Work in Progress Wednesday:CQ Journal block 2

I managed to complete my February block for the Crazy Quilt Journal Project 2012 on the last day of the month. To be honest I did not think I would meet the deadline. As February closes summer begins to shift towards Autumn and I took my colour scheme from that mood. …

How to do Couching Stitch

Couching is wonderful technique that many embroiderers forget about but it is easy to do and a wonderful way to use interesting textured novelty threads in your embroidery. You can create wonderful surfaces by couching down threads and then embroidering over the top of them. Combined with beads and textured stitches in interesting threads you …