Tag Archives: linen

Paint and stitch

Here is one of the little pieces of linen I painted at the weekend: With a little layering and stitching, it can be integrated into a small textured landscape: A very happy birthday today to my mum, who likes poppies. … Continue reading

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One of the things I do when I don’t know what else to do is paint. Well, actually it’s not so much painting as splashing a bit of colour around on paper. I find it helps me see better when … Continue reading

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#28 – the negative space circle

I wondered how it would look if the square was full and the circle empty – not as in reverse applique, which involves ‘backfilling’ the space – but in a different way. The lines of running stitch are approximately 1/8″ … Continue reading

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Couture clutch

Hubs and I are going to a wedding in a few days. That means I have to dress like a grown-up and look reasonably ‘nice’. I’m not good at looking like a girl: I spend most of my time in … Continue reading

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