Textile Arts

Dec 2018 Show – Cheerfully Made Saves Christmas Holiday Market – Dec 21 and 22

Dec 2018 Show – Cheerfully Made Saves Christmas Holiday Market – Dec 21 and 22

I’m sooooo looking forward to participating in the Cheerfully Made Saves Christmas Holiday Market! Sensplex, Ottawa Friday December 21st 6-9pm Night Market ($15 in advance) Saturday December 22nd 10am to 4pm ($5 at the door) Kids under 16 are free.

Fall 2018 Show – Idle Hands – Nov 25

Fall 2018 Show – Idle Hands – Nov 25

I’m happy to announce I’ve added another amazing show in November. Please do come and see me and 70 other vendors at the Idle Hands 10 Year Anniversary Sale on Nov 25th, 2018! Sunday, 25 November 2018 from 10:00-17:00 St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall in Little […]

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!

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 website or have tried out the My Beading Heart free tutorial on my website, here is a link to download the pdf! lauradaub_beadedeyetemplate