Textile Arts

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Long and Short Stitch Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Long and Short Stitch Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of the Long and Short Stitch, a stitch I use all the time when embroidering animals. It can look like fur or feathers, esp when done so it isn’t so consistent… I wanted to show the basics of the stitch […]

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Back Stitch Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Back Stitch Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of the Back Stitch, a common outlining stitch, which I have lovingly shortened to BS. Come up from the back and pull thread gently taut and then go down on the outline line, then come up from the back approx […]

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Outline Stitch Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Outline Stitch Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of the Outline Stitch (or Stem Stitch). A great stitch for outlining and is an alternative to the Back Stitch. Pull stitch up from the back just on the bottom of the line you want to outline and pull thread […]

DIY Embroidery Stitches – French Knot Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – French Knot Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of Embroidered French Knots. Pull thread up from the back and wrap the thread around the needle 3 – 4 times.  Gently hold the thread while putting the needle back through the fabric very close where you came up. Continue […]

WAM: Women Artist Mentors Interview

WAM: Women Artist Mentors Interview

It was such a pleasure to be interviewed by WAM: Women Artist Mentors, by women artists I admire and follow! For the full interview, please visit their website!

New Studio News!

New Studio News!

A New Home for me! I am so excited to share that I am proud to be a Resident Artist at Hellos Studios by LovISart in Ottawa!   Please do check out the new website at bylovisart.com for all the details, new courses and workshops, products and […]

Free Lesson – Beaded Eye Template PDF

Free Lesson – Beaded Eye Template PDF

If you found my Free Lesson for the Beaded Eye Template on the Hello Studios bylovISart website where I am a resident artist, here is a link to download the pdf! lauradaub_beadedeyetemplate    

Look Forward – New Art Studio Move

Look Forward – New Art Studio Move

Studio move today! Ready for new adventures after a 3 year period of cancer treatments, healing and finding my way again in every which way. I truly appreciate the people who have stuck by me through it all and let me take the time I […]