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Design Muse - Making a Scene
Stitch a bold scene with uniquely extendable embroidery! Learn how to overlap and arrange elements to make a big splash.
Design Muse - Freestanding Lace Applique
Dress up any project with lacy accents! Stitch lace separately, then hand-sew onto fabric to accent garments and more.
Design Muse - Pattern Repeat Hoodie
A light, repeatable embroidery design interlocks to form an endless field of kitties. Here's how to use it!
Rose & Bone Multi-Piece Cutwork Skull
Stitch a big skull with open, lacy areas, one piece at a time. Here's how to align and embroider this stunning design!
Design Muse - Stitching on Sleeves
Give yourself a thread tattoo with embroidery down a sleeve! Here's how to open up the seam and arrange your designs.
Pretty lace covers a cut-out shape in your fabric, surrounded by stitched details. Lovely on tops, dresses, and even decor!
Patching with Embroidery
Give an old garment new life with stylish embroidery designs strategically placed over holes or other trouble spots!
An array of dimensional designs stitched on sheer organza makes a dramatic feature for the back of a purchased cardigan.
Embrace a look of rustic Americana with a sheer flag-inspired scarf, embroidered with lots of tiny stars!
No Sew Workout Tee
Get fit in style with this cut-and-tie racerback tank made out of an oversized tee, complete with energetic embroidery!
Lace Embellished Shorts
Upcycle an old pair of jeans into pretty cutoff shorts, with freestanding lace stitched right onto the hem.
Easy Spring Ombre Tee
Update your wardrobe with a custom designed tee, ombre-ified with special fabric paint and embellished with light stitching.
Embellished Leather Jacket
Here's how to wear bold embroidery designs on a real leather jacket -- stitch 'em on separate fabric, then patch 'em on!
No Sew Script Scarf
Craft a uniquely expressive scarf with no sewing necessary! Bleach pen handwriting and light embroidery create a chic look.
Blackthorn Accents and Upcycling
Discover how to use the new Blackthorn embroidery designs to embellish a shirt or dress with neckline, sleeve, and more accents.
Accent casual and dressy outfits alike with a big flourish of freestanding lace, worn as a headband.
Craft a look that's as cute as it is cozy with an old sweater, elastic, a couple seams, and some embroidery!
Spiff up a a thrift store blazer with a few simple fitting adjustments, and "floating" embroidery on organza.
Learn how to stitch, assemble, dye, and embellish cottony-soft freestanding lace designs from the Evenfall Lace collection.
Rock your socks the crafty way with some embroidered, lace-up socks! Plus, how to stitch nicely on knits.
Battenburg Lace Choker
Soft, wearable cotton Battenburg lace makes up a delightfully dark freestanding lace piece perfect for blinging up.
Floating Wings Tee
Convert a basic, boring tee into magical winged wear with light-stitching fairy wings on a sheer organza back inset.
Gilded Lace Mustache Necklace
Freestanding lace goes glam with gold leafing! It's simple to do and brings a special touch to jewelry-worthy lace.
Craft up a stylin' leather wrist cuff, embellished with a bit of light-stitching embroidery and maybe some lace!
Tiny charm designs can be connected by a stitched "chain" to create one-of-a-kind flair on shirts, dresses, and more.
Medieval and modern meet in this easy and stylish project! No sewing is needed to create this drapey tunic.
Lace Infinity Scarf
Let embroidery and lace flow together into one beautiful circular scarf! It's simple to stitch and easy to adapt to lots of looks.
Winged Drape Cardigan
Take two plain long-sleeved tees, cut 'em apart, sew 'em back together, and add some embroidered wings. So chic!
Turn a plain old pair of boots into a fashionable masterpiece with a faux fur cuff, stylish buckle, and an lace accent!
Keep feet warm and toasty -- and stylishly decorated! -- with fuzzy slipper socks you've made yourself from scratch.
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