Hello! I have not blogged for a while as I have been working on a brand-new website and I will tell you all about it in my June Newsletter. Today I have some beautiful work to show you by Inessa Sviderska. Born in Ukraine, she now lives with her family in Batumi, a Black Sea… Continue reading Some beautiful pieces by Inessa Sviderska
Today I want to show you a gorgeous garden scene, embroidered by the talented Christine Chan from Arcadia in Los Angeles County. Don’t you wish you were sitting in this garden right now? Click on the images to enlarge. Have a look at the way she made the basket, and don’t those oranges look good?… Continue reading Oranges and Bougainvillea by Christine Chan
Good Morning! Don’t you just love this piece - A Beautiful Place by Marie Mordue from Dundee in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Marie wrote: “Before I started on my picture, I studied it closely, getting an idea of the colours and materials I would be using. I did the pillars first, using my sewing… Continue reading A Beautiful Place by Marie Mordue
Grab Stitch Click on the image to enlarge
Hello Stitching World, I hope you are well and safely at home, away from this virus. What with the lockdown in so many countries, I say thank goodness for our embroidery, it's certainly keeping many of us busy and content with having to stay indoors! If there's anything I can help you with, please, email… Continue reading Danielle by Maha Chaya from Dubai
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
The Countdown Is On | BATB 2020 Don’t miss out! Why not join me in Australia in October? It's so much fun! In a few days’ time, the bookings open for this world-class event in Australia. I will be teaching three workshops at BATB 2020 and registration opens on 3rd February 2020.… Continue reading The Countdown is on! BATB 2020
Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk Trapunto Trapunto (from the Italian word trapungere meaning to embroider) is an ideal method for raising a shape (such as a Fairy) up off the surface of the design. It is a form of padded embroidery where the shape is outlined in small stab stitches,… Continue reading How to Trapunto the Periwinkle Fairy
♥ Wishing you and your loved ones a very Happy Christmas!
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