Posts Tagged ‘Stumpwork’

August 22, 2018 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 rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Little witch doll by gigglygirl Fenrir the Werebear […]

Spotlight on: Stumpwork

Needlework has so many different techniques to use in your stitching. You can even create 3D effects by using the stumpwork style. Stumpwork is an embroidery technique that originated in the mid-1600 to 1700’s, in England. This type of embroidery uses attached, pre-stitched pieces of embroidery, raised stitches, and even stuffed areas to create impressive […]

All Kinds of Octopi!

You may already know that the octopus inhabits many diverse regions of the ocean, but did you also know they can be found on many different boards on Craftster? Here are five unique octopi, each made with a different technique. On the Toys, Dolls, and Playthings board, you’ll find this beautiful hand-stitched stuffed octopus with […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Five Paradigm Shift Artists

The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge has featured fantastic artists over the years, and every now and again we find someone who changes the way you think about a particular form of textile art. Here are five stunning examples. Click on the image to visit the original post!   Pierre Fouche – Bobbin Lace   Faig Ahmed […]