It all started with a paper in my Fancy Free collection for Pink Paislee that had stitches all over it. I then hand stitched it on the 11-hour flight from Germany to Los Angeles for CHA this past January! Now I love creating hand stitched backgrounds and then framing them for a bit of home décor!
STITCHED PAPER #2 by Paige Evans
Here is that paper that I stitched on an airplane – super long flights are perfect for doing activities that take awhile!
STITCHED BIRDS by Paige Evans
The next stitching page I made was this stitched birds background – it began as a cut file I designed for Studio Calico but instead of cutting it, I drew it on white cardstock and then backstitched the birds, changing the color of thread for every one. I debated whether or not I should turn it into a layout with a photo and embellishments, but in the end I decided to frame it, along with three other stitched projects (see below!) for pops of fun color on our stark white walls.
STITCHED RAINDROPS by Paige Evans
Next I found a fun design on the Silhouette store and had fun stitching! After the kids go to bed or while they’re at school I like to plop myself at my computer and stitch away while watching favorite shows. It’s addicting!
STITCHED LINES by Paige Evans
For the next stitched project I found a print by the amazing Ashley Goldberg and used it as a stitching pattern. I love the movement of this pattern!
STITCHED FLOWERS by Paige Evans
The final stitched background I made (for now!) is another Silhouette design that was originally a circle of flowers, so I ungrouped them all and copied and pasted more flowers to fill the entire 12 x 12″ square. This one took the longest to stitch but it was worth it!
I hope you’ve been inspired to try some fun stitching projects!