Category Archives: embroidery

Crochet Love

   As soon as I finished gushing about gorgeous crochet in my last post, the Splendid Sampler folks released Block 11, Crocheted Thoughts by Alyssa Thomas of Penguin and Fish, made to honor her grandmother who loved to crochet doilies. … Continue reading

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New work

   I finished this little (5″ x 7″) piece yesterday.     And sketched out the next piece in the series today. I made three backgrounds with the intention of playing with portraits in my stitched collage style. I was clearly … Continue reading

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The 100 Days Project

So I joined the 100 Days Project. “It’s a celebration of process that encourages everyone to participate in 100 days of making. The great surrender is the process; showing up day after day is the goal.” I’ve written before about … Continue reading

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Stitched collage: Folk Art Album

Folk Art Album. 27″ x 24″ I was so happy to finish this project before 2014 ended. I got the idea and started this back in August. I’ve worked on other things in the meantime, but this project has been … Continue reading

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From inspiration to artwork

I had just started playing around with my stitched collages again when I popped in to a craft store on the way to the lake last August and saw this: “Ah ha!” I thought, “I could collage an owl and … Continue reading

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