Flowers
Fact: the best flowers are buttercream flowers, and the same is true for poinsettias. This holiday design is beautiful, festive and totally deserves a spot on your dessert table.
Erin Gardner
The air is crisp, the leaves are falling and it's the perfect day to stay inside and bake. Cupcake toppers designed to look like beautiful mums and fallen leaves are the perfect way to add some seasonality to your sweets.
Erin Gardner
Erin Gardner
Vanessa shows you how to prepare your fabric and crisply transfer the embroidery design. Plus get tips for how to hoop the fabric before you start stitching.
Learn how to make smooth satin stitches with a backstitch foundation. You'll work all the elements of your hoop with a variety of stitches including the fly stitch, split stitch, lazy daisies and French knots. And, get tips for creating dimensional woven wheel roses; it's easier than you might think!
Add a finishing touch to your embroidery by gathering the fabric around the back of the hoop. Vanessa shows you how.
Stitch up a beautiful embroidery hoop, designed by Jessica Long, that you can sew on the go! Brush up on the basics as Vanessa shares tips for making smooth satin stitches. Then tackle woven wheels, fly stitches, French knots and more.
Vanessa Vargas Wilson, The Crafty Gemini
Vanessa Vargas Wilson, The Crafty Gemini
The days are getting shorter and the weather's cooling down, which can only mean one thing — it's time to deck out your home in all. the. fall. decorations. We're talking pumpkins, decorative gourds and pretty much anything yellow and orange. No matter your craft, we can guarantee there's a perfect fall decor project for you.
Bluprint
Whether they're made from fondant, buttercream or royal icing, edible sugar flowers are the perfect accents for cakes and pastries. And one of the simplest flowers anyone can make is a quick piped rosette. While you could pipe them directly onto your cake with buttercream, using royal icing gives you so much more freedom. After all, they can be perfected and dried before you arrange them!
Tessa Huff
If you're looking for an embroidery project that brings the wow-factor, look no further. From lush florals bursting with 3D texture, to a barely-there background‚ this stunning hoop has everything we love about hand embroidery. With just a few basic stitches and little bit of know-how, you can stitch up this beauty for yourself.
Beginner
Whether you're a watercolorist, acrylic maven or colored pencil crazy, we've got a flower-fabulous project for you to tackle! Don't sweat it if you've got a black thumb — these blooms will never wilt and will always brighten your day.
Bluprint
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