Monthly Archives: July 2017

WIP Wednesday – Back At It

I’ve been stitching again! I’m not sure why, but the stitching bug bit again this weekend and I’ve finally started putting needle to fabric again. Actually, that isn’t true. I do know why. The next Smalls SAL check-in happens this … Continue reading

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Saturday School – DMC Floss

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve seen how yarn is spun and dyed. Today, I thought we could see how DMC makes embroidery thread. DMC began life under a slightly another name in 1746 when it was founded by … Continue reading

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Space and New Frontiers

Happy Space Exploration Day! 👩‍🚀👨‍🚀🚀🌑 Okay, it is an unofficial holiday, but it is still fun to acknowledge nonetheless. And why today you may ask? Well, on this day in 1969 Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday – Cars and a Mystery

I’m actually on time for a WIP Wednesday post! Don’t worry, it probably won’t happen again any time soon. 😉 As I said yesterday, I haven’t been doing much stitching. But, once in a while I do put needle and … Continue reading

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Playing with Yarn

Hello, Stitchy Friends! Summer vacation is in its second third week already. Amazing how quickly time is flying by. We’ve been busy making bottle rockets, reading great books, and mostly doing just a whole lot of nothing. Sadly, that also … Continue reading

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Saturday School – Dyeing Yarn

Welcome back to Saturday School! Today we will be watching another video from Yarnspirations and The Crochet Crowd. This time Mikey is taking us through the process of yarn dyeing. Specifically, he is sharing how cotton yarn is dyed as … Continue reading

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Saturday School – How Yarn is Made

Hi, Stitchy Friends! Today marks the start of a new series here at Stitching Lotus: Saturday School. Every week I’ll be sharing a cool video, article, or picture essay that will teach us all a little bit about needlework, knitting, … Continue reading

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