18 Ways to Use Embroidery Hoops

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One of my earliest crafting memories is learning how to use the embroidery hoop.  My great-grandmother, who was a master sewist and knitter, had a large assortment of embroidery hoops that she gave to my mom after she moved to Florida.  My mom spent several days teaching me how to use the embroidery hoop and […]

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AllFreeChristmasCrafts Giveaway: Redwork Winter Twitterings

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We’ve seen a lot of different kinds of crafts come along on AllFreeChristmasCrafts, and today, we’re focusing on needlecrafts because we’re excited to share Redwork Winter Twitterings by author Pearl Louise Krush. There’s plenty of time to prepare for Christmas, which makes an intricate and charming embroidery project perfect to start on now. The book includes […]

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Upcycled Embroidery Floss Spools Tutorial and Earth Week Giveaway

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Green crafting is a trend that has taken the artsy world by storm, and rightfully so. Not only do recycled and upcycled crafts save you green, but they also ensure that our lovely planet will stay green for decades to come. As they say, “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure”, or “one person’s recycling […]

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FaveCrafts Giveaway: Anna Maria’s Needleworks Book and Embroidery Thread

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It’s no big secret that the art of needlepoint is a slow and meticulous process. One project can often take weeks to complete and can involve any number of thread colors. However, as most crafters and needlepoint designers will tell you, the reward is often well deserved and more than worth the effort it took […]

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FaveCrafts Giveaway: Needlepoint Tapestry

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Needlepoint has seen a rise in popularity in recent years. Crafters are looking for new and unique ways to create stylish and fun canvas projects, and more and more homeowners are creating fun home decor using this beloved crafting technique. However, I’ve never seen a kit like the Floral Path Bolster from Anchor Living. Filled […]

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AllFreeHolidayCrafts Giveaway: Embroidery: 35 Projects to Decorate, Celebrate, and Embellish

Better Homes and Gardens is know for supplying their readers with trustworthy, entertaining, and beautiful crafting projects. When it comes to their craft book, Embroidery: 35 Projects to Decorate, Celebrate, and Embellish, Better Homes and Gardens proves their reputation for excellence once again. This craft book features 35 different embroidery projects that span from basic […]

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Find Fun Christmas Embroidery Projects on AllFreeSewing

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Finally, AllFreeSewing.com has introduced an embroidery category to the site! This is very exciting stuff, guys. Aside from the obvious reasons we all love embroidery, I’m especially excited about this new category because now these adorable ideas are easier to find. You’ll notice there are only a few projects in the category as of now, […]

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FaveQuilts Giveaway: Around the Year Quilt Book

The Around the Year Quilt Book: Rosie & Bear Calendar Quilt from Bustle & Sew by Helen Dickson is a delightful block of the month pattern for quilters and stitchers alike. Each simple quilt block frames an embroidered scene of a little girl and her stuffed bear enjoying the different months of the year. The […]

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FaveCrafts Giveaway: Dimensions Embroidery Kits

I think most people will agree that hand stitching has a certain relaxing quality to it.  Embroidery is soothing in its constant motion of moving the needle…and it’s something you can easily do when you watch TV or relax outside on a cool summer evening.  It’s even more relaxing and enjoyable when everything you need […]

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FaveQuilts Giveaway: Midnight Roses Thread Kit

Embroider breathtakingly beautiful quilts with the Midnight Roses Embroidery Thread Collection from Aurifil. These rich, jewel-toned threads were chosen by Sharon Pederson and Elizabeth Phillips for their sultry Midnight Roses quilt, a masterpiece of embroidery. The kit includes 12 spools of  40wt 100% cotton thread in a variety of saturated colors from every shade in […]

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