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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.

Finishing a fabric ATC

Finishing a fabric ATC

I thought I’d show you how I “finish” my embroidered Artist Trading Cards. I’ve noticed that in textile art the last touch to the work is very important. An ugly edge or badly made backing can really take away from the beauty of the embroidery or quilt, so it’s important to at least have some […]

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 […]

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 […]