Gift your buddies cute-yet-easy embroidered gifts

Want to give your friends and family something unique and hand-made, but don't really have the skillz to pay the crafting billz? What about finding cute but totally easy embroidery patterns? That brown bird pattern looks as adorable as it is simple. I would hang the shit out of that on my wall.

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Golden Girls cross-stitch

I LOVE seeing new stuff when it pops up in the Offbeat Home Flickr pool. (Ahem, have YOU been submitting?) And our latest photo addition is one of the best things I've ever seen to come out of the crafting world: Viva la Frida's Golden Girls cross stitch.

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How to cross stitch custom designs sans computer

I bet I'm not the only Offbeat Homie who loves needlecraft with a passion that borders on the obsessive! Now you too can read all about my crazy methods for creating custom cross stitch designs without using cross stitch computer software.

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Zombie cross-stitch kit

And you thought cross stitch was for little old ladies, stitching BORING samplers and twee "kiss the cook" and "bless this house" patterns. Well, you were wrong. It's called the Zombie cross-stitch kit, and Mich is showing you how it's done.