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Printable: Miniature Seed Packets

Art & Illustration Gardening Miniatures Printables & Downloads

Printable: Miniature Seed Packets

I always get in the mood to garden in the early spring, and picking out plants from the seed catalogs is always one of my favorite parts. The only way to make seed shopping even better is to make it tiny, and so I did.

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Embroidery Tutorial: Long & Short Stitch

Art & Illustration Embroidery Tutorials

Embroidery Tutorial: Long & Short Stitch

I have been trying to incorporate some new-to-me stitches in my latest embroideries, and I thought it would be fun to share what I'm learning, so I'm starting with a tutorial for the long-and-short stitch.

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Embroidery Pattern: Flying Bee

Art & Illustration Embroidery Printables & Downloads

Embroidery Pattern: Flying Bee

We've been working to get bees at our house, which I've been very excited about. I seem to have bees on the brain when I sketch, so I couldn't resist a little bee-broidery. I enjoyed stitching this little bee, and I like that I have a good way now to sew up a tiny bee, which will come in handy for some future stitching projects. I had one idea that I'd been working on with little bees flying out of something, but they looked more like flies and stink lines. I'm looking forward to trying again with my newfound skills....

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Embroidery Pattern: Rabbit

Art & Illustration Embroidery Printables & Downloads

Embroidery Pattern: Rabbit

Here's the second embroidery pattern I created to help new embroiderers dive into the craftJust like the Clover pattern, this is a fairly simple pattern that will give you some practice with stem stitch, running stitch, and satin stitch.

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Printable: Color Me Springy!

Art & Illustration Miniatures Printables & Downloads

Printable: Color Me Springy!

I recently found a pack of tiny tiny colored pencils, and I needed a reason to have purchased them. My solution: a tiny tiny coloring book, of course. Perhaps some of you have the same problem (it could happen), so I made the little coloring book into a printable. They come in sets of two (as it turns out, filling an entire 8.5" x 11" page with such tiny drawings is a bit tricky), so print one for yourself and one for a friend (human or doll), and enjoy! Files:•  Download the Miniature Coloring Book here (PDF) - prints on 8.5" x 11" paper•...

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