Back in March 2020, TextileArtist.org ran a community stitch challenge. The challenge was a seven week series of online workshops. Each week a different artist was commissioned to develop a textile activity that people could do at home. These activities, or challenges, were designed to inspire people to try new things and explore embroidery in […]
Nadine Papp led a wonderful Temari ball workshop at the Cultural Centre on November 7th. We had a lot of fun trying this craft – which was new to everyone including me. In this post you’ll find images from Nadine Papp’s workshop along with a few tips and tricks that I hope will inspire you […]
These photos and instructions are from Nadine Papp’s wet felting workshop at the Cultural Centre. On Saturday October 24, she led us through the step by step process of creating a miniature felted pumpkin. Hopefully this write up will inspire you to try a bit of felting at home! – Shannon Quigley Materials: Wool for […]
This is a write up from our fall needle felting workshop on Saturday October 17, 2020. Nadine Papp led us through the step by step process of creating a felt brooch using a leaf shaped cookie cutter. I had the pleasure of following along and took notes as we went. We know there are a […]
Make an embroidered notecard inspired by museum collections
UFO textile group is going digital! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be sent a link to join our digital craft and chat meeting this Friday April 17 at 1pm
Day five is ‘Repeat!’ because you can’t make just one 😊
Now it’s time to assemble the magnet. You will need…
Alright, are we ready? It’s day three and after all that planning, sketching and transferring we’re going to start stitching!
The beauty of embroidery is that you can stitch anything you like. Find an image, trace it, stitch it!
Get inspired by Victorian motto samplers and make your own modern version! This tutorial will show you how to design, embroider and assemble a fridge magnet inspired by motto samplers at Minden Hills Museum & Heritage Village.
Our Victorian Motto Sampler workshop, originally scheduled for April 4, has been cancelled due to COVID. So we are going digital! Stay tuned for a week long series of craft tutorials showing you have to make a mini motto sampler inspired by the museum’s collection at home!
Got a favourite pair of jeans that needs a little TLC? Breathe new life into old clothes by mending or decorating them with basic embroidery stitches