Posts Tagged ‘cross stitch’

You’re Gonna Love My Nuts!

Like we always say at Craftster, “You’re gonna love our nuts”. Because we have tons of nuts here: nut projects, nut recipes, and even some nutty moderators and members at large. This makes this Slap Chop! cross stitch project near and dear to our hearts. Not familiar with the iconic Slap Chop? Click here to […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Pandora Vaughan

Pandora Vaughan is a UK/Canadian artist working across disciplines in architecture, landscape, drawing and sewing. Her series “All the Little Rooms of One’s Own” presents a new perspective on prisons. “The prisons began as a small experiment and became a four year state of mind. I have for a long time been interested in formal […]

Gamer Wednesday: A Celebration of The Legend of Zelda

If you’re a diehard Zelda fan like I am, you probably know that the newest entry in The Legend of Zelda series, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, came out recently for Nintendo 3DS. You also might have ordered the Gold and Black Triforce special edition 3DS, paid for the overnight shipping, and […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Charlotte Bailey

A few years back at The Festival of Quilts, one of the outstanding pieces, in my humble opinion, was this epic quilt of Billie Joe Armstrong from Green Day, by Charlotte Bailey. Charlotte is a Foundation Degree Graduate of the Royal School of Needlework and is using her top class skills to explore contemporary subject […]

The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Adriana Paice

Adriana Paice is a mixed-media artist from London. Her recent installation – Fragments – used conductive thread, sensors and sound files to create an interactive experience incorporating the poetry of Ri Pierce-Grove. “Three digital images of the city lovingly recomposed in stitch as tapestries anchor the exhibition. They explore the texture, both physical and psychological, […]

Gamer Wednesday: Princess Zelda Cross-stitch

Cross-stitched video game sprites are awesome, but this stitching goes above and beyond the simple x. Outlines, metallic thread, and even beading make cthyllawakes version of Princess Zelda extra special. You can see the full thread for this project here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=422154.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the Legend of Zelda tag.

July 17, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! A poodle moth! by petskin The Frozen Sturgeon […]

Where Did You Find The Time?

Every now and then I stumble over a project on Craftster that is so intricate, so beautiful, and so detailed that I know for a fact it took forever to complete. Hats off to these Craftsters who had not only the vision, but enough time and patience to create these amazing labors of love.  Cross […]

Gamer Wednesday: Super Mario World Map

Have you ever daydreamed about creating your own world? Queen of the “tons of tiny stitches” projects, Cross stitch ninja recreated the Super Mario 3 World 2 map in cross-stitch. But this isn’t even her first video game world map! She also map the first world from this game AND a Zelda game map! You […]

May 22, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! Lana Portrait Ghan by mama24boyz Dollar Store Pendant […]

As Seen On TV: Psych

Cross-stitch is a perfect medium to stitch your favorite quotes from your favorite shows. Antigone567 used cross-stitch to immortalize her favorite Psych quote, in which The Blueberry got its name. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=422699.0 You can see tons more great crafts by viewing the “TV show” tag.

Mr X Stitch Presents: Newsflash! Beefranck interview on Craftypod!

We love Craftypod, it’s simply terrific and Sister Diane is an absolute angel. The latest episode features none other than our very own Queen of Ironic Stitching, Beefranck! We all know that Beefranck (alter ego: Bridget Franckowiak) is the binding polymer here at Mr X Stitch, but you may not realise that she is also […]

Mr X Stitch Presents:Beefranck’s Emporium – Miszek

Hi everybody! This week I wanted to show you the work of Miszek, who makes soft toys and needle felted figures. You can see more from Miszek at his website and his etsy store. Great things await!

As Seen On TV: Bazinga Chemical Hoop

What do you get when you combine barium, zinc, and gallium? Bazinga!! This chemical cross-stitch by beki710 is sure to bring a certain element of fun to any wall. (Ha! I’m so punny!) You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=411956.0 You can see tons more great crafts by viewing the “Big Bang Theory” tag.

Gamer Wednesday: Space Invaders Magnets

Quick! Behind the bunkers! The space invaders are on the fridge! Sarasvati created this full set of cross stitched Space Invaders magnets to play with while you’re waiting for dinner to finish. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=314145.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the Space Invaders tag.