Pretty Stitch Palette: Cocoa and Mittens

color palette

We’ve still got snow on the ground around here, I think my daffodils have lost the battle.  They thought it was spring already, but no.  At least we can snuggle up and stitch though!

If you stitch something with these colors I would love to see it.  Find me on instagram @lovelymesses and tag your photo with #lovelymesses and #prettystitchpalette.  Will you help me fill those feeds with color?

Pretty Stitch Palette: Spring’s Around The Bend

dmc floss

We are expecting snow and ice here in NC this afternoon, but my daffodils are almost in bloom.  Crazy weather in February.  The bright pink in this color palette reminded me of tulips, which made me think of spring.  So maybe I’ll feel warmer stitching something up with this embroidery floss.

If you stitch something with these colors I would love to see it.  Find me on instagram @lovelymesses and tag your photo with #lovelymesses and #prettystitchpalette.  Will you help me fill those feeds with color?

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12 Things Everyone Ought to Know About Embroidery

12 Things Everyone Ought to Know About Embroidery

Because I love stitching so much I have to share some things that are going to bust some of the excuses I hear from those of you who haven’t tried it yet.

1. It’s easier than sewing on a button.  Yes, there are very intricate stitches available to you once you gain some experience.  But, for the first timer, if you stick with running stitch, seed stitch, or even back stitch, you will have no trouble at all.

2.  It’s not all hearts and teddy bears anymore (and if you see one there’s usually a snarky saying thrown in).  Many people are having fun filling hoops with pop culture and witty remarks.  If that’s your thing, embroidery might be your craft.

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Brand New Line of Embroidery Kits Now Available – Part 2

You’ve already seen our new and improved instruction sheets when we launched the Africa embroidery kit.  Now our state kits are available.

North Carolina embroidery

The North Carolina embroidery kit is in the shop today, but you can also order any state that you would like.

North Carolina embroidery

North Carolina embroidery

North Carolina embroidery

If you would like to choose custom colors that is available as well.  All you have to do is contact me to find out how.  The easiest way is through an Etsy convo.

There are 5 days left to shop for the holidays, don’t miss out on any last minute gifts!

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