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 →
So, you want to do good by your fellow humans and wear a mask. Excellent! However, you always want to have a little more personal touch to your mask. I can help you out with that, my friend. Add a little flair with a handmade cross-stitch patch. Seriously, it's that easy. Here's what you'll need:-... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
I love me some water soluble canvas and made a video showing the world how to use it. Bam.
So, you want to make your own Destiny-themed Christmas card? Of course you do. The tutorial to make a card (i.e. listen to me talk for three minutes about the evilness of glue guns, how to convert the card into an ornament, and suggestions for your own Destiny themed messages) is in this vid. The... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →