Tag Archives: embroidery
In Mammen, Denmark, a Viking burial was unearthed by a farmer in 1868. The burial dated to around 970 and featured a man dressed in an elaborately embroidered tunic. The textiles in the grave showed evidence of fine needlework and … Continue reading
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
Still quilting Still embroidering Still bearding. Keep calm and carry on.
I wondered if embroidering this quilt might be easier than quilting it. It wasn’t. Embroidering cardboard is just as difficult as quilting it.
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
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
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
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
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
… of owls… making their way into the shop.