• Poppy Installation at The Tower of London

    Free Pattern In Honor of Veteran’s Day

    If you get my newsletter than you may remember that around Memorial Day, I did this thread sketch of  Red Poppies in honor of fallen military men and women. (If you don’t get my newsletter, sign up to receive it here!)   Being from Georgia, the Red Poppy as a symbol for veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice is very special to me, since this came to be the symbol because of a Georgia woman named Miona Michael. In 1918 she wrote a poem called “We Shall Keep the Faith”. Here is the full poem: Oh! you who sleep in Flanders Fields, Sleep sweet – to rise anew! We caught the…

  • Sulky Focus on Blendables Photo Contest Winner

    For the month of May, Sulky ran a photo contest on our Facebook site. For the contest, the entrants had to submit a photo of a project that used Sulky Cotton Blendables® and the photo had to include the spool of thread they had used. The winner received a Slimline box of Sulky 30 wt. Cotton Blendables thread. The winner was Anne Marie Miro and she did this amazing thread sketch. She said this is her first thread sketch! Anne Marie was thrilled when she got her box of thread. I hope Anne Marie has inspired you as much as she has inspired me. I think I will do a little sketching…