Tag Archives: Ask Nikki

hello wall plaque for making and takes Philly Home Show Make and Take Workshop

Just a quick note today to all my local readers… Ditch your Valentine and come craft with me this Sunday! I’ll be teaching dry brushing and stenciling techniques at the Philly Home Show. Everyone in class will take home the … Continue reading

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How To Stain Wood With Tea, Vinegar, and Steel Wool from Nikki In Stitches How To Stain Wood With Tea, Vinegar, and Steel Wool {Now The ONLY Way I Stain!}

Staining wood with tea, vinegar, and steel wood really couldn’t be much easier. You’ll see in the tutorial below that the steps are very simple…but just like many things in life…the secret to getting it just right is in the … Continue reading

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silhouette curio nikki in stitches promo code Curious About The New Silhouette Curio?

Just stopping by today with a quick video. It’s actually a snippet of last week’s Masters’ Program inside The Nikki, In Stitches Craft Academy. For those of you with Silhouette cutting systems, and those of you considering one, whether or not … Continue reading

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Nikki In Stitches Mermaid Queen Halloween Costume - How To Hem Tulle Ruffles How To Hem Tulle Ruffles (VIDEO Tutorial)

Lots of questions came in after my last post, asking for a close-up view of exactly how I used jewelry monofilament or fishing line in my tulle ruffles, so I thought I’d show a short video today. I demo the … Continue reading

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how to create flowing tulle ruffles - a sewing tutorial from nikki in stitches How To Hem Flowing Tulle Ruffles With Jewelry Wire? {A Sewing Tutorial}

As I mentioned in my last post, I am in the throes of some serious Halloween costume sewing these days. And I do mean serious. My kitchen table is covered with yards of pink tulle that I push to the … Continue reading

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Nikki In Stitches Shutterfly - How To Paint And Age A Picture Frame With Chalk Based Paints and Dry Brushing How To Paint And Age A Picture Frame (Using Chalk Based Paints and Dry Brushing!)

I’m so excited to be sharing one of my favorite painting techniques with all of you today. We’ll be painting and aging a picture frame with chalk-based paints and chalky finish paints. I use this same “dry brush” method to … Continue reading

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Nikki In Stitches 3 Tips for Applying HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl 3 Tips For Applying Heat Transfer Vinyl

Either I was a very good girl last year or Santa keeps a close eye on me here and on Facebook because I got spoiled with a heat press at Christmas. It took me a bit to break it in, … Continue reading

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Three Tips For Creating Perfectly Sized and Proportioned Designs In Your Silhouette Software Three Tips For Creating Perfectly Sized and Proportioned Designs In Your Silhouette Software {PLUS A Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!}

I’ve got an action packed post for you today! Here’s the quick run down…then look for the details below: 1. I’ve got three of my best tips for creating perfectly sized and proportioned designs in your Silhouette software. 2. I’ve … Continue reading

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The First Three Things To Do With Your New Silhouette Cutting System Free Class FREE Online Silhouette Class!

So many of you know I’ve recently launched The Nikki, In Stitches Craft Academy where I teach online classes. And, more specifically, my first program there is called Crafting With Your Silhouette, where we cover in detail how to use … Continue reading

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Reverse Weeding - Thank You Card from Nikki In Stitches Reverse Weeding Video How-To {PLUS One Last Sale On Silhouette Vinyl!}

I hope all of you had a wonderful holiday! I am still enjoying pajama days, hot cocoa, and playing with my kiddos. (There is nothing better than brand new Christmas toys, right? We’re surrounded by Lego pieces and Barbies over … Continue reading

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