Easy DIY Valentine's Day Banner >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Valentine’s Day Banner

A few weeks ago I published a post talking about Valentine’s Day crafts.  Then I posted a poll in my Instagram stories asking if you liked Valentine’s Day.  A surprising amount of you said no!  I’ll admit, it seems odd to me, because why wouldn’t you love a holiday where you can buy boxes of chocolate with

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Halloween Embroidery Patterns

I love Halloween!  As a kid, I’d spend weeks dreaming up the perfect costume to wear.  My mom would break out our fall decorations and Halloween crafts of years past.  Then on Halloween we’d head out for hours of trick or treating, coming home to a big pot of chili.  Maybe I like Halloween so

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Embroidery for your Orla >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Embroidery Options for the Orla Dress

We’re almost halfway through July, and almost halfway through An Orla Affair!  If you’re new to this, go check out this link — this month long competition is something you’re not gonna want to miss!  We’ve also had a ton of AMAZING posts on the Orla from my co-sponsors.  That link in the first sentence has

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Beginner's Guide to Hand Embroidery >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Beginner Hand Embroidery: Stitches and a Sampler!

Hey everyone!  Welcome back to my quick and dirty beginner’s guide to hand embroidery!  Lots of folks asked me about the embroidery on my Easter dress and how I learned to embroider.  Like I said yesterday, I’m basically just self-taught.  If I can learn it, so can you!  Yesterday, we talked about the supplies you’ll

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Beginner's Guide to Hand Embroidery >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Beginner Hand Embroidery: Tools and Prep

Happy Thursday, folks!  I got so much love throughout the process of embroidering my Easter dress — thank you!  A lot of you have asked me how I learned embroidery.  I really can’t say I ~learned~ it.  I’ve kind of been making things up as I go along.  But so far, I haven’t made anything,

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Hand-Embroidered Easter Dress >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Hand-Embroidered Easter Dress

This Easter dress was a cool one for me to do, because I feel like I’ve come full circle. My Easter outfit last year was probably one of the last things I sewed for myself before taking the plunge and making my Instagram. At this time last year, I had no idea what an awesome

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She Persisted free embroidery pattern >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Persist.

Now, I know we all just hung out here yesterday, talking about bras, as people with breasts often do.  But I’m back here today because there’s something important that I want to share with you all!  That important thing is my first ever hand embroidery pattern, and it’s here for you to download for FREE

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