Tag Archives: embroidery

Untitled

Well, I can’t carry on calling it Beardie Quilt, can I? And every artist, at some point in their life, produces something called ‘Untitled’. It turned out all right in the end. I like the back, too: I’ve added this … Continue reading

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Keeping calm

Still quilting Still embroidering Still bearding. Keep calm and carry on.

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the spirit of perseverance

I wondered if embroidering this quilt might be easier than quilting it. It wasn’t. Embroidering cardboard is just as difficult as quilting it.

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Using it up

I’ve been using up – almost – the last of my wool felt scraps on this square piece of patchwork: The piece measures about 21″ square altogether; felt squares are either 3″ or 1.5″, stitched down to linen foundation. Later … Continue reading

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The other bird

Before you do anything else, you need to go and read Nora’s account of the original bird: click HERE. I don’t usually say much about commissioned work here. For one thing, I hardly ever do commission work, and for another, … Continue reading

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Moon in Winter

Just about got this finished in time for the end of winter, hurtling as we are towards Imbolc tomorrow and the start of spring. Although it’s still cold, there are signs that the earth is waking up from her winter … Continue reading

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Lines 2

I know, two posts in one day. I have a new camera, and I just wanted to see if anyone can tell the difference (all pictures below are with the new camera; earlier post today was using the old one): … Continue reading

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Circling time

Still working on this ring of stones seen from above. The background is a piece of patchwork I pieced some time ago, about 12″ square – squares of time joined together, minutes merging into hours.  I have a birthday this … Continue reading

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A parliament…

… of owls… making their way into the shop.

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Out of the cave

The cave creature is finished, and fenced in by a border of applied scraps. Containing the beast can be difficult at times, and there can be a fine line between wildness and civilisation. I guess we are all pretty wild … Continue reading

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