Craftster Pick of the Month – RandomlyGenerated’s Stranger Things Cross Stitch

Time for another look at some of the great work featured in the forums at Craftster. Note: Although they’re the pick of this month, they may have appeared before this month. After binge watching Stranger Things (like most of us did) RandomlyGenerated put her cross stitching talents to good use…

Too Cute Tuesday – Hand embroidery by Menti Embroidery

Can I just say that I love all of the delicious little stitches and charming beasts who live in the Instagram stream of Korea-based Menti Embroidery? Such tiny stitches! Even the works in process are adorable. See more lovelies at the website and Instagram feed. Too Cute Tuesdays are brought…

Needle Exchange: Sashiko Stitching

Hello Everybody! Today we’ll be looking at Sashiko. “Sashiko” means “little stabs”, the verb “sasu” means “to pierce”. This type of needlework is used in traditional Japanese quilting, and utilizes a long running stitch to form the geometric patterns. It seems the earliest use of this method was to reinforce…

The Funk Files: Embroidery Frontiers – Meet Tatiana Kononova

  Name: Tatiana Kononova Location: Moscow, Russia Website: Mrs. Chaplin’s Shop Past What was your first exposure to embroidery, and what did you think of it? I think I was about 7 years old when my mother bought me a small embroidery kit – that was a red plastic hoop…