Sew Deadly – Issue 135

Posted on May 25 2016

Marcy’s Musings

Hi, there! I hope you’ll enjoy this goldwork embroidery tutorial! ūüôā

Killer Cakes – Issue #131

Posted on Apr 04 2016


I ran across this wonderful tutorial that I thought might interest you. Click on the photo below to check it out!


Sew Deadly – Issue #107

Posted on Jan 07 2015

Marcy’s Musings

Hey, guys! Look what I found–a chikankari tutorial! ūüôā


Killer Cakes – Issue #103

Posted on Dec 01 2014


It’s the holiday season, and many of us will be doing some entertaining. I wanted to share this chocolate lace doily tutorial with you. Julia Usher uses the doilies to plate desserts, but I think they’d make beautiful cake toppers too.

Sew Deadly – Issue #102

Posted on Sep 30 2014

Marcy’s Musings

Today Abbi from The Bead Place is showing us how to finger knit. This is so neat! And just in time for scarf weather!

Killer Cakes – Issue 94

Posted on Jul 14 2014


I found a wonderful recipe/tutorial that I just have to share with you. It’s Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes. I’m posting the recipe below, but you really should click the link and visit the tutorial to get the full effect.

How to make Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes

1. Bake chocolate cupcakes
2. Once the cupcakes are cool, pipe one layer of hazelnut buttercream
3. Sprinkle crushed hazelnuts on top of buttercream
4. Swirl two more layers of hazelnut buttercream
5. Drizzle Nutella on top of buttercream
Top the cupcake off with a Ferrero Rocher chocolate
6. Enjoy!!

Sweetened by Kagi


Sew Deadly – Issue 95

Posted on May 14 2014

Marcy’s Musings

Today we’re taking a look at candlewicking, or candlewick embroidery. First, here’s a tutorial courtesy of My Simple Walk:

Once you get the hang of it, you’ll want to apply your technique to these free patterns from Cross-Stitch.

Killer Cakes – Issue 90

Posted on May 05 2014


Mother’s Day is getting close, so I wanted to share these beautiful “tea party” cakes from Cake Central withtea-set1-300x400 you. There are some really great cake photos to inspire you if you’re planning to make a cake for your mom or grandmother for Mother’s Day.

 This video tutorial is also from Cake Central. It teaches you how to create delicate cross-stitch designs on your cakes and cookies. Get step-by-step instructions here.


Sew Deadly – Issue 91

Posted on Mar 19 2014


Marcy’s Musings

I thought you might be interested in this bead embroidery tutorial by Potomac Bead Company. You can make some beautiful and unique jewelry using this technique!

Sew Deadly – Issue 81

Posted on Nov 13 2013

Marcy’s Musings

Today Mary Corbet of Needle N Thread teaches us how to do a trellis stitch.