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Thread Nests Artist Trading Cards

Thread Nests Artist Trading Cards

I’ve embroidered a few Artist Trading Cards this summer. After a while even small pieces becomes quite a body of work. Little experiments. Artist trading cards as sketches. Thoughts that are not yet finished, and still they are finished work. I love that. Related PostsHow to Make Paper Cloth – a Tutorial XOXO I Love […]

Even more Embroideried Owls

Even more Embroideried Owls

MY embroidered owl ATC:s! Here is the rest of the gang. I got a little owl obsessed (or have I always been?) this spring and kept doing these little cuties. I’ve used about the same form and eye size on all of them, but it’s very fascinated how they all are so different and have […]

Blue ATC Owl

Blue ATC Owl

This is another one that I have done, on blue fabric, traded to Margot. Here he is again, vignetted in Photoshop, just for fun: Related PostsRepurposing an Old Embroidery Summer is for Reading {Fantasy} Books Weaving a Cloth Base

Owl Embroidery on Artist Trading Card

Owl Embroidery on Artist Trading Card

Way back when I did this year’s DIY Postcard Swap I also arranged another swap for some very creative Swedish ladies. We exchanged embroidered artist trading cards. I actually set the swap up via a group on FB, and it worked out just fine with about 35 participants from all around Sweden (plus one in […]

Under a pink moon

Under a pink moon

I’ve finished an artist trading card called Under a pink moon. Last year I wove two ATC backgrounds for embroidery, one is orange green the other one purple. The fabrics I used is hand dyed by Kristin Shields. I love all the colours I got from her. I call this ATC Under a pink moon […]

ATC Embroidery

ATC Embroidery

In my Embroidery group, the Crazy Embroidery Ladies, we get a little kit of things to use up when we’re on summer leave. This summer we got a kit to make a ATC Embroidery. Last year’s “summer embroidery kit ” became a huge wall-hanging that I call The Dixieland Tree. This year I was hoping […]

Fabric flower inspiration

Fabric flower inspiration

Thank you for all your well wishes and comments on my New Year Resolutions post. I was so surprised that so many had the time to read through that long rambling of words and very happy that it meant something and maybe helped some of you to set new goals and make some resolutions! Resolutions […]

Postcards for the boys…

Postcards for the boys…

…and artist trading cards in the mail from the girls! Tomorrow is both my fathers and my brothers names day. We used to celebrate those when I lived at home, but now our family is lucky if even grandmother remember these things. She used to give everyone a little envelope with a little money and […]

ATC in fabric

ATC in fabric

Is summer over already? The rain keeps poring down any way (+40 to 50 mm so far), so I’ve been hiding in my mothers small but beautiful sewing room. Not to steal her fabric I looked in her sewing trash bin, and found lots of small scraps which I feel is to good to throw […]