I’ve turned all my squares into hexagons now!
That’s all for today, folks.
I made a quirky and weird slow-stitched collage to try to push through a creative slump. It was much more about doing than the outcome.
I stitched this mixed media piece following Gwen Hedley’s instruction through TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Camp.
A quick note about some website updates.
I was inspired to stitch up a stack of tea cups which lead to starting a second project that I’m still thinking about.
I hand stitched and hand quilted a patchwork coaster for my tea cup.
Jette Clover lead a TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club using scraps and a stamp. I used a country farm stamp with a big red barn as inspiration.
Kate Time lead a TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club on narrative bead texture, and I was inspired to have a play!
I picked up some artsy crafts at a regional show called Interwoven Expressions.
I ordered a small print press from the Open Press Project and have begun experimenting with pressing leaves.
Emily Notman lead a TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club where we would learn to make a jar wrap, and I was inspired to create a scene along a lakefront at sunset with cattails blowing in the wind.
Oliver Bliss lead a TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club recently centered on color blocking, and I was inspired to stitch up a skull with flowers.
I worked up Nina Stajner’s swan coloring page from the Lake app in a (mostly) single solitary stitch: the stem stitch.
I used a tiny scrap of stamped fabric to make a tiny canvas showing a tea kettle on a table.
I was inspired by Mandy Pattullo to make a chickadee wall hanging mixed media piece.
As part of TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club, Ruth Norbury tasked us with making a textural mixed media peice and I chose Hubert Robert’s La Fontaine painting as my subject.
As part of TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club, I made a map of Guy Gavriel Kay’s Sarantium (by Martin Springett) following Bridget Steel-Jessop’s workshop.
I used a kintsugi kit by Jack Richardson to meld two broken stones back together.
I tested my painting skills in a challenge with Boy: who could paint the best D&D miniature?
I made a small mixed-media piece using an Eliza McClelland beadwork kit and some other art supplies.
I have a total of 107 flowers ready for my fussy-cut EPP Hexie Dreams quilt and am moving on to planning how to arrange them.
You can stop here if you don’t wish to read anything sad today. It’s already bad enough with Roe v. Wade, war, and such, I know.