You're welcome to pick your way through threads and stitches, but I'd be really grateful if you could be kind enough to refrain from pinning.
Tag Archives: tracks
Sometimes it’s good to walk a while in someone else’s shoes, on someone else’s path. A while ago, Janice was kind enough to send me a photograph of some bicycle tyre tracks in the snow. I made it into a … Continue reading
Sometimes I surprise even myself. You might recall how I was saying the other day that there was no way I could finish the Tracks Samples cloth book by the end of January. I almost feel I should apologise for … Continue reading
Another 7″ sample today, this time looking at how rows of little track-inspired marks might look on separate grounds. I used a space dyed thread from Stef Francis in sweetie-colours to make stitches that look good enough to eat. And … Continue reading
Still on the subject of pacing, I’m conscious that the end of January is fast approaching – outpacing me, as it were – and I realise that the plan will have to undergo some modification. Originally, I intended to make … Continue reading
… because sometimes a more measured pace is necessary. Making slower tracks, one step at a time, one stitch at a time… … and eventually the ground is covered.
Getting away from paper and paint for a while, I’m making twelve little stitched samples based on some of the tracks patterns. Each sample is about 7″ square and will be mounted on 8″ squares of black cotton to make … Continue reading
Still exploring pattern and line based on tyre treads. And more lines: [explore: L. ‘explorare’, to search out, investigate] I don’t have much to say at present.