Plush Delights - Plush For your Love, Valentine's Gift Ideas
For this month’s post I thought I would share some Etsy finds with a Valentine’s theme.
There is something for every budget and a handmade gift is sure to be appreciated and treasured.
How Does She Do It?
Tonight is the opening of Stitch Fetish 4, my yearly curation of all things stitched and erotic, and it got me thinking about the process of curating. Now I can’t speak for anyone else, but if you’re interested, here’s how I do it.
First the idea. Sometimes you’ll have an idea for a s…
Pinning The Past - Smocking
Smocking, like so many textile techniques, has a rather secretive history. From what I can find out, the technique of smocking is often confused with the garment called a smock. For centuries, women’s main undergarment was a nightdress-like linen smock, which could be decorated, were she…
The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge - Anthony Stevens
“Primarily, my work is about expressing and processing life, past and present. I chose to work with textiles and embroidery as these were materials which were alw…
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.