Wednesday, March 28, 2012

pressed flowers pattern

Moving along with the pressed flower embroidery. I'm still surprised at how much I am enjoying this.

pressed flowers embroidery pattern

Monday, March 19, 2012

inspiration: do androids dream of electric sheep

I want to learn to embroider. It's got or requires everything I love: linen, texture, silk (not yet, but someday), satin, big learning curve, color, subtlety and dexterity.

This particular piece was for me to learn to be more consistent with french knots.

I used variegated perle (or pearl) cotton.

counting bright color sheep

close up of the sheep

edit to add novel by Philp K Dick

Saturday, March 17, 2012

the Easter basket buns and chicks

are ready to go. I wasn't very good at this! I'm glad it's not something I love to do or I would be so disappointed in my progress. :)

buns and chicks

Friday, March 16, 2012

from The Floss Box: Pinterest people -- Be careful!

I decided to delete my Pinterest account, too. Who needs little worries floating around in one's head? :)

The Floss Box: Pinterest people -- Be careful!: I haven't decided to post my original entry I made regarding Pinterest, I was very worried to sound a bit heavy-handed. But frankly, I have ...

Monday, March 05, 2012

fun little cross stitch

I think I want to make some more of these and put them on the front of handbound journals.

step away from the cauldron

this is from something i read somewhere on the web