Tag Archives: Embroidery

3 Tips for Cutting Fabric With Your Silhouette Cutting System - Nikki In Stitches 3 Tips For Cutting Fabric With Your Silhouette Cutting System

It seems like vinyl and paper really steal the show when it comes to what Silhouette cutting systems can do. So much so that one of the most popular questions people ask me is “Can I really cut fabric with … Continue reading

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nikki in stitches raw edge applique tutorial Raw Edge Applique {Sewing Tutorial}

Today we’re talking raw edge appliqué, and I’m sharing a step-by-step tutorial for my super simple technique that I use for almost all of my appliqué projects. (If you missed the first part of this post, where I shared my … Continue reading

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how to create your own applique designs without drawing a thing by hand from nikki in stitches How To Create Your Own Appliqué Designs Without Drawing A Thing By Hand

Last week’s appliqué baby bib sent my inbox into quite a tizzy! There were lots of questions regarding my tips for finding appliqué designs online, requests for a more detailed tutorial on how to sew them, and even a few … Continue reading

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Craft On The Road (Vacation Sewing) {Vacation!} 3 Tips For Bringing Your Crafting On The Road With You

Am I the only one that looks forward to long road trips because that means I get 3+ hours  (each way!) of uninterrupted knitting time in the car? If you blushed when you read that because you think the same … Continue reading

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free holiday craft class from nikki in stitches featured picture Free Craft Class from Nikki, In Stitches {Happy Holidays!}

Who’s ready for an early Christmas present? The second semester of Nikki, In Stitches live online craft classes is in the works, but won’t be ready for enrollment until at least February 2013. We can’t not see each other for … Continue reading

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Baltimore Style Halloween Quilt (October 2012 Update) 1 Baltimore Style Halloween Quilt {October 2012 Update}

I’m still chugging along over here. Two more small blocks done…I think three more small blocks to go. Then the center block (over 200 pieces!) and the applique bat border. Don’t get me wrong. Hand applique is a true love … Continue reading

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Halloween Baltimore Style Applique Quilt Bat and Broomstick Close Up Baltimore Style Halloween Quilt Update – My Adventure in Hand Applique Continues

It’s been forever since I posted an update on the progress of this quilt, and quite honestly, it’s because it’s been forever since I’ve worked on it! But with two weeks of vacation at the beach scheduled for earlier this month, I … Continue reading

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"Make The Connection" Necklace from Nikki, In Stitches {Make The Connection} Snap This Necklace Together in Under 5 Minutes!

  How do I love this necklace? Let me counts the ways… 1. It’s gorgeous…but I know you are already thinking that! 2. It takes less than 5 minutes to make. Yup! There’s a few crafty tricks involved, but it … Continue reading

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mckenna ryan faith hope love quilt My Crafty Wish List

Do all of you have one of these? No, not the gorgeous quilt up there…a crafty wish list? I do. I have my crafty wish list of things I’d love to make or have, if money and time (which sometimes … Continue reading

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Gift Card Envelopes Photo Collage Nikki, In Stitches – A Handmade Holiday

  Who’s holidays are going to be filled with handmade decorations, gifts, and simple crafty touches? Answer – Yours! That’s right! Every year as I post holiday projects on my blog I get comments and emails from readers who “wish … Continue reading

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