TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club with Joetta Maue prompted a stitched piece from a photograph and I’ve recreated an adored image of my late grandparents.
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Stitch Club: Weighton 2.1
Haf Weighton lead another TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club workshop on architectural layering, and I was inspired to render New Albany’s Culbertson Mansion based on a photograph by Daniel Andis.
Stitch Club: Sproule
April Sproule led a TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club using a spiral concept. I felt like this would be a nice project for a friend and asked her for a color palette, hence the unusual-for-me color theme.
Collaged Slow Stitch
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.
Stitch Camp 2023
I stitched this mixed media piece following Gwen Hedley’s instruction through TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Camp.
Tea Cup study
I was inspired to stitch up a stack of tea cups which lead to starting a second project that I’m still thinking about.
Stitch Club: Clover
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.
Stitch Club: Tume
Kate Time lead a TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club on narrative bead texture, and I was inspired to have a play!
Stitch Club: Notman
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.
Stitch Club: Bliss
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.
Stamp + Embroidery Kettle
I used a tiny scrap of stamped fabric to make a tiny canvas showing a tea kettle on a table.
Chickadee Wall Hanging
I was inspired by Mandy Pattullo to make a chickadee wall hanging mixed media piece.
Stitch Club: Norbury
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.
Stitch Club: Steel-Jessop
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.
Stitch Club: Goodwin
As part of TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club, I followed Valerie S. Goodwin’s workshop to create a map of one of my favorite places.
In 2020, my embroidery guild offered a class on Ukrainian whitework: the Summer Lace pattern in all white by Terri Bay. Of course, this was well before the war occurring now. My friend, then, had recently gone to Ukraine to meet her father's side of the family for the...
Stitch Club: Pattullo 2
As part of TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club, I followed Mandy Pattullo’s workshop to create a textile collage bird.
Stitch Club: McVetis
As part of TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club, I created an abstract motherboard using techniques from Richard McVetis.
I am participating in Anne Brooke’s #52tagshannemade #sew4thesoul slow stitch challenge for 2021. Week 52’s theme is making a little tree.
I am participating in Anne Brooke’s #52tagshannemade #sew4thesoul slow stitch challenge for 2021. Week 51-s theme was to create a wreath.