I was inspired by Victoria Gertenbach’s cover article on Quilting Arts magazine to create this seashell talisman with embroidery, beads, and a bit of longing for the beach!
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As part of TextileArtist.org Stitch Club, Anne Kelly inspired me to create a little booklet of mixed media.
I made a tiny felt mural with an embroidered bee and flowers for my gardening friend.
Inspired by an image online, I made a felt cassette tape displayed on a small canvas for my nephew’s birthday.
As part of TextileArtist.org Stitch Club, Cas Holmes inspired me to create a momigami (Japanese method of kneading paper) mixed media landscape.
As part of TextileArtist.org Stitch Club, Haf Weighton inspired me to create a series of medallions representing the theme of “get well”. I used bark-on-wood coasters and fabric collage to highlight the chosen words of each medallion. This piece loosely represents Van Gennep’s rites of passage upon the theme of getting well.
As part of TextileArtist.org Stitch Club, Mandy Pattullo inspired me to create a fabric book representing my family in colors and textures. A textural fiber art and mixed media mood board, if you will.
As part of TextileArtist.org Stitch Club, Sue Stone inspired me to create a woven background of fabric strips to which I embroidered a large rose.
As part of TextileArtist.org Stitch Club, Emily Tull inspired me to create a set of three lips in different expressions.
As part of TextileArtist.org Stitch Club, Susie Vickory inspired me to create art from otherwise plastic garbage.
I embroidered my friend’s name onto a little placard, and decorated it with a thread-painted monkey and some tropical leaves.
As part of TextileArtist.org Stitch Club, Merill Comeau inspired me to create a flower representing an emotional response to something that has occurred in my life.
As part of TextileArtist.org Stitch Club, Debbie Lyddon inspired me to create three vessels to contain objects with meaning.
The last Textile Artist free stitch challenge was put on by Christine Chester, who challenged us to use a single shape in different ways with whatever stitch we chose. I chose a simple straight stitch in a four-box grid “snowflake” design.
Textile Artist Community Stitch Challenge week 6 was hosted by Anne Kelly. Inspired by her boheme style and mirrored image floral challenge, I crafted this tranquil floral arrangement with a quirky bird.
Shortly after making my first "Everything is better with" sign, I put this one in the queue. I gifted it to my sister-in-law, who contributed "sunshine" to my list. I wanted this to be light and "sunny", so taking inspiration from the sky, I chose a light yellow...
At one of my guild meetings, I picked up a small dimensional embroidery kit by A Candle In The Cellar, aptly named "woolly worm on a leaf". I put it away for a time because at a glance, it looked like it used bullion knots to make the worm and I wanted more practice...
I've been tossing around this idea to make a couple of "Everything is better with ___ " signs so I asked around for some input and have a nice list to start with. This doesn't mean I will actually make them all, but if there is something you think that fills this...
The challenge this week at TextileArtist.org is hosted by Emily Jo Gibbs. She works with appliqué and suggested we find an interesting stick - well my yard has more sticks than you could shake a forest at! I spent a short time outside looking for just the right one -...
Richard McVetis led this week's stitch challenge over at TextileArtist.org. The concept is easy: couching stitches. I didn't have a lot of time this week for this project so I didn't stress myself much over trying to make something super cool. Instead, I did what he...