Sending you Thanksgiving wishes across the ocean, from my house to yours. May your home be filled with love. So grateful and happy that you are part of my stitching world and I hope that your Thanksgiving is filled with blessings and joy. Enjoy the turkey! Love With love from Di and the Dicraft team in Newlands, Cape Town
Would you like to make some strawberries for a design that you are working on? You could also use the ideas below to make single strawberries for your Christmas tree or to decorate a Christmas wreath and presents! This is the strawberry design that I made using an interesting technique that I hope you will… Continue reading How to make cute strawberries with ribbon embroidery
And here is the delicious recipe for you to make during the holidays. From the beautiful book: A Table for Every Occasion by Metz Press. Download and keep it in your collection for a special treat. Enjoy! Chocolate-hazelnut-brownies-1Download
♥ Did you know about our personalised GIFT VOUCHERS? We make each Gift Voucher to suit your requirements. We can add the receiver's name and your message to them as well. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your requirements: how much you'd like to spend on each voucher, how you would like to personalise it. whether you… Continue reading Did you know about our personalised GIFT VOUCHERS?
Hello from a cold and windy Cape Town, I hope you are all safe and well. I have something lovely to show you today. The Old Malthouse which is beautifully done in silk ribbon embroidery ♥This lovely piece is by Christine Chan from Arcadia in California. Christine is always so generous about sharing her beautiful… Continue reading The Old Malthouse in silk ribbon embroidery
This lovely Christmas decoration is now available as a download. It's a free gift from Dicraft Studios and we hope you will enjoy making it! I have grouped four designs on one page for you to print in colour or to trace onto fabric. You can fold two designs in half to make a front… Continue reading How to make silk ribbon Poinsettias for Christmas
Hello, Stitching World ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸ Would you like to add more dimension to your embroidery? This tutorial will help show you how easy it is ♥ How to make Stumpwork Hydrangeas I have some new photos of a favourite technique and for those who are learning for the first time or refreshing their skills, here… Continue reading How to make stumpwork Hydrangeas
Good morning! Have you received my latest newsletter? There are some lovely new kits, a cute give-away, and new and interesting updates. Here is the newsletter: https://dicraft.com/newsletters/october-2020.html Let me know if you have any questions ♥ Have a good Monday!
Feel like a new project? This is a most enjoyable one – Floral Vista with easy to follow downloadable instructions, suitable for the complete beginner to silk ribbon embroidery. It is a generously large kit so you’ll have lots of ribbon and thread left over for the future. Have a look here for more details... … Continue reading Feel Like a New Project?
Little boy’s hair 1. Use all six strands of Rajmahal no. 171 (Woodlands) thread (don’t separate the strands). You can also use a fine silk or Rayon thread from your stock. Start just underneath the rim of the hood. Make long Single-Knotted stitches alongside each other. Work over a spare tapestry needle and pull the… Continue reading How to make short hair with embroidery thread