lines and colors: Cayce Zavaglia creates her portraits in a novel variation on the time honored traditions of tapestry, using crewel embroidery wool in a method in which the direction of the threads are not blended into a uniform pattern, but given direction within the creation of the form — like brushstrokes, producing a much more “painterly” (“threaderly”?) surface.

lines and colors: Cayce Zavaglia creates her portraits in a novel variation on the time honored traditions of tapestry, using crewel embroidery wool in a method in which the direction of the threads are not blended into a uniform pattern, but given direct

Threading a needle trick! Wet the eye of the needle! The capillary action draws the thread through.

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Threading a needle trick-- Wet the eye of the needle-- The capillary action draws the thread through. ( put wax on the thread )

This Isn’t Your Grandma’s Embroidery

This Isn’t Your Grandma’s Embroidery

french knot sheep (by Sam Gillespie) Gorgeous! And the fabric is the perfect match for these little french knot sheep :)

Pin Now, Read Later. How well do you know your mala beads? Did you know that the thread, beads, tassel, knots, counters - they all have a meaning and deep significance? In this post we are going to take a look at the different components of your mala beads to learn what each element means and the spiritual significance beyond its physicality. So join me in a lesson of mala bead anatomy Mala Kamala Mala Beads - Boho Malas, Mala Beads, Mala Necklaces and Bracelets, Childrens Baby malas

What Does Each Part of a Mala Mean? The Significance of a Mala

How well do you know your mala beads? Did you know that the thread, beads, tassel, knots, counters - they all have a meaning and deep significance? In this post we are going to take a look at the different components of your mala beads to learn what each

Creating trim.... Tease out the threads from the weave

How to Sew Fringe: 6 Steps to Making Fringe for A Tailored Jacket

Thread runs through ALL the needles in the cover! Just pull the top needle AND the thread xxx

Thread runs through ALL the needles in the cover! Just pull the top needle AND the thread. Good idea for those who have a hard time threading needles and need help.

Clay Pot Snowman Wind Chime Materials Clay pot Dollar store sock Beads Bells Snowflakes Strong string 2-Large washers Thick string or hemp twine Orange Felt Scissors Black sharpie White spray paint misc embellishments Hot glue and glue gun or other strong adhesive Directions Spray your clay pot with white outdoor rated spray paint Thread beads, bells and snowflakes on several different stings Tie all the strings to a washer Thread a thick durable sting or twine through washer and tie a knot…

Clay Pot Snowman Wind Chime Materials Clay pot Dollar store sock Beads Bells Snowflakes Strong string 2-Large washers Thick string or hemp twine Orange Felt Scissors Black sharpie White spray paint misc embellishments Hot glue and glue gun or other strong adhesive Directions Spray your clay pot with white outdoor rated spray paint Thread beads, bells and snowflakes on several different stings Tie all the strings to a washer Thread a thick durable sting or twine through washer and tie a knot…

JUDY MARTIN : Rough couching, over raveled weft threads, un-separated floss, and narrow strips of denim. It evokes Starry Night. "The threads and fabrics are familiar things used in an unfamiliar way. What is usually used to make a neat seam or a mended pocket, is used here in a messy and raveled manner." Read her post and enjoy the detail photos.

Judy Martin: rough couching, over raveled weft threads, unseparated floss & narrow denim strips. Familiar threads & fabrics used in unfamiliar way. Usually used fr neat seam or mended pocket is used in a messy & raveled manner

Deshilachado: Escuela de Bordado: colocación del hilo y de la aguja / Embroidery School: placing the thread and the needle

Deshilachado: Escuela de Bordado: colocación del hilo y de la aguja / Embroidery School: placing the thread and the needle

ingenious thread holder that keeps the bobbins below the thread with a bonus trick for keeping the bobbins from unwinding

Sewing studio ingenious thread holder that keeps the bobbins below the thread with a bonus trick for keeping the bobbins from unwinding

Simple metal bracelet wrap with the thread in color and add metallic parts like these on the picture and you will have a brand new bracelet.

25 DIY Friendship Bracelets

DIY your photo charms, compatible with Pandora bracelets. Make your gifts special. Make your life special! Simple metal bracelet wrap with the thread in color and add metallic parts like these on the picture and you will have a brand new bracelet.

How to make fabric with the threads and scraps from an Orts Jar stash, using water soluble stabilizer.  The word, "orts" used to popular only in crossword puzzles, but now stitchers of all sorts are keeping pretty jars filled with threads, selvages and other scraps.

This scarf is made with dissolvable fabric from Sharon B's Pin Tangle. A very unique way to use bits and pieces of leftover thread, yarn and ribbon.

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