Embroidering Words on Paper

After creating my first paper embroidery items, I just had to try to use it with words. I used Photoshop and a font that is quite bold to start with and then applied bold on top of that. Then I realized that using Photoshop’s stroke…

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Paper Embroidery Ornament – Abstract Graphic

original posting date – November 18/2008 Yesterday I came across these embroidery patterns at the ‘Pin Tangle’ blog. It has been quite a while since I did some paper embroidery and those pattern just shouted to me to be done. The one pattern I embroidered…

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Paper Embroidery Owls from Simple Graphics

original posting date – February 25/2008 Never one to be satisfied with simple designs, I just had to experiment with creating my own templates. As paper embroidery templates have the needle piercing marks I thought it would be easy to take a simple graphic or…

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Paper Embroidery ATC Cards

After my introduction to paper embroidery I just had to play around with it some more to see what I could come up with. As I like to work with small items I started with ATC cards. Paper Embroidery Geisha ATC Card On Saturday’s shopping…

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Paper Embroidery Links

I have gathered a number of links both in English and German. English Links Embroidery on Cards Embroidery on Cards techniques Card Inspirations: Intro to stitching on cards Handcrafted Greetings: Paper Embroidery Prick ‘n Stitch: Stitching Tips Studio 3D String Art Fun Math Cats Assorted…

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What Is Paper Embroidery – Faden Grafik?

After discovering Iris Folding I came across Paper Embroidery or Faden Grafik (thread graphic) as it is called in German. An extensive search showed me sites with instructions on how it is done and patterns. What on earth is paper embroidery? Basically it is traditional…

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Printing on Fabric

I was trying to figure out if you could print on fabric. The answer is yes, you can use your inkjet printer and print on fabric. It is actually quite easy and the trick is to iron the fabric, in my case an old white cotton…

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Box Made From Audio Tape Cases

I found a box full of empty audio tape covers and was trying to figure out what to do. Then one day inspiration struck and these are the result of my experimentations. Even though this is not my first creation it is the one that…

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Homemade Sun Visors

I first created these sun visors in July 2005. Then later on I saw some in the mall that used curly shoe laces, fun foam and fabric. I thought I could make that these myself and then came across this website which had the pattern…

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