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Fabric, Watercolours and Embroidery

Fabric, Watercolours and Embroidery

Human beings… have an inherent tendency to seek out novelty & challenges, to extend and exercise their capabilities, to explore, and to learn. Daniel Pink ATC “Gotland”, a keeper. I made this on the boat to the island Gotland this spring. The first line of waves (top) is confident and rhythmic, but the second line […]

Pink Embroidered Inchies

Pink Embroidered Inchies

When you try to completely fill just one inch (2,54 centimeters) with embroidery stitches, you realize how time consuming embroidery really is. But don’t let that stop you. It is also meditative, reflective and time spent well. We are swapping inchies in my embroidery group, Embroidered Inchies. Inchies is a very small form of art […]

Happy Valentine Pink Sweet Heart

Happy Valentine Pink Sweet Heart

My Pink Sweet Heart art quilt is listed on etsy – check it out, maybe you could give this sweet embroidered heart a home? I love the pink tulle nesting and the shimmering gold fabric in this one! Even the border fabric is a favorite, I think this was the last piece of it from […]

Dixieland Tree Embroidery

Dixieland Tree Embroidery

I’m proud to present the Dixieland Tree Embroidery with hand stitched patchwork border, batting as backing and lots of small stitches all around: Dixieland Tree – Embroidery ready to hang. What do you think? While working on Dixieland Tree I have really had many beautiful moments that I cherish in my heart. I was visiting […]

The Summer Embroidery Project – Start up

The Summer Embroidery Project – Start up

This summer I have been doing some freeform embroidery. The material for my first project came in a little package from another (unidentified) member of the Embroidery Group I’ve joined. Everyone brought little packages to the exchange Summer Embroidery Project in May, which gave us the whole summer to create something… The theme we are […]

Ordinary Sparkling Moments to Snap

Ordinary Sparkling Moments to Snap

I’m making tabs for my diary. Some photos from everyday life. The Diptych Project has inspired me to take more photos, and I’m finding I really enjoy the simple and just-as-it-is right now quality of life. I drew these illustrations of animals 16 years ago when my brother was born, to hang on the wall […]

Freeform Embroidery that Glitters

Freeform Embroidery that Glitters

After I wrote the Wow factor post about what inspires me in others art I thought I’d do a free form embroidery. One where I could try some of the things I like; words and swirls (lots of shapes and patterns in the same piece that work together), bright colors (happy colors), texture and some […]