Embroidered and Fabric Color Wheels

It's no secret I love rainbows and color wheels. The big French knot color wheel is still one of my favorite projects I've ever made. I made a smaller version last year but never really took good pictures of it and then I sold it. So I decided I should make a new one that I would actually keep for myself, which so rarely happens. It looks so involved but I stitched it up in just a couple nights of binge watching Parks and Recreation. It's in a Dandelyne hoop necklace and I absolutely love it. And while I was on the whole color wheel kick, I got the idea to make ... Read More

French Knot Color Wheel

I have always loved the look of projects consisting entirely of French knots but they always seemed like they would take way more patience than I have. About 6 weeks ago I had the idea to make a French knot color wheel using a 3" hoop. I figured that it wouldn't be as much of an undertaking working with a tiny hoop. Let me tell you, it still took a long, long time. I worked on it pretty diligently for a few weeks and then set it aside. The 30 for 30 crafting challenge inspired me to pick it back up and finish it. I started focusing all my efforts on it and finally ... Read More

Color Wheel Sampler by Dropcloth

I saw a photo of someone working on a color wheel sampler on Instagram and I immediately went searching for my own. I could see the name on the photo, it came from the Etsy shop Dropcloth. I ordered one and I can't wait to get started! My embroidery skills are pretty limited, I mostly have done back stitches and satin stitches. I know how to do a french knot and scallop stitch, but that's about it. I love the idea of getting to try out all these different stitches while also making a piece of art to hang. I can't wait to get started! Have you gotten anything ... Read More