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Stitch Story · 1d ago

Crochetville 2017 Designer Blog Tour!

It's that time again! National Crochet Month! Celebrate with Crochetville all month long! Crochetville has lined up a host of designers and a collection of giveaways. Follow the tour with da...
Stitch Story · 2W ago

A Tale of Two Japanese Crochet Hooks!

Recently I was at Daiso, which is always so much fun! There is nothing like aisles and aisles of interesting things that you have never seen before, almost all priced at $1.50! I read that t...
Stitch Story · 4W ago

Weaving to Beautify a Community Garden!

Yesterday was a really fun day! In an effort to get people interested in working with their hands, Tammy Asad of TS Daily Treasures, my husband Emad of eWood_q8,  Maryam Al Nusif of Mimikuwa...
Stitch Story · 1M ago

Gearing Up for a Freeform Crochet Workshop!

I am very excited to be preparing for an upcoming workshop that I will be teaching the members of the Kuwait Textile Arts Association! It will span over 2 sessions of 2 hours each. I have...
Stitch Story · 1M ago

New Year's Resolution #1, Check!

The first thing on my list of things to do in 2017 is to join the Surface Design Association! I recently discovered its existence and the discovery was well timed as I found out that their b...
Stitch Story · 1M ago

Reflecting on 2016 and Hinting on my Stitching Future for 2017!

2016 was a year full of new challenges and experiences, with many highlights! I wore many different work hats last year: designer, project manager, textile collaborator, instructor, liason, ...
Stitch Story · 2M ago

Community Crochet- an Undersea Panel for Weaving Stories!

The next chapter in my series about the crochet in the Weaving Stories installation is about the freeform style crochet panel for the Sea themed part of the wall. When the submissions cam...
Stitch Story · 2M ago

Layered Crochet Motifs!

The next in my series of Weaving Stories Panels, is inspired by Islamic motifs.  I found a crochet motif that looked similar to many motifs that I had come across in my research for the proj...
Stitch Story · 3M ago

Letting Your Yarn Write the Pattern Part 2: Embroidery Embellishment!

We had some wonderful crochet panels in the Weaving Stories Installation, due to the fact that crochet is very popular in Kuwait. I thought it might be fun to show you some of them up close!...
Stitch Story · 3M ago

Weaving Stories Art Installation: "Honoring Textile Traditions, Creating New Interpretations"

I have talked a little bit about the Weaving Stories exhibition, but I haven't shown you the focal point of the exhibition! We put together a 12 meter long panoramic woven wall installation ...