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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Another Take on Crewel Embroidery


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If you like crewel embroidery, you’re bound to like this – or if you don’t like crewel embroidery, you might this version anyway! A reader sent me a terrific link this morning that I just have to share, and I hope it makes you smile!

This is a whole new take on crewel embroidery! (Did I say “take”? I meant…. cake!)

Crewel Embroidery Cake!

This comes from Cake Wrecks – a blog devoted to “professional cakes that go horribly, hilariously wrong.” If you visit the original post (Sunday Sweets: That Takes the Cake part 1), you can click on the photo of the crewel cake and see a magnificent larger version. Too funny!

I tried everything to refrain from saying this, but I can’t help it:



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  1. That is the most awesome cake ever! Think I could convince my daughter that it would make a good wedding cake some day?

  2. G'day Mary,

    At first I thought it was embroidery placed on the cake!! I've been into the site and it's very interesting, at least that section. Not sure about the actual 'wrecks'. Especially the ones with toe jam filling! Oh my goodness, its a site that caters (couldn't help it either!) for everyone, sweet tooth or not.

    Cheers, Kath.

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