Blog Entries

The Jumping Spider pattern

I wrote about the origin of these spiders on Monday, so I’m happy to say I have a finished pattern and not just another unfinished item to add to my...

The distractability spider

Yesterday’s pattern development kind of encapsulates how I work.

Doing business in New Jersey

It’s official!

Silver dragon work in progress

My experiments with the ice dragon had come close to using up the yard of white upholstery velvet from Fabric.com, so I ordered some more. While I was at it,...

Uploading embroidery files over wifi with a Raspberry Pi

Transferring embroidery files to the Brother requires writing them to a USB stick, carrying it over to the embroidery machine, and plugging it in. Doesn’t seem hard, right? Except there’s...

Inkscape and Ink/Stitch

I got an early Christmas present (or maybe a very late one, since I have been pricing them out for a year): a Brother PE800 embroidery machine. If you follow...