Tag Archives: ATC

Outside the box Cross Stitching

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man [and woman]. George Bernard Shaw My favorite embroidery style is a loose, … Continue reading

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Eye Candy: Newborn Wool

When visiting Gotland in May I came across these darling cute lambs close to where we were staying. Gotland is known for the many sheep, and in every souvenir boutiques on the island you will find a sheep of some … Continue reading

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Spring Inspired ATC

I haven’t created any Artist Trading Cards lately, except this one, inspired by my huge longing for spring (read less darkness and snow): I want less ice and more flowers in my life. Pronto! Please follow and like:Related Posts365 Collages … Continue reading

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Artist Trading Card Quick Collages

My friend Madde invited me to a Swedish ATC swap with the theme Colour colour colour. That’s a theme that is hard to resist, right? I used to make a lot of artist trading card collages a few years ago, … Continue reading

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Where a Magic Sun Shines

A few of my embroidered artist trading cards. The magic trees couldn’t grow without some magic sun. To be sure we’d never run out, I made three suns. Please follow and like:Related PostsSwedish Embroidery Magazine | Note from the Editorial … Continue reading

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Personalized layout

I love to create a personal layout for my mail labels, moving boxes, notebooks, ring binders and even the backside of the embroidered Artist Trading Cards I make. I don’t have a design training but I love playing with colour, … Continue reading

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Sketching on Fabric

Hey curious one… You can sketch with both a pen and a needle. Or you can combine the two methods… So my latest ATC is a self portrait of sorts. Very much an experiment where I had no idea where … Continue reading

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Three Magic trees in the sun

So the first step is to stop, notice, and appreciate what is happening. Even if this is all we do, its revolutionary. Pema Chdrn So this is the fabric piece that became one Artist Trading Card; a bright happy sun … Continue reading

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The background is the beginning

I’ve been spending a few days at a embroidery workshop and retreat here in Sweden, right now I’m just trying to digest it all. Among other lovely ladies I met Madde, someone who indeed is a kindred spirit. Her painted … Continue reading

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Embroidery Evenings together

Me and my friend Christina had a creative get-together last year. We made accordion books out of folded paper. Then we added in tape, collage and words. We had wine and food too, and it was very inspiring to create … Continue reading

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