Craft It / dmc

  • Cross-Stitching and the City

        Sometimes it feels like we haven't seen the sun for months, and with the dreariness of winter still looming over Toronto (hopefully not for much longer), these bright new cross stitch patterns from SatsumaStreet are the perfect cure! Each of her patterns has a whimsical yet familiar feeling that we love. Stop by and we'll build you a personalized kit that includes the pattern, and all materials and notions needed to get started on your own cross stitch city portrait.  Paris, je t'aime. SatsumaStreet's Paris pattern seen here with thread by DMC and fabric from the Vintage Picnic collection by...

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  • Using DMC for Embroidery

    We started carrying DMC embroidery floss before the holidays, and aside from a few appearances in  posts we haven't featured any embroidery or cross-stitch on the blog! Nonetheless, word of mouth has been quite a force, and we've seen quite an appetite for beautiful floss — we're also carrying hand-dyed floss from Valdani and sets of Anna Maria Horner pearl cotton — as well as an interest in books about hand-stitching. We're thrilled, though not surprised — besides being beautiful all on their own, embroidery and cross-stitch make are a lovely way to add interest to sewn or knit items. Just look at how gorgeous these simple napkins and...

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