Tag Archives: hand stitching

More Stitches

I have now worked my way through the stitch dictionary at  http://www.embroidery.rocksea.org/reference/picture-dictionary/ It took a while but I worked my way through all the stitch families. I did get lazy near the end and I didn’t do all the wrapped … Continue reading

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Learning to Hand Stitch

I really like the way stitching looks on felt. I like machine stitching and took Ruths on line class. Machine stitching class  It was very good. I need to do lots more practice. I am a little busy around home and … Continue reading

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Samples from the Nuno Paper Lamination Class

I just finished Ruth Lane’s online class.  Since I am also papermaker, I was excited to combine the two passions and see the results. It was a fun experiment using a variety of papers, dyes, paints and fabrics.  Some worked, … Continue reading

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2nd Quarter Challenge Part 2

It seems as if everyone is anxious to reduce their UFO stash.  While I haven’t put a dent in mine, it does feel good to create something new out of scraps. Sifting thru my scraps, I was having a hard … Continue reading

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Free Contemporary Designs for Fiber Art

My friend Deb Stika and I are working up a book proposal using Deb’s designs. These are contemporary designs that Deb has drawn and that we both thought would work really well as designs for various types of fiber art … Continue reading

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Still Stitching Pomegranates

I have stitched a little bit more on my pomegranate piece. I had time when we went on a quick road trip this past weekend. I’m still not sure what direction I am taking with this so it’s kind of … Continue reading

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Small Bags

I have been listening to audio books on my phone. It’s a great way to “read” a book and still get some work done. The problem was that I am moving around. In and out of the kitchen or one end … Continue reading

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