always wanted to learn how to create french knots you'll be happy to know that Carol Daisy has a tutorial  on her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog showing you how.

French Knots In Ribbon SRE 

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Written by Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Here's what Carol had to say about her tutorial: This is executed the same way as if you were using thread. But for those who have never tried, here it is with some photos to help you.

Please respect Carol's TERMS OF USE:  The patterns and designs are available for your private use only & remain the copyright of "Embroideries from Daisy's Garden". Ribbon Embroidery Supplies are available from our Website " Embroideries From Daisy's Garden."

Carol's Bio: My life is at the stage that I can indulge in my interests of Embroidery and Crafts. Ribbons,beads,threads, laces and trims all have a special place here in my studio. 

My childhood was spent on the family dairy farm in Toowoomba, Queensland. When I was about 12 years old, my Grandmother (nicknamed Daisy – hence the name Daisy’s Garden) introduced me to the joys of needlework. I am so thankful to her for giving me a skill that I could enjoy and build upon for life. After the chores were done, whenever I had some spare time, I would sit quietly on the front porch and stitch away. I remember these times so fondly. When I retired, and finally had some time to myself, I had the desire to do embroidery again. I didn’t get far with the fancy work tablecloth however, once I discovered Silk Ribbon Embroidery, I became addicted!

Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Carol Daisy of Embroideries From Daisy's Garden.

Please visit her Embroideries From Daisy's Garden website at http://www.daisysgarden.net.au, her Silk Ribbon Embroidery blog at http://www.caroldaisy.blogspot.com/, and her Create-Enhance blog at http://www.create-enhance.com/.