Pia Thomas
I love all manner of needlecrafts, but especially cross-stitch and embroidery. I also love naps, putting things on my dog's head, Nutella, and making things with my hands. I blog about all of these things (and more!) at Pia Louise, and sell hand-embroidered pieces in my Etsy shop.
Tutorials
  • Crafts & DIY
    Monty Python Fans! Make This Cross Stitch Fan ArtElderberries closeup square 400x400
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    It took me a shamefully long time to experience the masterpiece that is Monty Python and the Holy Grail, but once I saw it I was smitten. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to cross-stitch one of the funniest lines from a very funny movie, and mount it in a frame. This is a great gift for someone you like (or someone you want to cleverly insult!).Read More…
  • Crafts & DIY
    Fan of Arrested Development? Make This Awesome Embroidery Hoop ArtRetina preview arrested development
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    It’s hard to believe that it’s been over seven long years since Arrested Development went off the air, but with the revival of the show coming later this year, I stitched up a little homage to Mr. Tobias Fünke. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to embroider an Arrested Development themed piece and how to frame it in an embroidery hoop. Put your denim cut-offs on and make this fun tribute to nevernudes everywhere (there are dozens of us!).Read More…
  • Crafts & DIY
    Make an Awesome Flight of the Conchords Cross-Stitched ArtworkFinal product preview1
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    Sometimes I lie in bed at night and ponder life's deepest questions. Why are we here? What's the meaning of life? In a Flight of the Conchords battle for romance, who would ultimately win my affections, Bret or Jemaine? In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a cross-stitched artwork inspired by Flight of the Conchords' legendary song, 'Business Time'. Make it for someone you know and love, even if that person is yourself.Read More…