Tag Archives: hand stitching

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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Slow Stitching

  This is the landscape (on the left) that I showed you in my last post. I made a few changes including some new felt to indicate mountains in the distance and changing the diagonals in the foreground.  I was … Continue reading

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Liberty Bodice

This is a guest post by one of our forum members Antje Ream.  Many women of a certain age will remember ‘Liberty Bodices’. These were the vests of the day. At the age of 7 or 8 I was not … Continue reading

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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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