Embroidery Across Centuries and Continents

We are so fortunate to have examples of embroidery through the ages.  The Cleveland Museum of Art as well as other museums have generously made photographic files available of pieces in their collections.  The CMA is a treasure trove of gre

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Many of us like to create our own patterns and images to stitch but are afraid of the blank fabric, canvas or stitching surface.  We recently started working with Stick n Stitch, a water-soluble sheet that has a mild sticky back.  You

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A Love for Embroidered Clothing

Hand embroidery on clothing is a big draw for us.  We love the colors and textures that artists create using clothing as their canvas.  You can see so many wonderful examples on Pinterest and Etsy.  We are fans of Johnny Was and their

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Weekly Spotlight | Introducing Urban Elements

It is a pleasure to introduce you to Kimberly Richards, the talent behind Urban Elements. Kimberly was born in Portland, Jamaica on November 23, 1989 and moved to Houston, Texas in 2003 with her mother and 3 siblings (one sister and two brothers

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