Knitting Butterflies Episode 10 – My Sister Stitches

This episode I have my very first guest, my sister Jenilee! She is a cross stitcher with lots of interesting stories to share with you. Enjoy!

Where to find Jenilee: justforfunjen.blogspot.com

Image courtesy of Just For Fun Jen

Image courtesy of Just For Fun Jen

  • Jenilee just finished her Beauty and the Beast cross stitch by MCG Textiles based on a painting by Thomas Kinkade.
  • She did a couple things differently on her piece, such as adding the sparkly thread to Belle’s dress and changing the way the rose was stitches.
  • She mentions the product Thread Heaven to help with cross stitching with sparkly thread to keep it from getting tangled. She also mentions Mary Corbett’s blog, a great resource for tutorials in embroidery.
  • She is also excited to do her other 3 cross stitches by the same painter, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and Little Mermaid.
  • I’m working on my 20% Cooler Socks (Collywobbles pattern) in the Rainbow Dashcolorway by Cuppy Cake Yarnz. I want to do the same pattern in my Blueberry Butterflyyarn by Oh Loops. I decided to do mine toe up and use the OMG heel.
Collywobbles Socks and Sheep Wagon Shawl

Collywobbles Socks and Sheep Wagon Shawl

Once Upon a Princess, Drawn Thread Work by Jenilee (Photo courtesy of Just For Fun Jen), Clouds Factory Harry Potter Sampler

Once Upon a Princess, Drawn Thread Work by Jenilee (Photo courtesy of Just For Fun Jen), Clouds Factory Harry Potter Sampler

Jenilee's Hogwarts Crest (photo courtesy of Just For Fun Jen)

Jenilee’s Hogwarts Crest (photo courtesy of Just For Fun Jen)

This week’s photo tip is on photographing teeny tiny stitches (like cross stitch or lace) using the macro mode. I also mention the Prairie Girls podcast, LOVE THEM!

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