Needle Crafts

English Paper Piecing - Two Template Fractal Kaleidoscope Christmas Ornament!

EPP Christmas Kaleidoscope Ornament

EPP (English Paper Piecing), as anyone who has tried it already knows, is highly addictive! Certainly I was hooked after folding and basting my first hexie. And now that I have had the opportunity to play with pentagons, diamonds, triangles, apple cores, and tumblers - well lets just say I am even more addicted than ever before.

EPP Pumpkins for Halloween

EPP Pumpkins

I love having lots of pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns around this time of year! Most of us do!!! But it kills me to have to watch them rot away. So in order to have my cake - er Halloween candy - and eat it too, I decided a couple years ago to indulge my fascination with fiber pumpkins!

A Simple, Quick Embroidered 3-D Christmas Tree using Yarnia PDX Bits and Pieces Holiday Tree Using Yarnia PDX Yarn Scraps

This is one of those simple and quick projects that lends itself to all kinds of possibilities. It is beautiful just as it is. Or it presents a great surface for adding beads, embroidery,sequins....

Happy Christmas in July: Holiday Pillows in Progress

Winter Holiday themed embroidery and Dala pillow project for Christmas in July

Happy Christmas in July!!

I have had to admit it to myself and now to all of you - I am NOT wonder woman like I thought!!! Just another normal human who does NOT have 60 hours in each day, does NOT have 8 arms, and whose crafty appetite exceeds all semblance of reasonableness or possibility!

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