Make personalized aprons with this month’s Artesprix Blank of the Month for yourself and your creative and foodie friends.
Mini Maker embroidery kits from Leisure Arts are a great way to get your embroidery fix. The designs are modern, beautiful, and full of a variety of stitches. Instructions with images are give for each stitch. Also, the thread is comes tied onto a card, ready to go.
Today I have a review of two of the kits I tried out, a few tips for you, and even a giveaway at the end of this post. The giveaway ends on March 16, 2020, so be sure to enter in time!
Embroidered Country Gardens is packed full of beautiful botanical stitched creations. Furthermore, Lorna Bateman packed the first half of the book with a bevy of embroidery stitches, tips and techniques. This book should be on the shelf of every embroiderer!
Dimensional paint and paint marbling are so fun! I just love playing with paint, I find it incredibly relaxing and enjoyable. Both of these techniques require the right products used the right way. Today I plan on helping you with both.
This knit hexagon wrap starts in the center with a flower and then grows into a hexagon. Two sides on one half and two sides on the other then expand outwards to lengthen the wrap. This is an intermediate pattern because of the central flower. Once the center is complete, the knitting becomes quite easy!
At the end of this pattern there is a chance to win the yarn used in the Hexed Flower wrap, in addition to a yarn bowl. Giveaway ends 11/3/19
The origami iris is such a lovely flower that will show off your paper-folding skills. Pair it with the stem and leaf pattern I shared last week, or make it one it’s own in various sizes. Origami iris is an intermediate pattern, but take it one step at a time and you will be making fields of these beauties!
I’ve been trying to decide what to do with several pretty colors of Plaid watercolor paints, and I finally figured it out! I saw these nifty flower paintings made with books and string and just had to give it a go. I tried it out and it was so much fun! I think the girls and I will be making more of these to use in out present wrapping.
The paint used in this post was provided by Plaid. All opinions are my own.