Free Cat Patterns!

I wrote a guest post for Bugs and Fishes and made a free pattern for this felt cat. You can see the tutorial and download the pattern there. The finished embroidery fits in a 6" hoop. I also made the cat into a free embroidery pattern! I should have used a stabilizer for the fabric, the satin stitches bunch up in some areas, but I think he's pretty cute if I do say so myself! Download the free embroidery pattern here. This cat would also make a good companion for the little bunny lady I posted the other day, did you download that pattern yet? And don't forget ... Read More

Free Bunny Pattern – Felt Embroidery Hoop

I'm not sure if you know this, but I went to school for illustration. I don't draw as much as I'd like, but it was on my list of 2014 goals to do it more. I love working with felt, and this felt wool from Benzie Design is so wonderful to stitch on! I created a free pattern for you to make your own felt hoop, but I've also made an embroidery pattern as well! To make the bunny you'll need: Wool felt - I made her white, but I think she would also look pretty cute in brown! Matching embroidery floss 6" wooden embroidery hoop Background fabric Print out the template ... Read More

Totoro Hoop!

I had so much fun making the Pigeon hoop that I wanted to make another! It's my first time participating in the Illustration Stitch A Long. For Pigeon the embroidery is only to attach the felt, but for this Totoro hoop I used it to add some additional detail for the mouth and whiskers. I really love doing these hoops and want to keep experimenting with using more embroidery details. ... Read More