Category Archives: hand stitching

Resht Applique Complete

Last week I showed you the beginnings of an applique sample. I guess I wasn’t the only one that had never heard of Resht work. Always good to learn something new, isn’t it? So I started with chain stitching the … Continue reading

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Rock Wall Picture Part 2

I had a whole day of no work and no grandchildren last week so I got my picture done. Although this is a good thing, I discovered all those little people’s interruptions are actually good. I rather overdid it with … Continue reading

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Resht Applique Sample

I am taking a two year course from the Gail Harker Creative Studies Center, Advanced Studies in Experimental Stitch. Part of my homework for the second session is looking up different forms of applique and doing a few samples of … Continue reading

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25 Million Stitches

A couple of people have introduced me to the project 25 Million Stitches. After taking a look at the site and seeing the work being created and the vision behind it, I thought all of our readers might also be … Continue reading

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Holiday Card

Now that my partner has finally received her card I can tell you about it. First I made a background using some prefelt and added some northern lights. I then wet felted it all together. they are not felted hard … Continue reading

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Three Goals in One Project

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you from the states. I hope you are enjoying a wonderful day with friends and family. Last week, my friend Deb told you about her experience with nuno felting. This is the piece that I … Continue reading

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Machine Needle Felting a Wool Collage

I have begun another class at the Gail Harker Creative Studies Center in LaConner, WA. The class is Advanced Experimental Stitch 301 and lasts for two years. Our first session was all about color, dyeing and then creating different fabric … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge Almost Finished.

I will show you how things have been going with my second quarter challenge piece. If you missed my last instalment it is here. seascape-progress I finished adding the green for the vegetation. Next I worked on the flattened serf … Continue reading

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Old Hand Stitched Projects, What to Do?

In the quest to clean out some of the “stuff” in my studio, I found a couple of old projects that are hanging around either not finished or in the “why did I think this was a good idea” pile. … Continue reading

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Update on Hand Stitched Trees

I showed you the start of my most recent hand stitched project here. It’s been about a month and it has made some progress. Here I have added a deep green perle cotton thread over the “branches”. I am continuing … Continue reading

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