Archives for: "March 2017"

The Persian - 6.25 hours

by brae  

Continuing work on the Persian rug.  I'm trying to get back on schedule for monthly updates, so here's the current progress late this month with a total of 6.25 stitching hours.  Since there are so many different colors but tiny areas of coverage, I've… more »

Mod Flowers rug - introduction

by brae  

A few years ago, when I first started making minis, I made a needlepoint rug on 24 count congress cloth based on a real life modern original called Parasols by Thomas Paul.  While it looked lovely in photographs, I was never very happy with the result.… more »

Tribal Foxes Rug - 110.75 hours, stitching complete

by brae  

I've finished stitching the Tribal Foxes rug with a total stitching time of 110.75 hours.  I just need to bind the edges and complete the final finishing. This was done in full cross stitch with single thread over 32 count Jobelan. more »

Hoot owl pillows

by brae  

I have been on a pillow making spree with a few more designs still in the works.  :D  I might need to open a mini pillow emporium. Yes, you can find these little guys in my etsy shop.  :] more »

The March Online Miniatures Show

by brae  

I am participating in the The March Show running from March 9 - 12.  You can pay a small fee to be an early bird shopper late March 8 - 9, though it is free and open to all March 10 - 12.  I am offering free U.S. shipping or $4 off international… more »

New spring pillows

by brae  

I've stocked my etsy shop with new designs for spring.  :D more »

Citroën DS19 1/16 - part 1

by brae  

A new model car, especially one with cautionary reviews like the 1/16 Heller Citroën DS19, always starts with extensive research.  I look at many forums, blogs and online photo albums from people who have built, or attempted to build, the same kit.  I… more »

Blanket Chest from Minimum World Dolls House Furniture Ltd

by brae  

The fine folks at Minimum World Dolls House Furniture Ltd contacted me about doing a feature on their unfinished furnishings and sent me a bare wood blanket chest free to try. They included a huge catalog of minis that will keep me occupied for hours!… more »