Free Pattern Friday – Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan

I've gotten multiple requests to sell the patterns I used for the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan cross stitches I made. I don't feel comfortable making money off them like that, so here are the patterns for free. When cross stitched on 14ct Aida they fit in a 6" hoop. Download the PDFs here - Nancy Kerrigan Pattern Tonya Harding Pattern There are more free patterns to download here, and patterns to purchase here at my Etsy. If you stitch up one of my patterns, I'd love to see it! Tag it on Instagram with the hashtag #hugsarefunstitches ... Read More

Hugs are Fun – As Seen on ABC News and NPR!

This past weekend was the opening gala for the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Museum and ABC News did a piece on the museum. Not only do my cross stitches show up on the video screen that appears on the ABC News website, there is also a shoutout to Josh and I (with a slight mispronunciation of our last name). That's me that NPR is talking to when they say "A woman they had never met heard of the museum and contributed cross-stitched portraits of Harding and Kerrigan." So yeah, between the mention in the Bloggess's book and this, I think my life is ... Read More

Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Cross Stitches

A few months ago Josh sent me this amazing Kickstarter for a campaign to start a Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan museum in a Brooklyn apartment. We backed the campaign for $5 because we desperately wanted to see the video with curators Matt and Viviana showing off the museum. I jokingly Tweeted to them asking if they were accepting artwork for the exhibit and was met with an enthusiastic yes. I had kind of forgotten about it and got a message on Twitter a few weeks ago asking if I was still interested. Not wanting to miss out on the opportunity to create these ... Read More