GOOD morning everybody ♫♬♪♫♬♪♫♬♪ Today I want to show you a masterpiece titled: “White Peacock and Magnolias” by Irina Zhukova from Minsk, Belarus. Click on image to enlarge Irina wrote to me: “Let me introduce myself: my name is Irina and I'm a great fan of needlework. I started with ribbon-embroidery in February 2008. The… Continue reading White Peacock and Magnolias
♥ George Eliot wrote: What do we live for if it is not to make life less difficult for each other? Hello Stitching World, I hope you are all safe and well. What with many countries being in lockdown and others opting to stay safe at home, I thought you may like… Continue reading The A Monogram- a Free Tutorial
Hello, stitching world ♥ I hope you and your family are all safe and well. I have something lovely to show you by the talented Christine Chan from Arcadia in Los Angeles County. Christine always shares so generously with us, and for this, I am thankful. She is sure to inspire many of you with this… Continue reading You and I – Beautiful Silk Ribbon Embroidery
New Hoop Art Series I have made a gorgeous new kit and it’s a perfect size for anyone who would like to start with a small project. Titled "TEA in the GARDEN", it's a most enjoyable kit. It's quick and beautiful, it has a lot of texture and the colours are… Continue reading TEA in the GARDEN-KIT
Hello everybody ♥ I thought I would introduce you to a gifted embroiderer: Olga Smirnova from Saint-Petersburg in Russia She made this exquisite ballerina and this is sure to brighten up your day! Click on the images to enlarge Here it is framed - don't you just love the frame too? The close-up details are… Continue reading A Ballerina…..
HAPPY NEW YEAR! I wish you Peace, Joy, Love and Happiness in 2020. May it be a very good year for you and your family! My wish for 2020 is that all the fires in Australia are extinguished by many days of soft, soaking rain. Sending you the angels from Cape Town.
Good morning, stitching world ◕‿◕ I have something spectacular to share with you today, by a very talented ribbon embroiderer, Anna Moiseenko (Анна Моисеенко) from Sevastopol - a city on the Black Sea. Here is her first creation titled, Magnolias in bloom... Isn't it lovely? and another masterpiece titled, Autumn Rhapsody... Love the colours! … Continue reading Marvellous Creations by Anna Moiseenko
How to make stumpwork shapes I hope you are having a good week. Today I will show you how to make stumpwork shapes which are useful when you require dimension in your piece. A shape like a leaf, for example, is made on a separate piece of fabric. The shape is… Continue reading How to make stumpwork shapes
Good news! for those who do not have my Dreamscapes book. As this book is out of print (and rather expensive on the second-hand market) you will be happy to learn that a newly released DOWNLOADABLE PDF/ e-book for the Children on the Gate (Bottoms UP) project is now available. Newly released is… Continue reading Bottom’s Up (Children on the Gate) – A Downloadable Project
Good news! for those who do not have my Dreamscapes book which is out of print. Newly released the Swan Cottage design from my Dreamscapes book (one of the four projects in this book). The Swan Cottage project and all its instructions are available in PDF format… Continue reading Swan Cottage – A Downloadable Project