https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7BFdjDDJ2Q Gentle reader, I keep threatening to spew out a torrent of books like a cyclone from which the world may never recover -- bwahaha. But seriously. My life is about finding the time and energy to choose from the millions of things I want to do, and then doing as many of them [...]
Tag: cross stitch
I have been making things all my life. But until a couple months ago, I was a craftsman. I didn't really understand the difference between arts and crafts. For as long as I can remember, I have been enormously anxious about drawing. I have always felt that I wouldn't be able to draw a representation [...]
New White House Linens
F It With Flowers
Free Pattern: Somebody’s Doing the Raping
Cross stitch pattern pdf for this picture, 96w x 120h, courtesy of knitpro's nice little free app. (pdf downloadable below the pictures) Because somebody is doing it, duh. Thank God for Trump's giant Mexican rape fence. trump2016
Wildlife refuge art bomb
This is a monogram from one of the Priscilla books. (They can be downloaded for free from the Library of Congress.) I liked this tree a lot, and spent the afternoon here. This is another enormous tree.
Roses are Red
With thanks to whoever wrote the original Insanity Wolf meme: This is cotton floche on linen. The edge is buttonholed, then a few rows of filet crochet (perle cotton, sorry I forget which size), then a tatted edge. A gift for a dear friend. The inner edge is a braided plait stitch, which I found [...]
Beeton’s Big Book
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/15147/15147-h/15147-h.htm Beeton's Big Book is a definitive resource for all things hand sewing. You can buy it on amazon, or access it for free courtesy of Project Gutenberg at the link above.