An IlLUMUnating Post

On Sunday, new Halo footage was released. (Anyone who knows me that, alongside Legend of Zelda, Halo owns my gaming heart.) Anyway, one of the awesome people over at 343 shared a screenshot of a new character named Lumu. Adorable, right? So you know I had to stitch her. The problem I knew I had... Continue Reading →

Do You want to stitch a snow globe?

Looking for a quick, easy project to make during this busy time of year? Of course you are! This snow globe is a simple and inexpensive (yay!) project to make. You'll need your finished project, clear cellophane wrap, a hoop that will fit your project, fake snow, and some glue and scissors (not shown). You'll... Continue Reading →

Stitch or Treat

So, last week, probably on Facebook, I saw a link to this fantastic idea of cross-stitching a pumpkin. They had a bat template for the masses to use, but you know I wasn't going to do anything so...ungeeky, right? Let's just say that I am super glad that I made my Halloween project back in... Continue Reading →

How to Cross-Stitch (in 4 simple steps)

Get your thread readyFirst, cut off a length of thread to work with, typically about 18 inches (unless you're using the loop method). Most patterns will tell you the number of strands to use on the chart you're using. If it doesn't, it's generally assumed that you should use two strands.DMC thread comes with six... Continue Reading →

Loop! (There it is!)

Ahh, the loop method, my favorite way of starting a new thread. It's simple and I'm gonna show you how to do it. This tutorial is going to assume you're needing to work with two strands. First, you're going to take double the length of ONE strand you need. Next, take the strand, fold it... Continue Reading →

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