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Stitching Circles - Week 15

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads. I couldn’t get a good photo of this no matter how hard I tried. I used satin stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is eternal. I loved the woodgrain on this one.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles - Week 14

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads. I love this sketch, isn’t it so cute? I used stem stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is joy. This one made me think of Calvin and Hobbes for some reason.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 13

This week’s stitching comes from urban threads. I wanted to have some fun and do something simple after last week’s girl. I used satin stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is aim. I like the colors on this one, they make me happy.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 12

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads. I really like their sketches. Lovely ideas. I used satin stitch and back stitch on this one and fill stitch in her eyes. The little word is grace. I wonder if your eyebrows would really be the same color if you’re that blonde?


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 11

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads. Something simple this week. Just backstitch and satin stitch. The word says “warm.” Nothing super special but, still, I like it.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 10

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads. I love this sketch. I used satin stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is bold. I also tried to attach this one to the back in a different way to see if I liked it better. I haven’t decided. What do you think? Do you like the little bit of gold showing or did you prefer the blanket stitch way?


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 9

This week’s stitching comes from urban threads. I used stem stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is brave.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 8

This weeks stitching comes from the awesome Abigail Halpin. I love love love this drawing. I used stem stitch, french knots, chain stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is serene.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles - Week 7

This week I went back to my happy white muslin. This week’s stitching comes from here. I’ve loved this for a long time. I used satin stitch, stem stitch, french knots, chain stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is bliss.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 6

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads. I decided to try one more non-white background but this one was super super painful. Halfway through, I spilled some tea which melted the dissolving water so I had to wing it for the rest of the way. By the time I was done, I was so so done with this butterfly. And I didn’t even like how it turned out. Meh. I used just back stitch on this one. The little word is fly.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 5

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads. This week, I wanted to try not using white muslin so I picked up this brown felt and I used these printable dissolving sticky fabrics to print my image and then stuck it on the felt and started stitching:

when I was done, i cut off all the non-stitched sections.

and then put it in a bowl of water:

and here we go:

like magic. however, it wasn’t fun to stitch through it and i didn’t end up liking the darker fabric. (just like in my art journaling, apparently i like white backgrounds everywhere.)

I used satin stitch, french knots, star stitch, chain stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is hope.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles - Week 4

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads but it didn’t turn out as pretty as I would have liked. I used satin stitch, french knots, chain stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is cherish.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.