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.
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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.
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 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.
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.
For my fussy-cut EPP Hexie Dreams quilt, I’ve so far stitched together fifty seven flowers.
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...
I’ve begun sewing the hexies together for my fussy-cut EPP Hexie Dreams quilt.
All the hexies are prepped now for my Hexie Dreams fussy-cut English Paper Piecing quilt.
I used an acrylic template to make some soup bowl cozies.
Thirty more hexies have been prepped for my Hexie Dreams fussy-cut English paper piecing quilt. I’m either ready to start piecing them together, or just a few more to go – time will tell what I decide!
As part of TextileArtist.org’s Stitch Club, I followed Mandy Pattullo’s workshop to create a textile collage bird.
I’ve added 141 more hexies to my Hexie Dreams fussy-cut English paper piecing quilt, putting me well over the original goal.
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.