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( WHEAT STITCH )

6 October 2020

Since a few weeks, (NØ) invites you to go “back to basics” of handembroidery. Thought for enthusiastic beginners as well as for trained embroiderers who want to perfect their technical skills… Here the number 4 : The wheat stitch, graceful and poetic ! Take your thread and needle, (NØ) shows you how to do it…

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( STEM STITCH )

29 September 2020

(NØ) invites you to go “back to basics” of handembroidery. Thought for enthusiastic beginners as well as for trained embroiderers who want to perfect their technical skills… Here the third stitch, one of (NØ)’s favourite : The stem stitch, beautiful and changeling ! The stem stitch, as well as the running stitch (tutorial here) or…

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( BACKSTITCH )

15 September 2020

(NØ) invites you to go “back to basics” of handembroidery. Thought for enthusiastic beginners as well as for trained embroiderers who want to perfect their technical skills… Here the second stitch : The backstitch, easy-easy (aussi) ! The backstitch, as well as the running stitch (tutorial here), is one of the linear-stitch family. You can…

( RUNNING STITCH )

8 September 2020

(NØ) invites you to go “back to basics” of handembroidery. Thought for enthusiastic beginners as well as for trained embroiderers who want to perfect their technical skills… Here the first of all stitches : The running stitch, easy-easy ! The running stitch is one of the linear-stitch family. You can use them as they are…

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( BOOKMARK )

24 September 2019

Is it back-to-school time ? New publishing season ? Ah !! (NØ) knows that you will absolutely devour ALL the new books selected by our adventurous publishers and invite you to make your own cute linen bookmarks… And you would probably need them just in case you are like (NØ), starting various novels all at…

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( TIPS & TRICKS )

18 July 2019

Today (NØ) shares with you some of her embroidery secrets… Some simple yet effective ways to get a neat and steady work when you decide to hand-embroidered “something” ! The embroidery basic supplies : – Dressmaker Carbon Paper : it is used to transfer the pattern onto the fabric. Prefer a white paper if your…

( FRENCH MOTHER-DAY )

23 May 2019

Hurry, hurry, hurry, need an idea for upcoming mother-day … Not much time? Late to find a decent gift ? (NØ) shows you how to make a nice crochet pouch in two-hours time. Ready ? Let’s get started ! To crochet the pouch, you will need : – Some pretty Raffia.– A Hook size 5mm.–…

( BABY-PATCHWORK )

15 March 2017

Come over, today (NØ) reveals the “behind the scene” to make a pretty-cosy newborn-gift… Soft and colorful, this sweet blanket will keep your baby warm during the spring nights ! To make your baby blanket, you need : – A cute collection of soft fabric, printed, plain and matched. – Sewing thread. – Some pins. – Fabric Scissors. –…

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( SURPRISE-BUNNY )

22 March 2016

In (NØ)‘s land, Easter eggs are delivered into cute little funny “bunny-head-bag” … An easy customizable DIY idea for the small ones, who will be able to decorate their bunny-pouches and a nice reward for the big ones who will enjoy the sweets inside ! What you will need : – A piece of nonwoven-fabric, that you can find at…

( NEEDLE CASE )

8 March 2016

(NØ) is sometime miles away, sunny head and feet in the clouds… So she often misses things… The white thread bobbin… Her favorite golden scissors… The thimble (the right one…) Or her sewing-needles, and surprisingly enough, there is no haystack around ! Being tired of sticking “wanted notices”