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APRIL #STITCHVENTURE PATTERN OF THE MONTH // RED LETTERED GOODS

APRIL #STITCHVENTURE PATTERN OF THE MONTH // RED LETTERED GOODS

April 05, 2017 1 Comment

I love supporting local artists, makers, and shakers so I'm just so thrilled to offer this exclusive pattern in collaboration with Megan Rohall from Red Lettered Goods. R

Read on to learn a little more about her process, what inspires her the most, as well as get a sneak peak at a few of her new projects coming up. 

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March #Stitchventure Pattern of the Month // Hello Lovely People

March #Stitchventure Pattern of the Month // Hello Lovely People

March 09, 2017 1 Comment

Spring is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate the changes of the seasons than with a fun pattern collaboration with the talented Kristin Van Leuven of Hello Lovely People

Read on to learn more about her work and process as well as enter a giveaway to win a pattern or a print from this month's collaboration! 

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'Water is Life' Special Hand Embroidery Workshop on March 12th

'Water is Life' Special Hand Embroidery Workshop on March 12th

March 07, 2017

Want to learn hand embroidery while also help fund water projects across the world? Then sign up for my workshop on March 12th at The Journey Metro-East!

Read on for more details and to book your seat! 

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Stitch A Day Challenge // Giveaway

Stitch A Day Challenge // Giveaway

February 22, 2017 3 Comments

Want to get stitchy, but don't know where to start? Enter this giveaway for a chance to win a Gulush Threads Hand Embroidery Kit or a free #Stitchventure pattern!

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February Pattern of the Month: I Pricking Love You

February Pattern of the Month: I Pricking Love You

February 06, 2017

Valentine's Day is upon us and what better way to express your feelings to the one you love than with a whimsical, stitched prickly (yet adorable) heart cactus

Read on to see what inspired this month's pattern as well as enter our giveaway to win one of your own! Check the bottom of the post! 

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STITCH-A-DAY CHALLENGE // NATIONAL EMBROIDERY MONTH

STITCH-A-DAY CHALLENGE // NATIONAL EMBROIDERY MONTH

February 01, 2017 6 Comments

Get stitchy with Gulush Threads and DMC this February for National Embroidery Month! A whole month of challenges await embroiderers (new and experienced, young and old) so check out the challenge and learn how you can earn your very own hand embroidery goodies courtesy of DMC!

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Floral Hand Embroidery Workshop in STL

Floral Hand Embroidery Workshop in STL

January 28, 2017

Read on for more details on our first hand embroidery workshop in the St. Louis area! 

 

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January Pattern(s) of the Month: Carrie Fisher, In Memoriam

January Pattern(s) of the Month: Carrie Fisher, In Memoriam

January 05, 2017 2 Comments

Read on to learn more about this month's patterns as well as get an in-depth look into the mind of Kristen Gula as she explains the reasoning behind their creation. 

Don't forget to enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post for a chance to win your own set of embroidery patterns! 

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AUCTION: Snowfall Hand Embroidery Hoop by Gulush Threads

AUCTION: Snowfall Hand Embroidery Hoop by Gulush Threads

December 21, 2016 8 Comments

Bid on this one-of-a-kind hand embroidery hoop and add a little more winter to your home decor! Auction ends at midnight on Christmas Eve with a winner announced on Christmas Day.

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Pattern of the Month for December

Pattern of the Month for December

December 04, 2016

Check out this month's #stitchventure pattern and make sure to enter at the bottom for a chance to win one for FREE!

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FREE PATTERN (& GIVEAWAY): Snowfall from Gulush Threads & DMC Commonthread

FREE PATTERN (& GIVEAWAY): Snowfall from Gulush Threads & DMC Commonthread

November 30, 2016 4 Comments

Gulush Threads and Commonthread DMC have teamed up to bring you one fun FREE pattern to start out your winter the right way (and an amazing, fun giveaway to enter as well, details at the bottom of the blog)!

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Pattern of the Month for November

Pattern of the Month for November

November 03, 2016 18 Comments

I've always found it interesting how November became the month of gratitude and thankfulness for everyone. How we sometimes can go our entire year without uttering a single word of thanks until that magical month creeps up on our calendar.

Read on to discover how this month's #stitchventure pattern will help change our mindsets on the idea of "gratefulness" 

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The Autumn Wreath Hand Embroidery Pattern

The Autumn Wreath Hand Embroidery Pattern

October 07, 2016 8 Comments

Head inside to check out this month's #stitchventure pattern as well as get an exclusive promo code to get yourself some awesome DMC embroidery thread for 15% off! 

Let's get stitchy together this fall! 

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Pattern of the Month for July

Pattern of the Month for July

July 01, 2016 3 Comments

Meow! How is it July already?! I feel like we just said hello to June but it came and went faster than peony season. Well, a new month means a new pattern and this one is a crowd favorite for sure. 

Read on for more details about this pattern and to mark down the date for our live stream! 

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Gulush Threads Shop Change, Starting July 1st

Gulush Threads Shop Change, Starting July 1st

June 22, 2016 1 Comment

I've come to realize that important changes will never come to Gulush Threads if I don't just make them happen, so come July 1st .. I will be completely rehauling Gulush Threads and changing the way things operate here. 

Read on for the exciting details as well as comment with what you would like to see at Gulush Threads these next few months. 

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Introducing: Floral Embroidery Online Class with Brit + Co

Introducing: Floral Embroidery Online Class with Brit + Co

June 20, 2016 2 Comments

I went to San Francisco earlier this month to have some fun filming my SECOND hand embroidery class with Brit + Co! 

Read on to find out the details while getting some exclusive behind-the-scene photos on my trip as well as a link to pre-register for the class for 15% off!

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Pattern of the Month for June

Pattern of the Month for June

May 31, 2016 1 Comment

Summer is here, summer is here! I'm on vacation (huzzah, y'all) but I'm not coming up short on our Stitchventure Pattern of the Month! I've been hearing cries for all things cactus and now the time has finally come!

Read on for details about this fun pattern and how you can win one for yourself! 

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Pattern of the Month for April

Pattern of the Month for April

April 01, 2016 1 Comment

Can you believe that it is already April? Where has the time gone this? Did you get to finish last month's pattern? That pattern was such a fun one to design (especially since florals are SO spring, right?). Well, April is now upon us and that means MORE FLORALS. 

Read on for details about this lovely pattern and how to win one for yourself! 

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Sarah K Benning

Sarah K Benning

March 21, 2016 80 Comments

I've had the pleasure of following the work of Sarah K Benning for years now. Her work has always been an inspiration for me and now I have the pleasure of introducing her to you (if you haven't already been aware of this talented artist, that is). 

Read on to learn more about how she got started with fiber art, where she sees herself in  the next five years, and much more. 

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Pattern of the Month for March

Pattern of the Month for March

March 01, 2016 6 Comments

Can you believe that it is already March? Where has the time gone this? Did you get to finish our Kitty Heart Eyes Pattern? That pattern was such a fun one to make, especially with February being the month of love.

Well, March is now upon us and after all of your requests for a floral embroidery pattern, I, gladly, delivered with our Floral #2 Embroidery Pattern! 

Read on for details about this lovely pattern and check out the exclusive pattern available only to #Stitchventure members!

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Pattern of the Month for February

Pattern of the Month for February

February 01, 2016 1 Comment

Our pattern of the month club kicks off February with a CAT EMOJI pattern that gives us ALL THE HEART EYES. Stitch venture is for beginner AND advanced embroiderers.

Read on for more details on how you can start getting stitchy with me (and to leave some feedback on what YOU would like to see as patterns in the future).

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Stitchventure (of the Month)!

Stitchventure (of the Month)!

December 28, 2015

It's time for a STITCHVENTURE! Okay, so it has taken almost three years, but I'm finally making this happen! In just a few days, you (and anyone else you know, super crafty or not) will be able to embark on the stitchventure of a lifetime: a new pattern, by yours truly, arriving in your inbox every month! 

Read on to learn more about the process, pricing, and more (& how to get your first month free)! 

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JELLY BIRD SIGNS

JELLY BIRD SIGNS

October 31, 2015 24 Comments

If there is one thing I feel is lacking in the handmade community, it is empowerment and support from others. So, to help fill that gap, I’ve decided to do a monthly series called, “Artist of the Month." This monthly feature showcases handmade artists from diverse creative fields as well as host a fun giveaway to help spread the word about their gift and mission within this community.

Read on to learn more about Jelly Bird Designs, a sign shop that has, in a very short amount of time, become a thriving business with every single one of their signs selling out within minutes of hitting their shop. Learn how they got started, what their biggest failure has been, and where they see their business in the upcoming years. 

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Introducing: Online Hand Embroidery 101 Class with Brit & Co

Introducing: Online Hand Embroidery 101 Class with Brit & Co

October 30, 2015 2 Comments

What do you get when you mix San Fran & Brit & Co & Hand Embroidery?

The Most Epic Stitchventure, that's what!

Read on for the juicy details as well as register for one epic class that will teach you the basics of embroidery AS WELL as give you access to four of my unique and fun patterns. 

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