I have a love-hate relationship with custom orders. They are a fantastic opportunity to try out new patterns and learn new techniques. They are a pain from a business standpoint as they usually take longer to complete due to the learning component of a new pattern. This makes my profit margin quite low if I … Continue reading Perfect Puff Stitch Hexagons – Free Pattern!
Marvel Graphghan Square #4 – The Incredible Hulk
This minimalist Hulk pattern I've made up is a little more cute than incredible. He doesn't look quite as fearsome as I was going for, but it's hard to work with only 20x20 pixels! I tried to stick as close as I possibly could to the traditional feel of the Hulk. Angry face. Black hair. … Continue reading Marvel Graphghan Square #4 – The Incredible Hulk
New name, new pattern, new contest!
It's been a long wait and a lot of work, but I finally changed all of my social media accounts and business names over to Strings & Things! I am so excited to finally take this step; I just feel so much more satisfied with my business. You can read a few posts back about … Continue reading New name, new pattern, new contest!
New things are coming for 2016
2015 has been a year of learning for me. New stitches. New patterns. New computer skills. It has been... overwhelming. But I am extremely thankful for every single thing. These past few months have been difficult in terms of balancing a never ending order list for the Christmas season, a full school semester, as well … Continue reading New things are coming for 2016