Embroidery

First cross-stitch finish from a real pattern

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. Technically, my first cross-stitch finish and my first and so far only FFO (finally finished object) is my guild name tag, but that’s different because reasons. Anyway, just finished the above piece, which is in the October… Continue reading First cross-stitch finish from a real pattern

Dye jobs · Embroidery

Spraying cloth for cross-stitch

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. So, I’ve had some people asking me about my cross-stitch backgrounds and how I do them. I figure others might be interested and stumble upon this and maybe it’ll be helpful somewhat. I mostly use aida as… Continue reading Spraying cloth for cross-stitch

Embroidery

“Stabby pictures,” as Zamo would say

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. (“Stabby pictures” being Zamos term for cross-stitch in a recent episode of The Zamo the Destroyer Show.) I think I mentioned in passing a few weeks ago about me taking up embroidery. Well, I’m now in at… Continue reading “Stabby pictures,” as Zamo would say