Posts Tagged ‘cross stitch’

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: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=314145.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the Space Invaders tag.

As Seen On TV: Arrested Development Stair Car

The world is abuzz with news of Arrested Development’s return!! This is so exciting I may even be able to stop taking my Teamocil! I thought we could celebrate with a cross-stitched stair car by beki710. Just watch out for hop ons! You can see the full thread here: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=410651.0 You can see tons more […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – Penny Nickel’s PUSH Contest!

Hi everybody! You may have heard of Jamie’s book, PUSH – well, did you know that our own Penny Nickels was featured in PUSH? And that she held a contest at her site recently to celebrate? It’s true! Penny asked for stitchers to send in a picture of their most original work and include an […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Jessica Wohl

Jessica Wohl is an embroidery artist from Tennessee. She makes “the invisible visible”. “My practice of investigating and scrutinizing people, objects and domestic environments reveals hidden metaphors and interpretations of that which we cannot, or choose not, to see. Particularly drawn to portraiture and manicured homes, I exploit the uncanny while subverting domestic representations of […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – Phat Quarter Food Swap Part III

Hi everybody! This week I wanted to showcase MORE of great stuff that was made for the latest swap at the Phat Quarter, the official Mr X Stitch Flickr group. The theme this time around was food. Let’s take a look at those delicious stitches, shall we? Chocolate Eggs by ponyinarope It’s a fact – […]

The Big Bang Theory of Crafts

Craftster has many fans of the TV series “The Big Bang Theory”, and many of them have made awesome craft projects in honor of the show. It all started with a big bang….  Here’s a unique wedding gift for a couple of Big Bang Theory fans: the cast in cross stitch, by MissKerouac. This amazing […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Valerie Huggins

I discovered Valerie Huggins‘ work at this year’s Knitting & Stitching Show in London. She is a graduate of Julia Caprara School of Textile Art. “Colour, pattern, and then more colour drive my passion for textiles, from the dazzling embroidery of Mexican blouses and the woven mirrored shawls of Gujarat to the overblown florals of […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – Phat Quarter Food Swap Part II

Hi everybody! This week I wanted to showcase MORE of great stuff that was made for the latest swap at the Phat Quarter, the official Mr X Stitch Flickr group. The theme this time around was food. Let’s take a look at all the scrumptious stitches, shall we? Fish custard! by Disobedient Child That’s How […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Emily Roose

Emily Roose is a graphic designer from Massachusetts. She contacted me about her latest series, “Slow Breaking News” and I asked her to tell me all about it: “For my Masters in Graphic Design thesis project at New England School of Art and Design, I designed and created 6 breaking news stories into cross-stitch pieces […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – Phat Quarter Food Swap!

Hi everybody! This week I wanted to showcase some of the great stuff that was made for the latest Phat Quarter swap. The theme this time around was food. Let’s take a look at all the yummy stitches, shall we? A Magical Animal by paghababian Existential Sushi by riann cAke by jojobooster Coffee by Liz […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – MANJUNK

I’m Beefranck, Queen of Ironic Stitching and Editor-in-Chief at Mr X Stitch. I know a thing or two about cool stitchery and it’s my pleasure to share my finds with you. So let’s do it! Hi everybody! This week I wanted to showcase the work of my friend Matthew, aka Cracker Finishing School for Boys, […]

August 22, 2012 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! Vasily Kandinsky’s "Joyous Ascent" 1923 (PIC HEAVY!) by […]

Free Cross-Stitch Coaster Pattern!

We’ve been seeing a lot of cross-stitch popping up in fresh, new patterns (the latest Martha Stewart anyone?). So we decided to put together this special Cross-Stitch for the Holidays book, with over 40 easy-to-stitch patterns. We even have a guide to get you started if you’re new to the craft. Enjoy our free pattern […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – Phat Quarter Horror Mash-up Swap Part II!

Over at Mr X Stitch we’re blessed with the services of Beefranck, the Queen of Ironic Stitching, who curates the terrific “Emporium of Embroidered Excellence and Splendiferous Stitchery”. Each week, these posts explore themes expressed through embroidery, and they’re ace. So without further ado, I welcome you to… ——————– Hi everybody! This week I want […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – Phat Quarter Horror Mash-up Swap

Over at Mr X Stitch we’re blessed with the services of Beefranck, the Queen of Ironic Stitching, who curates the terrific “Emporium of Embroidered Excellence and Splendiferous Stitchery”. Each week, these posts explore themes expressed through embroidery, and they’re ace. So without further ado, I welcome you to… ——————– Hi everybody! This week I want […]