Just because

Sometimes it’s nice just to stitch.  No plan, no ‘big idea’, no special meaning.  Just making stitches because you can.

This one is becoming a kind of sampler; just a cloth for holding stitches.

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12 Responses to Just because

  1. kaite says:

    oh yes, i agree…k.

  2. jude says:

    it seems that cloth was made for that.

  3. Barbara says:

    This is really lovely … I enjoyed seeing the close up work from the previous post … and I do agree, sometimes for no reason is best of all.Very best wishes,Barbara

  4. Sweetpea says:

    …a rich little tapestry forming…and I see a bit of *old lace* ;>}

  5. ancientcloth says:

    Sometimes it is fun to "play" and this is a fun sampler of stitching…:)

  6. Suzanna says:

    I love the colors…there is refreshment here…

  7. Jensters says:

    O my this is wonderful Karen, and i just love the colours and stitching…what fabric are you using?

  8. Karen Turner says:

    Thanks for the encouragement! Jensters, there's a bit of everything – fabric from a very old Indian cotton skirt, a piece of hand-dyed African cotton, a bit of antique lace, a strip of fraying silk, painted canvas, painted fabric, all layered onto a linen damask napkin. The threads are wool and cotton, mostly hand dyed.

  9. maggi says:

    Lovely, my favourite colours and I really lie the way that the counted thread stitches work so well with the free stitching.

  10. Robyn says:

    that is a beautiful idea….. sometimes I feel like sewing with no intention or particular plan and now I know that others feel the same way.thanks for sharing this.

  11. Kayla coo says:

    I agree it is lovely to just enjoy the rhythum of stitching.M x

  12. Thats too good, embroidery with silk is something which i would surely try 🙂

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