Pinning The Past - Bankfield Museum
For the next few months, Pinning the Past will be focussing on museums with marvellous textiles to see.
Bankfield Museum in Halifax, Yorkshire is one of those old fashioned museum treasures. I worked somewhere similar when I first graduated and have a real fondness for a proper Victor…
13 Mobile Apps for Stitchers!
Let’s face it, mobile technology is taking over the world, and in many ways, it’s good thing. I’m an Android user and my phone (as my girlfriend will attest) is an important tool in my day to day existence. I don’t know where I’d be without Evernote, Feedly, Hootsuite and some of the o…
If you’re a stitcher it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas. And it’s #maythefourthbewithyou so this is perfect!
Also back in store, for today only, are my Star Wars Christmas patterns! And they’re at a special reduced price too! Get a reallllll…
3 Reasons To Try Silk Thread
It is soft, beautiful, rich in color, and has been used in needlework for centuries: silk thread. Does it sound too expensive and fragile to use in your stitchery? Let me debunk both misperceptions, because I want you to try stitching with it at least once. Your fingers will love it, and…
Welcome to Mr X Stitch. We want to change the way you think about needlework. From cross stitch to quilts, from needle felting to millinery and from lace to machine embroidery, we share terrific textile art from around the world. Enjoy the post on the left - a random selection from the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge.
Threadsteading – The Sewing Strategy Game Played on an Embroidery Machine
The World of Chiharu Shiota
From The Archive
[caption id="attachment_56355" align="aligncenter" width="398"] Jenna Lagonigro[/caption] Name: Jenna Lagonigro Location: Raleigh, NC School: NC State University College of Design (Recent graduate, so anyone with job opportunities hit me up!) What was your first exposure to embroidery, and what did you think of it? My sophomore year in college I took my very first fibers-based stud...