Tag Archives: embroidery

My new Anthropologie pillow

As promised, some pictures of the embroidered Anthropologie pillow that I purchased last night on massive clearance. The plaid backside ain’t no accident.

Anthropologie generally has a multi-faceted effect on me. Initially, I feel instantly comforted by the aesthetic beauty of all that surrounds me. But then, inevitably, I actually start to become a little tweaked out by just how much every single item – down to an individual plaid doorknob – totally seems like it was MADE FOR ME. And only me. Though, intellectually, I realize that there a bajillion other people who feel exactly the same way. Which weirds me out even more, because I consider myself a stand-alone kind of girl. So then the Twilight Zone music starts to play and I find my temperature rising and my pace quickening and I just need to purchase something and get the eff outta there.

And so I did.

With this awesome pillow.

Wordshop Wednesday (on Tuesday): Jamaica Makes…

Have you guys all seen Jamaica? I’m not talking about the island, though I hear that’s lovely, too. No no, I’m talking about Ms. Jamaica of the wonderfully awesome blog Jamaica Makes (crafts when she should be making dinner)! She and her blog make me smile for all sorts of reasons. For instance, yesterday she posted the following:

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If that thank-you card doesn’t qualify as “rad,” I don’t know what does. Actually, wait, yes I do: all the old-school paper and fabric goodies in Jamaica’s Etsy shop and on her blog qualify as majorly rad. Here, check them out (be prepared to swoon):

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NICE!

To check out more of Jamaica’s greatness, go HERE for her blog, HERE for her Etsy shop, and HERE to follow her on Twitter.

Fabric Cuffs and Stitched Type from Ponder & Stitch

Thanks to the always-wonderful Xenia from Found Paper Co. for introducing me to these lovely little fabric cuffs from Ponder & Stitch earlier today. I am in love with the postcard cuffs, but absolutely ALL of them are adorable and beautifully crafted. The stitched type especially inspires me, and serves as a lovely postscript to my Stitched Type post earlier this year.

Check them out, please:

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The lovely Amy (aka, Ms. Ponder & Stitch):

Photo borrowed from FoundPaperCo.com

Photo borrowed from FoundPaperCo.blogspot.com

Felt Stationery from Something’s Hiding in Here

Adorable script and silhouettes on felt stationery from Something’s Hiding in Here’s Flickr stream:

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Visit the Something’s Hiding in Here blog HERE.

Bliss in a Teacup

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Bliss in a Teacup is a lovely little Etsy shop that sells embroidered goods, chalkboards, looms, playing card magnets, and wooden bookmarks among other beautiful items:

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Stitched Type

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Ever since my post that featured Laurel’s hand-stitched wedding accessories (see above) on Snippet & Ink, I’ve been focused on the beauty of stitched type. I’ve found some lovely little images that I thought you might also enjoy…

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(Above: stitch type on Flickr)

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(Three images above created by Emma Smart)

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(Above: from EmbroideryCreation.com)

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(Above: image from Flickr)

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(Above: sample Easter card from ehow.com)

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(Above: image from Flickr

handmadenation_stitched_webAre you all aware of the Handmade Nation documentary? If you’re not, check out this site for more info. And check out the above stitched logo by Sublime Stitching. Note: There is also a Handmade Nation book, which you can sift through and purchase HERE.

Going back to the hand-stitched type, this book might be of interest if you’d like to try your hand:

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French Friday: la Saint-Valentin!

La Saint-Valentin chez Etsy!

Michelle Brusegaard:

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La Petite ChouChou:

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Sewing Geek:

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Delphine Studio:

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Armato Design & Press:

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Duct Tape & Denim:

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Kamay:

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CC Star:

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Venus in Bloom:

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