Tag Archives: Nikki

Oil Painting Tips…Got Any?

First time oil painter here. And to be honest, up until this project I would have told you I had absolutely no desire to ever even attempt to use them. But I had a request for a sign that requires … Continue reading

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Teaching Is Good For My Soul

I always find my way back to a classroom. Of course, so many of you know me through The Craft Academy, but my first love is sewing. And teaching sewing is quite literally my dream job. There is something in … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Story Wall

Every little thing on this wall means so much to me. Special days, lyrics, favorite pictures… It’s our story…literally from the day we met, to our most recent family photo. It’s all there, with plenty of room to grow. Plenty … Continue reading

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Somehow It Will All Get Done {Christmas, Crafts, and Cupcakes}

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, filled with time spent with family and friends. If you’re like me, the excitement that began quietly filling the days leading up to Thanksgiving is now screaming and shouting…Christmas is coming faster … Continue reading

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The Craft Academy Birthday Bash Starts NOW!

Let’s get this party started! The Craft Academy and “The Crafting With Your Silhouette” Program is turning one and the presents are for YOU! I just posted FIVE of our favorite lessons that we covered this year in class. They are … Continue reading

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The Nikki, In Stitches Craft Academy Is Turning One!

The Craft Academy is turning one! I can’t believe I just typed that! To say this has been the most exciting year of my career would be a complete understatement. But what makes The Craft Academy so special is all … Continue reading

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Welcome Home

Hey, Stranger. It’s been while. Too long, to say the least. This summer has kicked my behind. From packing the entire house and family up for a move, to unpacking the entire house and family in our new home, to … Continue reading

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{Annie} On The Importance Of A Proper Pincushion

I can remember when I was little she always had Creative Circle kits for me to work on.  I remember one in particular was a duck in a bathtub. It was the hardest one I had done so far. She … Continue reading

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Pull Up A Chair…Let’s Talk Crafts (Volume 2)

Life gets crazy pretty fast. And with warm weather (hopefully) around the corner, things aren’t going to slow down. So I thought it would be nice today to take some time to just chat. This post was such a hit last … Continue reading

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Uncharted Craft Waters

Do you still get that “butterfly in your tummy” feeling when you start a new craft adventure? That “I can’t wait to jump into this project head first, but I’m not really sure if I’ll make it out of the … Continue reading

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