Tag Archives: etsy

Desk Calendar Round-Up

I can’t believe it’s that time of year to already be thinking about buying a new calendar. But, then again, Y2K seems like it was just a few years ago….I clearly have no concept of time. I’ve been looking around … Continue reading

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Embroidery Patterns: Speckless

Besides a featured stitcher, I’m going to start featuring embroidery pattern designers that I love too! Sometimes it’s fun to stitch up a project or present without designing it yourself. Plus, it’s fun to support other artists in their ventures. … Continue reading

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Featured Stitcher: Cara Carmina

I just discovered the lovely work of Cara Carmina today in my etsy browsing!  Her work is fun and fresh and I love the colors and tones that are throughout her pieces. I also really love her dolls, which remind … Continue reading

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New Things in the Shop!

Just popping in real quick to say hello and I hope your weekend is going well!  I’ve been a busy bee getting new things listed in my etsy shop!  Pop on over and check em out!

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Stitching+Painting=swoon: Mandy Besek

I have been trying to think of different ways that you could use embroidery instead of just stitching on fabric in a hoop.  I just discovered this artist today, and all her work is great!  I like the combination of … Continue reading

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Chicago!

Hello everyone!  Things have been busy around casa de Dryden this past week!  I am working furiously on some new things for an upcoming trunk show (post on this later) and T and I are planning a trip to Chicago … Continue reading

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Embroidery Trends: 3D Elements

It’s Tuesday and I’m bringing another embroidery trend that I have been noticing and liking!  Typically, embroidery is a very 2D craft: needle and thread on fabric.  Lately, I’ve been seeing people branching out from what embroidery is expected to … Continue reading

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