In the Whimsical Flowers stitch along – week 1, we set up our hoop, stitch the flower stems, and stitch 4 yellow flowers. This weeks stitches are a great place to begin stitching. They set up a solid foundation for the rest of the hoop. Below you will find a short description for each day, […]

April 30, 2022

Whimsical Flowers Stitch Along | Week 1

Welcome to the Whimsical Flowers stitch along! I am so excited to teach you how to stitch this fun hoop. While learning to stitch your Whimsical Flowers hoop, you will learn to stitch 14 different flowers, 3 different types of stems, and some basics for stitching script lettering. Wether this is your first time stitching, […]

April 30, 2022

Whimsical Flowers Stitch Along – Welcome

I have a love hate relationship with Mother’s Day. I never know what to get my mom, grandma or mother-in-law. They already have everything they need or want. This leaves me feeling a bit overwhelmed while searching for a new idea each year. This year, I happened upon the perfect simple DIY Mother’s Day gift […]

April 21, 2022

Simple DIY Mother’s Day Gift

It’s finally spring time! At our house that means, a little more sunshine, blossoming trees, Easter, and Mother’s Day. One of my favorite parts of Mother’s Day prep is helping my kids make something for their Grandmas. Like most kids, mine think their Grandmas are the BEST! They are excited each year to make something […]

April 13, 2022

Homemade Mother’s Day Gift for Grandma

In my one of my newest patterns called “Whimsical Flowers” I added some new types of flowers. Among them is the wrapped puff flower. It’s a fun flower to make but can be a bit confusing to understand. To help you avoid mistakes, I have created full written step by step instructions and a tutorial […]

April 5, 2022

How To Make A Wrapped Puff Flower

This post contains all the links for the video instructions for the “Chillin’ With My Gnomie” embroidery pattern. The pattern can be found here. You can buy a supply bundle for the pattern here. Part 1 This video covers tracing your pattern and stitching the body. It teaches the backstitch and chain stitch. Part 2 […]

April 2, 2022

Chillin’ With My Gnomie – Stitching Tutorial

Two embroidery hoops with gnomes stitched on both. The embroidery's feature basket weave, stem stitch, backstitch, chain stitch, and brick stitch.

Embroidery letting can be broken up into two categories. First, is lettering made with a single line of stitching. Second, is lettering that has a space to fill in with stitches. In this post I’m going to share the best fill stitches for embroidery letters. Satin Stitch I like to think of satin stitch like […]

March 22, 2022

Best Fill Stitches For Embroidery Letters

In the world of embroidery, there are two types of line stitches. Those that like to bend or curve, and those that don’t. This post is all about the best embroidery stitches for script lettering. That means we are going to be talking about bendy, curvy line stitches. Let’s jump in. Chain Stitch Chain stitch […]

March 15, 2022

Best Embroidery Stitches For Script Lettering

I have always loved lettering. I was most definitely the kid who paid special attention to my handwriting in elementary school. Then I middle school my best friend and I went through a whole writing backwards phase, which was entertaining to say the least. Later, in college, I studied Graphic Design and get to learn […]

March 10, 2022

5 Tips For Making Embroidery Lettering Beginners

The words "Large, small, script, sharp, and carful" stitched in different styles.

This post was specifically designed to hold all the video instructions of the Sunshine & Rainbow Kid Embroidery Kit. It includes a set up video, a full stitch tutorial, and a video for finishing your hoop. If you do not have a Sunshine & Rainbow kit, you can get one here. Printed instructions for the […]

February 25, 2022

Sunshine And Rainbow – Kid Embroidery Video Instructions