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Freebie Alert: Christmas Cheer!

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Happy December, everyone!  It’s the most wonderful time of the year! In the beautiful prose of Charles Dickens: “I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time. A kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time. The only time in the long calendar of the year when men and women seem, by one consent, to open …

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New E-Book! Christmas Mix N’ Match

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This week, we celebrate Thanksgiving – one of my favorite holidays – and that means Christmas is just around the corner! Now, many of you have a break from work this week. That means you’ll have plenty of time to spend with your loved ones, and to keep your hands busy on projects to give for Christmas this year. It’s …

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DMC Floss Color Inspiration: 742

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It’s autumn! And autumn brings all the autumn-y colors your heart could desire. Greens, reds, browns, and golds! For your enjoyment, my I present the happy, cozy, DMC 742: Tangerine Light. 1. Adventure Fund Decorative Pillow: Kate Spade 2. Demi Chair & Ottoman, Mustard Yellow: Target 3. Harvest Bunch: Crate & Barrel 4. Factory Shade No. 2: Schoolhouse Electric 5. …

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How to Customize a Stitch People Dog

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Have you ever heard the expression “give a man a fish, feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime?” That phrase is going to be the theme of this blog post. That’s because there are close to 340 recognized dog breeds in the world! And that’s just purebreds. Nowadays you can combine pieces …

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Freebie Alert: Spooktacular Halloween Heads!

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Happy October + welcome to the spookiest month of the whole year. We’re fully in the spirit. Pumpkins out, spider webs strung + our spooky stitch pieces are coming right along. We’re prepping our costumes, and we’ve already got big plans for Hocus Pocus movie nights.¬†We just love seeing all of the cute kiddos (and puppies too!) dressed in their …

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DMC Floss Color Inspiration: 580!

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It’s officially the best month of the year: October! October is our favorite month for so many reasons: It’s my birthday month, the weather is phenomenal and it’s the kickoff to the three best months of the year, even though November and December can be nuts! We always loved doing color inspiration and we thought since it was our favorite …

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Artists We Love: Nothing But a Pigeon

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What’s better than a handmade gift? Perhaps a handmade crochet taxidermy head of a unicorn. When we found Taylor Hart of Nothing But a Pigeon, we instantly fell in love with her cute mounted animal heads. With a successful Etsy shop & year long tours on the handmade market circuit, Taylor has made quite the name for herself (and her …

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Freebie Alert: Jane Eyre Quote Pattern

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“Jane Eyre the Musical” is a beautiful musical theater adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s novel “Jane Eyre.” I was cast as Jane at the Hale Center Theater Orem this spring – a local semi-professional theater. It was an absolute dream come true! Did you know if I had my druthers, I’d be a professional actor? I love to sing. I love …

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Keeping the Creative with Rachel Giberson

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I’m Rachel Giberson, and I’m an art director and stylist living with my cool little family in Austin, TX. I love creating things, I’m a big eater, and I’m happiest when I’m outside. It’s safe to say that Austin is heaven to me. I’ve always been fascinated with business, specifically branding, and how brands share their stories. This led me …

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Artists We Love: Dani Ives of Be Good Natured

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If you know us, you know we love all things handmade and animal related. When the two merge? Magic. That’s how we feel about Dani Ives’ work! Dani Ives is a fiber artist and workshop instructor whose felt creations make us absolutely swoon. In her words she likes to ‘push the boundaries’ of needle felting to create realistic paintings. That’s …