Valentine Humbug Containers by Cindy

13 Feb

Valentine Humbug Containers

It’s been a while since I posted here, but today I stumbled upon the cutest Valentine’s humbug containers created by Cindy at her blog. So this is again coming to my inspiration category where I show the humbugs or other crafts I stumble upon on Internet, and you can find a picture tutorial on Cindy’s […]

What Fabric to Use for Humbug Ornaments?

14 Nov

When choosing the fabric for your embroidered humbugs you can be as creative as you want; you can use almost any fabric remaining from your past projects, single colored or with a pattern. It just needs to be a bit stiffer like cotton, cotton blend, twill, denim, linen, linen blend, kitchen fabric, curtains fabric… almost […]

Key Ring Handmade Humbug

9 Jan

I made this humbug part of New Year’s gift for to a dear friend of mine. Finally I learned how not to over-stuff the humbug and I used kumihimo technique for the cord. Using a handmade humbug as a key ring requires the cord to be strong, and I wanted the perfect color match, so […]

New Year’s Resolutions

9 Jan

NY 2012

I’m not really into New Year’s Resolutions, but for 2012 I want to improve this blog, and that is my goal. And I thought – well if I publish such a decision, then I better stick to it! :-) So the first task is to work on photography. I am not yet going to buy […]

Stitched Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Susan Elliot

13 Nov

Truly inspirational for me today was the story behind the creation of an exceptional stitched project by Susan Elliot. Inspired by the book Breakfast at Tiffany’s and iconic figure of Audrey Hepburn, but inextricably connected to Susan’s private life, the finished piece is amazing both because of the story behind it and the creativity and […]

Lavander Humbug Tutorial by EvaForeva

30 Oct

Today I just wanted to share a great tutorial I found on-line on how to quickly sew a lavender humbug. And I’m glad that there are others that like this cute little pyramids that are really the easiest 3d ornament you can create. Go and check it out and I’m sure you will enjoy the […]

Halloween Humbug by Michèle

20 Oct

I got a bit lazy with my own projects, I admit. Work and travelling have to do something with it, but I still try to come back to my blog when I manage to steal some time. Browsing today I found a great new humbug pattern created by Michèle and I hope she will not […]

Christmas Humbug by Victoria Sampler

3 Oct

Christmas is slowly coming, and I am sure that many stitchers have already started working on their creations and gifts. Still, for all of you that need some more inspiration, check the free chart for a Christmas Humbug designed by Thea Dueck of the Victoria Sampler. Not only will you get the free chart, but […]

Kumihimo Summer Bracelet

21 Aug

This is my first completed Kumihimo bracelet that is going to become a gift for a friend. I tried kumihimo a few months ago but it took some time to find everything I need – a proper glue, jewelry findings, kumihimo disc… The photo was made on my beach towel with my iPhone… I love […]

Knitted Humbug at Craft Yarn Council

9 Aug

A simple and sweet knitted humbug with instructions on how to finish it can be found on the Craft Yarn Council website. I like the pompoms and the fact that you can use different leftovers and quickly finish your knitted humbug. In case you decide to knit this happy humbug, think about our idea of […]