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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 …

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Hello & Welcome: An Introduction!

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It’s been a while! And there are some new people here! Spencer and I wanted to re-introduce ourselves to you with a fun little interview. If you’re new around here, my name is Lizzy Dabczynski- Bean! I love cross-stitching and I am passionate about memory making + cherishing. I manage the design, stitching and customer service here at Stitch People. …

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Living life in DMC: Floss Color Inspiration DMC742

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If you’re reading this, you’re probably familiar with this situation. You walk into a craft store and head straight for the embroidery section. You round the corner and you lose all sense of propriety as you squeal and fawn over hundreds and hundreds of beautiful, wonderful DMC floss colors! Well, then imagine that you get a message from DMC saying …

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DMC Floss Color Inspiration: 922

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The month of November typically encourages people to dive into the deep end of the Fall spirit – pumpkin flavored treats, cozy knit blankets and sweaters, and boots. At my house, we watch our Fall movies: “You’ve Got Mail,” “Dan in Real Life,” and (the recent additions) “About Time,” and “Monsters University.” A perfect complement to these feelings and traditions …