In (Embroidery) Stitches

Last weekend, I invested in another virtual class. Shannon Downey, the funny craftivist behind Badass Cross Stitch, is offering zoom embroidery lessons while she roams the country in her RV during a pandemic. I feel like “badass” is an understatement. While I have some embroidery experience, I eagerly signed up for her class. I was […]

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Swig and Stitch

You know those places you can go to paint and drink wine with your friends? Have you ever wished they offered something like that with fiber arts? Well the National WWI Museum offered such an event last night! This free event was offered in conjunction with their Color of Memory exhibit (go if you’re able!), […]

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National Embroidery Month

Did you know February is National Embroidery Month? I did not until very recently! I kind of celebrated with my trip to Color of Memory, but I felt like I needed to embroider to properly celebrate. I have seen projects before where embroidery is used to dress up a small, repetitive cotton print. This appealed […]

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Color of Memory

I do love to travel, but sometimes it’s fun to be a tourist in your own home town. And if you think there’s nothing to do in Kansas City, you’re absolutely right. Feel free to skip this post. (Our town is the best kept secret, and I plan to keep it that way.) Word had […]

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