Category Archives: Free Motion Stitching

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Annie (rosiepink) For the 4th quarter challenge I made a few different things because once I started thinking about it I came up with lots of ideas and I couldn’t decide which to make!¬† I ended up making: a stars … Continue reading

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Holiday Card Exchange

Each year on the forum, we have a holiday card exchange. It’s always lots of fun to see all the different cards created and to receive one in the mail. If you’d like to see other cards, you can see … Continue reading

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Summer Sunrise – Nuno Felt Landscape

I have been working on a set of nuno felted and stitched landscapes and I have finished another one. This one I am currently calling Summer Sunrise unless I come up with a better name. Here’s how the piece looked … Continue reading

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Update on Nuno Felted Landscapes

I started working on some nuno felted landscapes in April. It has been stop and start on getting them completed. But I thought I would give you an update on the results so far. I showed you Flathead Lake at … Continue reading

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Nuno Felted Landscape – Flathead Lake

After doing lots of machine stitching on the last landscape that I showed you, I decided to try a more minimalist approach. This is the starting point after nuno felting. I then machine stitched the distant mountains as well as … Continue reading

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Whitefish River Landscape

I showed you the start for this landscape last week. It’s based on a photo of the trees in winter on the Whitefish river. I really like the way the orange branches look against the sky and in the reflections … Continue reading

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Surface Design and Texture with Machine Lace

I took a small break from the differential shrinkage pod pursuits as I wanted to add some surface design and texture. I needed to see what type of free motion machine stitched lace would look the best. My first attempt … Continue reading

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Another Colorscape

Before I show you my new colorscape, I am excited to announce our three UK prize winners! The winners were drawn by a random number generator. The prize winner are: AdventuresInFelt¬†says: Thank you for this lovely giveaway! I would be … Continue reading

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Fabric Collage Landscape Part 4

This is the last in the series of posts about the fabric collage landscape that I have been creating. If you have missed the prior posts, just click on the links: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. I began working … Continue reading

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Fabric Collage Landscape Part 2

Continuing on with the saga of the fabric collage landscape, I am steadily working my way down the piece. I added texture to the mountains including threads, yarns and bits of cheesecloth. I then stitched the bits down with free … Continue reading

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