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Video Tutorial: Perfect Straight Stitches | Red-Handled Scissors

Video Tutorial: Perfect Straight Stitches

Learn how to make evenly spaced straight stitches for sewing, embroidery, and appliqué projects with my new video tutorial! This method is especially effective for stitching felt, cork, and most thick fabrics. If you’re more of a words-and-photos kind of gal or guy, you can also check out the written tutorial below. Step 1 To …

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Tutorial: Canvas Shoe Kitty Patch | Red-Handled Scissors

Tutorial: Canvas Shoe Kitty Patch

Last Wednesday, I was crossing the street and didn’t notice that a misshapen piece of metal was lying in the crosswalk ahead of me. Of course, I stepped on it, causing it to swing around and slice a clean, angular hole in the top of one of my brand new TOMS. (Ugh.) So, since I …

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Tutorial: Magical 3-in-1 Cat Bed | Red-Handled Scissors

Tutorial: Magical 3-in-1 Cat Bed

Simon and Pixel, my two wonderful kitties, are convinced that my worktable is the very best spot for napping. So, to give them a comfy place where they can still be close, yet well out of harm’s way, I designed this simple, compact 3-in-1 cat bed for my desk. Even my furry snobs—who prefer cardboard …

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Snowman Stocking Mini-Me | Red-Handled Scissors

Snowman Stocking Mini-Me

Just in time to start decorating, I finally put the finishing touches on my holiday stocking! I may have gone a little bit overboard with the details, but she just wouldn’t have looked right without the fancy cardigan and ugly gold glasses. Here’s a look at the full stocking. Each tree was individually decorated, and …

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