Social Media for Creative Business

Social Media for Creative Business

I started my embroidery business on Instagram. These platforms are such a great way to build an audience.  I still to this day use social media ALOT for my business, but I’ve also implemented other tactics outside of social media that make it so that I’m not as worried about the ever changing algorithms!

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Secrets of Embroidery- Quick Tips to Improve Your Embroidery Skills

Secrets of Embroidery- Quick Tips to Improve Your Embroidery Skills

Hi everyone! I’m continuing on with embroidery tutorials and this week I’m focusing on quick simple ways to improve your embroidery. I’ve learned a lot of these lessons the hard way, so I hope this helps you and you can use this as a resource so you don’t have to go through the same frustrations!

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Basic Embroidery Stitches Printable- Learning How to Embroider

Basic Embroidery Stitches Printable- Learning How to Embroider

I've created a PDF of all of the stitches you need to start out to create beautful hand embroidery work! It doesn't take much to make a piece that looks beautiful, in fact you don't even need to incorporate all of the stitches I'm about to show you. Even a simple back stitch for the outline of a piece looks amazing! To show you, the embroidery I made below only uses four basic stitches, all of which I'm going to show you today. 

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Homemade Crafts for Adults

Homemade Crafts for Adults

I might be biased, but I believe that crafting is not just for children. I think it's a great creative outlet, and I think that doing something a little different than your normal medium you use can really inspire you. Recently, I've been drawing more to mix things up. I've also had a few ideas for needlpoint projects. 

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Thrifting Tips - Finding Quality Second Hand Clothing

Thrifting Tips - Finding Quality Second Hand Clothing

Have you ever gone thrift shopping and been COMPLETELY overwhelmed? I know I have. Sometimes you have to be in just the right mood to go on a treasure hunt, and if you’re hearts not into it, you aren’t going to look hard enough to find anything. I’ve compiled some tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way to make things a little easier for you so you can find quality second hand clothing that you’ll love!

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Slow and Mindful Living in a Fast World: A little bit about why I do what I do

Slow and Mindful Living in a Fast World: A little bit about why I do what I do

I've been thinking a lot lately about what pulled me to start embroidering in the first place and what my purpose behind making them really is. Besides, any sort of product should be attractive on a superficial level, but I feel like there should be some sort of underlying story or meaning for them. I've come to the conclusion that I subconsciously kind of knew all along, but the reason didn't really come to light until very recently. 

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Learn Embroidery for Beginners - Hand Embroidery Resources and Materials

Learn Embroidery for Beginners - Hand Embroidery Resources and Materials

I’ve decided to start a mini series for those of you that have a hankering to learn embroidery and would like to know more about resources, materials, and techniques when you’re first starting out. Hand embroidery is so fun, and there are so many different kinds of stitches, materials, and techniques. I started using the most basic of stitches and branched out over time, learning new stitches and techniques. I still to this day go back to my library of embroidery resources (physical books and online websites) to refresh or learn new techniques! Today I wanted to go over the basic materials I use day to day and what has made my life easier.

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